Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern.  Good luck out there today.

While you were sleeping

The end for MF Global ($MF) seems near as Chapter 11 and a sale of assets to Interactive Brokers ($IBKR) looms.  (WSJ, Dealbook earlier The Reformed Broker)

Japan intervenes to bring down the value of the Yen.  (FT, WSJ, NYTimes)

Somebody should remind Italy (and Portugal) that Europe was “saved” last week.  (Money Game, ibid also FT Alphaville)


The “dumb money” is now neutral.  (The Technical Take)

Where markets stand going into the week.  (Global Macro Monitor)

Just about every stock out there is above its 50 day moving average.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

A look at some past non-farm payroll weeks.  (Dynamic Hedge)

Week in review/preview

Markets top when the proverbial “wall of worry” topples.  (A Dash of Insight)

A big checklist of this week’s earnings announcements.  (Money Game)

Don’t expect the Fed to change its policy goals any time soon.  (Gavyn Davies)

The economic schedule, including FOMC preview, for the coming week.  (Calculated Risk, ibid)

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