Hot Links: Mortality

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Apple invites the media to a special event on 9/12, Scott Stein tells us what to expect.  (CNET)

Hedge funds are placing big bets against France.  (Reuters)

6 Signs of China’s Deteriorating Economy.  (PragCap)

Brendan Conway on the return of “smallatility.”  Yes it’s a real thing.  (FocusOnFunds)

Bill Gross’s latest: The Lending Lindy.  (PIMCO)

Rockstar blogger and my friend Michelle Leder buys her site, footnoted, back from Morningstar.  (footnoted)

Inside the world of Wall Street-Washington relations as ex-SEC officials advocate for large banks.  (Bloomberg)

Highlights from Day 1 of the DNC.  (Wonkblog)

Down the Facebook Blame Rabbit Hole we go as Sorkin responds to his responders.  (DealBook)

Republican platform eerily similar to that of Eisenhower’s 1952 election promise.  (Alhambra)

Sucks to be Lisa Falcone these days.  (NYP)

Sarah Lacy on big corporations trying to do venture capitalism “like a cat pretending it’s a dog.”  (PandoDaily)

Gentlemen: Consider these new high tech tools for your grooming routine.  (GQ)

The final book from Chris Hitchens is out this week, it’s called Mortality.  (BrainPickings)

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