Some things I reading this morning:

  • What to expect from Thursday’s ECB meeting (CNBC)
  • Fed says economy may need help, but keeps policy on hold for now (Reuters)
  • Small caps got crushed yesterday (Bespoke)
  • Yesterday’s ISM manufacturing report was weak, suggesting a contraction in manufacturing for the second consecutive month (CalculatedRisk)
  • One more from Bespoke:  S&P rolling 10-year returns are better than you think (Bespoke)
  • Robert Shiller explains the financial crisis in one paragraph (PragmaticCapitalism)
  • Markets are betting on U.S. housing recovery (SoberLook)
  • McKayla Maroney’s Vault Was So Good It Literally Dropped A Judge’s Jaw (BuzzFeed)
  • Lollapalooza invades Chicago again this weekend–how to make it through (ChicagoReader)