FT. “[S]ome fear audit quality is at risk amid potential conflicts of interest.”
Joe Weisenthal, Bloomberg
Bank for International Settlements (June 2015). When you’ve lost the Bank for International Settlements…
Gillian Tett, FT. Finally, somebody mentions algos and HST!
Baldings World. Things to watch…
New Economic Perspectives
The Nation (Re Silc)
Guardian. Who’s gonna move into all those fancy apartment blocks?
New York Times. “The leadership, concerned with maintaining social stability, has been quick to act.” Sounds like the Chinese Communists are more scared of their people than the Demopublicans are of us.
Bloomberg. More like meta-fakery, isn’t it?
The unfortunate case of Malaysia’s prime minister Asian Correspondent
Malaysian. Big demo against President Najib, the guy with the mysterious $700 million in his personal bank account. Note that a Najib government would have had to sign TPP.
Hellenic Shipping News
Market News. If you have to say it..
“If the agreement goes into effect, it would write off 20 percent of the country’s foreign debt and go far to help Ukraine avoid a drawn-out, Greek-style negotiation with large bondholders… bondholders including the giant California-based Franklin Templeton fund – Ukraine’s largest lender – would accept an immediate loss on the principal.”
William: “Those in a position to open up new markets for the atlantic ruling class get special treatment…”
Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal. I’m with Nooners on this one. Clinton isn’t. Bush isn’t. Sanders is. Trump is.
Fusion. Hit ’em where it hurts: Disrupt the ka-ching.
Wall Street Journal
The New Yorker
Denver Post. “[Civil rights attorney David Lane’s] motion accused Denver police of confiscating 1,000 jury-nullification pamphlets that the federal judge had approved in his injunction. Police also took a shade tent, a table, four chairs, buckets, a cooler, signs and other items, the motion said.”
Gawker. Well, he’s the expert!
Chronicle of Higher Education
Krebs on Security
Mainly Macro. “[I]f I cannot understand something, it is best to assume it does not exist. [Not.]”
Antidote du jour (via Jason Gordon):
I was at the UCF campus in Orlando, Florida a couple of days ago and I saw this owl sitting far up in the tree, looking down on the students walking under it. Of course I’m the only one weird enough to walk around campus looking straight up, so no one else saw it.