Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • At pivotal moment, Bernanke low on economic ammo (WashingtonPost)
  • James Grant interview speaking on markets, the Fed, gold standard on Bloomberg (TBP)
  • Why are the big banks suddenly afraid? (Economix)
  • Fed’s beige book describes gradual growth (24/7WallStreet)
  • Small cap stock rally next leg depends on the Fed (Marketwatch)
  • Bulls not finished yet (Marketwatch)
  • Happy B-Day Warren Buffet: 18 brilliant quotes from Warren (BusinessInsider)
  • Big banks coming up with some ridiculous reasons to fire low-level employees (Dealbreaker)
  • George H.W. Bush does Dana Carvey doing him (BuzzFeed)
  • You’re never too far from a hot dog in Chicago (Chicagoist)