Archive for May 30th, 2012

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Recommended Reading

May 30, 2012

If you get the chance, take a look at the following Op-Ed columns published this week. I recommend Our Imbecilic Constitution by Sanford Levinson, a University of Texas law and pol sci professor, published in the New York Times on May 29.  Levinson’s essay hit a responsive chord in this corner.  An earlier Larry’s blog […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Fresh Cause for Investor Gloom

May 30, 2012

A press report from China dampened expectations of macroeconomic stimulus. The ECB turned down the Spanish government’s request for help bailing out Bankia. Italian sovereign debt auctions today produced only so-so results. Facebook’s share price fell further in after-hours trading to less than $28.50. Australian retail sales dropped to an 11-month low. Euroland’s economic sentiment […] More