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Has the Australian dollar lost its status as risk-on indicator?  (MarketBeat)

Hedge fund investors are a fickle lot:  the case of FrontPoint Partners.  (WSJ)

European money market funds are hemorrhaging cash.  (FT Alphaville)

The Chinese stock market has been dead money for awhile now.  (chessNwine)

China hikes rates once again.  (Bloomberg)

A scenario for political unrest in China.  (Contrarian Edge)

With its recent funding Twitter is valued at $7 billion.  (WSJ, The Reformed Broker)

How is the Seeking Alpha payment experiment going?  (paidContent)

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