Lloyds shareprice falls after nationalization
"Lloyds Banking Group Plc fell as much as 14 percent after the U.K.’s biggest mortgage lender ceded control to the government in return for state guarantees covering 260 billion pounds ($367 billion) of risky assets."
The Environment is the new Banking
Brown Expects 400,000 New Environment Jobs in U.K
Being beastly about FDR and the Keynesian narrative
A nice discussion about that old fraud - Keynes - from Samizdata. There are also some nice links to other articles. Read and learn.
The dow in real terms
There are a couple of charts flying about looking at the Dow, adjusted for inflation. Here is one such chart from Capital Chronicle. The key point appears to be that the current Dow crash is, in historical terms, one of the biggest.
You have heard of buy-to-let; well here is fly-to-let. It is "the one stop, one click, one source for information and advice for overseas property investors." I thought I had seen the last of these overseas property ramping sites.
The 10 Major Newspapers That Will Either Fold or Go Digital Next
More good news for bloggers. This story is from Time and covers US newspapers, but the basic point applies here in the UK. Print media is dying.
Galloway stoned in Egypt
I am feeling a little guilty. I enjoyed reading this story.
Irish jobless, property and credit data worsen
This story is about a month old, but it neatly summarises the extent of the crisis across the Irish sea.
Gender as social construct
Can anyone remember the importance of yesterday? This article from Stumbling and Mumbling gives a hint.