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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

JPMorgan beats earnings, cuts Jamie’s pay.  (DealBook)

…and Goldman crushes too.  (DealBook)

Must-read uber-technician Brian Shannon tackles the Apple downtrend.  (AlphaTrends)

Does market performance in the first week of the year really predict anything? Jim Bianco deep dives into the data.  (TBP)

Five reasons to remain cyclically bullish.  (PragCap)

The inside story of Facebook’s social graph search.  (Wired)

Make sure you know these obesity drug stocks. Because they’re ripping.  (247WallStreet)

Citi analyst is like “markets will keep ignoring the debt ceiling thing and then freak out at the last minute.” It’s important to listen to him because he probably sees the future.  (BusinessInsider)

Bill Cosby teaches us the secret to reading faster. Seriously.  (BrainPickings)

11 old school flu treatments that will bug you out.  (Buzzfeed)

Please welcome our new content partner, the Taliban.  (TheOnion)

Don’t miss The Takeaway, my daily linkfest for financial advisors (InvestmentNews)

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