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

The Fed

The Fed wants higher interest rates…seriously.  (Money Game)

The very real limits to further success from extending Operation Twist.  (Free exchangeEconomist’s View, WSJ)

Regional Fed boards are ripe with conflicts of interest.  (Time)


Procter & Gamble ($PG) has a bit of a growth problem.  (WSJ)

Is Caterpillar ($CAT) becoming a dividend play?  (YCharts Blog)


The Surface shows why it is inevitable that Microsoft ($MSFT) will buy Nokia ($NOK).  (Daring Fireball)

Your tweets will soon be getting longer.  (Slate, ReadWriteWeb)


The flash China PMI shows a slowing economy.  (Also Sprach Analyst)

Comparing the effects of a ‘Grexit’ against a ‘Chindown.’  (FT)

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