Breakfast Links: Bernanke, Mortgage Brokers & Nine Inch Nails


Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Filthy mortgage brokers are now calling themselves “Loan Modification Specialists“.  Jason kills it with this post.  (LOLFed)

Some color on Ben Bernanke‘s op-ed, published late yesterday in advance of this week’s testimony.  (Bloomberg)

Ezra Klein tackles the healthcare debate with an idea that just. might. work.  (Washington Post)

ShadowBanker takes on Michael Ian Black‘s claim that vampires are good for the economy.  (Ecocomics)

Mike Konczal from Rortybomb takes a page from Abnormal Returns and outs himself.  Bravo Mike!  (Rortybomb)

Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor quits Twitter and cancels his account.  (Rolling Stone)

Malcolm Gladwell on the hubris of Jimmy Cayne and the invasion of Gallipoli.  (New Yorker)

Five silly arguments in the Active versus Passive portfolio management debate.  (Morningstar)