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

Companies are paying dividends, but are still reluctant to invest in a big way.  (Bloomberg, Marketblog)

Amazon ($AMZN) surprises on earnings.  (AllThingsD)

Is Netflix ($NFLX) the next Research in Motion ($RIMM)?  (Herb Greenberg)

Yale is the new Tiger Management.  (aiCIO)

TARP is not the grand success some would like you to believe.  (Big Picture)

Spain catches a downgrade.  (Reuters, WSJ, FT Alphaville)

Japan extends QE.  (WSJ, FT)

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