Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.
- Tobacco Companies, U.S. Agree on Ads Admitting Smoking Lies (1) (Andrew Zajac, Bloomberg Businessweek) Hat tip to Roger Erickson who wonders when the same admission and settlement will be reached with TBTF banks?
- Confidence Abounds (John Hussman, Advisor Perspectives) Something to read while you wait for your first quarter investments report.
- The Big Bang Theory (Mohamed El-Erian, Jared Bernstein, Lawrence Kotlikoff, Robert Reich, Menzie Chinn, Jeffery Frankel and Dean Baker, Politico) Seven economists, including four who have contributed to Global Economic Intersection) explain how they are reacting to the idea that the U.S. economy is about to leap forward. Read Menzie Chinn's further analysis of his part at GEI Analysis.
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