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, October 8th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. The only two things that matter for the stock market at the moment.  (Global Macro Monitor)
  2. The ultimate stock market indicator?  (Economic Musings)
  3. Things are way too f**king complicated.  (Long or Short Capital)
  4. The S&P 500 is rapidly approaching resistance.  (Bespoke)
  5. Some of the ingredients for a bottom were put in yesterday.  (Howard Lindzon)
  6. 10 questions for the bulls.  (Doug Kass)
  7. What the Shiller P/E ratio tells us about stocks, bonds and the Fed.  (Turnkey Analyst)
  8. What happens after five down months in a row for the stock market?  (Big Picture)
  9. The markets are coming to a head in the “season of the witch.”  (The Reformed Broker)
  10. This kind of market brings out the worst in traders.  (chessNwine) [tie]
  11. How P/E ratios respond to real interest rates and inflation rates.  (World Beta)

See what you missed on the site this week:

  1. What NeXT for Apple?  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. RIP, Steve Jobs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. The mutual fund industry has a problem.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. 99% of people don’t want to trade.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. A mediocre economy and historically poor consumer sentiment:  which is right?  (Abnormal Returns)

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