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 15th, 2011. The description is as it reads in the relevant linkfest.

  1. The Dow moves into the “red cloud.”  (StockCharts Blog)
  2. Doug Kass’ ten questions for the bears.  (TheStreet)
  3. Why most traders fail:  leverage.  (Stock Sage)
  4. Why traders should learn to program.  (Bigger Capital)
  5. So you want to be a trader: a reading list.  (Adam Grimes)
  6. Four strategy gurus to avoid.  (HBR)
  7. Hey banks, “America is awake now and it’s pissed. Good luck with that.” (The Reformed Broker)
  8. Stocks are approaching critical levels.  (Expected Returns)
  9. Josh Brown, “When you go to 100% cash, something changes in your mind.  You get to this place where mentally you won’t be satisfied unless you pick the perfect entry point.”  (Reformed Broker)
  10. Where beginning traders should focus their attention.  (Adam Grimes)

See what you missed on the site this week:

  1. The most crowded trade in the world.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Low yields and diminished return expectations:  a survey of global asset classes.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. The growing audience for dividends.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Setting return expectations in an age of single digit returns.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. The solution to market-related noise.  Block it.  (Abnormal Returns)
  6. Happy sixth blogiversary to me.  (Abnormal Returns)

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