Thanks for checking in with Abnormal Returns today, we have an abbreviated linkfest today.

Shefali Anand in the Wall Street Journal on the outsized effect ETF inclusion can have on smaller cap stocks.

FT Alphaville on the attraction of “permanent capital.”

Alpha Guy asks, “Do PE and technology mix?” (via FT Alphaville)

DealBook on the losers (and winners) of the subprime mortgage market meltdown.

CXO Advisory Group on how institutional herding helps create the value stock effect.

Contrary to myth, “Market makers aren’t able to wittingly move stocks to exactly where they want them.” (via Daily Options Report)

Random Roger on the dangers of relying too much on high dividend yielders.

Felix Salmon on whether the housing market has further to fall.

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