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Vacillating bulls vs. Dogmatic bears.  (The Reformed Broker)

Putting the 10-year Treasury note yield in perspective.  (VIX and More)

The distressed debt trade has gotten crowded.  (Distressed Debt Investing)

Using quantitative tools to identify hedge fund fraud.  (All About Alpha)

Time to look at gold volatility?  (Daily Options Report)

ETF Deathwatch for April 2010.  (Invest With an Edge)

Emerging market currencies are now lower than developed markets.  (The Money Game)

The NBER is unwilling to call an official end to the recession, yet.  (Calculated Risk, ibid, Crossing Wall Street, DJ Market Talk)

An optimistic take on the state of the American economy.  (Newsweek also Daniel Drezner, Free exchange)

Fed policy is “stuck” absent a pick-up in jobs creation.  (Economist’s View)

Quantifying the role of the price of oil in disposable income.  (EconomPic Data)

Bailout pressures begin to ease.  (WSJ contra Big Picture)

Setting the terms of any future Greek bailout.  (WSJ, The Money Game, Baseline Scenario, FT Alphaville)

The debate over the benefits to society of bubbles. (Infectious Greed)

The Federal Reserve was too predictable in the last cycle leading to excess market risk-taking.  (FT Alphaville)

How innovation causes financial crises.  (Felix Salmon, Free exchange)

What role the economic recovery will play in the November elections.  (New Yorker)

Eric Falkenstein, “Risk takers dominate our lives via their disproportionate effect on our genes, and their influence on our technology and culture.”  (Falkenblog)

People are bad at understanding cumulative risks.  (Farnam Street)

Is Palm (PALM) finally going to be sold?  (Bloomberg, Deal Journal, Tech Trader Daily)

Netflix (NFLX) and Redbox (CSTR) are on a “collision course.”  (The Big Money)

This United Countries of Baseball maps is cool.  (UCB via Big Picture)

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