Skepticism abounds on the recent small-cap rally.  (

Vulture investors are moving into distressed European debt.  (

Short-sellers get its own web site.  (Bull Bear Trader)

Are investors getting their money’s worth with hedge fund of funds?  (

Just how much did some private equity firms benefit from the credit bubble?  (NakedShorts)

An examination of a simple sector ETF pair trading system.  (CXO Advisory Group)

Business television needs to tell you story, don’t be fooled.  (Daily Options Report)

Beware the launch of new indices.  (Crossing Wall Street also

Understanding the role the first derivative of earnings growth means for stocks.  (Ultimi Barbarorum)

U.S. manufacturing hasn’t benefited as much as one would think from the weak U.S. dollar.  (naked capitalism)

“The economy will need to shift clearly in one direction or another – deflation or inflation – to drive any change in [Fed] rate policy.”  (Economist’s View) is going to get a major makeover.  (, Market Movers)

Five years is not nothing in the blog world.  Happy blogiversary to! ( also

We are not exactly sure what it is, but has launched.  (

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