Hot Links: Smoke, Mirrors and Record Bonuses


Crosby, Stills and Nash at the Garden last night

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

John Crudele: The recovery is all smoke and mirrors.  (NYP)

Happy 50 millionth visitor to The Big Picture!  (TBP)

Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo strategists on what the Treasury‘s walking away will mean for interest rates.  (SmartMoney)

11 strangest deductions the IRS allows (yes, breast implants are on the list).  (Kiplinger)

David Merkel gets political for a brief instant and offers 7 suggestions for DC.  (AlephBlog)

Not just bonuses…RECORD BONUSES!  Hooray for America!  (Bloomberg)

The first of two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary shows was played last night, The Boss brought the house down.  (RollingStone)