Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Colorado theater shooting:  remembering the victims (Time)
  • Spanish stocks are getting crushed today as bailout fears grow (CNBC)
  • Many earnings reports scheduled for this week including those from Apple & McDonalds. Of the reports released thus far, 74% have beaten earnings, but just 45%–vs 56% on average–have beaten sales forecasts. This is the lowest % of companies beating sales forecasts since the dark days of 1st quarter 2009 (MarketWatch)
  • Apple reports Tues; David Einhorn–closely followed hedge fund investor–in a quick video clip about his bullish stance on Apple (CNBC)
  • More Einhorn on Apple–press the link then scroll down to ‘Greenlight’ letter starting on 3rd paragraph on pg 1 & ending on top of pg 3 (Zerohedge)
  • Stock market volatility is actually down (Marketwatch)
  • Check out the first episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s new show featuring Larry David (ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee)
  • Patrick Kane, the incredibly talented forward of the Chicago Blackhawks, has acted like a jerk on a number of occasions.  But he is still only 23…but he still is an ass (Madison, WI)…I don’t know, but he talks about the Madison episode for the first time (SunTimes)
  • NBA expects corporate logos will generate $100 million for the league (BleacherReport)