A bad month for Goldman Sachs’ (GS) flagship hedge fund. (via Bloomberg.com)

Is Citadel Investment Group set to become the next Goldman Sachs? (via DealBook)

John Carney at DealBreaker.com pulls together the links on the Apollo Management IPO rumors – so we don’t have to.

Is regulation the answer to private equity or does the problem lie with the rules for public companies? (via FT Alphaville)

Felix Salmon on why PE honchos pay income taxes at relatively low rates.

How is the Zell-led Tribune (TRB) going to pay down its hefty debt load? (via WSJ.com)

Laura Mandaro at Marketwatch.com examines what recent deals involving wind power companies means for alternative energy valuations.

Ticker Sense puts first quarter global market returns into perspective via a nifty graphic.

Stock markets in the Mideast are the new darlings of the “frontier market” crowd. (via WSJ.com)

Mark Hulbert at Marketwatch.com reminds that t-bills can outperform equities for substantial periods of time.

James B. Stewart at WSJ.com is finding value in some mortgage REITs at the same time as subprime mortgage delinquencies rise.

Michael Krause writing at ETF Trends on a key reason why ETFs have become such a popular investment vehicle.

Curtis M. Faith at Way of the Turtle on the fact that “learning requires failure” and what discretionary traders can learn from systems traders.

Jeff Miller at A Dash of Insight comes out in defense of the Fed Model. An opposing view from Cliff Asness via SSRN.com.

James Picerno at the Capital Spectator notes the rapid expansion in money supply (M2).

James Hamilton at Econbrowser.com looks at a new study on the determinants of oil prices.

Are the “best and brightest” wasting their talents in the world of finance? (via DealBook.com)

Where the singles reside. (via Economist’s View)

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