"Breakfast Links: October 21, 2011"
— An NYC taxi license has increased in value more than basically any other asset.
— DC beer prices.
— Groupon trying to manage IPO expectations.
— Senate Republicans block boosting employment of teachers, cops, and firefighters.
— DC metro area has the lowest poverty in the nation, DC proper’s 19 percent is about average for a city.
— Texas to eliminate lunch for prisoners on weekends.
— EU set to ban ratings agencies from delivering bad news.
— Underrated late nineties Russian pop hit later made famous by a German band sampling it.