What’s the point of a $200 billion actively managed equity mutual fund? (WSJ.com)

Are we in the midst of  a ‘profits bubble.’?  (Economist.com)

Can a Black Monday-like crash happen again? (Barrons.com)

A “the worrisome trend in PPI now unfolding…” (Capital Spectator)

Hedge fund IPO updates: Och-Ziff and Citadel. (DealBreaker.com)

On the importance of process versus outcome in investing. (A Dash of Insight)

The challenges of buying put protection on market high fliers. (Daily Options Report)

Some bond mutual funds have taken it on the chin this year. (Accrued Interest)

The “feeding frenzy” going on in the management ranks of major investment banks. (Epicurean Dealmaker)

Will a ‘super-SIV’ or ‘superconduit’ clear roadblocks to a money market revival? (WSJ.com, NYTimes.com, naked capitalism, Market Movers,

Investors should be glad that activist investors are now on the scene. (FT.com)

The slope of global yield curves. (Econbrowser)

There is a difference between measuring risk and mitigating risk. (Market Movers)

What role will the Internet play in the coming CNBC-Fox Business showdown? (Infectious Greed)

Inside Tiger 21, an investment club for multi-millionaires. (NYTimes.com)

The parallels between Al Gore and Art Laffer. (Mankiw Blog)

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