The super-SIV plan:  RIP. (

The best short bets of 2007. (MarketBeat)

The best buyout deals of 2007. (DealBook)

10 things that will not be missed from 2007. (

Undisclosed hedges and the challenge of coattail investing. (Market Movers)

Fear of the unknown is driving financial company securities. (Accrued Interest)

Spreads on insured muni bonds continue to widen. (

The weakening grip rating agencies have on muni bond pricing. (Market Movers)

One gloomy portfolio manager just got gloomier. (

Emerging market bond ETFs compared. (,

More competition coming to the Chicago futures exchanges. (

On the challenges of expanding traditional portfolios into alternative assets. (Asset Allocation)

On the evolving dynamics of inflation. (Financial Page)

One model puts the risk of recession in 2008 at 65%. (Calculated Risk)

Forecasting presidential elections from the economy. (Mankiw Blog)

Growing inequality and the role of higher education. (Free Exchange)

Have you been to a Dairy Queen lately? (Jeff Matthews)

The buzzwords of 2007. (

The state of the “poker economy.” (

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