As a timing indicator how reliable is corporate insider buying and selling?  (NYTimes)

You don’t want your firm’s CEO to hedge his stock holdings.  (Farnam Street)

Results at Berkshire Hathaway and Buffett’s letter to shareholders.  (WSJ, Berkshire Hathaway)

Warren Buffett to shareholders, “Trust me.”  (Felix Salmon)

Reactions to the annual letter to an expanded shareholder base.  (The Reformed Broker, 24/7 Wall St., MarketBeat, DealBook, The Pragmatic Capitalist)

Warren Buffett on the state of housing.  (Calculated Risk, Real Time Economics)

What is it like to have Warren Buffett on your board?  (BusinessWeek)

Growing speculation that David Sokol is Warren Buffett’s successor in waiting.  (WSJ)

The state of equity sentiment at week-end.  (Trader’s Narrative, The Technical Take)

What the new Risk Assets Index tells about market sentiment.  (TraderFeed, ibid)

What average investors can learn from the way quants invest.  (WSJ)

Charting 101.  (VIX and More)

Behavioral portfolio layering” is an anathema to traditional mean-variance methods.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

An early vote for Ford Motor (F) as stock of the decade.  (Crossing Wall Street)

An update on the huge buyout of utility TXU consummated back in 2007.  (NYTimes)

Martin Whitman on value investing and the existence of “net-nets.”  (Manual of Ideas)

David Merkel, “You can’t cheat an honest man”  Or country for that matter.  (Aleph Blog)

1 in 10 bank loans have made is to a troubled borrower.  (NYTimes)

Why so many people have been touched by this recession:  jobs.  (A Dash of Insight)

What is the rise in temporary employment telling us about the economy?  (Financial Armageddon)

State budgets are still way out of balance.  (Real Time Economics)

Robert Rubin to get his day with the FCIC.  (naked capitalism)

Will “snowmageddon” kill health care reform?  (Economix)

A plan seems to be coming together to “rescue” Greece.  (WSJ)

Arguing against a bubble in Chinese real estate.  (Clusterstock)

Is economic science really a science?  (WSJ also Carpe Diem)

Post-Chilean earthquake what is the state of the global copper industry?  (The Money Game)

Win-win-win?  Time to sell off the TV spectrum.  (NYTimes)

The iPad is the first Apple computer many Chinese can afford. They will flock to it. ”  (Ultimi Barbarorum)

How BetaWorks works.  (peHUB)

What it takes to be an “entrepreneur in residence.”  (NYTimes)

The rise of the web (social network) introvert.  (GigaOM)

What is TED’s “philosophy of the blogosphere“?  (The Epicurean Dealmaker)

The upside of depression and the downside of happiness.  (NYTimes, New Scientist)

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