Friday 7atSeven: payroll previews

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

Chart of the morning

 Friday 7atSeven:  payroll previews

Source:  Scott Barber/Reuters

Your last minute non-farm payrolls preview.  (Calculated Risk, Money Game)

Despite the naysayers the Apple ($AAPL) iPad is way ahead of the competition.  (Slate, Daring Fireball also MarketBeat)

How shares in hot IPOs, like Facebook ($FB), get allocated (or not) to private investors.  (An Objective View)

A price war is brewing in the land of ETFs.  (FT)

Italian and Spanish spreads have converged.  (Sober Look)

Remember, Greece didn’t default it successfully swapped its old debt for new.  (WSJ, FT Alphaville, Big Picture)

An interesting model of asset bubbles.  (Noahpinion via EV)

Why the Kindle Singles model is so compelling.  (NYTimes)

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