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

Top of mind

Looks behind the big turnaround in thinking of former Fed hawk Kocherlakota.  (Tim Duy, Real Time Economics, Money Game, Wonkblog, FT Alphaville)

Everybody hates the new iOS 6 Maps.  (The Verge, SplatF, WSJ)


Just how big could DoubleLine Capital get?  (The Brooklyn Investor)

Charles Schwab ($SCHW) is decreasing fees on its already low fee, broad-based ETFs.  (Total Return)

Bond management

News flash: bond fund managers like to game their benchmarks.  (WSJ also The Aleph Blog)

Bill Gross on why the big aggregate bond indices are going to lag active managers.  (IndexUniverse)


Forex proxy trades work until the correlations inevitably blow up.  (FT)

China’s population is aging rapidly.  (Sober Look)

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