This isn't too obvious, is it? On the heels of Apple announcing its new gold iPhone, Samsung is out with ... wait for it ... a gold phone. (The Verge)
Austerity doesn't kill, and investors are missing a big story about the European recovery. (Wall Street Journal)
If things keep going like this, #Facebook50 could make a neat new hashtag. Ah, irony. (Los Angeles Times)
And, finally ... folks are getting very rich in the Asia-Pacific reason, so much so that the region will pass North America for most millionaires as soon as next year. In Japan, 1.9 million fat cats control $4.4 trillion of wealth. Don't hold your breath, though, for Occupy Tokyo. CNBC.com's Li Anne Wong explains.
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him @JeffCoxCNBCcom on Twitter.