Morning six-pack: What we're reading Thursday
Happy Thursday, which means we're one day closer to Jobs Friday. Enjoy:
This may or may not be a good thing: Martha Stewart is a goner at JCPenney, which has determined, independent of the nasty legal battle it has going with Macy's, that the domestic doyenne's designs are "not that great." As if anyone at Penney's would know.
That behind-the-curtains sage is back at it again, and now he (or maybe it's really a she) is after Larry Summers. Yes, it's the dreaded "former senior White House official," who just can't be named publicly and who absolutely believes that our man Larry could cause "severe dysfunction" at the Federal Reserve. Yeah, and your point? Anyway, nice reporting, guys.
This is way, way, way more than anybody needs to know about Yahoo!'s new logo. But the urgency with which Marissa Mayer brings to the detailed explanation of how it came to be still strikes us as weirdly compelling.
And, finally...we love a good contrarian view here at NetNet, and applaud Citigroup for its courage to throw itself in front of the steaming U.S. equity train. CNBC's Patti Domm explains.
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him @JeffCoxCNBCcom on Twitter.