An examination of the worst starts to the (stock) year. (Bespoke Investment Group)

Indicator updates. (TraderFeed, Trader’s Narrative)

The pieces for an intermediate market bottom are in place. (A Dash of Insight)

Rogue trader update: who knew what, when? (FT Alphaville)

Just how much training do traders receive? (Abnormal Returns)

What do you want to achieve in your trading this year? (Kirk Report)

Retail investors have embraced fundamental indices. (

“(I)t’s pretty much wasted energy complaining about bad fills and liquidity when the market is going nuts.” (Daily Options Report)

What does the market think of Google playing in the wireless auction? (Silicon Alley Insider)

Stop wasting time reading (and commenting on) Ben Stein. (Big Picture)

“The homeownership rate has plunged back to the levels of the summer of 2001.” (Calculated Risk)

Is the Fed going to push for a negative real Fed funds rate? (naked capitalism)

The “great moderation” and how forecasters are approaching the prospects of a recession. (Freakonomics)

Another model indicating an increased risk of recession. (Mankiw Blog)

“Will the Patriots cover the spread?” (Odd Numbers)

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