— There isn’t enough gold for it to work as a global medium of exchange.
— French banks now at risk.
— Republicans pick up Anthony Weiner’s former seat.
— Elizabeth Warren will challenge Scott Brown in 2012.
— Readings on the banking crisis.
— Federal government contractors cost more than old-fashioned government workers.
— Peer Steinbrück is making sense. I’m struck by how much better than German opposition’s approach to the crisis is in a country where there are few political disagreements about domestic economic policy.
— Obama could easily win re-election in a foreign country.
— Belgium keeps melting down.