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


Clients want advisers who follow tactical asset allocation strategies, whatever that means.  (WSJ)

Even the best strategies underperform, the question is how investors react.  (World Beta)


Blackrock’s ($BLK) iShares is not going to take ETF fee cuts from competitors lying down.  (IndexUniverse, WSJ, Focus on Funds)

The Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ($VTIP) is launching.  (IndexUniverse)


In a reversal cash is streaming out of China.  (WSJ)

Maybe China isn’t as weak as commonly thought.  (Money Game)


Why housing should continue to aid economic growth.  (Sober Look, Calculated Risk)

On the growing confidence gap between consumers and business.  (Money Game, 24/7 Wall St., Real Time Economics)

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