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


The buy side is underperforming due to high cash balances in this “blah” market.  (Distressed Debt Investing)

To what degree are retail investors “fleeing” the stock market.  (Total Return)


The reasons behind Disney’s ($DIS) stock is trading near record highs.  (WSJ)

Mining groups are facing up the end of the commodities “supercycle.”   (FT)


The six headwinds confronting the US economy.  (NBER via Economist’s View)

US demographics now drive the housing market – more so than the US economic growth.  (Sober Look)


How to make Motif Investing more popular.  (New Rules of Investing)

Evening Edition: an afternoon paper for the mobile world.  (GigaOM)

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