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Hot Links: Dubai, Google & Top Trades for 2010

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The true story of Dubai’s insane construction boom.  (WSJ) Goldman‘s 7 top trades for 2010.  (PragCap) New stimulus plans may include government-subsidized kitten ownership.  Brilliant!  (NakedCapitalism) Bank of America: the largest securities offering since 2000 at $19 billion.  (Bloomberg) Senator Bunning abuses Bernanke, calls him a creature of some sort. …

Hot Links: In The Bunker

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The SEC hedge fund probe is going deeper.  (DealBook) Classic Crudele: What Bernanke should answer for in his hearing today.  (NYP) I’m making this one the post of the day: Carl Icahn talks activist investing with Robert Shiller‘s financial markets class at Yale.  (Greenbackd) Get yourself up to speed and…

Hot Links: The New King of Wall Street

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Ending second worst decade for US stocks in history, The Dow has lost 9.2% over the last 10 years.  (Bespoke) No stranger to scandal himself, Larry Kudlow has some advice for Tiger Woods.  (CNBC) BlackRock passes $3.2 trillion in assets, CEO Larry Fink is the new King of Wall Street. …

Hot Links: Cramer Reverses on Trader Tax, Taleb in Exile & Flying Cars

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Stocks set to rip at the open as Dubai gets the rearview mirror treatment and China posts big data.  (Bloomberg) The Andrew Ross Sorkin op-ed on Dubai, A Financial Mirage in the Desert.  (NYT) Our economic consequences for being fat slobs.  (InvestingCaffiene) A guide to November’s stock buyback announcements, including…

Hot Links: Smart People, Natural Gas Glut & The Cupcake Bubble

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Bernanke on The Hill this Thursday.  The Fed will fight back.  (InvestingContrarian) Is there any truth to the monetary cycle theory?  (CafeAmericain) “We have more natural gas than we know what to do with.”  (Bloomberg) Paulson‘s old number 2 launched a fund that’s up 175%, what’s Paolo Pellegrini‘s outlook?  (Clusterstock)…

Hot Links: Fit to be Trampled

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… The good news in Dubai is that the Underwater Hotel is weeks away from completion.  (GraspingReality) Here’s that piece everyone’s talking about where Spitzer calls Geithner a disgrace.  (Slate) Trader Mark guests on Zero Hedge: “Letting homeowners be deadbeats is the new stimulus plan.”  (ZeroHedge) John Hempton‘s fascinating take on…

Hot Links: Jeff Saut, Felix Salmon & the Coffee Wars

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Goldman Sachs on how to trade the end of the year.  (PragCap) The coffee wars have begun.  (CrossingWallStreet) Does Felix Salmon own the internet?  Have you registered with him yet?  (MoneyIsTheWay) India is not finished with its IMF gold purchases.  (ZeroHedge) Jeff Saut on what “performance chasing” means to the…

Hot Links: Too Fat To Graduate

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Fed to Banks: Payback Time.  (Bloomberg) The nominees for Fund Manager of the Decade.  (FinancialAdvisor) Jeff Saut (Raymond James strategist) calls the bears a “Cacophany of Crybabies”.  (Clusterstock) The seven best deals on cars this Black Friday.  (CNNMoney) Horrid economy gives a boost to evangelists and religious cult of personalities. …

Hot Links: Ernie & Birch

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Stocks explode around the world as St Louis Federale makes dovish comments.  (TBP) BIG STORY: Treasuries at 0% for the first time in 7 decades…since 1938 to be exact.  (Bloomberg) The mass exodus of brokers from Smith Barney has slowed to a trickle.  (CrainsNY) Niall Ferguson on slaying the “Chimerica”…

Hot Links: The Laziest Man on Earth

Hot Links for Weekend Reading… Tadas on aggregating blogs and creating order.  Good stuff.  (AbnormalReturns) Signs that the Masters of the Universe are staging a comeback.  (CNNMoney) The Best New Buildings of the Decade (NYC).  (Curbed) Ex-Wirehouse has a message for the “black helicopter” crowd.  (DavianLetter) Stocks with the most buy ratings from analysts.  (Bespoke)…