Shock the Monkey

January 13, 2011
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Mercenary Links Roundup for Wednesday, Jan 12th (below the jump).

01-12 Wednesday

World moves closer to food price shock


Bullish Sentiment Back Near Recent Highs
Down Days Disappear
Short Selling Against S&P 500 Companies Drops to One-Year Low


Dongguan Ghost Mall Haunts China’s Property Boom | The Big Picture
New Move to Make Yuan a Global Currency – WSJ.com
World Bank: China Economy May Grow 8.7% This Year, Slowing From 10%
China and Intellectual Property Theft – NYTimes.com


Aspirational shoppers to fuel ’11 luxe rebound: execs | Reuters
ITT to break itself up, fueling share rally | Reuters


In Sell-Offs, Emerging Markets Provide a Warning – NYTimes.com
India Must `Copy’ China Stockpiles Policy to Curb Food Prices, Adani Says
India May Ban Wheat Exports to Help Rein in Prices, Economic Times Reports
Asia’s Hungry Agribusinesses – Barrons.com


Grain Prices Soar as U.S. Slashes Outlook – WSJ.com
Corn pops again
Corn Surges to 30-Month High After USDA Cuts Supply Estimates; Soy Gains
The Global Commodity Equity Index Hits 27 Month High | zero hedge
Food and Oil Drive Up Import Prices – WSJ.com
Australia Inflation Risk Seen in Tomato Price Jump – Bloomberg


Comprehensive First Quarter Outlook On Equities From GTAA
It’s Gundlach…. Jeffrey Gundlach… And His Latest Contrarian Thoughts
Rosenberg Presents The Wile E. Coyote Market In 18 Easy Charts


Growth hopes push oil within reach of $100
Brent oil hits 27-month high; $100 looms | Reuters


EU Said to Consider Aid for Portugal, Bond Buybacks in Deficit-Crisis Plan
EU’s New Drive to Stamp Out Euro Region Debt `Fire’ May Fall Short Again
The Road to Economic Crisis Is Paved With Euros – NYTimes.com
Concerns Remain After Portugal Auction – WSJ.com
Portugal’s Bond Sale Better Than Expected – NYTimes.com


Brisbane Wakes to Devastation, Death as Flood Peaks – Bloomberg


Home price drops exceed Great Depression: Zillow | Reuters
JPMorgan’s CEO Dimon Says More U.S. Municipalities May File for Bankruptcy
US Banks Reporting Phantom Income on $1.4 Trillion Delinquent Mortgages


Fisher Says Fed Can’t Cure U.S. `Fiscal Pathology’ – Bloomberg
The Bill Daley Problem


Treasury’s Geithner says China needs faster yuan rise | Reuters
Geithner Warns China on Access to U.S. Market – WSJ.com


Clarium Hedge Fund Slumps 90% From Peak After Thiel Has Third Losing Year
Don’t Bank on Hedge-Fund Gold Rush – WSJ.com


Procrastination « You Are Not So Smart
MySpace Sale, Merger or Spinoff Being Weighed by News Corp., Official Says


Tracing families’ escape from poverty


Police Records Show Loughner’s Downward Spiral – WSJ.com
Obama says polarized nation needs healing – Yahoo! News
Postings of a Troubled Mind – WSJ.com
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