Hot Links: The Beatings Will Continue…

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Credit Suisse laughs at your End of QE concerns, raises S&P year-end target to 1730.  (MoneyBeat)

“The media-pundit-advertiser industrial cycle has discovered that turning life into a sporting event (with winners and losers, villians and heroes and most of all, black and white issues) is profitable.”  (SethsBlog)

The advance/decline line is hitting extreme lows, usually good for a reversal.  (Bespoke)

Is Pepsi about to snap up SodaStream for $2 billion?  (Reuters)

Joe: Commodities have been hilariously bad versus stocks, here’s why:  (BusinessInsider)

What to expect for tomorrow’s May Jobs report.  (USA Today)

Stevie Cohen: “At first I was afraid, I was petrified…”  (Bloomberg)

Raise your hand if you’re a hedge fund manager who is NOT shorting the Aussie Dollar.  (MoneyBeat)

Oh relax, Bond Bears – we’re not even close.  (PriceActionLab)

Jamie Dimon: The volatility beatings will continue until morale improves (or rates go up).  (CNNMoney)

Japanese stocks crossover to the dark side. (ZeroHedge)

E.S. Browning on the market’s addiction to easy money. Great read, trust me.  (MoneyBeat)

So we just found out that the NSA won a secret court order to take all the data Verizon collects on our cell phone usage. I have some explaining to do…  (Guardian)

Would you believe….the hot chick from Lost as a Hobbit? Try not to have a geekgasm in your mom’s basement.  (Egotastic)

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