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 30th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. Jeremy Grantham’s new quarterly letter is out and it is a natural resource downer.  (FT Alphaville)
  2. Jason Zweig, “Why would anyone pay $1.22 on the dollar for an asset that has already delivered blinding returns?”  (WSJ)
  3. Jeremy Grantham and the “one-way” commodities bet.  (The Source)
  4. How to become a macro strategist in five easy steps.  (The Reformed Broker)
  5. Aswath Damodaran’sThe Little Book of Valuation “is a gem.”  (Reading the Markets)
  6. 10 reasons why you should never own another stock.  (Altucher Confidential)
  7. When mean reversion disappears.  (Dynamic Hedge)
  8. Contrarian alert.  Barron’s puts a bull crushing a bear on the cover.  (Clusterstock)
  9. Why “stockbrokers” are a dying breed.  (Financial Adviser)
  10. Some notes from a meeting of Warren Buffett with MBA students.  (market folly)

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

  1. Why your first blog posts are just not that good.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. US GDP growth may be disappointing of late, but the rail sector continues to chug along just fine.  (AR Screencast)
  3. Yum! Brands (YUM) has huge exposure to China, but does it really trade like a Chinese stock?  (AR Screencast)
  4. Despite talk of weakness in the US economy cyclical companies are doing well this earnings season.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Why you likely have no business trading silver.  (AR Screencast)

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