MUST READS
Growth of Euro-Area Economy Beats Forecasts – NY Times
Housing summit may yield Fannie and Freddie clues – Reuters
Time for Stimulus 2.0? The Debate Gains New Urgency – Daily Finance
Austerity or stimulus? Economists have much more extreme views – Economist
Elizabeth Warren likely to head new consumer agency – Washington Post
Back-to-college spending falters as freshmen cut back – USA Today
Economists Want Policy Makers to Back Off Now – WSJ
Recession, Hamptons Style – Daily Intel
Too Big Not to Fail – NY Times

MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil rises above $76 as world stocks bounce back – AP
Gold hits 1-month high as data spooks investors – Reuters
Deflation or not, gold’s fans see reasons to buy – LA Times
Russell: Fiat Money In Retreat All Over The World – King World News
Unemployment? A Double Dip? Who Cares? – CNBC
The Hindenburg Omen Has Arrived – Zero Hedge
Currencies – Race to the bottom – Economist

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
Joy, pain and double dips – Economist
More Americans File Claims for Jobless Benefits – Bloomberg
Switzerland Tries to Keep the Franc in Check and Aid Exports – NY Times
Europe Economic Growth Expands at Fastest Pace Since 2006 – Bloomberg
Real Estate Matters: Housing market racking up bad grades – Chicago Tribune
Mortgage rates at historic low for an 8th week – O.C. Register
Foreclosure Math: Shadow Inventory Adds Up – CNBC
Dallas Fed Research Questions Stimulus – WSJ
Paralysis at the Fed – Krugman, NY Times
Inside the Fed’s brain – Economist