Thanks for checking in with us this weekend.  Here are the items readers clicked most frequently on both Abnormal Returns Now and Abnormal Returns Classic for the week ended Friday, May 21st.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest:

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. Richard Russell says “sell anything.”  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  2. Doug Kass is seeing value in this market.  (TheStreet)
  3. The market is breaking down and approaching official correction levels.  (MarketBeat)
  4. Why stocks are cheap.  (DailyFinance)
  5. Beware the big red leading indicator.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  6. “Investing, says Seth Klarman, used to be like checkers. Now it’s like chess–a lot more complicated.”  (ROI)
  7. Signs that the market is getting oversold.  (Fund My Mutual Fund)
  8. The S&P 500 sliced through its 200 day moving average on increasing volume.  (Bloomberg)
  9. Deflation and the rising US dollar.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  10. The “silent” crash in commodities signals deflation.  (Barron’s)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. In praise of cash-rich, quality companies.  (Barron’s)
  2. Deflation and the rising US dollar.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  3. Signs that the market is getting oversold.  (Fund My Mutual Fund)
  4. Insiders keep on buying.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  5. Signs that the market is getting oversold.  (Bespoke)
  6. Mortgages aren’t that cheap when looked at on a real basis.  (Infectious Greed)
  7. Ken Rogoff on the state of the current crisis.  (Ezra Klein)
  8. The “silent” crash in commodities signals deflation.  (Barron’s)
  9. Some hedgies are taking risk “off the table.”  (Dealbreaker)
  10. USO is getting crushed, understanding why.  (IndexUniverse)

In addition there were a handful of Abnormal Returns-authored post this week:

  1. Volatility, luck and a margin of safety.  (Abnormal Returns also Random Roger, MarketBeat)
  2. In search of new financial leadership for the new normal.  (Abnormal Returns also CNBC, Atlantic Business)
  3. Don’t let a lost decade for stocks force you to miss opportunities as well.  (Abnormal Returns)

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