Five ETFs that are more than 40% above their 200 day moving average.  (ETF Expert)

Tracking risk appetites via the bond market.  (Barron’s)

Bigger is no longer better for commodity ETFs.  (Morningstar, FT Alphaville)

“For most investors, the key to avoiding emotionally driven decision making rests with appropriate asset allocation.”  (Manual of Ideas)

Tracking the changing demand for a covered call strategy.  (Daily Options Report)

Brand name IPOs are back.  (BusinessWeek)

The frenzy in Fannie and Freddie shares and a reason why.  (WashingtonPost, The Big Money)

Are money market mutual funds in store for tighter regulation?  (FT Alphaville, The Money Game)

Compensation is behind Harvard’s move to bring some assets back in house.  (Dealscape)

The Goldman Sachs (GS) analyst kerfuffle is way overblown.   (Ultimi Barbarorum)

Some good news for short sellers. (Dealscape)

“Cerberus’s success, and the problems it now faces, mirror the alternative-investment bubble over the past decade–and the air that has since come out of it.”  (Deal Journal)

Obama reappoints Fed chairman Bernanke.  (WSJ, WashingtonPost, NYTimes)

Which Ben Bernanke is going to show up?  (Baseline Scenario, Clusterstock, 24/7 Wall St., Free exchange, The Stash)

House prices went up in June according to Case-Shiller.  (Calculated Risk, Bespoke)

Steve Jobs is back in day-to-day control of Apple (AAPL).  (WSJ, Silicon Alley Insider)

An interview with Steve Place of Investing With Options.  (My $10,000)

“I think when it comes down to it, much of the criticism heaped-upon anonymous business/finance (and really blogs in general) by MSM is borne out of fear.”  (Atlantic Business)

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