What We Learned This Week: April 30 Edition

The week sure started strong.

The Journal‘s cheekily named new section — “Greater New York,” that’s some kind of pun, no? — arrived on Monday, followed on Tuesday by a hotly-anticipated Senate appearance for Lloyd Blankfein, Fabulous Fab, and the rest of the Goldman gang. Both were, to be honest, a bit of a letdown.

And by Thursday, things were getting grim. Toxic crude oil was spreading in the Gulf, and–worse!–the cult of Apple was starting to crumble.

As we do every Friday, we’ve tried to put all this in perspective, with a look back at the key learnings from the past several days on The Daily Transom.

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