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


The market is experiencing some serious weirdness.  (Herb Greenberg)

No matter how you slice it equity volumes are low.  (Long Short)


Hewlett-Packard’s ($HPQ) deal making missteps are legendary.  (Deal Journal, WSJ)

investors can’t get enough of ‘organic-focused’ companies, hence the move in Dean Foods ($DFS).  (WSJ)


The big banks stand between borrowers and lower mortgage rates.  (Dealbook)

Another sign that bond traders on Wall Street are a vanishing breed.  (WSJ)

The Fed

What the Fed has gotten right in the past few years.  (Free exchange)

How might the Fed extend QE.  (Econbrowser)

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