Sunday links: shrinking from pain

This is a late edition of the daily linkfest. Hope you have a nice holiday.

Quote of the day

Jean-Marie Eveillard, “Most people aren’t cut out for value investing, because human nature shrinks from pain..” (WSJ)

Chart of the day

NAHBXLF 0213 Sunday links:  shrinking from pain

Past as prologue?  (World Beta)


Why a pullback would be a positive development.  (Dynamic Hedge)

Investors are now fleeing junk bond funds.  (FT)

China is overbought, gold oversold.  (Global Macro Monitor)


Bernard Baruch’s 10 rules of investing.  (The Reformed Broker)

On the role of TIPs in a “permanent portfolio.”  (Total Return)

Short-sellers make money because they anticipate future poor fundamentals.  (SSRN via @quantivity)

The capital gains tax picture is decidedly more complex these days.  (WSJ)


Why Warren Buffett got hitched to Heinz ($HNZ).  (Dealbook)

Things can only get tougher for business development companies (BDCs).  (Sober Look)

The tech industry badly wants to get into virtual gambling.  (NYTimes)


Regulators are sniffing around dark pools.  (WSJ)

The very different tale of two publicly traded money managers.  (InvestmentNews)


A look back at the economic week that was.  (Bonddad Blog, Calculated Risk)

The economic schedule for the coming week.  (Calculated Risk)

Earlier on Abnormal Returns

What you missed in our Saturday morning linkfest.  (Abnormal Returns)

Top clicks this week on the site.  (Abnormal Returns)

Mixed media

How to time your Apple hardware purchase.  (GigaOM)

The changing value of Twitter for investors.  (Interloper)

What does the Maker’s Mark decision tell us about the power of social media?  (Quartz, Wonkblog)

Thanks for checking in with Abnormal Returns. You can follow us on StockTwits and Twitter.

Abnormal Returns is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to If you click on my links and buy anything, even something other than the product advertised, I earn a small commission, yet you don't pay any extra. Thank you for your support.

The information in this blog post represents my own opinions and does not contain a recommendation for any particular security or investment. I or my affiliates may hold positions or other interests in securities mentioned in the Blog, please see my Disclaimer page for my full disclaimer.

blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Tadas ViskantaAbnormal Returns has over its seven-year life become a fixture in the financial blogosphere. Over thousands of posts we have striven to bring the best of the financial blogosphere to readers. In that time the idea of a “forecast-free investment blog” remains as useful as it did six years ago. More »

  • StockTwits Follow Abnormal Returns on StockTwits Follow Abnormal Returns on Twitter Follow StockTwits on Facebook Subscribe to Abnormal Returns RSS via Email Subscribe to Abnormal Returns RSS
  • Recent Posts

  • Archives

  • Join StockTwits
  • Get Updates!

    100% Privacy. We don't spam.