On the search for a true “safe haven” investment.  (Felix Salmon)

How do you create a “forever fund” with long term wealth preservation in mind? (Aleph Blog)

Eight trading superstitions.  (The Reformed Broker)

Interest rates are so low some companies are raising money even though they don’t need it.  (The Money Game)

There is an overabundance of short interest in consumer staples ETFs.  (IndexUniverse)

More thoughts on mutual funds and their timing ability.  (Big Picture, Fund My Mutual Fund)

The new Blackrock (BLK) is going to be big.  But is it going to be any good?  (Morningstar)

Value investing is in many ways counterintuitive.  Maybe that is why it works.  (Greenbackd)

An interview with noted value investor Chetan Parikh.  (Simoleon Sense)

Teams do a better job of security pricing than individuals.  Unless the team is all-male.  (SSRN)

Carl Richards, “For the most part [fraud being a notable exception], investments don’t make mistakes, investors do.”  (behavior gap)

Alice Schroeder, “There is only so much alpha — that excess return above a baseline average — to be had in an efficient market. The incentive to create some artificial alpha one way or another is very high.”  (Bloomberg)

Floyd Norris on how MBIA (MBI) went so wrong.  (NYTimes)

Are the shares of Automatic Data Processing (ADP) telling us something about the economy?  (Real Time Economics)

The week that was in Japanese government bonds.  (FT Alphaville)

The “dog didn’t bark” analogy for hedge funds and the crisis gains adherents.  (Deus ex Macchiato via TED earlier Abnormal Returns)

Euroland is doing its level best to drive hedge funds offshore.  (Clusterstock)

Do we need to do more to encourage smaller stock listings?  (Economist)

Why is the idea of “contingent capital” for banks suddenly so popular.  (Baseline Scenario)

A second stimulus package is gaining momentum.  (Calculated Risk, Zero Hedge, The Money Game)

The small business recession is still ongoing.  (Curious Capitalist, macroblog)

H1N1 has yet to put a dent in the economy.  (24/7 Wall St.)

Euro GDP seems to have turned a corner.  (EconomPic Data)

Superstar CEOs suck.  (Infectious Greed)

“Galinsky believes that the results suggest that companies trying to reverse results of bad decisions should find true outsiders.”  (ScienceNOW via Wellness Blog)

What is a “viral loop” and how does it explain today’s biggest online successes?  (Atlantic Business, ibid)

Rating Wall Street’s biggest conspiracy theories.  (The Big Money)

Finance bloggers are now being taken seriously by policymakers.  What does it mean for the future of the blogosphere?  (DJ Market Talk)

Felix Salmon, “So what happens when the Loeb jury tries to drag itself into the 21st Century and honor online journalism?”  (Reuters)

Is Fox Business Network a “lost cause”?  (Vanity Fair via Silicon Alley Insider)

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