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, August 20th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. Jeff Matthews, “Sounds like Warren Buffett is getting worried.”  (Jeff Matthews Is Not Making This Up)
  2. Farhad Manjoo, “Steve Ballmer was right. Android isn’t free. In fact, it’s not even cheap.”  (Slate)
  3. Resisting the urge to nibble.  (The Reformed Broker)
  4. The opportunity cost of not buying stocks is “enormous.”  (Felix Salmon)
  5. Ten high conviction buys from the “ultimate stock pickers.”  (Morningstar)
  6. Stocks are on sale.  (Crossing Wall Street)
  7. A look at asset class correlation trends.  (Bespoke)
  8. Billionaires are different than the rest of us.  (Altucher Confidential)
  9. Bottoms take time and most stocks have not yet built solid bases.  (stockbee)
  10. Does marijuana make you stupid?  (The Frontal Cortex)

This week was a banner week for posts on the site.  Check out what you missed.

  1. Check out our ultimate Hewlett-Packard ($HPQ)-Autonomy linkfest.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. A look at the short and long term prospect for gold prices.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Watered down ETF exposure.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. REITs are trading pretty much in line with other risky assets these days.  (AR Screencast)
  5. Betting on the golden/death cross.  (Abnormal Returns)
  6. Billionaires invest differently than the rest of us, so why do we heed their advice?  (Abnormal Returns)
  7. Individual investors are notoriously poor market timers, but the mutual fund industry keeps serving up volatile offerings.  (Abnormal Returns)

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