Extra Credit, Wednesday Edition

By Reuters Staff
March 18, 2009

Buffett Is Unusually Silent on Rating Agencies: Why the Sage of Omaha should tackle ratings-agency reform.

Free Money? Another arbitrage, if only you can find the borrow.

Correction: Chinese coal mine deaths: James Fallows on the murk that is Chinese statistics. "The government has committed itself to a growth rate of at least 8 per cent this year. Whatever else happens, it is safe to assume that at year’s end the reported growth rate will be about 8 per cent."

And finally, Sesame Street explains the Bernie Madoff scandal:

Reprinted from Portfolio.com

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