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Hot Links: World of Seinfeld

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Biggest gain in Chinese stocks in 6 months last night, Shanghai up 4.8% on the session.  (Bloomberg) The age old debate about genes and income gets a great treatment by Mike Konczal.  (RortyBomb) The latest Fed meeting minutes divined for your reading pleasure.  (NYT) It’s that time again…annual report to…

Hot Links: Venom Mickey

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… FDIC’s Sheila Bair makes the case against having just one banking super-regulator in this morning’s op-ed.  (NYT) Are you following the JunkDEX?  Guess what the components are…lol.  (VIXandMore) Check this huge graphic out: The Anti-Fed Fact Sheet.  (VisualEconomics) Chinese ADR’s outperforming actual Chinese stocks…’cause we westerners know better what your…

Hot Links: Facebook's Ticker, HP's Earnings & Coke's Milk

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Way overdue:  Howard Lindzon decides to assign stock ticker symbols to Twitter and Facebook.  (HowardLindzon) Hey anarchists, the US government is starting to turn a profit on the chaos loans.  (NYT) Mutual Funds blowing out shares of consumer spending plays, retailers etc.  (Bloomberg) Pretty provocative stuff for Newsweek: Is The…

More Hot Links: Booms, Busts & Viking Treasure

More Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Trader Mark takes us back to what he was saying/ doing the week the market bottomed.  (FundMyMutualFund) Unemployed in their 40’s and 50’s.  (NYT) Big mistake: commercial fisherman who literally s%$& where they eat.  (True/Slant) Killer chart: Rise and fall of the US Dollar, 1800 to 2009.  (ZeroHedge) Robert…

Hot Links: Where The Wild Things Are

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Johnny Debacle congratulates Bernanke on his 2nd term appointment.  (LongOrShortCap) The top broker/dealers of 2009 are announced.  (InvestmentAdvisor) Tyler has an idea:  How about the SEC investigates why a bankrupt company (AIG) has become a proxy for the stock market.  (ZeroHedge) Like inspirational quotes?  I do.  Here’s a great list…

Hot Links: Trailer Park Ponzi and Sleeping Bunny Wabbits

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Story of the day:  Why and how the hell could AIG have just doubled?  (NYT) John Paulson‘s shiny new position in Citigroup, Jay’s coverage of Paulson is the best I’ve read.  (MarketFolly) A quick look at individual investor sentiment over at the Notorious B.I.G. (Bespoke) Goldman‘s memo re: the trading…

Hot Links: Jim Chanos, Steven Seagal & the Zombie ETFs

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Abnormal Returns covers the concept of Zombie ETFs…a new development for this industry.  (AbnormalReturns) Ain’t no party like a RothCap party ’cause a RothCap party don’t stop.  (NYP) Not all bailout CEOs are created equal: Benmosche (AIG) vs Pandit (Citi).  (BreakoutPerformance) The league tables for inflation rates throughout history…cool.  (InfectiousGreed)…

Hot Links: Whither Mainstreet?

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… PAY ATTENTION: China curbing overcapacity in steel, cement industries.  (Bloomberg) Wall Street recovers.  Main Street?  Not so much.  (Clusterstock) Everybody Hurts: even law school students feel the recession.  (NYT) Forbes on the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy.  (Forbes) If you haven’t read Bailout Nation yet, here’s are 20 reviews to…

Hot Links: Gartman, DeLong, Merkel & The Big Dogs

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… On tap today:  New home sales, consumer confidence, the Richmond Fed. The Fly is liking the refiners here.  (iBankCoin) Commodities guru Dennis Gartman starting a new hedge fund.  (MarketFolly) This is a non-story to me, but the Goldman trading huddles are now in the spotlight.  (Clusterstock) Bernanke to get the…

Hot Links: Monday Morning

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… READ THIS FIRST: Marla Singer submitted this op-ed to the New York Times, which they probably will never run.  (ZeroHedge) Americans are no longer the big spenders in this world.  (SmartMoney) Fellow inmates say Bernie Madoff is dying of cancer in prison.  (NYP) Steve Forbes has a new book out…