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 27th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. For 1.5% a year you get your portfolio managed like this.  (I Heart Wall Street)
  2. The “dumb money” is extremely bearish.  (The Technical Take)
  3. Four mistakes that led to the “worst trade of the year.”  (Dynamic Hedge)
  4. It’s time for the US to start outperforming the rest of world.  (Bespoke)
  5. Backtesting in Excel.  (MarketSci Blog)
  6. The ten most popular stocks held by hedge funds.  (Insider Monkey)
  7. Are quants driving the markets too much?  (Doug Kass)
  8. Shades of 2002 and 2009.  (@jackdamn)
  9. What capitulation looks like.  (DowntownTrader)
  10. What if the stock market were a bond?  (Crossing Wall Street)

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

  1. Buy vs. build:  the ETF index decision.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. The ultimate Steve Jobs resignation linkfest.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Market valuations are certainly cheaper than they were a month ago, but are they cheap enough?  (AR Screencast)
  4. The best blogging is a long-term proposition.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Checking in on the market valuation picture.  (Abnormal Returns)

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