Hot Links: Hail Mary Passes and the Bermuda Triangle

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Must-read: Andy Grove (Intel) on how the loss of American manufacturing has led to a loss of leadership.  (Bloomberg)

Explanation for the failure of economics – the practitioners are inherently ideological.  (CuriousCapitalist)

Goldman chops GDP growth forecasts and predicts another $1 trillion in quantitative easing/stimulus.  (ZeroHedge)

Hilsenrath: The Fed quarterback is ready to toss a few Hail Mary passes.  (WSJ)

Bruce Wasserstein’s bet on New York Mag paid off, offers a blueprint for the industry.  (NYT)

Barry spent the weekend with 40 top economists, here’s an interesting take on GDP.  (TBP)

Bermuda Triangle Mystery?  Solved.  (SalemNews)

Carl Icahn put a billion dollars to work in energy stocks while the Gulf Spill crushed them. (Bloomberg)

Krugman: America Goes Dark (true) because of too little government (false).  (NYT)

How, and more to the point why, did JPMorgan just lose $130 million trading coal?  (BloggingStocks)

So it turns out that Mark Hurd (Hewlett-Packard) had good taste in sidepieces.  Jodie Fisher was an, ahem, actress.  (YouTube)

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