Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Case-Shiller: home prices increase 5.5% year-over-year in November (CalculatedRisk)
  • The market is overpriced and ready for a fall (Minyanville); see also, morning thoughts (TRB)
  • Amazon earnings came out last night: 4 reasons why Amazon is a bear killer (YahooFinance)
  • It’s too soon to celebrate a recovery (Bloomberg)
  • Collapse in consumer confidence (BusinessInsider)
  • China pollution leading to end of low cost manufacturing advantage over the U.S. (ValuePlays)
  • Nikkei jumps another 2.3% (Reuters)
  • A teenage girl–an honor student who had just performed at President Obama’s inaugural–was gunned down yesterday in Chicago (CBSlocal)
  • Ray Lewis would prefer you stop asking questions about his murder case, because this is ‘God’s time’ (Deadspin)