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

Three bearish charts.  (SurlyTrader)

The market is lacking some leadership.  (chessNwine)

Doug Kass’ case for US equities.  (TheStreet)

Analysts are in unique agreement at the moment as the stronger dollar crimps earnings.  (MarketBeat, ibid)

60% of hedge funds lost money in 2011.  (The Reformed Broker)

There is a “seeding frenzy” in the hedge fund world.  (Dealbook)

The consumer seems to be done deleveraging.  (Money Game, Real Time Economics)

German T-bills now carry a negative yield.  (WSJ, FT)

China’s trade surplus dropped to a six year low in 2011.  (FT)

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