Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern.  We will see you later with the daily linkfest.  Good luck out there today.


Assessing the link between the economy and stock market is tougher than it looks.  (Capital Spectator)

Of what use is internet search data for investors?  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Why are companies so bad at buying back their own shares?  (Economist)


Can a new CEO turnaround Research in Motion ($RIMM)?  (WSJ SplatF, Engadget)

Is Google+ really worth $100 billion?  (Ari Kuchinksy)

Can Apple ($AAPL) get back to its earnings surprise ways?  (Apple 2.0, ibid)

Why China wins.  (Pando Daily)

Week in review/preview

More signs that “things are slowly getting better.”  (A Dash of Insight)

Where markets stand going into the week.  (Global Macro Monitor, ibid)

The economic schedule for the coming week.  (Calculated Risk)

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