A turn in the dollar has sparked some bullishness, so much so that the U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (UUP) has run out of shares.  (MarketBeat also Bespoke, Big Picture, DJ Market Talk)

The best performing stocks since the last market peak.  (Bespoke)

Mebane Faber, “2009 should be seen as a big free gift from Mr. Market.”  (World Beta earlier Abnormal Returns)

John Paulson is apparently not a one-trick pony.  2009 results coming in better than average.  (Daily Intel)

10 ETF trends to watch.  (ETF Database)

Do we really need a new exchange for IPOs?  (24/7 Wall St.)

[World Cup] Hosts’ stock markets have actually outperformed the MSCI World index almost every time since England’s win in 1966.”  (FT Alphaville)

Harvard panicked at the height of the crisis.  (Bloomberg also Felix Salmon)

Why the Citigroup (C) stock offering was a disappointment.  (WSJ, DealBook, DJ Market Talk, Atlantic Business)

Is having the soundest banks in the world a point of pride or regret?  (Infectious Greed)

How big a test for the Euro is the situation in Greece?  (NYTimes)

Why are banks holding so many excess reserves?  (Alea Blog)

Positive signs that the economic recovery will continue.  (The Pragmatic Capitalist)

The field is wide open for someone to reinvent the banking model.  (Howard Lindzon)

How did AT&T (T) get into a situation where its network is inadequate to handle the demands of the iPhone. (Fake Steve Jobs)

Does the rise of Twitter+Foursquare mean the end of Yelp?  (GigaOM, ibid)

Felix Salmon, “Art is simply not an asset class which lends itself to hedge-fund strategies.”  (Reuters)

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