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Hot Links: The Russians Are Coming…With Checkbooks

Stuff I’m Reading… American companies are paying the highest M&A premiums on record, does that mean stocks are still cheap?  (Bloomberg) Hedgie David Tepper looks to bank $7 billion in ’09 profits for his Appaloosa Fund.  (DealBook) The strong dollar trend that began on December 4th is becoming definitive.  (ResearchReloaded) Investing in American startups is…

Hot Links: Tiger's 99 Problems

from We Love Data Vis Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The gold correction that began last week seems to be continuing.  (MarketBeat) Credit Suisse joins Morgan Stanley in predicting a sucky 2010 for stocks.  (PragCap) An epic list of big commercial real estate projects that look to be the “next shoes to drop”.  (ZeroHedge) Treasury…

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: Wild Street

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Andrew Ross Sorkin: We ♥ Mergers.  (DealBook) Mr. Juggles translates Las Vegas Sands‘ conference call from corporatespeak to English.  (LongOrShortCap) Guess which pro athlete just nudged himself over the billion dollar mark in terms of career earnings?  (Forbes) Byron Wein’s making a comeback…sees the rally continuing.  (Bloomberg) 50 Common Mistakes…

Joseph Cassano: Peekaboo!

Peekaboo!   “It is hard for us, and without being flippant, to even see a scenario within any kind of realm of reason that would see us losing $1 in any of those transactions,” – Joseph Cassano, Head of AIG Financial Products, August 2007 This may be the most important and prescient quote you could…