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 19th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. Ten conviction buys from the ultimate stock pickers.  (Morningstar)
  2. A hedge fund manager who actually tells it like it is is a rarity.  (Dealbreaker)
  3. What the top ten performing stocks YTD have in common.  (ZorTrades)
  4. Steve Cohen, of SAC Capital, opens up about his career.  (Dealbook)
  5. On the stop-loss myth.  (Falkenblog)
  6. Jeff Miller, “Understanding inflation is now the single biggest challenge for investors.  There is a lot at stake.”  (A Dash of Insight)
  7. A deep dive into the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) portfolio.  (Bespoke)
  8. Why I favor technical analysis.  (Derek Hernquist)
  9. A great illustration of how volatility can generate opportunity.  (Bigger Capital)
  10. On the intensity of the current bull market.  (Aleph Blog)

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

  1. A day in the life of the ETF industry: fund costs drop while another specialty ETF launches.  (AR Screencast)
  2. ARTV with Emily Lambert.  We talk the history of the futures markets and ongoing exchange mergers.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. The spike in cotton prices is going to have a number of knock-on effects worth watching.  (AR Screencast)
  4. Exchanges are constructs, therefore changing ownership and rules can affect various constituencies.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Time to do your homework on Internet 2.0 because the market will at some point weed out the losers. (AR Screencast)
  6. Rising commodity prices, especially food, are putting at risk record corporate profit margins.  (AR Screencast)

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