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Further reading

Elsewhere on Wednesday,

– Economics in an imperfect world.

– Did Microsoft overpay for Skype? Hell yes.

– Silver’s modern day panic.

– Are banks hiding derivatives?

China’s currency and trade balance, two pictures.

Agriculture: a game-changing variant view.

– Eight facts and three thoughts about social security.

– Some powers for dealing with failed financial firms.

– Forget the bond market, come back as Bill Gross.

Commodities, time to sell?

– In trading, there’s no such thing as vindication down the road.

– The Steve Madden counter-example.

– Six numbers every investor should follow.

– Further, further reading.