Michael Lewis at Bloomberg.com on the growing disparity between ordinary investors and private equity investors.

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on the importance of concentration and focus on trading success.

Jeremy W. Peters in the New York Times on a new algorithmic trading service based on news flow.

Eddy Elfenbein at Crossing Wall Street demonstrates the recent success of Wall Street’s traders.

Sometimes hedge funds work to stop deals. (via New York Post)

Controlled Greed notes an interesting article on David Winters.

Mark Weber at Morningstar.com finds some values across the pond.

Jenny Anderson in the New York Times on how hedge funds are victims of their own success.

All About Alpha on how “freedom of (manager) expression” is the defining characteristic of hedge funds.

Hedge funds did okay in November. (via Marketwatch.com)

Greg Newton at NakedShorts breaks news once again.

Diya Gullapalli in the Wall Street Journal reports that the SEC is going to streamline the ETF approval process.

James Picerno at the Capital Spectator posts an interesting interview on the meaning of the trade deficit.

CXO Advisory Group outlines (and reviews) a new book on rationalizing technical analysis.

David Ebner in the Globe & Mail on growing interest in Canadian oil sands companies.

Nobel Prize winning economist Edward Prescott in the Wall Street Journal takes on five big macroeconomic myths.

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