Some things I’m reading this morning:

  • Brokerage firms are ‘extincting’ themselves (InvestmentNews)
  • This bull is like the tech bubble, but different (Businessweek)
  • What does Japan’s ‘Abenomics’ mean for the rest of the world? (TimDuy)
  • U.S. deficit falls faster than expected (FT)
  • Gold & silver are in liquidation mode again (BusinessInsider)
  • It’s been a record 177 days since the market has corrected 5% (UpsideTrader)
  • In scandal-plagued Washington, lawmaker struggles to keep track of issues (YahooNews)
  • ‘Mad Men’ has become a show that induces nostalgia for itself (NewYorker)