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Hedge funds heart equities.  (Money Game)

Gold market timers are pretty bullish.  (Marketwatch)

The Australian dollar is back at new highs.  (WSJ)

Given the yields no wonder corporations are issuing ‘dim sum bonds.’  (beyondbrics)

What typically happens after a deep dive in the VIX? (My Simple Quant)

How big a role is speculation playing in oil prices?  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

Despite near record plantings corn prices continue to rise.  (Bloomberg)

Amazon (AMZN) launches a cloud-based media storage service.  (TechCrunch, ibid)

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