Breakfast Links: Venom on a Friday

sausageStuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Wow!  A list of the most disgusting, pathetic people on earth!  That’s right…it’s Fashion Meets Finance time once again!  (Pocket Change)

The article that helped ignite yesterday’s rally.  (Bloomberg)

The mall retailers attempt Christmas in July.  (WSJ)

Absurd lawsuit of the week:  “The Kindle Ate My Homework”.  (TechFlash)

Remember dividends?  (NYT)

What is a broker to do when his disgruntled client is in the Mafia?  (Registered Rep)

Ecocomics looks at what industries are recession-proof in comic books, ex: spandex manufacturers.  (Ecocomics)

The best Cash-for-Clunkers FAQ I’ve seen.  (Atlantic)

Wall Street firms paid $1 million bonuses to 5000 of their employees last year while making many Americans into Hundredaires.  Congrats!  (NYT)

Oblivious half-wit and wife of atrocious CIT chief writes an op-ed defending huge bonuses for failing companies.  (HuffPo)

Random Comment:  Do you really, honestly give a damn about Obama’s Bud Light sitdown with the professor and the cop?  Really?  Cause if you do, you’re an imbecile.  Go read a book.