Weekend links 11-14
Lawyer crashes after life in fast lane (Koppel/Esterl, WSJ) Big Florida ponzi.
Buffett admits: Burlington not cheap (Frye, Bloomberg) Buffett was so eager to deploy his cash that he was willing to overpay for Burlington. What I think may be going on in his head: in a world likely to experience many more bubbles and busts, lots of paper wealth will be wiped out. Not a bad idea to turn cash into tangible assets.
After spending binge, administration says it will focus on deficits (Allen/Vandehei, Politico) Not sure if I believe this. The Senate is already planning a third stimulus dressed up as a “jobs” bill.
Treasury confident Congress will increase debt ceiling (Christie, Bloomberg)
Deeds, not words, on the US dollar (David Merkel) Well said.
The last of the Bluefin Tuna? (Estabrook, Atlantic)
VIDEO: Balloon boy parents plead guilty (Reuters)
How pumpkin pie is really made (imgur)
For geometry lovers…. (best after the 5:00 mark)