Some college endowments are facing tough times.  Is the Ivy League asset allocation model dead?  ( also Clusterstock, Deal Journal)

International stocks are correlated but not entirely and not in extrema.”   (Bronte Capital)

Corporate bonds look attractive relative to stocks.  (Aleph Blog)

Demand returns for muni bond issuance.  (Money & Co.)

Do companies need a “voluntary stabilization program” to help stabilize stock prices?  (

Goldman Sachs (GS) stock has essentially gone nowhere since its IPO nearly ten years ago.  ( also Clusterstock)

The VIX jumped 10% for two consecutive days.  (VIX and More)

What happened to the quants in August 2007?  ( also Odd Numbers)

What has been happening to the equity risk premium?  (Market Movers)

Good to Gone.  Great companies don’t often remain that status.  (Infectious Greed)

Shipping is in crisis.”  (FT Alphaville)

China sets its own stimulus plan.  (, Econbrowser)

Employment figures are going to get worse, before they get better.  (Real Time Economics, Econbrowser, The Balance Sheet)

Good news, the NBER is calling the recession.  (Bespoke also NakedShorts)

At this moment in time, ten irritating phrases.  (

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