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Breakfast Links: Meatbags & the Cheese Purse

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Are you ready for the torrent of earnings as 143 of the S&P 500 companies report this week?  Here’s a preview:  (TheStreet.com) Dissecting Joseph Stiglitz, this era’s “rockstar” economist.  (Economist’s View) Pimco and a group of bondholders bail out CIT.  Yay, I think…  (Reuters) The battle for White House influence…

Breakfast Links: CIT, Jimmy Carter & The Grapes of Wrath

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The exact date that the Chinese stock market will collapse.  (MoneyScience) Stick a fork in CIT Group, 1908-2009.  (Bloomberg) They caught the runaway Credit Sueeeeesse broker, and no, he wasn’t at Le Cirque.  (NYT) Virginia is for Usury.  (LOLFed) JPMorgan smokes their numbers, 28 cents vs 4 cents expected…get ’em…

Breakfast Links: Reason #267 that Soccer Rules

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.2939270&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The wonks think that Ben Bernanke‘s job will be safe when his term expires in January.  (MarketWatch) Simon Johnson wonders who OUR Upton Sinclair will be…where’s a good muckraker when you need one?  (Baseline Scenario) Business people and investors bug out as China locks up four Rio Tinto…

More Hot Links: Algo Trading, Rentals and the SheBair

More Hot Links for Weekend Reading… JPMorgan‘s head of algorithmic trading calls high frequency program trading a form of parasitic market making…omg.  (ZeroHedge) Everything you ever wanted to know about Sheila Bair but forgot you cared enough to ask.  (The New Yorker) David Merkel on his current asset allocation strategy and some thoughts on where…

Hot Links: Appraisals, iPhones & Dinner With Gasparino

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Baruch gets the new iPhone but is disappointed that it fails the cafe table test. (Ultimi Barbarorum) Rick Bookstaber writes the definitive checklist of suspicious things a hedge fund will do when it’s in trouble and desperately flailing to dig out.  (Rick Bookstaber) Barry Ritholtz uncovers an attempt by the…

Hot Links: Hedgies, Jeff Macke, Violence & Nathan's Hot Dogs

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Does any blogger do a better job at keeping up with the latest moves and news from the hedge fund world than Market Folly?  I doubt it.  Check out MF’s roundup this week of the latest on Soros, Och Ziff, the Black Swan guy, Greenlight’s Einhorn and more.  (Market Folly)…

Hot Links: Ron Paul, Evan Newmark, Fixing CNBC & The Yellow Lobster

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Let’s start off with Dealbreaker‘s call for submissions: What should the New York Stock Exchange’s tagline be?  The message board was hopping with funny stuff. The Epicurean Dealmaker posted a viscious takedown of former Goldman Sachs I-Banker turned WSJ columnist Evan Newmark and his recent musings on regulating Wall Street…

Hot Links: Black Swans, DJs, CEOs, Rogers and Kass

Hot Links for Weekend Reading Let’s kick it off with a Think Piece from Johnny Debacle of Long or Short Capital.  Johnny asks the question “Why be a JD (Juris Doctor) when you could be a DJ (Disc Jockey)?” I got two from The Business Insider this week…first, a slideshow of the Worst CEOs Ever,…

Hot Links: Bling, the 90's, Wharton and American CEO's

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… What was the best post of the year in each of Knowledge@Wharton‘s first ten years? Here’s what David Merkel of the Aleph Blog thinks are the thirteen most important aspects to our current economy. The Wall Street Journal needs to look itself in the mirror after this one: The Bling Culture…

Hot Links: Too Lazy To Post Edition

Hot Links for Friday Reading Hey kids, here’s what I’m reading this morning… What’s the most thankless job you can think of?  Try being Irving Picard, the Decider of the Madoff affair. Trustee in Madoff Case (NYT) More from the “commercial real estate is the next shoe to drop” camp. New Debt Fears in Commercial…