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Morning six-pack: What we're reading Thursday

Adam Jeffery | CNBC

Happy Thursday. Let's try to front run the news of the day.

Here's another voice amid the cacophony over high-frequency trading saying that for long-term investors, it doesn't matter a whole lot. (Forbes) (The first one appeared here Wednesday)

As for the high-speed environment pervasive in trading today, if you don't like it, blame the regulators not the guys who are doing the trading. (Wall Street Journal)

Central bankers are worried that years of ultra-easy monetary policy are spurring a credit bubble in which investors are flocking to risky high-yielding securities. What would ever give them that impression. (Financial Times)

Credit seems to be all the rage these days, with UK regulators looking into whether customers are being treated fairly. (Telegraph)

Pimco's Bill Gross lets us know that he buys his cats at cat shows while musing about Sharpe Ratios, Markowitz portfolios and other things investors need to know in a world where reward comes with high risk. (Pimco.com)

And finally ... the real race to the bottom is among the Wall Street prognosticators who are predicting a big drop for the stock market, and soon. CNBC.com's Katy Barnato has the latest tale of doom.

Wall Street

  • Robert Shiller

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller says that his key valuation indicator is flashing warning signs.

  • Lael Brainard

    The Fed is in the early stages of an analysis on changes in bond market liquidity, amid signs that liquidity may be less resilient than in past.

  • Bill Gross

    Janus Capital acquired a majority interest in Kapstream Capital and said Kapstream's Palghat will support Bill Gross as co-portfolio manager of the Janus Global Unconstrained Bond strategy.