Due to time constraints this week’s blogging will in all likelihood be limited to our daily linkfest. If you are looking for some additional reading you can check out our post and others in this week’s Carnival of Investing #28 over at My Personal Finance Blog.
It looks like ETFs killed the tax-managed mutual fund star. Russel Kinnel at Morningstar.com looks at the fading trend that is “tax-managed mutual funds.”
Jenny Anderson in the New York Times profiles embattled hedge fund manager, Arthur J. Samberg.
On the embattled hedge fund manager front, Alpha magazine conducts a Q&A session with William Browder of Hermitage Capital Management.
John F. Wasik at Bloomberg.com thinks hedge funds are “not a viable alternative” for most individual investors.
Matthew Lynn at Bloomberg.com believes the mixing of hedge funds and professional sports franchises is a sign of trouble to come.
Phred Dvorak in the Wall Street Journal on why management trends take the business world by storm and quickly fade away. Sounds like investment management including the “overeager clients, gurus, and hype.”
Paging Roger Ailes. We have a motto for the forthcoming Fox Business Channel, “The Coin-Flip Network.” A quick explanation – CXO Advisory Group finds Fox favorite Tobin Smith’s research to be of “coin flip” accuracy.
John Carney at DealBreaker.com turns a record charitable gift into a lesson on how “the very rich are different from the merely rich.”
Daniel Drezner notes that everyone has a price, even economic nationalists.
Jason Fry in the Wall Street Journal tries to get his hands around the question of whether on-line commerce really is more eco-friendly?
Frank Bruni in the New York Times explores the murky world of gastronomic moralism.
Now this is a trend we can welcome. Nick Wingfield at the Wall Street Journal documents how bloggers are raising venture capital.
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