Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Key Reads for a Tuesday Eve

* What's your coping style?

* Steps for improving how you cope with stress;

* Anticipating sovereign debt defaults;

* Sobering look at Japan and its prospects;

* Thanks to a sharp reader for the link to this story on touch and emotion;

* Volatility contractions lead to big moves and more good readings;

* Props to an alert reader for this story on team success: choosing winners, not necessarily the best players;

* Deflationary pressures still present;

* Greece not alone among countries with debt problems;

* "Current employment levels are incongruous with servicing existing levels of household debt.";

* Why the upcoming jobs number could look bad.