Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell (BusinessInsider)
  • Home Depot profit tops estimates as customers spend more (Bloomberg)
  • Both Germany & France perform better than expected in Q2 (NYT)
  • Hedge funds capitulate on European shorts (Bloomberg)
  • Peregrine chief is indicted (Dealbook)
  • Social media is changing the way employees leave their employer/industry (TRB)
  • The rising cost of faster trades (NYT)
  • More of Paul Ryan: Stephen Moore appreciates Paul Ryan’s adoption of the economic philosophy of Jack Kemp (WSJ) See also, a less flattering perspective of Ryan given an Ayn Rand influenced economic philosophy (ChicagoReader)
  • NBC confuses Jessie Eisenberg for the guy he played in the movie–Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg (Deadspin)