Monday means the Carnival of Investing #32, hosted over at Stock Market Beat.

Don’t forget to check out the July 24th edition of the Blogger Sentiment Poll over at Ticker Sense.

John Hussman at Hussman Funds wonders why traders let the Fed push them around since, “The Fed is irrelevant.”

John Spence at looks at whether there are too many ETFs?

Random Roger reiterates his portfolio philosophy in regards to ETFs.

Tom Lydon at ETF Trends and look at the new broad-based commodity ETF, iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG).

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed looks at the interaction between price action and sentiment.

CXO Advisory Group looks at the relationship between the stock market and “public satisfaction.”

Ticker Sense examines the trend in positive earnings surprises for the S&P 500 universe of stocks.

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture familiarizes us with the phrase, “strong opinions, weakly held.”

In our discussion of proxy investing we talked about the failure of medical device companies to live up their hype.  Julie Stralow at notes the medical device companies are in the “bargain bin.”

Jeff Matthews notes how much can change in six months time. has an interview with Andy Kessler on the launch of his new book, The End of Medicine.

Eliot Van Buskirk at agrees with us that the forthcoming Microsoft “iPod killer” is doomed to fail.

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