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Now here's an odd juxtaposition

Just a day after U.S. Treasury Secretary told the Chinese to stop saving so damned much and spend more — you know, like Americans do — the NYT runs an unrelated stories about how a forthcoming law change has Americans running to the bankruptcy courts.

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Belgrade moves from bombs to beats

Six years ago, NATO bombers were pounding Belgrade. Now the main pounding of Belgrade is done by the sound systems of the Balkan city's thriving nightclubs. An excerpt from the NYT story: NIGHT falls in the capital of the former Yugoslavia, and music fills the air. Everywhere. Along the banks of the Danube and Sava Rivers, […]

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Blodget takes to blogging

Henry Blodget, the dotcom-era superstar turned disgraced analyst who privately dissed companies he was publicly praising, has now started his own blog. From the NYT story: In a “personal note” post on the site, www.internetoutsider.com, Mr. Blodget, who was forced out of the securities business as part of his settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, […]

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Nuclear industry responds to my ABC News/Loose Nukes posting

I got a note from an Eric McErlain, who bills himself as being with the Nuclear Energy Institute, responding to this post. Here's the text: The universities aren't just whining, there are real questions about the methods the interns used, and specifically, about the details they omitted from their reporting. I've been following this story […]

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