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, September 17th.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. An early review of Byron Wien’s “ten surprises” list for 2010.  (Calculated Risk)
  2. Price is what matters.”  (Distressed Debt Investing)
  3. A look at a systematic strategy to take advantage of overpriced options.  (Barron’s)
  4. Where do we stand on the “investor sentiment cycle“?  (Kirk Report)
  5. Checking in on some bond ETFs.  (Dragonfly Capital Management)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Equities are nearing overbought territory and investor sentiment is bullish.  (Bespoke)
  2. Whatever happened to the Hindenburg Omen?  (FT Alphaville)
  3. Buy asset classes that stunk three years ago.  (World Beta)
  4. Pimco bets against deflation.  (Bloomberg)
  5. Stocks are riskier than everyone thinks.  (Trader’s Narrative)

We also had a couple of posts up this week.

  1. Slicing and dicing the emerging markets.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. ARTV with Joe Weisenthal.  (Abnormal Returns)

Screencasts for the week that was:

  1. Friday: Hedge fund managers are trying to get a fresh start with new funds.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Thursday:  FedEx (FDX) is not only an economic bellwether but also epitomizes the current state of corporate America.  (AR Screencast)
  3. Tuesday:  On the difference between time-weighted and dollar returns. The cautionary case of Bill Miller.  (AR Screencast)
  4. Monday:  Is equity mutual fund cash still a useful market indicator?  A skeptical take.  (AR Screencast)

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