Thanks for checking in with us this weekend.  Here are the items our readers clicked most frequently on  Abnormal Returns for the week ended Saturday, January 1st, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. A different look at the market’s P/E ratio.  (Crossing Wall Street)
  2. The 25 best movies of 2010.  (Paste Magazine)
  3. “In our experience getting ahead of the capital flows has been more profitable than buying what we believe to be a “cheap” stock or selling an “expensive” stock.”  (Global Macro Monitor)
  4. Tom Brakke, “If you choose to pursue an MBA or a CFA, remember that they are built upon orthodoxy, by and large, which you need to learn and attack at the same time.”  (the research puzzle)
  5. A quick education in spread trading.  (Bigger Capital)
  6. Meredith Whitney and power of attention.  (Business Insider)
  7. It’s here.  The ultimate list of 2010 lists.  (Fimoculous)
  8. Eleven rules for better trading.  (The Technical Take)
  9. Should I work at a startup or as a quant at a hedge fund?  (Quora)
  10. Brett Arends does not believe in this stock market rally.  (ROI)

We also had a handful of items on Abnormal Returns this week:

  1. The best charts clarify. Indeed the financial blogosphere is built on little else.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Some web video to check out over the long weekend.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Is it time to take a look at China and Russia now that the BRIC fever has broken?  (AR Screencast)
  4. How much attention should investors pay to the growth vs. value spread?  (AR Screencast)
  5. Measures of sentiment and valuation are decidedly imperfect.  Indeed they don’t matter much in a bull market, until they matter.  (AR Screencast)

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