Saturday, February 06, 2010

Catching Up Over the Weekend

* Three patterns of negative self-talk and overcoming them;

* The downside of perfectionism for traders;

* Debt crisis for the euro and the European Union;

* Macro risk will come from Euroland, not U.S.;

* Troubling jobs numbers and more on the world debt problem;

* The problem of downward U.S. wage growth;

* Looking at a jobless recovery;

* We're still looking at "too big to fail";

* Interesting portrait of a speed skating champion;

* PIMCO's view on bond markets;

* Build America Bonds keeping lid on tax free muni rates;

* Some worldview differences between self-described conservatives and liberals;

* Building defenses in the Persian Gulf;

* Toyota: When confidence brings blind spots.