State of the Economy Links

Some links from around the horn early this week:

Reducing trade restrictions on satellite exports

The economics of TinyURLs (via MR, also, for irony’s sake I linked this as a tinyurl)

Gaming the Geithner Public-Private Investment Program

Why business failure is a GOOD thing (via Cafe Hayek)

Free activities the main draw in increased DC tourism

The state of entrepreneurism

Investors wary of Fed’s TALF program

Banks repay some of the bailout money