Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • All signs pointing to gold (Morningstar)
  • Divergence b/w Chinese & U.S. stocks is as glaring as ever (AlsoSprachAnalyst)
  • China vs. Japan: shooting war, economic war, or war of words? (WashingtonsBlog)
  • Is inflation back from the dead? (MarketWatch)
  • A rare look at why the government won’t fight Wall Street (RollingStone)
  • Has the economy bottomed out? U.S. census data says yes (PalmBeachPost)
  • What makes something an alternative asset class? (NerdsEyeView)
  • Never too early to prepare for presidential debates–audio (NPR)
  • Romney’s InTrade election odds (InTrade); see also, Obama’s InTrade election odds (InTrade)
  • Making an end of summer pie: peach blueberry cobbler (ChicagoFoodie)