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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

THIS JUST IN: DIMON WINS, NAY – WE ALL WIN.  (DealBook)

Goldman just lifted its 2015 S&P target to 2100 with no earnings estimate hike – their bull case is a rising 2% dividend floor.  (ValueWalk)

Demoting Dimon isn’t going to fix TBTF issue at JPMorgan.  (Bloomberg)

Russ Koesterich: Here are some ways you can put new cash to work in this market.  (iSharesBlog)

Nikkei crosses above the Dow in points, moons it through the back windshield.  (MoneyBeat)

Congress set to tear into Tim Cook over Apple’s tax issues today, company is both one of the largest taxpayers and tax avoiders, says McCain.  (Forbes)

Stevie might cut a deal wherein he shuts the hedge and just trades his own money in exchange for cessation of insider trading charges. Same penalty the rest of us would get, sounds fair.  (Bloomberg)

Tesla versus America’s auto dealers. Guess who I want to win…  (CNNMoney)

What if I told you that the Fed’s money-printing was actually strengthening the US dollar. Yeah, make your head pop off!  (MoneyBeat)

Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein for American Express. Yes.  (Buzzfeed)

Prepare to vom: Introducing the Doritos Locos Taco Smoothie.  (Neatorama)

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

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