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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Today’s must-read: Ruchir Sharma, the head of emerging markets and global macro at Morgan Stanley Investment Management: The Gold and Oil Boom is Over.  (Bloomberg)

Goldman Sachs: Stocks aren’t cheap but the rally ain’t over – buy the cyclicals.  (TheTell)

Mohamed El-Erian’s excellent take on what’s happening in Japan right now.  (ProjectSyndicate)

“We have crisis fatigue,” Brown said.  (NYP)

Jeff Gundlach: Rates are going nowhere.  (BusinessInsider)

Seth Klarman is not playing the momentum game, “most investors feel the hefty weight of short-term performance expectations, forcing them to take up marginal or highly speculative investments that we shun.”  (ZeroHedge)

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Jason Zweig on how Buffett is teaching investors humility and self-doubt as an advantage.  (MoneyBeat)

“Credentialed Bear” Dougie Kass gets to tangle with Buffett live at Berkshirepalooza, hits the old man up for some money.  (DealBook)

Charlie Munger: Of course the banks are going to blow up again. Ain’t you paying attention?  (Fortune)

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Turns out Austerity may have been what pushed the American colonists to revolution back in the day, Reinhart.  (Bloomberg)

Mario Gabelli is pimping on a level that you can’t even understand, player.  (DealBook)

Amazing new tool to bookmark: The cheapest ETF for every investment objective.  (ETFdb)

Deep thoughts from the Interloper – The Economics of Generation Hate  (Interloping)

Visit the luckiest village on earth – where everyone won the national lottery together.  (GQ)

The 25 worst predictions ever.  (TheChive)

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