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New York markets are expected to operate normally today post-Irene.  (NYTimes)

Are ETFs causing stock correlations to increase?  (WSJ)

Dish Network ($DISH) vs. DirecTV ($DTV):  a contrast in strategy (and valuation).  (WSJ)

The Sino-Forest saga rolls on.  (Kid Dynamite, FT)

Estimates for the corn crop keep coming down as worries about new seed-types mount.  (FT, WSJ)

This is a big week for economic releases.  (A Dash of Insight, Calculated Risk)

Where global markets stand coming into the week.  (Global Macro Monitor, ibid)

The “big three” all agree that fiscal policy is the best option for the global economy.  (Gavyn Davies)

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