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David Rosenberg still has ‘macro concerns’ but thinks the equity market can now move higher.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) tries to put the Sokol affair behind it.  (Berkshire Hathaway also Dealbook, Bloomberg, Deal Journal, Clusterstock)

Why Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is using stock, not cash, to purchase Synthes.  (Dealbook also NYTimes)

The rush to consolidate the Chinese restaurant industry.  (WSJ)

How did Bernanke do at his press conference?  (WSJ, Credit Writedowns, Pragmatic Capitalism, 24/7 Wall St.)

Just how ‘well-anchored’ are inflation expectations?  (the research puzzle)

Why QE3 is off the table for now.  (Economist’s View)

Keynes vs. Hayek:  Round 2.  (EconStories)

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