Last week’s inaugural list of top clicks was such a hit we decided to make it a regular feature.  So without any further ado here are the top ten posts Abnormal Returns readers clicked on for the week ended on Friday, November 6th.  The description is as it read in that day’s linkfest.

  1. Vitamin D and negative moods makes a positive difference in brain function.  (Scientific American, Reuters)
  2. The 50 best albums of the decade (2000-2009).  (Paste Magazine)
  3. The 50 best movies of the decade (2000-2009).  (Paste Magazine)
  4. Felix Salmon, “..every move upwards in US stocks or gold or the Aussie dollar or junk-bond indices is another step in exactly the wrong direction: it’s a step towards yet another massive crash. And it’s all being turbo-charged by Fed policy.”  (Felix Salmon)
  5. On the use of the 50-day moving average of the NASDAQ Composite as a general guide to get in and out of the stock market.  (Joe Fahmy)
  6. Asset class performance has once again begun to diverge.  (The Capital Spectator)
  7. What Goldman Sachs (GS) likes in the commodity space.  (The Pragmatic Capitalist)
  8. The Periodic Table of Finance Bloggers. (The Reformed Broker)
  9. Should we feel sorry for any one following Jim Cramer’s stock calls?  (The Davian Letter)
  10. America’s biggest companies are “hoarding” cash at a record rate. (WSJ)

Maybe we should link to more non-investment related items.  Below are links to the five top Abnormal Returns-authored posts (excluding linkfests).

  1. On the importance of learning the lessons from trading losses.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. On the difference between hedging and diversification and how cash can serve as an equity hedge.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Commission-free ETF trading and more gimmicky ETFs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Punditry, predictions and profits.  Science is following finance into the trap of making bold predictions.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. What will Warren Buffett’s eventual successor do with the soon to be acquired Burlington Northern? (Abnormal Returns)

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