Breakfast Links: Rollerbabies!

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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

First off, couldn’t resist posting the above video…rollerskating babies and old school hip hop, not the worst way to start your day.

Not only does Smithfield Foods sell a ton of pork, it turns out that it’s ex-CEO turned million-bucks-per-year-consultant is quite a pig in his own right.  (

Don’t miss DealBook‘s slide show of your favorite plutocrats kickin’ it at the annual “What Should We Do To The World Next?” confab in Sun Valley (NYT)

Retail Rundown in the Post (NYP)

Tech stocks that Goldman Sachs likes and doesn’t like from Eric Savitz (Barron’s)

Jay’s latest roundup of hedge fund news and moves is up (Market Folly)

For the first time since ’95, someone was killed by a bull during the Pamplona run…gored in the neck by a bull could be an apt description for many long-only managers over the last 2 weeks or so.  (CNN Int’l)

Robert Shiller and Nouriel Roubini discuss the neverending recession and lament the absence of Animal Spirits.  (Bloomberg)

Harry Knowles freaks out for Sacha Baron Cohen‘s latest film, Bruno (AICN)