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


The Fed has lowered interest rates, but can they actually jump start credit creation?  (WSJ)

On the structural changes going on in the global coal markets.  (FT)


What Nelson Peltz sees in Lazard ($LAZ) shares.  (FT Alphaville)

KKR ($KKR) is getting into the hedge fund of fund business.  (Businessweek)


What some recent moves at Morningstar ($MORN) tell us about the rise of ETFs. (Ari Weinberg)

Two low volatility emerging market equity ETFs compared.  (IndexUniverse)


Is Microsoft ($MSFT) finally getting some game with their new tablet the Surface?  (SplatF, Pando Daily, The Verge)

A look at the new Internet consolidators.  (Pando Daily)

Thanks for checking in with Abnormal Returns. You can follow us on StockTwits and Twitter.