Morning Reads on Our Radar Screen

Takeaway: A quick look at some stories on our radar screen.

Keith McCullough – CEO

Summers Pulls Name From Consideration for Fed Chief (via New York Times)

Geithner Said to Remain Uninterested in Fed Chairmanship (KM note: Thank God … via Bloomberg)

Looking To Twitter To Reignite Tech I.P.O.’s (via DealB%k)

U.S. Navy says reports of fatalities in Washington Navy Yard shooting  (via Reuters)

 

Morning Reads on Our Radar Screen - lsumm3

 

Jonathan Casteleyn – Financials

Gross’s Trade Sours as Bonds Lose Faith in Fed Guidance (via Bloomberg)

In Lehman's Shadow, Ex-CEO Fuld Carries On, Quietly (via WSJ)

 

Kevin Kaiser – Energy

Summers and Heroin (via TheStreet)

Companies weigh up Canada gas options (via Financial Times)

Repsol Hunts for Oil-Firm Acquisition in North America (via WSJ)

 

Brian McGough – Retail

BofA/Merrill Lynch Adds Dick’s Sporting Goods to US 1 List (DKS) (BM note:  I'll take the other side of this morning's $DKS upgrade anyday...via Dividend.com)

 

Matt Hedrick - Macro

Germans Export Grandma to Poland as Costs, Care Converge (via Bloomberg)


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