Like it or not, volatility is back.  (Bespoke)

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

It shouldn’t be surprising that US treasury yields are as low as they are.  (FT Alphaville)

Mortgages aren’t that cheap when looked at on a real basis.  (Infectious Greed)

Trend trading the Euro.  (Maoxian)

In praise of cash-rich, quality companies.  (Barron’s)

If you don’t like how the markets work (or not), don’t trade in them.  (Stone Street Advisors)

Stop loss orders don’t necessarily limit losses.  (WSJ)

Since no one can predict the future of a complex system like the global capital markets all we can do is invest with a margin of safety.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Would expanding the ranks of those considered fiduciaries prevent future Wall Street disasters?  (WSJ)

Five things we still don’t know about the flash crash.  (WashingtonPost also Macroeconomic Resilience)

The difference between the flash crash and the October 1987 crash.  (Clusterstock)

Is it possible to have a non-profit credit ratings agency?  (Baseline Scenario)

How is it we got to this state of affairs with the credit ratings agencies?  (FT)

Should we fear the slowing growth in the ECRI weekly leading index?  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

On the search for a better measure of economic health than GDP.  (Big Picture)

Could fears of a double dip actually cause one?  (Economist’s View)

Mohamed El-Erian, “Industrial countries are running out of balance sheets that can be levered safely in order to minimize the disruptive impact of past excesses.”  (FT Alphaville)

Markets are testing for weaknesses in liquidity.  (Infectious Greed)

Investors have yet to wake up to the risk inversion in global financial markets.  (Time)

On the similarities between modern Hollywood and Wall Street.  (Roger Ebert)

This can’t be good:  giant plumes of oil found under the Gulf of Mexico.  (NYTimes)

On the cumulative effects of “electronic incivility.”  (Farnam Street)

Some perspective on this mortal life.  (The Epicurean Dealmaker)

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