Required skimming: Euro crisis

Understand all the overseas finance stuff that nobody gets

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food. If we overlooked any of your must-read destinations, please tell us in the comments.

Martin Wolf: The Financial Times’s incisive columnist is, along with Paul Krugman, the best writer on the root causes of the crisis and how it will play out.

Financial Times: The paper’s news coverage of the unfolding crisis is essential, as well.

• Matthew O’Brien: On Twitter and on the Web, this Atlantic whippersnapper is a must-read on Europe and the wrongheaded ideas that have made this an intractable crisis.

Mark Thoma: The University of Oregon professor aggregates some of the best writing on the Euro crisis.

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Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at Follow him on Twitter at @ryanchittum. Tags: