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16 May 2012

Other people’s business, Wednesday 16 May.

Give Facebook the tiara.

By New Statesman

1. One word of advice for new college grads — CASH, (Washington Post)

The “C’’ in CASH stands for credit, writes Michelle Singletary.

2. Oracle suit gives Google a chance not to be evil (Reuters)

An Oracle lawsuit is giving Google a golden opportunity to regain its non-evil image, writes Reynolds Holding.

3. Hollande and Merkel dance around the Greece Lightening (Faisal Islam).

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An election rerun in Greece, and lightning striking Francois Hollande’s plane. The omens are not great, writes Faisal Islam.

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4.  Facebook winning Keynesian beauty contest (Reuters)

Give Facebook the tiara. The social network may be worth more than $100 billion on its debut, writes Jeffrey Goldfarb.

5. An enlightening mistake (Schumpeter)

A rare slip-up by lawyers has helped to shed some rather interesting light on a high-profile legal battle, the details of which some of the largest Wall Street firms have been fighting to keep under wraps, writes Schumpeter.