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If IBM ($IBM) is a bellwether then investor should be nervous. (WSJ, Global Macro Monitor, Reuters)
Why is there still such a gap in analyst and blogger estimates for Apple ($AAPL)? (daegol)
The case for the quasi-monopoly that is CME Group ($CME). (Market Folly)
A lack of liquidity is driving the bid-ask spread on individual companies higher. (WSJ)
On the “rich, internal dynamics” of financial markets. (Physics of Finance)
The BRIC markets are sitting at multi-year support. (chessNwine)
China seems to engineering a soft landing, but bond markets are flashing warning signs. (Bloomberg, Money Game, FT Alphaville also WSJ)
In defense of the financial blogosphere. (Attain Capital, Slope of Hope)
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