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

Quote of the morning

Floyd Norris, “Historically, short-sellers have tended to be right a surprising amount of the time, at least in cases where the company grew upset enough to publicly complain.”  (NYTimes)


China, China, China.  (MarketBeat)

The bullish case for US equities.  (Sober Look)

If you believe this the financials won’t recover for quite some time.  (Global Macro Monitor)

Research in Motion ($RIMM) needs a change in leadership.  (paidContent)

MF Global

JP Morgan ($JPM) at this point wishes it had never heard of MF Global.  (Forbes)

The real reason why MF Global imploded.  (Bloomberg)

Bond funds

Is Doubleline’s strategy too complex for average analysts to understand? (Economic Musings)

The Pimco Total Return fund is experiencing outflows.  Can Bill Gross turn it around?  (Felix Salmon)

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