Features of the Week

Some worthwhile items of interest gathered for you in our Features linkfest:

1. Why saving is right and economists are wrong – Minyanville.

2. “My honest word”: a translated interview with Vladimir Putin – Russia Watchers.

3. 7 things to do to improve your trading performance – The Kirk Report.

4. Our ongoing recession: stimulus-fueled recovery – Sense on Cents.

5. Castro: “Cuban model doesn’t work for us anymore” – Credit Writedowns.

6. Media: How Fred Wilson killed Inc. Magazine – Zerobeta.

7. Reflections on the Sovereign Debt Crisis – Edward Chancellor at GMO.

8. To embrace death is to embrace life – The Financial Philosopher.

9. Fearless fall predictions & the illusion of knowledge – Derek Hernquist.

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