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 23rd, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. The biggest urban legend in finance.  (World Beta)
  2. A backtest of some of Ben Graham’s rules.  (Empirical Finance Blog)
  3. The four biggest market risks at the moment.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  4. On the difference between being an analyst and a trader.  (Peter L. Brandt)
  5. A clue to small cap outperformance.  (the research puzzle)
  6. Why Grandma is buying junk bonds.  (the research puzzle)
  7. A review of some reasons for caution.  (Humble Student of the Markets)
  8. Some quality data mining.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  9. David Merkel, “It takes a while to develop the practical knowledge behind good investing.”  (Aleph Blog)
  10. Investing is psychological warfare.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)

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

  1. ARTV on actively managed ETFs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Amgen (AMGN) initiates a dividend in hopes of breaking the stock price out of a lost decade.  (AR Screencast)
  3. The big custodian banks have been poor relative performers of late, but State Street stands out.  (AR Screencast)
  4. An Apple (AAPL) earnings preview and much more.  (AR Screencast)

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