MarketBeat, Barry Ritholtz, Accrued Interest, the Capital Spectator on the Fed’s change in language and what it means for the markets.

Eddy Elfenbein at Crossing Wall Street on the impact of interest rates on stock prices.

Ticker Sense on an indicator that is indicating an overbought condition for the stock market.

Mark Hulbert at on a “rare and bullish” technical event.

A new model for private equity funds? (via FT Alphaville)

Is the Blackstone IPO all about gaining prestige? (via

Justin Fox and Going Private make nice, I think.

Is Wall Street propping up subprime lenders? (via NakedShorts)

CXO Advisory Group on a research paper that explores the relationship between media coverage and stock returns.

Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report on a rare rapid drop in the VIX.

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on what to expect after a strong upside move.

Curtis M. Faith at Way of the Turtle on why traders have such a difficult time with “simplicity.” (via Trader Mike)

Ian Salisbury at on the move by Bear Stears (BSC) to launch an actively managed ‘enhanced cash’ ETF.

Jim Mahar at highlights a podcast on whether “hedge funds are out of control?”

Do we get better at making personal financial decisions with age? (via

A big media backed competitor to YouTube. Paul Kedrosky at Infectious Greed is not surprised.

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