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Things worth reading: 10th August 2009

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Don’t Dismiss Taibbi (Columbia Journalism Review) 


Mainstream financial journalism is doing its level, eye-rolling, heavy-sighing best to stuff Matt Taibbi back into the alt-press hole he came from, but he’s not going along with it, and the mainstreamers in any case are making a big mistake.
The Rolling Stone writer cemented his status as the enfant terrible of the business press with “The Great American Bubble Machine,” a 10,000-word excoriation of Goldman Sachs.

Companies

Regulator denies leisurely style (BBC) 

The Crisis

Bank mortgage lending falls by nearly £40bn (Telegraph) 
(US) Banks make $38bn from overdraft fees (Financial Times) 

General


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