Hot Links: Appraisals, iPhones & Dinner With Gasparino

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Hot Links for Weekend Reading…

Baruch gets the new iPhone but is disappointed that it fails the cafe table test. (Ultimi Barbarorum)

Rick Bookstaber writes the definitive checklist of suspicious things a hedge fund will do when it’s in trouble and desperately flailing to dig out.  (Rick Bookstaber)

Barry Ritholtz uncovers an attempt by the realtors’ and mortgage brokers’ associations to fight appraisal reform.  Some nerve!  (The Big Picture)

John Carney made a CNBC appearance to make the somewhat belated point that Citigroup and it’s ilk deserve to lose their employees and fail in order to restore capitalism.  (The Business Insider)

The Bess Levin/ Charlie Gasparino Dinner at Campagnola finally went down.  Bess was armed to the teeth with questions from Dealbreaker readers, some of which CG actually answered!  (Dealbreaker)