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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Herb Greenberg investigates: Why does the market feel so weird?  (CNBC)

Barry smashes the Siegel Constant and weighs in on “the cult of equities is dying”.  (TBP)

How banks are earning a profit off of Operation Twist in the real world.  (NYT)

Peter Brandt: The precious metals look poised to break out once again – but can we trust them this time?  (Factor)

19 incredible Apple secrets revealed in court (yes, it’s a click-whoring slideshow but it’s a worthy one).  (Fortune)

Local governments in China starting to feel the heat as all that debt comes due.  (beyondbrics)

Hedge fund beast Paul Singer is out with his Q2 commentary, always worth a read.  (Reuters)

Sheldon McIntyre on how to pick short-sale candidates.  (bclund)

The financial crisis turns five, here’s how every asset class has performed since the beginning.  (FTAlphaville)

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