Morning Reads on Our Radar Screen

Takeaway: A quick look at stories on Hedgeye's radar screen.

Jay Van Sciver – Industrials

AMR-US Airways Deal Blocked by U.S. in Antitrust Suit (via Bloomberg)

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Brian McGough – Retail

Ackman quits J.C. Penney board three years into turnaround push (via Reuters)

Josh Steiner – Financials

The many legal millstones weighing down JPMorgan (via

A.G. Schneiderman Sues Western Sky Financial And Cashcall For Illegal Loans Over Internet (via New York Attorney General Office)

Keith McCullough – CEO

Yet another US #GrowthAccelerating data pt for July > U.S. July Small-Business Optimism Index Rises to 94.1 (via Dow Jones)

Xinjiang violence: Two sentenced to death in China (via BBC)

Daryl Jones – Macro

LINN Energy not worth more than $18.00, Barron's says (via the fly on the wall)

Jonathan Casteleyn – Financials

Public Pensions Up 12% Get Most in 2 Years as Stocks Soar (via Bloomberg)

Matt Hedrick – Macro

Irish Banks Chasing Defaulters Who Sleep Well at Night (via Bloomberg)