from Rolfe Winkler:

Lunchtime Links 1-6

January 6, 2010

Let them eat lobster! (Yves, Naked Capitalism)

The weather according to economists: sunny! (Kedrosky) Group think...

How to combat the natural tendency to procrastinate (Economist)

Let's get fisical (Bill Gross, PIMCO) In his latest investor letter, Bill Gross paradoxically laments the influence of special interests. Of course he was one of the chief special interests -- representing the investor class -- lobbying for government to support asset prices. He also questions how the market will perform when our government "sugar daddy" disappears, especially in light of the disappearance of foreign buyers of Treasuries.

Food, art, life, death, bonds

July 1, 2009

As co-chief investment officer of PIMCO, the world’s largest bond fund, Bill Gross is certainly “one of the nation’s most influential financiers,” as a recent New York Times profile noted. Not surprisingly, his monthly message to investors is widely read.