Some of the most bearish market commentators are changing their tune.  (The Reformed Broker)

Equity sentiment at week-end.  (Trader’s Narrative, The Technical Take)

Don’t get too excited, the Dow has crossed through 11,000 any number of times.  (Bespoke)

Dr. Copper says the coast is clear.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

Treasury yields continue to plumb record lows.  (Bloomberg)

ETF costs are coming down.  Who wins and who loses?  (WSJ, ETF Trends, IndexUniverse, NetNet)

The move towards algorithmic trading is truly breathtaking.  (Clusterstock)

It is hard for many to bet against the presidential election cycle.  (NYTimes, Fundmastery Blog)

Activist investors are gearing up once again.  (Marketwatch)

There are no perfect commodity indices.  (NYTimes also WSJ)

Is John Meriwether starting a global macro hedge fund a sign of a top in that style?  (Finance Trends Matter)

Reduced crop estimates push grain prices even higher.  (WSJ, Street Sweep)

David Merkel, “Purchase companies appropriately sized to serve their market niches.”  (Aleph Blog)

The laws of physics and the odds of outperforming the market.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

How to use RSI.  (Leigh Drogen)

An in-depth education on volatility.  (VIX and More)

More data on the Flash Crash.  (Points and Figures, ibid)

Is there a solution to the mortgage documentation mess?  (Rortybomb, Felix Salmon, Ezra Klein)

Markets like the prospects of QE2.  (EconomPic Data)

QE2:  living for today.  (Mean Street, Mish)

Ben Bernanke is the administration’s only hope for the economy at this point.  (Bruce Krasting)

A scad of charts on non-farm payrolls. (Big Picture)

Can America export itself to a recovery?  (Atlantic Business)

Deconstructing the LEI shows notable weakness ahead for the economy.  (Decline and Fall of Western Civilization)

Imagine a world without any AAA-rated sovereigns.  (FT Alphaville)

Market education and the curse of knowledge.  (StockTwitsU)

Notes from the Ira Sohn (West) conference.  (Simoleon Sense)

Lessons from Ben Graham.  (Value Plays)

Howard Lindzon goes under the hot lights.  (Kirk Report)

Nassim Taleb wants some one to pay for the financial crisis.  (Dealbreaker)

Just how much did Apple (AAPL) make this quarter?  (Apple 2.0)

Hulu is prepping for an IPO.  (TechCrunch)

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