Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern.  We will see you later with the daily linkfest.  Good luck out there today.

The most important market day of 2011.  (Stock Sage)

Checking in on some credit stress indicators.  (Calculated Risk)

One year in the Meredith Whitney bashing begins again.  (MarketBeat, Above the Market)

If 2011 was all about Europe, 2012 may very well be all about China.  (FT, Global Macro Monitor)

The short and long term issues facing Jefferies Group ($JEF) and Goldman Sachs ($GS).  (WSJ, ibid)

What now for AT&T ($T) and T-Mobile?  (SplatF)

Academic research proves the M&A market is decidedly less than rigorous.  (Dealbreaker)

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