We are a bit rushed for time today and have quite a number of items to mention. Without further ado.

Matthew Lynn at Bloomberg.com highlights some of the ways we humans err when it comes to financial decision making.

Tyler Cowen in the New York Times provides reader's with a primer on "neuroeconomics." Key findings include insights into how individuals use different parts of the brain to make different kinds of decisions.

Technology Review has a short Q&A with one of the leaders in this field, Prof. Andrew W. Lo of MIT.

Paul J. Lim at US News thinks investors may have gotten ahead of themselves in regards to "one and done."

Caroline Baum at Bloomberg.com thinks the new Fed chairman would do well to keep his eyes looking forward rather than in the rear view mirror.

Just about any item from Sentimentrader.com is a welcome one. Barry Ritholtz posts an item that shows the crazy amount of recent volume in the bulletin board stocks.

Lawrence Carrel at SmartMoney.com examines in-depth the new IPO ETF.

Speaking of ETFs, Roger Nusbaum at TheStreet.com notes a downside to some of the new exchange traded funds coming down the pike – lopsided portfolios.

Ivar Simensen at FT.com reports on the price Iceland had to pay to rollover some debt.

Amanda Cantrell at CNN/Money notes inflows into hedge funds after the best quarter in nearly three years.

DealBook reports on one observer who thinks that the hedg fund industry should be doing more to police themselves.

We have mentioned how one could look at Goldman Sachs (GS) as a big hedge fund. Randall Smith in the Wall Street Journal profiles some of the quants behind Goldman's successful hedge fund operations.

CXO Advisory Group reviews the most recent research on the role of short-sellers and their ability to sniff out overvalued stocks.

Knowledge@Wharton notes the growing trend toward indexed portfolios for international equities. (via FinanceProfessor.com)

It sounds like the NYSE Group (NYX) is quite confident in their ability to get some sort of deal done. (via DealBook)

The Economist reviews the evidence on caloric restriction and longevity.

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