Hot Links: Until the Fish is Hooked

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

German court arms Mario Draghi’s Bazooka with a favorable ruling on the ESM bailout jump-off.  (MarketWatch)

Ryan Detrick: What are the credit markets telling us about the economy right now?  (SchaeffersResearch)

Libyan gunmen kill US diplomat and several staffers in rocket attack on their car.  (Reuters)

Ahead of today’s iPhone 5 sex tape release at 10am, just how important is Apple to the rest of the market anyway?  (MarketBeat)

Zuckerberg: Fine, I’ll fix the stupid phone app. You think I don’t know it sucks, chico?  (Bloomberg)

Zuckerberg also admits to having wasted two years betting on the wrong mobile technology. So did I, got a Dell PC in 2010, WTF?  (FT)

Can Amazon still compete now that its users have to pay sales tax?  (NYT)

Wall Street heavyweights courtside for the US Open tennis finals.  (DealBook)

Oaktree’s Howard Marks: “The world seems more uncertain today than at any other time in my life. ” (ValueWalk)

Cullen Roche comes out against QE3, his reasons the Fed should hold back here:  (PragCap)

Yves Smith fact-checks Sorkin’s AIG math. Throwdown!  (NakedCapitalism)

Great charts on QE’s effect on various asset classes, review ahead of the Fed’s decision tomorrow.  (TBP)

Searching for the winning trade is a process of casting, failing and re-casting until the fish is hooked. (ZikomoLetter)

Meet sneaker god Tinker Hatfield, the Michael Jordan of designing Michael Jordans.  (GQ)

Actual things that tech people are saying at Disrupt this year, unreal.  (DailyIntel)

Bob Dylan opens up to Rolling Stone in new cover story interview this week.  (RollingStone)

Fall music preview, the albums you’ll want to check out:  (ConsequenceOfSound)

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

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