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Ticker Sense has some numbers showing dividend yield has been a good predictor of returns during this downturn. Speaking of the downturn they look at the timing of the introduction of leveraged inverse ETFs.

Tom Stevenson in the Telegraph reports on a Merrill Lynch report that shows a high level of bearishness.

TraderFeed notes one indicator that is reminiscent of a correction in a bull market.

Joe Beaulaurier at Download Squad takes a closer look at Yahoo! Finance’s new charting tool.

Lawrence Carrell at looks at the changing nature of ETF tax efficiency.

Randall W. Forsyth at had some (pre-testimony) questions for Fed chairman Bernanke.

Eric Jacobsen at looks at why TIP volatility is seemingly so high.

Saul Hansell at the New York Times reports on the newly introduced capability to burn DVDs via a studio-backed online movie-downloading site.

Om Malik at GigaOm looks at the implications for bandwidth of an iTunes-based movie rental business. If movies begin to fill the pipes the implications for bandwidth usage and demand are startling.

Daniel Gross at looks at an industry, power boats, that have taken in on the chin from higher gasoline prices.

Matthew Lynn at finds three lessons from the Italian football scandal.

If this story is true, the makers of Vitamin Water better look out.

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