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Top links: Apple’s plan to take over credit card industry

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

Back in 2011, the New York Times published a long feature suggesting, mostly correctly, that the U.S. fracking-based natural gas revolution was much more of a finance boom than a productive contribution to the country’s energy strategy. Thursday, the Financial Times Alphaville blog provided similar analysis on U.S. crude production with the much different conclusion that “Shale is not a Ponzi scheme.”