Hot Links: A Detour at Capitol Hill

 Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Economic Downturn Took a Detour at Capitol Hill.  And you’re surprised why?  (NYT)

Know ye the Mattress Indicator?  (HowardLindzon)

The 50 funniest headlines of 2011.  (Buzzfeed)

Meet Gabriel Plotkin, the new star trader at SAC, crushing it with casino and consumer stocks.  (Reuters)

21st century childrens’ book: ‘Goodnight, iPad’  (AllThingsD)

Japan and China make a deal on buying each others’ sovereign debt – is this a big development?  (CreditWritedowns)

Slideshow: The tweets they wish they could take back this year:  (WaPo)

Speaking of Twitter, what happens when your handle becomes more valuable than your 401(k)?  (BetaBeat)

Adam Platt: The 101 Best Restaurants in New York City.  (GrubStreet)

Don’t miss my daily linkfest for financial advisors this morning!  (WSJFA)



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