Just a handful of links this Independence Day. Be safe out there. We will catch back up with you tomorrow.

A quick tour around the markets.  (ETF Trends)

Why don’t dividends keep pace with GDP?  (Buttonwood)

It’s not sexy but Apple ($AAPL) TV is becoming more compelling.  (Business Insider)

The Fed is being far too responsible.  (Tim Duy also Reuters)

What do the risk-averse do when things go badly?  (HBR)

13 ways to identify value investors from Heins and Tilson’s The Art of Value Investing: How the World’s Best Investors Beat the Market.  (Old School Value)

The Australian economy has a China problem.  (FT Alphaville, MacroBusiness)

Historians’ understanding of the Revolutionary War keeps changing but popular history stays static.  (Slate)

Is an egg counting app truly revolutionary?  (Quartz)

What you may have missed in our Wednesday linkfest.  (Abnormal Returns)

36 cheap American beers ranked. Does America have too many craft breweries?  (Deadspin, Time)

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