Breakfast Buffet, Thursday, May 14

The Dollar Loses Its Groove in China: An op-ed by Nouriel Roubini the New York Times says the dollar may not lose its reserve currency status overnight, but "we can no longer take it for granted," and the renminbi may take its place. Victor Zhikai Gao agrees that the dollar is losing the hearts and minds war in China.

High-Latitude Schadenfreude: Norway is doing just fine in this economy, thank you very much, with a budget surplus, continued growth, and a healthy slush fund to buy up depressed stocks around the world.

A Failure of Markets?: Not so fast, says Poland's former central banker.

The New Yorker Treatment: Nick Paumgarten writes a psalm for Wall Street.