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Paul Krugman Dries His Clothes in a Frying Pan, and Other Reading

A bit of evening reading:

Dive into The New Yorker's 10,782-word profile of Paul Krugman. Or skim the excerpts posted at the Atlantic, which grabs the political and economic bits, and New York Magazine, which highlights Krugman's struggles to dry his clothes on the road.

A bunch of former Treasury secretaries from both Republican and Democratic administrations backed the Volcker Rule in a letter to the WSJ. Key sentence: "Banks benefiting from public support by means of access to the Federal Reserve and FDIC insurance should not engage in essentially speculative activity unrelated to essential bank services."

Greece missed a deadline Friday to deliver some economic data to the European Commission. Part of the reason, according to the FT: a four-day strike at the Greek finance ministry.