MUST READS
Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs – NY Times
Reacting to Goldman Executive’s Resignation Letter – DealBook
Public Exit From Goldman Sachs Hits Wounded Wall Street – NY Times
Four US banks fail Federal Reserve stress test – Bloomberg
Fed’s Stress Test Results Can’t Be Trusted: Strategist – CNBC
Stress Tests Show How Fed Pushed Banks to Bolster Balance Sheets – Bloomberg
SocGen: Tuesday FOMC was “as good as it gets” for QE3 hopefuls – Zero Hedge
PIMCO’S Gross disagrees with Fed on inflation – Reuters
Retirement dreams shattered by massive mortgage debts – Telegraph
Payroll tax extension adds to deficit, analysis finds – Reuters
Zombie Banks and Vampire Governments – LewRockwell.com
California: The Sick Man Of America – IBD

MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil falls to near $106 after US crude supply jump – AP
Dollar, Fed push gold to lowest since late Jan – Reuters
Stocks: 3-year-old bull market still has legs – CNN/Money
IEA sees ‘bumpy ride’ ahead for oil market – Globe & Mail
Shaming the Non-Stock Buyer – Daily Capitalist
Will Treasuries be this decade’s bubble? – Peter Brandt
SocGen’s Dylan Grice Writes The Ultimate Guide To Gold – BI
Is the Banque de France eager to show it still has its gold? – GATA
How can gold and silver not rise? – Mineweb
HUI Stocks vs Gold – Profitimes

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
Jobless Rates Fall in Most States – WSJ
What Higher Gas Prices Could Really Do to the Economy – The Atlantic
Many Moving Parts: The Latest Look Inside the U.S. Labor Market – St. Louis Fed
Has the Global Economy Become Less Vulnerable to Oil Price Shocks? – The Oil Drum
India consumer prices rise as fuel and power costs jump – BBC
Japan to buy $10.3b in Chinese govt bonds – China Daily
Wen Says Curbs Needed to Avoid China Property ‘Chaos’ – Bloomberg
Canada’s housing market flirts with bubble – MarketWatch
Spring Ritual Returns: ‘For Sale’ Signs Sprout – WSJ
ForeclosureRadar: Nevada foreclosure filings and sales plunge – Housing Wire
Everyone hates the mortgage settlement, except the banks – O.C. Housing News
Federal Open Market Committee forecasts: Guesses or guidance? – voxeu
In Otherwise Dour Report From Fed, a Touch of Optimism – NY Times