John Spence at on Vanguard’s competitive push into ETFs with the lowest-cost funds.

Howard Lindzon has a proposal for Apple (AAPL)buy Facebook.

Zac Bissonnette at on whether Buffetologists should join Warren Buffett or imitate him?

Bespoke Investment Group on the performance of oil service stocks post-Memorial Day.

Brett Arends at on why you should never purchase a closed-end fund at the IPO.

Mebane Faber at World Beta on the importance of covariance in portfolio construction. on whether real estate has been pushed aside in the push to get into private equity and hedge funds.

Brett Steenbarger at TraderFeed on the non-pecuniary benefits of a trading career.

All About Alpha highlights a resource for those interested in searching the “Hedge Fund 100.”

Stephen J. Dubner at the Freakonomics Blog on the end of financial accounting as we know it.

Paul Kedrosky at Infectious Greed on the rapid adoption of the Internet as “mass media.”

Thanks for checking with Abnormal Returns. You can stay up-to-date with all of our posts via e-mail.

This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Please see disclosures here.

Please see the Terms & Conditions page for a full disclaimer.