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

Market pipes

When dark pools don’t end up being all that dark.  (WSJ)

Another high profile trading glitch at the Nasdaq ($NDAQ).  (FT)


Despite Mideast tensions, the price of crude oil tanked yesterday.  (Bespoke)

If you like silver you will probably like Coeur d’Alene ($CDE).  (SumZero)


No matter how you slice it things are tough at Hewlett-Packard ($HPQ).  (Jeff Matthews, 24/7 Wall St., WSJ)

How Amazon ($AMZN) built an ‘ecosystem’ to become a player in the tablet market.  (Pando Daily)


Don’t forge that Nokia ($NOK) has great map assets.  (The Atlantic)

Maps are important but so are “social maps.”  (HBR)

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