Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Hedge funds squeezed with shorts earn 1.1% in 2012:  equities tend to rally when companies with the most short interest outperform (Bloomberg)
  • Quant funds do even worse in 2012 (Bloomberg)
  • Is the market’s rush to relax a reason to stress? (YahooFinance)
  • Art Cashin 2013 predictions (KingWorldNews)
  • Investing: Money plus time equals excitement (BucksBlog)
  • The Volcker way: lessons from the last great hero of modern finance (ForeignAffairs)
  • Why new basel rules won’t make safer banks (CNBC)
  • Man returns to work after vacation with fresh, reenergized hatred for job (Onion)