Hot Links: Missing the Point

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Today’s big story: Deflation hits Europe as the German Bund’s interest rate goes negative.  (BusinessInsider)

Russia fights back – retaliates against European sanctions with a massive food import ban.  (WSJ)

Bloomberg View editorial about why the $16 billion Bank of America settlement misses the point.  (BloombergView)

“Arbageddon” is a thing now on The Street…  (WSJ)

How RIAs are preparing for a rise in rates (that may never happen)  (InstitutionalInvestor)

Herbalife is crashing.  (NYP)

Netflix surpasses HBO in subscriber revenue for the first time.  (BusinessInsider)

Barnes & Noble teams up with Google to do same-day book delivery. Your move, Amazon.  (if you need a book same-day, download it, putz.)  (GigaOM) and (NYT)

How short sellers help police the stock market.  (SeekingAlpha)

John Rekenthaler: Do active mutual funds have a future?  (Morningstar)

Don’t fear the reaper: Jim O’Shaughnessy explains the necessity and regularity of corrections in the US stock market.  (YahooFinance)

How much did the 2000’s suck for investors?  (YahooFinance)

David Merkel: Ignore yield – dividends can be cut, bonds can default.  (AlephBlog)

Yes, Jim Norton did just write an op-ed about banging hookers.  (TIME)

The new book – Clash of the Financial Pundits – now on sale!


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