Across our screens today:

  • Near-zero fed funds rates might stick around until 2012, says a new paper from the San Francisco Fed.
  • Understanding World Cup Economics through colorful charts.
  • Do congressmen act in the interest of their own investments?
  • BP and seafood stands: The BP spill has immediately affected the fishing industry, as shown in this telling photo.
  • When mediocrity pays: A history of mess ups for the sake of big bucks.
  • Cobra runs out for the unemployed.

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