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


Groupon ($GRPN) prices above its stated range.  (AllThingsD, Dealbook, Deal Journal)

Fellow Internet fave LinkedIn ($LNKD) is planning a big secondary offering.  (MarketBeat, Kid Dynamite)

Most hot IPOs from 2010-11 have fallen in price.  (Bloomberg)


Longer term investors are employing their own “slower algorithms” in response to HFT.  (WSJ)

The MF Global story keeps getting more complicated.  (WSJ, Big Picture)

The case of Jeffries ($JEF) shows you how little markets trust banks and/or their regulators.  (Dealbreaker, FT Alphaville, WSJ)


Can the US escape the “smoldering financial crisis” that is Europe?  (Tim Duy)

What everyone gets wrong about the jobs releases.  (A Dash of Insight)

What to expect from the October non-farm payrolls release.  (Calculated Risk, Real Time Economics)

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