The January effect in 2007 will have to take place with one less trading day.

Andrew Ross Sorkin in the New York Times celebrates the year in deals.

Alistair Barr at on 2006’s ups and downs in the hedge fund world.

David Gaffen at MarketBeat on the large spread in global equity market returns in 2006.

Ticker Sense finds no coherent story in the decile performance of domestic stocks.

Mark Gongloff at MarketBeat catches up with the Dogs of the Dow for 2007.

Barron’s catches up with dividend-weighted ETFs and exchange-traded notes (ETNs).

Tim Gray in the New York Times on publicly traded infrastructure investor Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC).

Mark Hulbert in the New York Times on a new method to assist in valuing young, fast-growing companies.

Barry Ritholtz at the Big Picture takes the helm of Thoughts From the Frontline on the topic of the effect of the real estate economy.

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report sums up the year, or at least the last couple of days.

Eric Dash in the New York Times on ways to curb runaway executive compensation.

Free exchange on whether the dollar is dead or at least runner-up to the Euro.

Greg Mankiw proposes some New Year’s resolutions for economic policy makers.

Ron Lieber in the Wall Street Journal finds little new in the year’s best-selling business books.

Thanks for checking in with Abnormal Returns in 2006. We want wish all our readers a happy and healthy New Year!