Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • U.S. stock futures point higher (MarketWatch)
  • Bank deposits continue to explode and in turn banks buy ever more U.S. Treasuries (Bloomberg)
  • ECB rejects speculation about its bond-buying intentions (NYT); see also, one of the biggest Euro skeptics thinks the ECB is about to uncork a game changer (BusinessInsider)
  • An unusual occurence: stocks are outpacing always rosy Wall Street forecasts (TRB)
  • The merry-go-round economy (RealTimeEconomics)
  • Over the long term, it’s actually not an unusually bad sign for Chinese stocks to lag U.S. stocks (MichaelArold)
  • Apple market value hits record high (WSJ)
  • Morning dose of Bill Murray (BoingBoing)
  • Best public schools in Chicago & the suburbs (ChicagoMag)