The market, this morning. Particularly telling: central banks might want to consider not throwing money into the system because it dampens any impulses banks might have to lend to each other.
Thanks to Al Chang, via Jerry Michalski's Yi-Tan group for the next two:
Analyzing the Bailout: What's In It, Anyway? Clear synopsis about why this bailout is ill-conceived.
Mussolini Style Corporatism in Action. On an actual phone call.
Merrill: Low Treasury Yields to go Even Lower. "...our models suggest that there is another 15-20% downside in average home prices and they are already down 20% from the peak."
...and my personal favorite from a few days ago, a study of Republicans by psychology professor at the University of Virginia, written for liberals who grapple with why others make such different choices.
What Makes People Vote Republican - Jonathan Haidt. "(M)orality is not just about how we treat each other (as most liberals think); it is also about binding groups together, supporting essential institutions, and living in a sanctified and noble way. When Republicans say that Democrats 'just don't get it,' this is the "it" to which they refer. " http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/haidt08/haidt08_index.html
Off-topic bonus link: Gut Instinct's Surprising Role in Math - NY Times