Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Europe enters the witching month (Macrobusiness); see also, Europe crisis on hold, till after U.S. elections (FT)
  • Implications of China’s slowdown (Economist)
  • Commodities beat stocks, bonds and the dollar for a second month in a row (Bloomberg)
  • Sentiment indicators point to a deepening recession in Europe (SoberLook)
  • Hotel occupancy rates above pre-recession levels (CalculatedRisk)
  • Fasten your seatbelts investors, it’s September (YahooFinance)
  • ESPN:  among the most profitable neworks in television history (Businessweek)
  • Christopher Hitchens:  an impossible act to follow (Telegraph)
  • Rich people are fantasy figures; the country’s continuing economic woes make them topical, & their sorrows generate vicarious joy (NYT)