Hot Links: The Marshmallow Test

sausageStuff I’m Reading this Morning…

A new blog takes a look at how profitable vs unprofitable IPOs fare in the stock market.  (TechFlash)

Green Shoots!  The return of tech M&A…here’s a list of all the recent deals.  (GigaOM)

Signs in exports, tourism and even housing that California could be turning.  (LAT)

S&P says corporate stock buybacks are at an 11 year low.  (PragCap)

No one wants the Boston Globe.  I’d love to see the Yankees buy it and fill it with Derek Jeter content.  (NYP)

Zvi Bodie on why the standard retirement investing model is a betrayal.  (CNNMoney)

Thomas Weisel not buying the T Mobile for Sprint rumors.  (Barron’s)

Horace Grant not very happy with the bond funds his broker recommended.  (Dealbreaker)

The classic Marshmallow Test experiment recreated.  Says a lot about market psychology too.  (IsisTheScientist)

The Blockbuster Deathwatch.  (Consumerist)

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Disney‘s Pirates of the Caribbean ride.  (Neatorama)