That was close….The Dow flirts with bear market territory.  (MarketBeat, FT Alphaville)

Risk management is far more important than the technical definition of a bear market.  (Big Picture)

“My pet theory remains that Inverse ETFs have perturbed all sorts of options numbers.”  (Daily Options Report)

Yet another global equity market ETF.  (

Ospraie Managmement is getting into the physical side of commodities trading.  (

Despite prior poor performance expect more private equity management company IPOs.  (Deal Journal)

Neglected stocks tend to outperform their more actively traded peers.  (

Four lessons learned from hedge fund portfolio managers.  (TraderFeed)

Want to buy 20% of Bloomberg LP?  (Silicon Alley Insider)

The state of the catastrophe bond market.  (Bull Bear Trader)

In this environment VCs need to be “prepared to wait a long time for liquidity.”  (A VC)

Securitized mortgage lending is dead.  (Econbrowser, naked capitalism)

The impact of $200 oil.  (Calculated Risk)

Economists are arguing over statistics that aren’t all that good to begin with.  (Market Movers)

Poor consumer sentiment does not matter, until it does.  (Real Time Economics)

The revolution begun by Kahneman and Tversky is now some three decades old, and it is generating excitement well beyond the borders of academe–and so this is a good time to examine whether it has lived up to its promise.”  ( via

“People often wonder why income inequality is so much higher in the U.S. than in other rich liberal democracies. In a nutshell, the preferences of American voters is why.”  (Will Wilkinson)

Cheating on the GMAT is not a good way to start your b-school career.  (

A proposal on how this blog can generate “abnormal returns.” (Zero Beta)

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