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, February 5th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. Michael Lewis on why you shouldn’t listen to Wall Street advice.  (Tech Ticker)
  2. Eat fish (oil). (Scientific American)
  3. Why Wall Street is addicted to graduates from prestigious colleges.  (NetNet)
  4. Abby Joseph Cohen in the hot seat.  (Dealbreaker)
  5. Eight alternatives to college.  (Altucher Confidential)
  6. Do not mess with the first trading day of the month.  (Bespoke)
  7. The market is overbought.  (Trader’s Narrative)
  8. One ugly chart:  two years of the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX).  (VIX and More)
  9. Michael Lewis on Ireland’s disastrous decision to bail out its banks.  (Vanity Fair)
  10. A look at the VIX futures curve.  (SurlyTrader)

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

  1. Financial blogging secrets revealed.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. ARTV with a wide-ranging look at financial blogging including the debate about the merits of pseudonymous blogging.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Is the long term bond bull market over?  (AR Screencast)
  4. How does your work space affect your trading?  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Weakness in the transports.  Cause for concern?  (Abnormal Returns)
  6. The Superbowl Indicator is a reason why we should take statistical studies with a big grain of salt.  (AR Screencast)
  7. Good times for Exxon Mobil (XOM) means tougher times ahead for the consumer.  (AR Screencast)

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