Hot Links: Ponzi Coach

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Jefferies: The iPad Mini is now in production, $AAPL target raised to 900.  (NotableCalls)

Goldie: The economy is stronger than you think.  (PragCap)

Barry on where you are on the economic strata.  (TBP)

The amount of financial sector layoffs in 2012 has been unbelievable.  (FINS)

What are the five most terrifying words on Wall Street?  (BusinessInsider)

Hall of Fame college football coach ponzis his own players.  Hike!  (DealBook)

Yves Smith demolishes the JOBS Act.  (NakedCapitalism)

Washington’s Blog versus lazy cynicism, a very inspiring read.  (TBP)

LOL, Zero Hedge comment trolls help name Jon Corzine’s new hedge fund.  (ZeroHedge)

Buffett just liquidated a ton of long-held stock, is he readying the elephant gun for one last mega-deal?  (Forbes)

Twitter to its ecosystem: Go f*** yourselves.  (ReadWriteWeb)

Eddy on how to spot financial fraud.  (CrossingWallStreet)

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

This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Wealthcast Media, an affiliate of Ritholtz Wealth Management, receives payment from various entities for advertisements in affiliated podcasts, blogs and emails. Inclusion of such advertisements does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by the Content Creator or by Ritholtz Wealth Management or any of its employees. Investments in securities involve the risk of loss. For additional advertisement disclaimers see here:

Please see disclosures here.

Read this next.