Monday, October 26, 2009

IS-LM links of the day 10-26-09

A simple look at dark pools (WSJ)

Can economists be funny (Peter Martin)

FACT CHECK: Health insurers don't earn "outsize profits" (MyWayNews)

The psychology of trading (TraderFeed)

"The ability to sit through a trade is greatly underappreciated."

Economics made fun, as a movement (EJPE)
Six Steps to Revitalize the Financial System-by Sandy Weill (WSJ)

"5) Capital requirements and reserve policies need to be overhauled.
6) Align executive compensation with long-term returns."

This is what I advocated two weeks ago in my essay here.