Hot Links: Blaming the Snow

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Overseas stocks stage a mini-rally this morning, unemployment report on tap.  (Bloomberg)

They’re already blaming the snow for coming weak data.  (SmartMoney)

The 12 heads of each regional Fed Bank and what they’re about.  (NYT)

“Robert Rubin was the Forrest Gump of this crisis, turning up in all the key places at all the key times.”  (FelixSalmon)

Risks of sovereign default have declined substantially, a look by country.  (Bespoke)

Superbanker Andy Beal grows cautious in 2010 after a jamboree in ’09.  (Forbes)

Rail traffic hits a year high, meaningful for the real economy.  (PragCap)

The Fly on today’s jobs report: “Men dressed in burlap will throw themselves into lit fireplaces.”  (iBankCoin)