Should we care that this rally has occurred on low volume?  (Barron’s)

52 week highs explode.  (Bespoke also TraderFeed)

John Carney, “So they may not ring a bell when the market hits bottom. But sometimes they flush.”  (Clusterstock)

Investors continue to turn their back on domestic equity funds. (Morningstar)

The VIX has yet to catch up with the historically quiet market environment.  (MarketBeat)

What is quadruple witching and why should I care?  (OptionsZone)

Value has been outperforming growth.  (Leigh Drogen)

On the importance of shaking up your trading routine from time to time.  (CSS Analytics)

Trend following beats market timing.  (Systematic Relative Strength)

A look at actively managed ETFs.  (ETF Database)

A rebuttal of the short case for Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB).  (Ideas Report also DealZone)

Would Michael Burry be a worthy successor to Warren Buffett as Berkshire CIO?  (Distressed Debt Investing)

FedEx (FDX) earnings.  Good for the economy, bad for the stock.  (MarketBeat)

PayPal is becoming a bigger part of the business of eBay (EBAY).  (NYTimes)

Looking for short term reversals in industry returns.  (CXO Advisory Group)

We can’t force the markets to adapt to what we think should happen and this is a trap many traders fall into unwittingly.”  (Downtowntrader)

Research shows that some sell-side analysts do add value.  (market folly)

When is an emerging market no longer emerging?  (IndexUniverse)

Why has Moody’s chosen the present to loosen muni credit ratings standards?  (The Money Game)

How a Fed rate hike might be bullish for equities.  (FT Alphaville)

What is power usage telling us about the economic recovery?  (Value Plays)

The US economy was weak, by any measure, this cycle.  (macroblog)

The US is no Norway when it comes to sovereign credit ratings.  (The Money Game)

The contradictions inherent in CDS on US government debt.  (Slate)

Neuroeconomics is going to play a big role in behavioral economics going forward.  (voxEU also CNNMoney)

Why it pays to hire hackers to make your system more secure.  (zerobeta)

Cable TV is doomed.  (The Atlantic)

What is the proper role of economics bloggers?  (A Dash of Insight also DJ Market Talk)

One trader’s recommended reading list.  (Joe Fahmy)

Leave it to Eddy to explain the link between bracketology and the CAPM.  (Crossing Wall Street)

RIP, Alex Chilton.  (The Commercial Appeal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today)

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