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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

The amazing story of UBS’s last-minute scramble to avoid pleading guilty – something no large financial institution has done in this country since Drexel in 1989.  (DealBook)

Big day for global data, don’t miss the Sarge’s Market Recon this morning.  (Mixtape)

No matter what you do, don’t read any newspaper or magazine “10 Stocks for 10 Years” lists.  (TBP)

More stimulus for Japan, they’re calling it Operation: Wasabi.  (NYT)

It was the Year of Bank Fraud, with lawsuits, charges and investigations all over the place. And so of course, the financial sector led the market with 27% gains. Take your “headline risk” and shove it.  (Reuters)

Instagram’s number one user, a certain Ms. Kardashian, is threatening to leave over their new terms of service policy.  (TMZ)

Deep thoughts from Todd Harrison – a link between mass shootings and the societal acrimony caused by the economy.  (Minyanville)

This is one of my favorite things on the web ever – The 30 Most Powerful Photobombs of 2012.  (Buzzfeed)

Don’t miss The Takeaway, my daily linkfest for financial advisors (InvestmentNews)

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