Hot Links: What the Dickens?

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

On the bicentennial of Charles Dickens’s birthday, again we find society in the grips of Hard Times.  (AmericanConservative)

Forget the Bond Vigilante, know ye the Bond Yeti?  (ContrarianCorner)

Barry: Questions for Facebook IPO buyers.  (TBP)

OF COURSE the boiler rooms are getting in on the Web IPO madness!  (CNBC)

Should be BTFD on Amazon today?  (StockSage)

Bill Gross’s latest commentary is up at Pimco, it’s banoodles.  (FTAlphaville)

David Merkel ponders a topic list for his first book.  (AlephBlog)

ADP: 170k jobs added from December to January, details and BLS outlook:  (CalculatedRisk)

The cash on the sidelines fallacy and Facebook’s IPO filing.  (KidDynamite)

And wouldn’t you know it – a Golden Cross approaches for junk bonds as well!  (Kimble)

Do NOT miss my daily linkfest for financial advisors this morning.  (WSJFA)