Manager selection in private equity is “critical.” (via Infectious Greed)

Limited partners are not all that happy that private equity (and hedge funds) are going public. (via

Is the “…LBO window is going to slam shut sooner rather than later’? (via FT Alphaville)

Accrued Interest on the backlog of bridge loans and the likely effect on the broader high yield market.

“Bond and loan investors began pushing back strongly against buyout deals in June…” (via

Bespoke Investment Group has a look at the historical trend in analyst upgrades/downgrades.

Dow 14,000. Count Justin Fox at the Curious Capitalist unimpressed.

Low rates: dead or alive? (via Market Movers)

Matthew Hougan at on the most recent “hedge fund index debacle.”

“(T)he most unsettling Google call in at least a couple of year…” Kevin Kelleher at

CXO Advisory Group on the “truly active part of active fund management.”

“Traders are in the business of processing information.” (via TraderFeed)

Jeff Miller at A Dash of Insight has a handful of musings.

Stephen Baker at on the magazine cover curse.

BloggingStocks has been redesigned.

“I think marketing is the new finance.” Hal Varian at Real Time Economics

“Checkers has been solved.” (via

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