Breakfast Links: Housing Bottoms, Car Wars & Pigs in the Hamptons

sausageStuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Major firm strategists move around their year-end S&P 500 targets, as if anyone cares what they think anymore.  (BIG)

I agree with this one, farewell Geneva asset management biz…do some actual work.  (Minyanville)

Bank failures accelerating.  (TBP)

Ezra Klein on the new Menu Labeling trend.  (WaPo)

Henry Blodget explains the two different housing bottoms you can expect and why they’re very different.  (Clusterstock)

Felix Salmon wants Ben Stein dead…ok, a little bit of an exaggeration.  (Reuters)

Yeah, the Hamptonites are still disgusting bourgeois pigs.  (Dealbreaker)

Solar pricing continues to implode along the entire supply chain…uninvestable.  (Barron’s)

The annual “Car Wars” report from Merrill Lynch is out with some predictions for the near-future and new models.  (Fortune)

PaineWebber once tried to escape UBS…no such luck.  (Bloomberg)

World’s Perviest CEO at it again.  (LOLFed)