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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Obama and Romney sparred over the economy in their first debate (they left the stuff about Mexicans and Vaginas for a future event).  (NYT) and (Wonkblog)

Facebook: WE JUST A BILLION USERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  (Facebook)

A study shows that envy is a more powerful emotion than greed for investors. Hence the institutionalized benchmark-hugging.  (Falkenblog)

Breaking news on Hewlett-Packard:  (JeffMatthews)

But seriously, Meg thinks she can turn Hewlett-Packard around by 2014. Her experience at a peer-to-peer Beanie Baby marketplace should come in handy…  (Fortune)

Global X’s Bruno Del Ama: Why we created the SuperDividend ETF (SDIV).  (IndexUniverse)

What is a “qualified mortgage”? Dodd-Frank may be holding back the housing recovery with a lack of specificity.  (TheBasisPoint)

Nomura: Kyle Bass’s short Japanese bonds trade is a widowmaker.  (BusinessInsider)

Do the extra work.  (SethsBlog)

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