A note to all of our readers.  During the credit crisis the linkfest has been, at best, a fitful attempt to capture what is going on in the econoblogosphere.   For more up-to-the-minute updates we have been spending a fair amount of time on Twitter.  A number of our favorite bloggers are over there and it is worth a visit.

Building a better buyout.  (ClusterStock.com, Aleph Blog, EconLog)

There is no such thing as a perfect plan.  (Infectious Greed)

Wall Street has a new “Big Three.” (Interfluidity)

The end of the BSD.  (The Big Money)

Michael Bloomberg for Treasury Secretary.  (Big Picture)

How to think about the political games being played on the bailout plan.  (Zero Beta, Dash of Insight also Financial Ninja)

How much would the bailout cost?  (Calculated Risk)

Warrants increase the complexity of the bailout.  (Mankiw Blog)

How to track the crisis.  (Economix Blog)

Some thoughts on the demise of Washington Mutual.  (ClusterStock.com, footnoted.org)

The no-short list is a joke.  (ClusterStock.com also MarketBeat)

Bond ETF net asset values get hard to calculate in a crisis.  (WSJ.com)

The muni market is effectively shut down.  (FT.com)

A great deal of coverage on Farallon Capital Management.  (WSJ.com) earlier CNNMoney.com)

A lot of buzz about Clarium Capital’s move back into equities and out of commodities.  (market folly)

It is times like these when you want hedge fund incentive fees.  (All About Alpha)

The bear market has been a daytime event.  (TraderFeed)

International stocks (developed and emerging) look cheap.  (Morningstar.com)

How to be like Buffett.  (FT Alphaville)

What really caused the financial crisis?  (Marginal Revolution)

Bailout or not, the economy is faltering.  (Economist’s View)

The guys crunching the numbers on the electoral college are having a field day.  (WSJ.com)

Have we missed an interesting post in the investment blogosphere? If so, feel free to drop Abnormal Returns a line.