Monday links: naming rights


The Ticker Sense Blogger Sentiment Poll is up and is showing a steady drop in bullishness.

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Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture with additional factors contributing to increased recession risk.

ContraHour with another (disturbing) indication of investor complacency. takes a closer look at four additional, narrowly defined ETFs from Claymore Advisors.

John Spence at on the new equally weighted sector ETFs from Rydex.

Citigroup (C) shareholders beware the stadium naming rights curse, via the newly blog-friendly MarketBeat of

DealBook wonders what the Justice Department “club deal” investigation is really all about.

FT Alphaville on the reality of a globalizing private equity industry.

Matthew Wurtzel at Dealscape on what Sears Holding (SHLD) may be up to on the acquisition front.

Jenny Anderson in the New York Times on unique set-up that is the Children’s Investment Fund.

Jeff Matthews is confused by how one prominent newsweekly is facing a drop in circulation.

James Surowiecki in the New Yorker on how, “This election won’t change the size of the (economic) pie, but it may change how it gets sliced.”

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report has the odds on 52 yard field goals in a driving rain just about right.

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