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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Today’s must-read for traders and investors: How to Manage Risk.  (Ivanhoff)

Congrats unemployed people, Davos refers to you as “a headwind.”  (Reuters)

Goldman helpfully cuts Apple rating. Today.  (247WallStreet)

Bill Ackman: Here’s why Carl Icahn and me aren’t boys.  (BusinessInsider)

…see also “I don’t respect Ackman.” (Mixtape)

How big is the Fed’s balance sheet this week? I don’t want to ruin it for you…  (Reuters)

Twitter launches “Vine” which allows you to share six seconds of video with your followers. I can really only think of perverted / sexual purposes for this, what am I missing?  (Twitter)

How fucked up was Morgan Stanley’s CDO construction group during the credit bubble? Check this out:  (NYT)

RIP Barry Lind, the electronic trading and futures pioneer is dead at 74.  (Bloomberg)

So JJ Abrams (LOST) got the directing gig for Star Wars VII – what can we expect? (Vulture)

Coachella lineup sounds amazing, really glad this gets livestreamed on Youtube these days.  It does, right?  (RollingStone)

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

If you’re going to be in NYC on February 20th, come check out me, Phil Pearlman, Heidi Moore and Leigh Drogen at our SMW panel on Digital Wall Street!  (SocialMediaWeek)

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