Breakfast Links: Trader Mark, Judd Apatow and the Cankle Epidemic


Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

The NYSE applies the old “Grandmother Rule” in it’s barring of a bad broker.  (SEC Teaparty)

Javier Bardem is out as the villain of the Wall Street sequel.  Check out the comments section on Dealbreaker for some of the most hilarious replacement suggestions imaginable.  (Dealbreaker)

So far, a monstrous comeback for the S&P 500, erasing half the loss since the Lehman meltdown.  (Bloomberg)

Why is the Wall Street Journal so concerned with the Cankle Epidemic?  And wait til you see the hand-drawn hedcut of a cankle…LOL!  (Gawker)

States are struggling to pay benefits to millions of jobless people.  Many are borrowing money to do it.  (NYT)

Ever wonder how many stocks are listed on all the exchanges in the world?  (Economist)

My boy Trader Mark of Fund My Mutual Fund interviewed on Wall Street Cheat Sheet.  (WS Cheat Sheet)

Anyone else planning to see Funny People when it opens?  Here’s a really cool interview of director Judd Apatow.  (NY Mag)