We have a bailout deal…we think.  (WSJ.com, ClusterStock.com also Big Picture)

Warren Buffett apparently played a role in getting Congress to act.  (CNNMoney.com, Capital Blog, DealBreaker.com)

What happens if the bailout bill doesn’t pass?  (WSJ.com)

What are the remaining pressure points in the economy?  (Marginal Revolution)

The profit opportunity in the bailout.  (EconLog, Brad DeLong)

Just how much would the bailout actually cost?  (WSJ.com)

“The purpose of the Paulson-Dodd proposals is thus not to prevent the economy from going into recession. The purpose is to prevent the recession from turning into a severe contraction.”  (Econbrowser)

Real capitalists nationalize.”  (Interfluidity)

Does the TED spread really matter?  (Market Movers)

The cyclical case for emerging market equities.  (Barrons.com)

The market is oversold, but overhead resistance looms.  (Trader Mike)

The end of September should see a raft of hedge fund redemptions.  (BusinessWeek.com also market folly, naked capitalism)

A look at historical examples of when the VIX exceeded 30 for more than 10 days.  (Toro also Daily Options Report)

You might say the SEC was understaffed.  (Big Picture)

Avoid stocks that are currently covered by the short-selling ban.  (NYTimes.com)

A brief recounting of Washington’s role in the credit crisis.  (Barrons.com)

The yield on muni money market funds is over 5%.  (WSJ.com)

Investor sentiment is still on the wane.  (TraderFeed also Trader’s Narrative)

Short-sellers don’t kill companies. Managers do.”  (Slate.com)

The Baltic Dry Index is down 65% since its peak.  (Bespoke Investment Group)

A note of optimism on the future of the U.S. economy.  (Mankiw Blog)

Will the crisis prompt a brain drain of quant talent from the U.S.?  (Free exchange)

The best book on the financial credit crisis you haven’t read, “Plight of the Fortune Tellers.”  (Infectious Greed)

An extended excerpt from the new authorized biography of Warren Buffett, “The Snowball.”  (FT.com)

A review of the new book “The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio” by Alexander Green.  (WSJ.com)

There is always a bull market somewhere.  Maple syrup prices are skyrocketing.  (BusinessWeek.com)

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