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Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

A blowout ADP private payrolls report hit this morning.  (CalculatedRisk) and (Gallup)

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon reveals he’s battling throat cancer. He should be fine, thankfully, but succession issues immediately come to the fore.  (WSJ)

The Dow is badly lagging the broader market this year. Should you care?  (MoneyBeat)

What if the S&P 500 never pulls back?  (DragonflyCapital)

Ben Carlson’s idea for a better financial TV show (doesn’t he think I’ve pitched this already? It would be great – and no one would watch).  (WealthOfCommonSense)

Barry: This Congress in particular is the biggest f***ing joke in history.  (BloombergView)

How Denis Smirnov selects international ETFs (hint: nothing to do with past performance).  (PlanByNumbers)

ETF volume spikes have no predictive power over future price direction.  (ETF)

Some great book suggestions from this list of what Abnormal Returns readers bought this month.  (AbnormalReturns)

For the second year running, more white people dying than being born in America. A very bad trend for Dockers.  (USNews)


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


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