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

Long-term Treasuries had their best year since 1995.  (Bloomberg)

The divergence between gold and gold miners hurt a lot of investors in 2011.  (WSJ)

The reality of Sears Holdings ($SHLD) never lived up to the market hype.  (Bronte Capital also WSJ)

A look at the unbelievably bad year for the Fairholme Fund.  (Bespoke)

The most successful ETF launches of 2011.  (ETFdb)

Obama moves to fill two Fed vacancies.  (Real Time Economics, FT)

The ECB deposit facility is brimming with cash.  (FT)

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