Counterparties Edited by Felix Salmon & Ryan McCarthy
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Mortgage rates keep falling, and so does lending
Friendly's just dealt death-blow to America's Fribble industry
The connection between rising black unemployment and the shrinking public sector
Nobody seems to be talking about looming $500 billion cuts to Head Start, childcare and AIDS programs
28% of US households conduct "financial transactions outside the mainstream banking system"
The mega-merger that could turn the music industry into an effective monopoly
China is the new "world's capital of diabetes"
You can't say that on the internet: "the emergence of new, algorithmic gatekeepers"
What it's like to deliver bad news for a living (hint: bad)
Your Daily Outrage
A company loans money to U.S. soldiers and then sues them by the thousands
Paul Ryan's plan would increase poverty and cut funding for anti-poverty programs
Welfare reform "cut spending by cutting the rolls." Do we want to do the same thing to food stamps?
Remeber: super-yacht buyers are job creators
Mildly Plausible Theories
Cynk didn't fall 100% because too many people thought it would fall 100%
You don't love language if you love to police it
"The NFL's true attitude toward women has never been quite so apparent as it is now."
The NFL made a bad business decision when it decided to go easy on domestic violence
Ace Greenberg, the paper clip conservationist who oversaw the rise and collapse of Bear Stearns, dies at 86
People are corporations, too (sort of)
"For the first time, acquisitions are more appealing than I.P.O.s."
Half of America’s obese youth don’t know they’re obese
The relationship between CEO pay and stock price is pretty much random
A history of autocorrect
The Chinese government may lift restrictions on property purchases
The more you know
Hong Kong is the ideal city for a spy
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