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The top of today's reading list has Edward Harrison's discussion of Canadian house prices........ and the last article is about Brooklyn, NY police raiding a tomato patch assuming it to be pot.
- Has house price deflation begun in Canada? (Edward Harrison, Credit Writedowns) Edward Harrison has contributed to Global Economic Intersection.
- Credit-rating agencies poised to avoid overhaul (Dina ElBoghdady, The Washington Post) Pay to play is here to stay?
- The Biggest Retirement Myth Ever Told (Morgan Housel, The Motley Fool)
- Strategist predicts end of Bitcoin (Maureen Farrell, CNN Money) Ian Bremmer says the end of Bitcoin will not be the end of virtual money.
- How Long Will Fed Chief Bernanke Lead Federal Reserve? (NPR) See also articles by Adam Whiteside here, here and especially here.
- Shell and BP raided in probe into petrol price fixing: Oil firms investigated over claims they manipulated cost for more than a decade (Rob Davies, Daily Mail) Hat tip to Russell Huntley. European Commission investigating.
- Japan Utilities Raising Prices Offer Abe Wrong Inflation (Tsuyoshi Inajima and Brian Swint, Reuters)
- Brooklyn police bust rooftop grow operation … of heirloom tomatoes (Sarah Miller, Grist) Hat tip to Russell Huntley.