Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern from Sunday night.  Good luck out there today.


Angela Merkel has a big decision to make.  (Money Game, Sober Look)

Somethings got to give as the European crisis enters its next phase.  (The Reformed Broker)


Can chartists compete in the new market environment?  (Price Action Lab via TRB)

Beware the aftermath of a parabolic move upwards.  (All Star Charts)

Chess, “So, the long-term decision is much more important than any given short-term result.”  (chessNwine)


Post-crisis equity volumes continues to shrink.  (NYTimes)

Just how much do broker rebates cost investors?  (NYTimes)

Emerging markets

BRICs is no longer a useful categorization.  (FT)

Why low volatility strategies should work in emerging markets as well.  (SSRN via @quantivity)

Week in review/preview

Jeff Miller, “Successful investing is not reckless, but it is fearless.  To achieve this requires a system and confidence in that system.”  (A Dash of Insight)

This looks like a run-of-the-mill pullback so far.  (Dynamic Hedge)

A look back at the economic week that was.  (Bonddad Blog, Calculated Risk)

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

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