Coordinated rate cuts arrive.  Will they help?  ( also Accrued Interest, Real Time Economics, MarketBeat)

The Fed begins buying commercial paper and fund giants participate in the money market fund insurance program.  (, ibid)

Is Iceland on the verge of economic collapse?  (Market Movers)

What did the short-selling ban actually accomplish?  (

Do you want to be partners with the Treasury buying toxic assets?  (

A closer look at just how bad market performance has been.  (Floyd Norris, Money & Co.)

Normal historical indicators of market bottoms are broken.”  (TraderFeed)

Implied volatilities are just catching up with reality.  What does it mean?  (MarketBeat also Condor Options

“It is ok to probe and adjust your strategy if you have a plan.”  (Howard Lindzon)

Are TIPS offering value at these levels?  (

Are there opportunities in the aftermath of the burst commodity bubble?  (Market Movers)

“Highly cyclical companies with low earnings visibility = companies where forward (forecast) PE is essentially meaningless.”  (The Stalwart)

Equity markets are finally nearing fair value.  (Clusterstock)

Don’t write off 130/30 funds yet.  (All About Alpha)

Bill Miller officially a has-been.  (

David Einhorn is done with Microsoft (MSFT).  (Silicon Alley Insider)

Is $700 billion enough to put the banking system on the road to recovery?  (Odd Numbers)

Why the Fed is paying interest on excess reserves.  (macroblog)

Don’t hold your breath for the inevitable ‘official’ recession dating.  (Real Time Economics)

Taking a closer look at the Fed’s balance sheet.  (Econbrowser)

Is the ‘Great Moderation‘ over?  (Economist’s View)

Why it is hard to profit from the bursting of a bubble.  (The Big Money)

Pension funds are down a couple trillion.  Give or take few hundred billion.  (Infectious Greed)

Consulting is the new investment banking.  (

A paean to the 3G iPhone.  (Daring Fireball)

Want to make sure you don’t miss any Abnormal Returns posts?  Feel free to add our fan-friendly feed to your favorite feed reader.

This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Please see disclosures here.

Please see the Terms & Conditions page for a full disclaimer.