Tuesday, February 16, 2010

links of the day 02-16-10

Goldman's Jim O'Neill, coiner of the term "BRICs", thinks a yen re-evaluation could occur at anytime (FT)

Alan Blinder on the status of financial reform (WSJ)
- I've always thought, and agree with Blinder, that systemic risk would fall to the Fed if it weren't explicitly deemed the realm of another authority.

On college students and graduation rates (Economix)
-Stunning, in 2000-01, only 60% of first-time, full-time students completed their degrees within 6 years!!