Hot Links: Icahn vs Trump, Mexican Junk Bonds & Words For Our Madness

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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

US Dollar strengthening while Greece deteriorates.  (Bloomberg)

Gregor‘s take on the ExxonXTO deal.  (GregorMacdonald)

EPIC: Carl Icahn vs Donald Trump for casino control.  (DealBook)

Surprise, surprise:  Merrill is bullish on stocks for 2010.  (PragCap)

Mexico bonds downgraded, just above junk status.  ¡Viva La Credit!  (LATimes)

We Need New Words For Our Madness.”  (NakedCapitalism)

Distracted guy talking on a cell phone gets killed by a subway in Manhattan last night.  (NYP)