A TRIN-based short-term buy signal.  (Small Fish, Big Odds)

What does a day with zero new lows imply for the stock market?  (Trader’s Narrative)

Newsletter writers have become less bullish as the market has rallied.  (MarketWatch)

The Canadian stock market may be the best of both worlds:  a developed market with emerging market exposure.  (Market Blog)

Another gold-backed ETF, ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (SGOL),  joins the fray.  (IndexUniverse, WSJ)

Did Barrick Gold (ABX) just put the kibosh on the gold rally?  (Bespoke)

Gold bugs look at gold as a currency, but it is not one and unlikely to be one in our lifetime.”  (Contrarian Edge)

Hedge fund investors are now keenly focused on redemption terms.  (WSJ)

Hedge funds are, contrary to popular belief, not back.  (The Reformed Broker)

“Dissenters can give us the greatest gift of all: an open mind. This is the prerequisite for a flexible approach toward investing. As Thomas Dewar stated: “Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.”  (Minyanville)

How poker is similar to investing.  (Wall St. Cheat Sheet)

Research shows the Halloween Effect is an industry effect.  (SSRN)

Oil tanker stocks have not tracked oil prices higher.  (The Money Game)

Ten ETFs that don’t exist, but should.  (ETF Database)

Checking out Google Trends for investing.  (Calculated Risk)

NYSE Euronext (NYX) attempts to bolster its options business by taking on partners.  (WSJ)

Kraft (KFT) should not raise its bid for Cadbury (CBY).  (Deal Journal also Breakingviews, FT Alphaville)

Why Goldman Sachs (GS) always wins.  (The Atlantic)

Bogle and Buffett want to limit short-term speculation.  (WSJ, also Zero Hedge, Clusterstock, 24/7 Wall St.)

Is the moment for financial reform past?  (Big Picture)

Consumers seem to be getting their financial houses in order.  (Felix Salmon)

Shocking.  “The federal government is unlikely to recoup all of the billions of dollars that it has invested in General Motors and Chrysler…”  (WashingtonPost also Curious Capitalist, Dealbreaker)

The big media companies have only themselves to blame for their problems.  (The Atlantic)

“Higher education today also suffers from a deep cultural problem. Failure has become acceptable.”  (NYTimes also Clusterstock, Free exchange, Felix Salmon)

So don’t hide your failures. Wear them as a badge of honor. And most of all, learn from them.”  (A VC)

An interview with noted blogger Charles Kirk of the Kirk Report.  (Wall St. Cheat Sheet)

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