It's always good to have something to ruminate on over the weekend. With bank reform being the "trill thrill" of the week, what's this derivative thing? And more important, who's got how much in play at the casinos?
To the surprise of many, Blanche Lincoln won her Arkansas Senate runoff. She did so as a modern-day William Jennings Bryan, standing up for farmers and pushing a strong Wall Street reform proposal to protect taxpayers.
Madoff is lonely. I am sure the federal penitentiary can squeeze in more bunk beds to accommodate his friends from Wall Street. But it's not going to happen until the FBI and the DOJ are given the resources they need.