From Forbes.com, Ralph Benko lays out how Puerto Rico can get Washington’s undivided attention in its bid for statehood.
In Asia Times Online, Noureddine Krichene says the Fed is to blame for high food prices.
At FT, Tracy Alloway reports credit bubble fears put central bankers on edge.
In The Economist, R.A. writes the Fed has failed its three-part mandate.
From Forbes.com, Brian Domitrovic believes the weak dollar is Putin’s enabler.
At TGSN, Ralph Benko discusses Herr Jens Weidmann’s (president of the German central bank) speech on “the lure of gold."
Investor’s Business Daily states France’s socialists are trying supply-side economics-again.
Veronique de Rugy and Patrick McLaughlin write Congress should reform regulations to create jobs, praise the Jobs Act.