Source: WSJ Archive:

Interactive from the WSJ showing how banks reduce short term borrowing each quarter before releasing info to the public. Related article. (via)

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They are planning to stop buying them (or maybe not). Updated 3/25.

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Select a team to follow the tweets of it’s coaches, players, and notable observers.

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Among the several measures it examined were fiscal deficits, debt loans, growth rates and inflation. The ‘sovereign risk’ index includes those and others. The higher the number the riskier the country.

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Nice summary from the WSJ: The Summary, the questions, and the results (1880-2000).

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Biggest NE storms of all time. Strangely, excludes the Blizzard of ’77, which I remember in upstate NY.

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A nice annotated table. Related article.

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