Just how long run does stock market data really run?  (WSJ also Big Picture)

The S&P 500 is up against all sorts of moving averages.  (dshort)

What are small investors buying now?  (Fund My Mutual Fund)

Checking in on investor sentiment.  (Trader’s Narrative, The Technical Take)

Is Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) stock finally cheap?  (Barrons)

“Over the past decade the move to electronic trading and pricing in pennies was heralded by Street insiders as a means to improve liquidity for clients. This appears to be a deception. Virtually every facility benefitted proprietary trading at a select few firms. Who’s the patsy?”  (Big Picture)

High frequency trading is “just another form of parasitic trading.”  (Zero Hedge also The Pragmatic Capitalist)

Did you know that noted finance professor Andy Lo runs a long-short mutual fund?  (NYTimes)

Are asset allocation models broken?  (Abnormal Returns also The Wallet)

Some practical thoughts on asset allocation.  (Aleph Blog)

More evidence that mutual fund investors are awful at market timing.  (NYTimes)

Who is your investment co-pilot?  (Abnormal Returns)

ECRI leading indicators are pointing up.  (Carpe Diem)

Wall Street is an arrogant beast that more than held up its half of the devil’s bargain which drove us into our current ugly straits.”  (Atlantic Business)

Is Charles Darwin a better precursor of economics than Adam Smith?  (NYTimes)

“The potential for information technology to improve productivity is still enormous, and we don’t need netbooks or cloud computing or new operating systems or quantum computers to get there.”  (Baseline Scenario)

Happy fourth blogiversary Eddy.  (Crossing Wall Street)

Why journalists should blog, and why your sales department should hire a blogger.  (Felix Salmon, Zero Beta)

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