“Right now, on Wall Street, sentiment in housing holds sway.” (via MarketBeat)

Interesting goings-on at Citigroup’s alternative investments unit. (via DealBook)

A hedge fund wins big on subprime, loses on a SIV. (via WSJ.com)

How is the credit crunch affecting the ‘universal banks’? (via WSJ.com)

Credit concerns have not gone away. (via TraderFeed)

High yield spreads continue to rise. (via Bespoke Investment Group)

What is the TED spread saying? (via A Dash of Insight)

“Right now CDO stands for Close the Door on you way Out” (via DealBreaker.com)

The Fed might be forced to move to help those under “light to moderate credit stress.” (via Aleph Blog)

“No matter how you slice it, there is real fear out there of another September shoe to drop.” (via Daily Options Report)

Highlights from a bullish strategist who is getting client “pushback.” (via FT Alphaville)

Nasdaq and small caps entering a seasonally weak period. (via BloggingStocks.com)

Uh oh…Hemlines are dropping. (via MarketBeat)

The new Market Vectors-Agribusiness ETF has a great stock symbol – MOO. (via IndexUniverse.com)

Correlated hedge fund performance in August may lead to a discussion on fees. (via naked capitalism)

“So it seems that whether or not you believe 130/30 is a fad or a new paradigm of investing, there will be no avoiding it in the foreseeable future.” (via All About Alpha)

“Longer-term performance matters for hedge fund money flows, apparently more than short-run gyrations in returns. ” (via Dallas Fed)

The more the merrier…a $50 billion futures fund. (via DealBook)

“Why hiking taxes on private equity and hedge fund managers would be counterproductive.” (via American.com)

Back-to-school sales were pretty good. (via Big Picture)

Don’t expect much from tech companies with high exposure to the financial services industry. (via Infectious Greed)

Apple (AAPL) “owns” the technology blogosphere. (via Howard Lindzon)

What should we think about Vudu, the latest entrant into the video download box business? (via GigaOM.com)

“There are going to be some hard choices to make when choosing a new iPod this year.” (via Newsweek.com)

Is the Netherlands‘ new health care plan a good blueprint for the U.S.? (via WSJ.com)

A Texan’s map of the United States. (via strange maps)

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