Yes, yet even more about markets. Why is that people don't understand that much of the derivatives world is built upon the restrictions of previous rounds of regulation?
Guido answers your questions. Well, since you did ask, didn't you?
Looking a little longer term than most have been doing this past week: Julain Simon on the Ultimate Resource.
Human Rights Watch would not be described (not by anyone sober or sane at least) as a right wing, or neo-con organisation so their report on Venezuela is a bit of an eye opener for certain types.
On the subject of rescues: not everyone wants to be rescued and certainly not in certain manners.
Cognitive dissonance is of course not unknown but you would prefer that an elected politician didn't have quite such a bad case of it.
And finally, the Ronaldo crisis reaches the Treasury and the public responds to the market rescue.