peHUB Second Opinion 12.21

Stock-wise, This Decade Sucked. Performance of US stocks was even better in the 1930s. Yeesh. (WSJ)

What Our Bacon Intake Says About the Economy. Enough said. (Minyanville)

Creativity, Meet Destruction: The Decade Rewrote the Corporate Handbook, Thanks to the Web, Globalization and the Collapse of Two Bubbles (WSJ)

Ho No? I don’t know about you guys, but I love to hate the New York Post’s covers and ridiculous, shameless puns. Now you can relive the past decade’s worth of covers (and vote on your favorite!) (NY Post)

CFOs Gloomy About 2010, Survey Finds: The quarterly Duke University-CFO magazine survey finds finance chiefs glum on prospects for 2010, expecting further job cuts. (BusinessWeek)

Nice Bet: David Tepper bet big on the financial sector and won big. His hedge fund is up 120% for the year. (WSJ)

Listicle: Top five investing lessons from 2009. (LA Times)

M&A Madness: More and more and more $1 billion-plus deals. Including those serving the pet industry. (Reuters)

Backing Down: Seems my parent company Reuters has pulled a story about possible insider trading at SAC Capital after Steve Cohen bullied the editors. (Talking Biz News)

Speculation: What will be next year’s big IPO? (Barron’s)