Daily Reading on the Financial Markets: 8/5/11
Technical analysis comparing 2011 breakdown with 2008, from Macro Story.
Cullen Roche notes that the TED spread is blowing out again, from Seeking Alpha.
The danger of blowing out Italian and Spanish bond rates, from Zero Hedge.
Chris Kimble makes use of a Doug Short chart to note that high margin levels and a big break of trendline support were a bad combination in 2008.