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, April 16th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. When a reliable trade blows up.  (Dynamic Hedge)
  2. What is Jim Chanos up to these days?  (Insider Monkey)
  3. Portfolio theory is dead, what comes next?  (Quantivity)
  4. How quants think.  (Humble Student of the Markets)
  5. On the dangers of tax-advantaged savings:  the Roth IRA is at risk.  (Megan McArdle)
  6. Back to cash.  (Joe Fahmy)
  7. How a “little book” spawned a big investment business.  (Tradestreaming)
  8. Phil Pearlman, “Outrageous predictions are used to manage impressions.  One defers responsibility if wrong and gloats incessantly if right.  It is a manipulative gambit.”  (Phil Pearlman)
  9. Ten big ag trends including “peak fish” and the “agriculture put.”  (The Reformed Broker)
  10. Doug Kass says buy volatility.  (Money Game )

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

  1. ARTV on the link between mutual fund performance and your own trading.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Can the seemingly cheap Newmont Mining (NEM) catch back up to the gold pack? (AR Screencast)
  3. Shouldn’t more ETFs have closed by now?  (AR Screencast)
  4. The hedge fund industry survived the financial crisis and is once again thriving.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Bill Gross talking his book and the prospects for a secular bond bear market.  (AR Screencast)

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