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 24th.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. Trust and confidence are absent in this economic environment.  When will they return?  (TheStreet)
  2. A repeat, but still good.  Six rules from Michael Steinhardt.  (Kirk Report)
  3. Mohamed El-Erian, “The list of industrial countries wishing to depreciate their currencies is not matched by a list of emerging economies happy to let their currencies appreciate significantly. “  (FT Alphaville)
  4. Wisdom from a Depression era stock trader.  (Crosshair Trader)
  5. Five companies insiders are buying.  (Insider Monkey)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. Some “hidden secrets” the markets are not willing to face.  (Bloomberg)
  2. Signs the stock market are getting overbought.  (Bespoke)
  3. Ten things that make Barry nervous.  (Big Picture)
  4. The S&P 500 breaks out.  (Bespoke)
  5. Five companies insiders are buying.  (Insider Monkey)

Just additional post up this week.

  1. ARTV with Bill Luby.  (Abnormal Returns)

Screencasts for the week that was:

  1. Friday: On Wall Street the reaction to the news (and to the movie Wall Street:  Money Never Sleeps) is more interesting than the news itself.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Thursday:  On the importance of directly managing your market exposure versus using indirect hedges.  (AR Screencast)
  3. Wednesday:  Has the rise of index-linked investing, in part via ETFs, hopelessly distorted the capital markets?  (AR Screencast)
  4. Tuesday:  On the importance of treating trading as a business, no matter how big a trader you are.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Monday:  Hope springs eternal in the airline industry.  (AR Screencast)

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