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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

2013 buybacks take out the 2007 with 86% of the S&P 500 stocks playing the game.  (FactSet)

Lil Weezy: Pretty soon we have to talk about inflation.  (BusinessInsider)

Goldman Sachs: Get the f*** out of emerging markets stocks and bonds now.  (CNBC)

The pessimists are finishing the year with their asses kicked in.  (DailyBeast)

Review: 10 economic questions for 2013.  (CalculatedRisk)

Andrew Thrasher’s weekly technical rundown of the markets.  (AThrasher)

PE ratio vs cash flow – which is more important?  (ValueWalk)

How the MLP structure made big money for Icahn and has become the hottest new vehicle in the market.  (DealBook)

For your consideration: Vote for this year’s worst financial predictions (PunditTracker)

What euphoria? U.S. Investors Not Sold on Stock Market as Wealth Creator (Gallup)

Krugman: This is a tale of three money pits.  (NYT)

Smart Beta and Tourist Investors: No, everyone cannot be better than average.  (RickFerri)

These were the Dumbest Moments in Business for 2013.  (CNNMoney)

“I wonder why our house is selling? The broker seems to know what he’s doing…”  (NYP)

This is a lot of fun and deadly accurate – this quiz can nail your dialect down to the zip code.  (NYT)

DO NOT MISS my first-ever post at Buzzfeed from this weekend:  (Buzzfeed)

My book, Backstage Wall Street, available at Amazon

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