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Weak government may be the best bet. Anatole Kaletsky, Times. Further to my previous post, on divided government. Kaletsky argues that a hung parliament can best address Britain's problems.

The Chinese case for a stronger currency. The Economist. Some Chinese officials and scholars are advocating currency reform. "[T]heir efforts to sell their ideas will come to nought if they are crowded out by imported arguments from America." Geithner makes an unscheduled visit to Beijing on Thursday.

Greenspan defends his role. James Politi and Alan Rappeport, FT. If you haven't done so already, read Greenspan's Brookings paper. (Did I fail to link to this at the time? Sorry. It's very good.)


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