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

Depending on how you look at it uptake at the ECB’s LTRO was quite impressive. (FT Alphaville, ibid)

Pres. Obama is cutting things a might close in the third year of his term.  (Global Macro Monitor)

S&P 500 sector P/E charts.  (Bespoke)

Spinoffs are the new M&A.  TripAdvisor ($TRIP) is now independent of Expedia ($EXPE).  (FT also WSJ)

The rise and fall of Research in Motion ($RIMM) in charts.  (SplatF)

Cushing, OK is getting more storage.  Too much?  (FT)

Even the Dutch are rethinking the Euro.  (WSJ)

Times are tough.  This too shall pass.  (The Reformed Broker)

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