Friday after-the-close shocker:  Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd is out.  (WSJ, Bloomberg, SAI, , TRB, MarketBeat)

What now for the future new CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)?  (Bloomberg, Deal Journal)

A couple of prominent analysts are not shocked that things ended this way for the former Hewlett CEO.  (Jeff Matthews, TheStreet)

Why does a CEO accused of wrongdoing get severance?  (SAI, Tech Trader Daily, Street Sweep)

The Mark Hurd resignation prompts an age old question.  (The Epicurean Dealmaker)

Why are these big cap tech stocks so cheap?  (Barron’s)

The risk-on/risk-off market illustrated.  (StockCharts Blog)

Want dividends?  Go to Europe.  (WSJ)

In praise of a “stock replacement” strategy.  (Barron’s)

Trust real-time results over a backtest anytime.  (MarketSci Blog)

Wheat futures prices have risen a great deal more than spot.  (NYTimes, WSJ)

AIG (AIG) is not out of the woods yet.  (Lex, Marketwatch)

On proprietary trading, how banks can have their cake and eat it too.  (Stone Street Advisors)

What does a $1 a year CEO buy you?  (SSRN)

How inelastic is demand for stocks?  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Commercial real estate prices fell sharply in June.  (Calculated Risk)

Should we be worried about the drop in temp employment?  (Real Time Economics, Calculated Risk, Big Picture)

Weak employment numbers are going to prompt the Fed to do more.  (Real Time Economics)

Mohamed El-Erian on the employment report and the need for a new policy mix.  (FT Alphaville)

Consumer credit continues to shrink. (Bloomberg, EconomPic Data, Money Game)

What kind of jobs would exports create?  (FT Alphaville)

“There’s a class war coming to the world of government pensions.”  (NYTimes)

On the ins and outs of investing in frontier markets.  (WSJ)

Has something fundamentally changed in the economies of sub-Saharan Africa?  (Rajiv Sethi)

Would you trust your financial plan to a computer?  (Intelligent Investor)

The business environment is always uncertain:  get over it.  (Justin Fox)

If intrigued by the summary, read the article.  (A Dash of Insight)

Q&A with James Altucher.  (Kirk Report)

Why StockTwits changes everything for the individual investor.  (UpsideTrader)

How one trader uses StockCharts and FinViz.  (Charts Gone Wild, ibid)

Demand Media files to go public.  (DealBook, All Things Digital, GigaOM, DailyFinance)

Fake Steve Jobs flips for FlipBoard.  (Newsweek)

Should we be wary of billionaire’s bearing gifts?  (Telegraph, naked capitalism)

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