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, July 2nd, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. James Montier on the attractions of cash in hedging tail risk.  (GMO)
  2. Two thousand years of economic history in one chart.  (Economist)
  3. Why use charts?  Technicals trump fundamentals.  (The Reformed Broker)
  4. On building a competitive advantage in investing.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  5. What is the best stock for this point in the cycle?  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  6. Why where your hedge fund manager previously worked matters.  (Insider Monkey)
  7. Why nobody can continuously outperform the market over long periods of time.  (Empirical Finance Blog)
  8. Take it easy this summer, traders.  (Dynamic Hedge)
  9. Global yield curves don’t lie.  (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  10. Three ETFs not worth your time or money.  (ETFdb) [tie]
  11. Bears are in charge around the world.  (Humble Student of the Markets)

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

  1. On the attractions of cash in hedging tail risk.  (AR Screencast)
  2. Every trader is working with a model. The challenge is applying that model in an unbiased fashion.  (AR Screencast)
  3. On the importance of recognizing when you have lost your edge – the case of managed futures.  (AR Screencast)
  4. Why doing less often means more. Michael Mauboussin talks with Consuelo Mack. (Abnormal Returns)

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