Thanks for checking in with us for seven links (give or take) at 7AM Eastern.  Good luck out there.

Putting the rise in Treasury yields into perspective.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

The stock market is lagging behind what it has historically done in the third year of a Presidential term.  (Global Macro Monitor)

Bear markets are not “monolithic affairs.”  (Mark Hulbert)

WisdomTree is set to launch an anti-inflation ETF.  (IndexUniverse)

The WTI-Brent spread should come in, but Brent is now the benchmark to watch.  (WSJ)

Chinese manufacturing growth is on the verge of turning negative.  (FT, 24/7 Wall St.)

Three reasons why a consumer comeback is in the cards.  (Money Game)

The window is opening to cutting public pension funds.  (NYTimes)

Thanks for checking in with Abnormal Returns. For all the latest you can follow us on StockTwits and Twitter.