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Osama Bin Laden is dead.  (NYTimes, Politico)

Silver plunged overnight.  (Money Game, WSJ, Bloomberg)

Why do leveraged ETFs exist in the first place?  (Felix Salmon, Kid Dynamite)

Facebook ahead of Street estimates.  Oh wait, Facebook isn’t public yet.  (WSJ)

The great index re-balancing is now behind Apple (AAPL).  (Apple 2.0)

An interesting way to find some sector themes.  (High Chart Patterns Blog)

Last week’s economic statistics including a look at ‘Anglo-Saxon GDP.’  (Gavyn Davies also A Dash of Insight)

The economic schedule for the coming week.  (Calculated Risk)

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