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Should equity investors fear the rollover in the ECRI weekly leading indicator?  (The Pragmatic Capitalist)

Should you jump the gun on the “Sell in May” indicator?  (Marketwatch)

Rethinking the relationship between the Baltic Dry Index, the S&P 500 and the CRB Index.  (Trader’s Narrative)

What the steep yield curve means.  (Crossing Wall Street)

Using LEAPs to lock in profits.  (Minyanville)

What is going on with the VIX and the VXX?  (Daily Options Report)

Some traders are making big bets on straddles.  (Striking Price)

How the United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) lost 20% in March.  (ETF Database)

Grain prices continue to tumble.  (WSJ)

Nasdaq OMX (NDAQ) is the new king of the options hill.  (Investment News)

A look at Warren Buffett’s personal portfolio.  (Morningstar)

An interview with long time hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman.  (Fortune)

Hedge fund managers cleaned up last year.  (NYTimes also EconomPic Data)

The hedge fund of funds business remains under pressure.  (Reuters Breakingviews)

What investors are looking for in a hedge fund manager.  (All About Alpha)

Hedge fund replicators can outperform the industry they track.  (DealBook)

How to create a more robust fundamental indexation regimen.  (SSRN)

How “style risk” affects stock returns.  (SSRN)

New York City taxi medallions have been a great investment.  (Carpe Diem via Altucher)

$1.7 billion in charges to-date due to the health care reform bill.  (Bespoke)

Be afraid when brokers advertise their margin lending rates.  (World Beta)

On the differences between gambling and trading.  (Derek Hernquist)

Splitting hairs:  distressed exchange vs. default.  (Deal Journal)

Bank credit is evaporating.  (FT Alphaville)

Weekly unemployment claims drop in front of the monthly NFP number.  (Calculated Risk)

A March employment report preview.  (A Dash of Insight)

The best ISM reading since 2004.  (Crossing Wall Street, Carpe Diem)

Big firms have not heed the administration on outsized pay packages.  (WashingtonPost)

Taking a look at business jets as a leading economic indicator.  (DealBook)

“The number of important people expressing serious concern about financial institutions that are too big or too complex to fail continues to increase.”  (Baseline Scenario)

Competent looking CEOs do not necessarily outperform.  (SSRN)

Greece is going to have problems paying current rates.  (Buttonwood, Curious Capitalist)

A positive review of Roger Lowenstein’s crisis book The End of Wall Street.  (NYTimes)

Sorry bloggers, you are not journalists.  (The Reformed Broker)

The iPad reviews trickle in.  (Pogue, Mossberg, Gizmodo)

Demand for smart phones is splitting into the haves and have-nots.  (Apple 2.0)

What business can learn from the Apple iPad.  (HBR)

Interesting story about the guys who break down Apple products as soon as they are launched to get clues about technology suppliers.  (Reuters)

The economics of Netflix (NFLX).  (Felix Salmon)

The neuroeconomics of Costco (COST).  (The Frontal Cortex)

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