MarketBeat on the reasons behind the drop in the U.S. dollar.

Marc Chandler at thinks dollar bears “…may be getting ahead of themselves.”

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed sees substantial “dollar uncertainty.”

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture has for you an “econo-junk fix.”

Charles Duhigg in the New York Times on the computer-led future of stock picking.

Mark Hulbert at with an update on the seasonality trading system.

Ticker Sense has some longer term perspective on the VIX.

Jeff Matthews on the not-so sneaky rise in inflation.

CXO Advisory Group on the forecasting value of the t-note/t-bill yield spread.

FT Alphaville on bets that there are higher bids out there for the LSE.

All About Alpha on hedge fund cloning and the demise of investment consultants.

Miguel Helft in the New York Times on entrepreneurs who are trying to get out from under venture capitalists.

Alana Semuels in the Los Angeles Times profiles the growing “celebrity” of economics bloggers.

Speaking of econobloggers, Steven D. Levitt at the Freakonomics Blog has a piece on the misuse of so-called “happiness research.”

Steve Connor at The Independent with a breakthrough in genetic research.

The Economist on the career of the late, great Milton Friedman.

Tom Van Riper at has an interesting “takeover proposal” for Major League Baseball.

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