Net Net: Promoting innovation and managing change
Net Net: Promoting innovation and managing change

Morning six-pack: What we're reading Thursday

Happy Thursday. Don't forget to register your nonfarm payroll guess (for amusement only).

Remember how awesome Twitter's initial public offering was? That was so 140 characters ago. (The Telegraph)

Where do start-ups come from? It's time to have an adult conversation about the entrepreneurial birds and bees. (McSweenys)

Just when you thought it was safe to spend again ... the U.S. is about to hit the debt ceiling. Watch your head! (The Heritage Foundation)

Fashion Week is upon us again and, well, good luck finding it. (New York Times)

Pandora's profit is growing, but the online music service is singing a different tune about the future. (CNET)

And finally ... long gold could be the trade of the year? Hey, you never know.'s Dhara Ranasinghe explains.

—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.