The David Swensen-led Yale University endowment is doing just fine, thank you very much. (

Hedge funds are on Hollywood’s radar screen. A sell signal? (

Are investors ready to place the 2 & 20 pay structure for hedge funds on the ash heap of history? (

Rumors that Warren Buffett is interested in purchasing a stake in Bear Stearns (BSC). (, DealBook, Big Picture & naked capitalism,

Rating agencies should be afraid, very afraid, of Congress. (Market Movers & breakingviews &

“Will Home-Price Declines Hit Rich Hardest?” (Real Time Economics)

Emerging markets may not be a bubble, but China and India are another story. (FT Alphaville)

It’s muni time! (

Are junk bonds worth a second look? (MarketBeat)

Charts that need no further explanation. (Abnormal Returns)

Barclays ETNs have garnered in excess of $3 billion in assets in less than two years. (

That didn’t take long…leveraged commodity ETFs are coming to market. (

What has been working in the global stock markets of late? (TraderFeed)

The VIX is as oversold now as it was overbought a month ago. (Daily Options Report)

CXO Advisory Group on research that uses a five-factor model to explain stock returns.

Additional speculation over why Mohamed El-Erian left Harvard for PIMCO. (FT Alphaville)

Howard Lindzon on competition in the increasingly competitive online financial planning space.

Daniel Gross, “So, I think the stars are aligning for a bubble in alternative energy.” (

“A Short Course in Thinking About Thinking” a “Master Class” By Danny Kahneman ( via Mind Hacks)

On happiness research and the “ equitable distribution of unpleasantness…” (Free Exchange)

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