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


An open letter to America’s CFOs.  (Distressed Debt Investing)

Allegations that the exchanges are allowing HFT to jump ahead of other traders via previously unknown order types.  (WSJ)


The Saudis are offering up additional supplies to keep a lid on oil prices.  (FT)

An impressionistic view of real gold prices around the world.  (SSRN)

Real estate

A sign that unrealistic expectations have been wrung from the US home buyers.  (Felix Salmon)

Signs of recovery in hard hit Lake Las Vegas.  (WSJ)


The Bank of Japan is getting in on this QE thing.  (FT Alphaville, Global Macro Monitor)

FedEx ($FDX) does not have good things to say about the Chinese economy.  (WSJ)

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