By Nick Rizzo
December 23, 2011

Europe hasn’t learned the lessons of Argentina’s financial crisis, say Argentinians — Spiegel

“China hedge fund bears look good in shorts” — Reuters

Ron Paul’s investments are a “half-step away from a cellar-full of canned goods” and ammo — WSJ Total Return

Actually, 18 years ago, Ron Paul wrote a letter warning of a “coming race war” — Reuters

Katya Wachtel learns Paulson’s Advantage Plus fund’s off more than 50% on the year — Reuters

Fred Wilson: The market for web company IPOs is healthy and rational — A VC

Brookings’s favorite economic stories of the year — Brookings

Many more great links at, as well as further reading at our salmon-colored friend’s.


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Oh look, it’s the newsletter again, in a different guise. It truly is an infinite source for the anti-Paulites.

Posted by BarryKelly | Report as abusive

Wonder if Abacus case would have been quite as compelling if ACA and ABN had known a hedge fund manager that lost 52% of its capital in one year was the other side of the bet vs one that – after the trade was made – got immortalised in a book.

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