Nieuws uit Nederlandse media:

  • Fed gaat rentebeleid voorspellen (RTL-Z)
  • Maatstaf fondsen niet erkend door DNB (FD)
  • ML: “Goudmijnen!” (IEX)
  • Homohater en scheppings-gelovige wint in Iowa (Welingelichte Kringen)

Roerend met Tissen oneens. Wellicht dat hij – l'art pour l'art – de geesten wilde prikkelen en wel heel erg 'out of the box' schrijft: 30% van uw vermogen inleveren om de staatsschuld in te leveren..

  • Tissen: Vrijwillige bijdrage om schuldproblemen staat op te lossen (RTL-Z)


  • USS GERALD R. FORD: A Close Look At The Single Most Expensive Piece Of Military Hardware Ever (Business Insider)

  • Hu Tells Magazine West Is Trying to Divide China by Using Cultural Weapons (Bloomberg)
  • Disturbing video that shows U.S. soldiers 'blowing up a dog in Iraq for fun' (Daily Mail)


  • The Greatest Paper Map of the United States You’ll Ever See (Slate)
  • Penis sizes worldwide: Yeah, there's a map for that (Global Post)

Nieuws uit buitenlandse media:

  • The Decline in Bankruptcy Filings by Chapter (Credit Slips)
  • 13 Of The Most Frequent Phobias Bankers Suffer From (Here is the City)
  • The collateral crunch gets monetary (FT Alphaville)
  • Must read: ECB's LTRO Won't Stop Collateral Contagion! (Gordon T. Long)
  • German Central Bank Official – 'Britain Must Be Aware of its Importance in the EU' (Spiegel)
  • Eurozone: Why does the crisis linger, deepen and spread? (Wall Street Pit)
  • Would A Ponzi By Any Other Name Smell As Bad? (Peter Tchir; Zero Hedge)
  • A tale of three countries: recovery after banking crises (Bruegel)
  • Hungarians Protest Controversial New Constitution (Spiegel)
  • The Coca-Cola kingdom – Does Coca Cola control 40% of Swaziland GDP? (Foreign Policy)
  • Fed to Publish a Forecast of Rate Moves, Guiding Investors (New York Times)
  • JPMorgan Chase Sued For $95 Million Over Allegedly Misrepresenting Mortgage Loans (Huffington Post)

Must read. Zeer scherpe observatie die ik volkomen deel. De ergste zonde voor media:

“As every media critic leas, the worst sin of our press is not its blatant biases, or crimes of commission, but rather the pervasive pattes of omission; what's left out!”

  • The year's top story is not getting coverage (Al Jazeera)

In die categorie die stellingname van Charles Hugh Smith over de “onverkiezbaarheid” van Ron Paul die met 21% van de stemmen derde werd in Iowa na Romney en Santorum die elk 25% van de stemmen kregen.

  • The Ministry Of Propaganda Declares Ron Paul “Unelectable” (Of two minds)
  • Romney defeats Santorum by 8 votes in Iowa (CNN)

Tot slot.

Shot in the head by police, former U.S. Marine will continue to protest: