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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

2011: Disastrous Year for Hedge, Mutual Fund Managers  (TBP)

The stock market shrinks for the first time since 2009 on lower issuance and big buybacks.  (Bloomberg)

Hard landing in China off the table (or delayed?) as the country prints an 8.9% GDP number.  (EmergingMoney)

What the hell is going on at Bloomberg TV?  (Gawker)

Lazard has only 5 weeks to sell the investment banking division of RBS – it’s like one of them kookie Richard Pryor movies from the 80’s!  Can there be a scavenger hunt involved too?  Or some kind of cross-country car race?  (Bloomberg)

Video games out of favor with healthy, active young Americans.  Just kidding, they’re playing on the web instead of consoles.  (Engadget)

“Can Michelle Williams really play Marilyn Monroe?” Goddamn right she could, check this out:  (GQ)

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