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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Only 16% of gold demand was from investors in 2005, now it’s over 40%.  (CNNMoney)

COIF: Contrary Opinion Indifferent to Fact – way too many of these types running around.  (DynamicHedge)

Lori Spechler: the 9 most touted stocks from all those Wall Street 2011 strategy reports.  (NetNet)

My favorite thing that Felix Salmon ever wrote is this Davos diss.  Funny ’cause it’s true.  (FelixSalmon)

Carl Richards on Birinyi, Shiller, Prechter and the trouble with listening to forecasters.  (NYTBucks)

Betting against takeover rumors earned you an annualized gain of 15% between 2005 and 2010.  (Bloomberg)

Dow blues?  The Nasdaq Shall Set You Free.  (iBankCoin)

Barry’s Checklist for Pundits is hilarious.  (TBP)

“Where are the Customers’ Glocks?” and other classic 50 Cent investment books.  (TRB)

Behind the scenes of HBO’s Too Big To Fail movie.  (Reuters)

Eric Savitz: The big loser from the Verizon iPhone could be Radioshack.  (Forbes)

Ian McKellen: Game on for The Hobbit.  (

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