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FOMC Preview: QE3 vs. Forecast Extension; Economic Trends to Watch

Markets Watching U.S. Earnings, ECB, Fed, German Constitutional Court (7/30/2012) - Updated

John Hussman's Views on Profit Margins, Forward Earnings (July 30, 2012)

U.S. Treasury Bonds Are Doug Kass's Favorite Short For the Next Decade (Barron's Interview, 7/28/12)

Boaz Almog Demonstrates Quantum Levitation, Quantum Locking With Superconductors (Future of Transportation!)

Howard Davidowitz: Retail is a "Train Wreck", Earnings Will Get Worse (DG, DLTR, TJX, SPX, KSS, ROST, JCP, SHLD)

The Drop Like a Rock Scenario for U.S. Markets; Third waves are "wonders to behold" (by Elliott Wave International w/ Chart)

Infographic on Facebook's Q2 Earnings, Ad Revenue Growth (and an infographic on FB's S-1 Filing) via Statista

Facebook Makes New Low in After Hours, But "Sponsored Stories" Make $1 Million a Day (Q2 Earnings) - Updated

Draghi: "ECB is Ready to do Whatever it Takes to Preserve the Euro." -Reuters

The Most Important Financial Links for July 26

ZNGA: Zynga Crashes in After Hours Trading; Draw Something Expectations Lowered

XLB, XLI Put Options Active on July 23 (Materials, Industrial ETFs), XLI Trend Watch

Support and Resistance Levels for EUR/USD; Lower on Greek, Spanish Worries (Update)

Roubini: Risk of "Global Perfect Storm" in 2013

A View from Japan by Goldman Sachs' Chief Japan Equity Strategist Kathy Matsui (Video)

Ritholtz on the S&P's Secular Bear Market (Bloomberg TV)

July 19, 2012: The Most Important Financial Links

Spanish 10-Year Note Yield Pierces Through 7% Again

Gasparino: Insider Trading Investigations Winding Down, SAC's Case Still Obsession For Authorities

S&P Ultimate Death Cross Watch (50 Month Moving Average/200 Month Moving Average)

PIMCO's Gross: US Economy Approaching Recession (Tweet)

David Rosenberg Still Likes Corporate Bonds (Consuelo Mack Interview, 7/13/12)

Corn Future Tests 2011 High On Severe Drought Damage (ZC)

July 16, 2012: The Most Important Financial Links

U.S. Mortgage and Housing Market Update For July 2012 (Charts), 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hits New Record Low

PFG's CEO Explained Details of 20 Year Fraud in Suicide Note (Text)

Details on PFGBest's Fraud (Part 1)

Moody's Downgrades Italy to Baa2 from A3, Maintains Negative Outlook (Text), Watch 10Y Italian Bond Yield

Negative Bound: Danish, German Government Bond Yields Are Negative!

EUR/USD at 1.219 -0.4% on ECB's Statement on Inflation, Growth

Barclays' LIBOR, Euribor, Interest Rate Derivative Fraud Scandal Seems Serious (CFTC, FSA PDFs)

August Crash Protection in VIX Options (August 50-60 Calls Active This Week)

The Warning (PBS): Brooksley Born vs. Alan Greenspan, Lawrence Summers, Robert Rubin on OTC Derivative Regulation

The Trillion Dollar Bet: Documentary On LTCM (Long-Term Capital Management)

Warren Buffett's Views on LTCM's Collapse, Brooksley Born's Testimony Concerning LTCM (10/1/1998)

Diagnosing the LIBOR: Strategic Manipulation and Member Portfolio Positions (Abstract of Report)

Barclays' LIBOR, Euribor and Interest Rate Derivatives Scandal VIX is Spiking, On Cover of The Economist

Euro Gets Slaughtered After ECB Cuts Rates (EUR/USD)

EUR/USD Ahead of ECB Meeting (1.25011)

Chart of LTCM's Performance vs. Dow, U.S. Treasuries (1994-1998)

Former CFTC Chair Brooksley Born Warning About Systemic Risk in OTC Derivatives Market In 1999 After Hedge Fund LTCM Blew Up (Text)

EUR/USD Testing Ceiling Resistance In Symmetrical Triangle In Overall Descending Channel (Chart)

Ray Dalio on How Deleveragings Work (PDF Link)

Microsoft Takes $6.2 Billion Writedown On $6.3B aQuantive Acquisition in 2007 (Online Advertising)

JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI Falls to 3-Year Low in June

PIMCO's Bill Gross: "U.S. Treasuries Are One Giant PIK Bond"

China's Manufacturing (PMI) Barely Expands in June, Input Prices Crash, Export Orders Contract (Interactive Chart)