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, August 13th.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest:

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. Mohamed El-Erian on recent “violent market moves.”  (FT Alphaville)
  2. The best investments under inflation.  (market folly)
  3. Q&A with James Altucher.  (Kirk Report)
  4. Monetary policy has done all it can at this point.  (Doug Kass)
  5. The equity risk premium as the “great stock market myth.”  (The Atlantic)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Something (about the market) doesn’t feel right.  (Joe Fahmy)
  2. The puzzle behind blue chip valuations.  (FT)
  3. What does it mean when five year TIPS rates hit zero?  (Crossing Wall Street)
  4. James Altucher still thinks stocks are cheap.  (Financial Adviser)
  5. A couple of prominent analysts are not shocked that things ended this way for the former Hewlett CEO.  (Jeff Matthews)

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

  1. Markets change.  Does your trading methodology take this into account?  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. The story of the blind men and the equity risk premium.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Abnormal Returns TV interview with Carl Richards.  (Abnormal Returns)

Please note now that we are providing posts each day with our screencasts we will cease publishing the weekly screencast summary piece.  Screencasts for the week that was:

  1. Friday: Some evidence that the move in bonds has gone too far, too fast.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Thursday:  Now that skepticism abounds on the existence of the equity risk premium is due for a return?  (AR Screencast)
  3. Wednesday:  A series of follow-up on prior screencasts.  (AR Screencast)
  4. Tuesday:  The stock market is hoping that Netflix (NFLX) can do what few companies have done before.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Monday:  On the irreducible math of mutual fund fees.  (AR Screencast)

Per usual, there are now a number of ways to follow Abnormal Returns including:  @ARupdates, free e-mails:  AR ClassicAR Energy, AR Options, the Abnormal Returns widget, our daily screencasts, and Abnormal Returns TV.