Top clicks this week on Abnormal Returns

Thanks for checking in with us this weekend.  Here are the items our readers clicked most frequently on Abnormal Returns for the week ended Saturday, April 28th, 2012. The description reads per the relevant linkfest:

  1. Ten value investing blogs worth a read.  (Old School Value)
  2. Five hedge fund managers who lost their “superstar status.”  (Institutional Investor)
  3. Jeff Carter, “While we think we assume risk every day when we trade markets, maybe the riskiest thing you can ever do is get married.”  (Points and Figures)
  4. The five best ETF investments ever.  (IndexUniverse)
  5. A look at the “fund flows paradox.”  (Investing Caffeine)
  6. Everybody is bearish on Treasuries, everybody.  (Money Game)
  7. Corrections happen.  (Big Picture)
  8. In search of a natural gas trade.  (Kid Dynamite)
  9. It sucks to be Generation X.  (HBR)
  10. Roger Ebert’s 10 greatest films of all-time.  (Roger Ebert)

The Abnormal Returns book tour rolls on. Our stops this week

  1. I spoke with fintech whiz Zack Miller about my new book.  (Tradestreaming)
  2. What if some one wrote an owner’s manual for the financial markets? (Reformed Broker)
  3. The self-organizing nature of the blogosphere and a book review.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)
  4. I had a chance to speak with John Mihalijavec of The Manual of Ideas about investment blogging and the book.  (
  5. The Abnormal Returns blog tour rolls on: the podcast editions.  (Abnormal Returns)

What else you missed on the site this week:

  1. Bloggers are an overconfident lot. Every time you hit publish you are rolling the dice. (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Why most investors don’t sell in May and why rebalancing is a viable middle ground.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Steven Sears, author of The Indomitable Investor, talks about the plague of financial illiteracy and what we can do about it.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Steven Sears, author of The Indomitable Investor, talks about how investors should approach the “novel products” Wall Street comes up with.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Avoiding bad and misleading ETFs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  6. Steven Sears, author of The Indomitable Investor, talks about the $VIX vs. Skew and why “Sell in May” works.  (Abnormal Returns)
  7. A series of questions with Steven Sears, author of The Indomitable Investor on the need for having a “risk first” approach to investing and value of the financial media.  (Abnormal Returns, part 2)
  8. The high cost of bad buy/sell decisions.  (Abnormal Returns)

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