Hot Links: Disturbing Parallels

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

The Fly: Prepare for the Dark Ages.  (iBankCoin)

Supermodel Giselle Bundchen is crushing the market with her stock picks.  (Stockerblog)

“Consumers are spending more this year, but that doesn’t mean they’re happy about it.”  (RealTimeEconomics)

Germany: No, there’s no bazooka coming, just deal with, alright?  (Bloomberg)

Cam Hui: “I found a number of disturbing parallels of today’s technical conditions with 2008.”  (HumbleStudent)

Barry on whether presidents get to much credit or blame for the economy.  (TBP)

I think it’s adorable that people still think of hedge funds as special or magical.  They generate zero alpha as a group, they simply charge more for it.  (MarketBeat)

Janet Tavakoli destroys Gary Gensler, MF employees, Jon Corzine, the CFTC, Finra and anything else that isn’t nailed down.  (CafeAmericain)

Reuters: The best photos of 2011.  (Reuters)

Don’t miss my daily linkfest for financial advisors this morning!  (WSJFA)