Thanks for checking in with us this weekend.  Here are the items our readers clicked most frequently on Abnormal Returns Now and Abnormal Returns Classic for the week ended Friday, July 9th.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest:

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. Point, counterpoint on the stock market.  (Trader’s Narrative)
  2. On the danger of using market prices to predict future economic activity.  (Value Plays)
  3. Gold is a decent inflation hedge but is grossly overvalued at the moment.  (The Money Game)
  4. Behavioral finance’s smoking gun.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)
  5. Is this a typical market bounce?  (Bespoke)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Barton Biggs is dumping stocks.  (Bloomberg)
  2. What say Goldman’s leading economic indicator?  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  3. On the value of going against the consensus.  (FT)
  4. The Sequoia Fund plays by its own rules.  (WSJ)
  5. Analysis of a company at 52-week highs that is still substantially undervalued.  (Street Capitalist)

We also had a handful of posts over at Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Tough times out there for stock pickers, but country pickers rejoice. (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Abnormal Returns TV on financial reform with Mike Konczal.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Screencasts for the week. (Abnormal Returns)

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