<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Marketplace on the <a href="http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/easy-street/brief-ignoble-history-blackberry-wall-street">history of BlackBerry addiction</a> on Wall Street<br> The Big Picture on why the <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/12/the-financial-crisis-was-entirely-foreseeable/">financial crisis was entirely foreseeable</a><br> GOOD on <a href="http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1111/the-experiential-economy/flat.html">whether money can, in fact, buy happiness</a> (infographic)<br> Zero Hedge on the anniversary of the <a href="http://www.zerohedge.com/news/cashin-anniversary-bank-united-states-failure-start-us-bank-runs-and-great-depression">Bank of the United States' 1930 failure</a><br> Credit Writedowns on the new relevance of <a href="http://www.creditwritedowns.com/2011/12/herbert-hoover-white-house-statement-on-federal-expenditures-june-1931.html">Herbert Hoover's 1931 statement</a> on federal expenditures<br> Felix Salmon on <a href="http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/12/12/how-vogue-monetizes-old-content/">how Vogue monetizes old content</a><br> Paul Kedrosky on the <a href="http://paul.kedrosky.com/archives/2011/12/yeah-its-a-bankers-dozen.html">meaning of “Banker’s Dozen”</a></p> </body> </html>