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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Krazy Kall: Goldman Sachs says to root for a government shutdown.  (BusinessInsider)

19 charts that will restore your faith in the global economy.  (Quartz)

Why did Goldman Sachs just slash its forecast for gold prices by 17%?  (TheTell)

“Humans love a confident, precise forecast over an accurate ambiguous one.”  (TBP)

BlackBerry earnings are incredibly bad… negative 24% gross margins, it’s not even a company anymore.  (ZeroHedge)

Morningstar’s outlook for healthcare stocks is out  (Morningstar) and industrial stocks, too  (Morningstar)

On the prospects for Amazon’s newest Kindle Fire tablet in a crowded market.  (BusinessWeek)

Matt Taibbi: All across America, Wall Street is grabbing money meant for public workers (RollingStone)

The Icahn – Cook dinner is happening next week in NYC – buy the reservation, sell dessert.  (AllThingsD)

“The masses are average. And by definition, we have a surplus of average.”  (SethsBlog)

I’m totally obsessed with this: What the Monopoly properties look like in real life.  (ScoutingNY)

Enjoy your swim, just know that this thing is out there somewhere, sharing the same ocean…  (Wired)

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