Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • The full-on comeback in everything related to consumers and households (BusinessInsider)
  • The death of the consumer continues to be more myth than reality, that’s why it’s giving at least some on the Fed ‘buyers remorse’ in that they think they could have pulled the trigger on the additional stimulus–QE3–too soon (TimDuy)
  • Spain’s banks face more pain as worst-case scenario turns real (Bloomberg)
  • Why your kid needs a Roth IRA (Marketwatch)
  • Ahead of SanDisk earnings (24/7WallStreet)
  • Paul Volker criticizes UK banking reform (FT)
  • China’s growth slows, but the worst may be over (BusinessInsider)
  • Merkel criticizes Greek reforms as done at a ‘snails pace’ (Telegraph)
  • Let’s all take a moment to laugh at this old Nike commercial featuring Lance Armstrong (Deadspin)
  • Six hopefuls worth watching at the CMJ music marathon (NYT)