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The top of today's reading list has Martin Wolf discussing Margaret Thatcher's legacy ........ and the last article asks if the recovery is dying.
- Thatcher: the great reformer (Martin Wolf, Financial Times) Even this complimentary obituary concludes with a lament: "Today, alas, the post-Thatcher renaissance looks as much illusion as reality."
- Rationalising the ridiculous (R.A., The Economist) Is Phoenix a rational housing market?
- Bail-In vs. Bailout (David Kotok, The Big Picture)
- Beware of Economics Peddling Elegant Models (Mark Buchanan, Bloomberg) Interesting article but would have been better if it mentioned specifically the effect of underwriting discipline on the performance of credit.
- States Fight Back Against MERS Mortgage Fraud (Washington's Blog) Washington's Blog is a Global Economic Intersection contributor. See recent articles on everything you know about money is wrong, Fukushima reactor leaks and how banking is destroying America.
- Fitch warns on NZ property bubble (House and Holes, Macro Business)
- The Reality of Climate Change: 10 Myths Busted (Jeanna Bryner, Live Science) Hat tip to Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture.)
- Approval Economy: In Practice (Heather Marsh, GeorgieBC's Blog) Hat tip to Randy Waldman (via Twitter). Clever appeal for support.
- Soros Says Gold's Safe-Haven Status Is "Destroyed" (Adian Ash, Market Oracle) Adrian Ash is a Global Economic Intersection contributor. See GEI Precious Metals archives.
- Is the recovery dying? (James D. Hamilton, Econbrowser) James D. Hamilton is a Global Economic Intersection contributor.