• Baubles Sell, Bubbles Swell

    China pulls the plug on euro-shorters. Labor Dept. pulls the plug on job market euphoria as it finds a still-weak reality. BP tries to plug the endless oil spill. Lawyerdom is salivating at the eventual litigation orgy, BP plugs or not. Tim Geithner plugs the need for fees/financial transaction taxes on his European tour. Plugging the US economic leak turns out to be tougher than first thought. GDP expands at 3% - less than economists hoped for. And -what's this? The WSJ plugging gold? Not quite...