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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Leaders at World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings on Sunday pleaded, warned and cajoled: the United States must raise its debt ceiling and reopen its government or risk “massive disruption the world over.”  (NYT)

Your weekly macro preview, all the events that could move markets over the next five days.  (MoneyBeat)

Harvard professor and economic historian Niall Ferguson attacks the whole “Krugman Mafia” this weekend.  (NiallFerguson)

The Wrong Fight – “A small rise in economic growth would entirely eliminate the projected long-term budget gap”  (LawrenceSummers)

China takes advantage of the Fiscal Debate to begin talking shit about a “de-Americanized world.”  (BusinessInsider)

One undeniably bullish fact about this market.  (TheArmoTrader)

James Surowiecki: Why CEO pay keeps going up.  (NewYorker)

Speaking of China – don’t tell nobody, but copper demand just hit an 18 month high.  (Bloomberg)

The worst may be yet to come for the biotech sector after last week’s pounding.  (iBankCoin)

Profits everywhere – but no one is reinvesting. Why?  (TheEconomist)

Can Marissa Mayer actually grow Yahoo’s advertising biz?  (Reuters)

Don’t feel bad, insurance companies can’t log on to the ACA websites either.  (BusinessWeek)

Professor Barry Eichengreen’s ‘Shinzo Abe’s Excellent Adventure’ paper is pretty awesome.  (MilkenInstitute)

Not your father’s retirement – how we’ll spend in our golden years in the future.  (PensionsandInvestments)

Why is Columbia B-school glorifying a Chinese IPO pump-and-dump artist?  (NYP)

Barry on being a long-term investor in a short-term world.  (TBP)

A dozen investing lessons from Nassim Taleb.  (25iq)

Former Googler and Hilary aide Katie Stanton is now the public mouthpiece for Twitter.  (Fortune)

A quick lesson in humility.  (JoeKusnan)

So apparently there’s beef between Pharrell and Will.I.Am…could lead to a violent dance-off of some sort.  (TMZ)

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