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


The reach for yield continues:  Wall Street revs up the exotic asset-backed machinery.  (WSJ)

Nearly 33% of US equity volume is internalized, a huge jump from 2008.  (FT Alphaville)

The counterintuitive incentives of short-sellers.  (Bronte Capital)

You may be surprised how well the Mexican stock market is doing.  (chessNwine)

George Soros on why the situation in Europe is only going to get worse.  (Money Game)

Week in review/preview

A big week for earnings is coming up.  (A Dash of Insight)

A look at where markets stand going at week-end.  (Global Macro Monitor, ibid)

The economic week that was.  (Bonddad Blog, Calculated Risk)

The economic schedule for the coming week.  (Calculated Risk)

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