Happy Thursday. Starting off the year right, with the first morning six-pack of 2014.
Yes, if you haven't heard, the East Coast is about to get whacked with the first blizzard of the brand spanking new year. (Star-Ledger)
The big business buzz today? Why, it's marijuana sales in Colorado, of course. (Washington Post)
If you use Snapchat and are feeling a little violated today, join the 4.6 million-member club. (Mashable)
Globalization is good as long is it doesn't get too, well, global, at which point it begins defeating its own purpose. (London School of Economics)
Not all that long ago, this headline would have been funny. Now that Fiat is taking full control of Chrysler, though, it's no joke. (DealBook)
And, finally … speaking of things that would have been funny once, Nouriel Roubini is getting increasingly bullish on the global economy. CNBC.com's Matt Clinch explains.
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.