* Thanks to Mike at SMB Capital for this link to a major leaguer who has the right attitude about learning; here's Mike's take on Friday's post-Dubai news trade;
* Removing the self from performance;
* Food stamps now feed 1 in 8 Americans and 1 in 4 children;
* Getting off the performance roller coaster;
* Trading like a sniper;
* A rush for land in Africa;
* Thanks to a sharp reader for this video on China and why it's encouraging citizens to buy gold;
* Will Dubai become a major default?
* Bank stocks look to be affected by Dubai's crisis;
* Ethanol has become a disaster;
* Stocks paying high dividends.