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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Citi’s Tobias Levkovich takes his S&P 500 target higher  (BusinessInsider)

Contrary to the media’s pessimism, the “real” economy is improving, it’s not just the stock market going up.  (PragCap)

Morgan Stanley: Here’s why we love Tesla’s decision to go open-source with its patents:  (ValueWalk)

Financial Bloggers weigh in: The future for Robo-Advisors  (AbnormalReturns)

Is the Fed considering exit fees on bond funds to prevent a rush out when rates begin to rise?  (FT)

Welcome to the JPMorgan Era of Active ETFs. LOL.  (ETF)

Money is flowing back into emerging market funds.  (WSJ)

2014 is shaping up to become a monster year for M&A – over $786 billion in US transactions already and it’s only June.  (CNNMoney)

China has just surpassed the US as the largest issuer of corporate debt on earth. Sounds safe.  (DealBook)

Would you be surprised if I told you Bank of America Merrill was just fined $32 million for ripping off mutual fund buyers and charities? Are you new here?  (NYP)

Are you living in fear of another 1929? Here’s something you probably don’t realize:  (PhilosophicalEconomics)

“A quarter of all public company deals may involve some kind of insider trading, according to the study by two professors at the Stern School of Business”  Oh my.  (DealBook)

A quick point from David Merkel on dividend stocks.  (AlephBlog)

San Francisco is Doomed: Indie rock bands speak out against the tech titans’ takeover of the Bay Area.  (Wired)

The new book – Clash of the Financial Pundits – now available for pre-order!


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