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, October 1st.  Where applicable the description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

Abnormal Returns Now:

  1. John Paulson says stocks are right, bonds are wrong.  (Zero Hedge)
  2. Skill, luck and Warren Buffett.  (Jeff Matthews)
  3. Voices of caution on the rise in gold.  (Money Game)
  4. Mutual funds want to limit high frequency trading.  (WSJ)
  5. What sectors still have some room to run?  (Charts Gone Wild)

Abnormal Returns Classic:

  1. What is going on with all these “mini-flash crashes“?  (FT Alphaville)
  2. John Paulson says stocks are right, bonds are wrong.  (Zero Hedge)
  3. Don’t look now but the yield curve is flattening.  (Bespoke)
  4. Twelve shocking mutual fund statistics.  (Morningstar)
  5. How to start a hedge fund.  (Vanity Fair)

Just additional post up this week.

  1. ARTV with Roger Nusbaum who blogs at Random Roger.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. ARTV with Michelle Leder of footnoted.  (Abnormal Returns)

Screencasts for the week that was:

  1. Friday: On the need to think about (portfolio-wise) the ongoing secular shift towards the emerging markets.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Thursday:  What is the proper benchmark for individual investors?  (AR Screencast)
  3. Wednesday:  Some observations on the largely one-sided state of gold market sentiment.  (AR Screencast)
  4. Tuesday:  Why headline grabbing, secular market forecasts ultimately don’t matter for investors.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Monday:  You need to pay attention to Apple (AAPL) whether you like it or not.  (AR Screencast)

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