Everyone hates the Euro.  (MarketBeat)

The dollar’s impact on stocks.  (Bespoke)

VIX volatility is sky high.  (VIX and More, Barron’s)

All in all a good earnings season.  (Bespoke also The Money Game)

A look at the wild week ahead.  (A Dash of Insight)

Equity sentiment at the end of a crazy week.  (Trader’s Narrative, The Technical Take)

Ten things David Rosenberg is worried about.  (FT Alphaville)

Hedge funds had a good April.  What does May hold?  (WSJ)

More on the momentum “echo” effect.  (Systematic Relative Strength)

Does Warren Buffett have a different standard for Goldman Sachs than he does for other companies?  (Jeff Matthews)

Is it a good sign or a bad sign that private equity-backed HCA has filed for an IPO?  (DealBook)

The obvious tools to protect your portfolio are now overvalued.  (WSJ, ibid)

The steps you need to take before consider adding a hedge fund-like mutual fund to your portfolio.  (Fundmastery Blog)

Why markets crash.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

The most succinct explanation we have seen on what happened on Thursday.  (Planet Money, MarketBeat)

Skepticism mounts about the “fat finger” explanation of the flash crash.  (FT, Benzinga)

Fingers are pointing at high-frequency traders for the flash crash.  (Big Picture, WSJ)

Did traders really make “a fortune” during the flash crash.  (NYTimes, Infectious Greed)

Standardized individual stock curbs are a reasonable solution post-crash.   (Kid Dynamite)

HFT have little incentive to enter into fast moving (down) markets.  (WSJ)

Mark Cuban wants to “tax the hell out of Wall Street” via a transaction tax.  (blog maverick)

Why aren’t people talking about the mess that is Fannie and Freddie?  (NYTimes)

Moody’s (MCO) comes under investigation by the SEC.  (FT Alphaville, Infectious Greed)

More talk that Goldman Sachs (GS) is negotiating with the SEC.  (Telegraph UK)

The jobs situation has changed for the better.  (Econbrowser, Calculated Risk)

Temp jobs are on the rise, but there is still a long ways to go to get people back to working full-time.  (Economix, Calculated Risk)

Construction spending remains a drag on the economy.  (Floyd Norris)

According to Mohamed El-Erian it is do or die time for the Eurozone.  (FT Alphaville)

Five myths about the Euro crisis.  (WashingtonPost also Zero Hedge, The Money Game)

Thanks to Greece debt costs are on the rise across the globe.  (NYTimes)

Greece is at a very different point of the economic cycle than the rest of Europe.  (Free exchange)

The decade-long party in Greece is coming to an end.  (Economist also Ezra Klein)

We know that Europe is not an “optimal currency area” but is the US?  (Macro Musings)

Canada is now an “economic star.”  (Economist)

The burden of being Nouriel Roubini.  (Clusterstock)

If you need to “do something now” that means your portfolio was in the wrong place to start.  (DaliyFinance)

Value hounds rejoice.  The latest Graham and Doddsville newsletter is up.  (Columbia via Simoleon Sense)

How cash can serve as “emotional ballast.”  (WSJ)

Shale gas aside, does the LNG industry still have legs?  (24/7 Wall St.)

Is the market crash a wake-up call for ever-optimistic Silicon Valley?  (GigaOM)

Is the Facebook ecosystem at risk of falling apart?  (peHUB)

Why popcorn is so expensive at the movie theater.  (Marginal Revolution)

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