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Top links: Investors are 'whistling past the graveyard'

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web.

China released economic growth data showing accelerating activity but some economists and pundits are viewing the report as a sign of weakness rather than strength. The economy was rescued by yet another surge in credit growth despite the government’s previous admission that this strategy risked the longer term health of the Chinese financial system.