Friday, June 10, 2011

Friday Links

Photos from Salar de Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia. "The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally rich in lithium. It contains 50 to 70% of the world's lithium reserves which is in the process of being extracted." Mmm.. salty. Should go there with french fries.

“There is overwhelming empirical evidence that fertility is negatively related to income in most countries at most times.”

"Groupon's largest shareholder and chairman, Eric Lefkofsky, has a back story investors might want to know."

Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

Freedom in the 50 States [pdf] - an index of personal and economic freedom.


Joe Nelson said...

Groupon is the gift that keeps on giving.

EconomicDisconnect said...

Todays gift was the rumor that the 3% charge on big banks may get peeled back to 2-2.5%, but really we all know it's going to be 0%, geez.

CP said...

Someone said - we should sell Groupon to the CHinese!