Here are the items readers clicked most frequently on both Abnormal Returns Now and Abnormal Returns Classic for the week ended Friday, May 6th.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant  linkfest.

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. Some perspective on just how disorderly markets were yesterday.  (SMB Capital)
  2. Did a software glitch cause the market crash?  (24/7 Wall St.)
  3. Eight thoughts on the market crash.  (The Reformed Broker)
  4. On the change in quant models from value-seeking to momentum-generating.  (TheStreet)
  5. Forget “flash crash” here is the real worry.  (WSJ)
  6. Are East Asian bonds the new safe haven?  (The Money Game also WSJ)
  7. Is the Warren Buffett-bubble ready to burst?  (Bloomberg)
  8. Fear is back.  (Gapper Blog)
  9. Greed turns to fear quickly these days.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  10. North Dakota is fast becoming an oil superpower.  (The Money Game also Gregor Macdonald)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Barry Ritholtz has moved to 100% cash.  (Big Picture)
  2. Hedge funds are super short 10 year US treasury bonds.  (market folly)
  3. Is it time to watch for another equity market neutral wipeout?  (Zero Hedge)
  4. Where does this pullback rank in terms of the current bull market?  (VIX and More)
  5. Market structure shifts.  Do you?  (TraderFeed)
  6. Doug Kass’ checklist for a market top.  (TheStreet)
  7. Are college students lazy?  (Planet Money)
  8. Value investor Tom Russo profiled along with his two longest held positions.  (WSJ)
  9. A baffling offer from Buffett-wannabe Biglari Holdings (BH).  (Peridot Capitalist)
  10. Hedge funds have ratcheted down their market exposure(s).  (All About Alpha)

Just one additional Abnormal Returns-authored post this week:

  1. Time diversification and the importance of recognizing the difference between uncertainty and risk.  (Abnormal Returns also EconomPic Data)

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