Please note today’s edition of the linkfest is earlier (and shorter) than normal.
The pursuit of “fake alpha” has created any number of problems. (Big Picture)
“A deadly pattern among some of the best traders is to channel achievement motivation into trading *more*.” (TraderFeed)
Grammatical evolution and market timing. (Alea)
Banks are desperate to shed debt, even if it takes a fire sale. (DealBreaker.com)
When it comes to early-stage companies should you bet on the jockey or the horse? (Journal of Finance – .pdf)
“(A)lmost everything I heard about trading and portfolio management in the mainstream was a myth.” (InVivoAnalytics.com)
Which re-opened mutual fund should you consider? (Morningstar.com)
Fire Steve Ballmer. (Infectious Greed)
How bad are things in the newspaper industry? In a word, bad. (Silicon Alley Insider)
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