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, December 10th, 2011. The description reads per the relevant linkfest:

  1. Investing themes and fads by year, 1996-2011.  (The Reformed Broker)
  2. 20 truths about the stock market.  (Ivanhoff Capital)
  3. So you want to be a trader?  Unfortunately the odds are against you.  (Joe Fahmy)
  4. Stock picking is dead, redux.  (Big Picture)
  5. If everyone else is such an idiot, how come you’re not rich?  (Megan McArdle)
  6. Ten dividend stocks the “ultimate stock pickers” are buying.  (Morningstar)
  7. What investors should do with “bold market calls.”  (The Reformed Broker)
  8. The ongoing decline in “safe” assets is accelerating.  (FT Alphaville)
  9. The widely-read quarterly letter from Jeremy Grantham is a bit of a downer.  (FT Alphaville)
  10. The 200 day moving average wins again.  (All Star Charts)
  11. The best economics books of 2011.  (My Investing Notebook)
  12. Why sugar makes you sleep and protein wakes you up.  (The Frontal Cortex)

See what you missed on the site this week:

  1. A handful of unusual market valuation graphs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Inflation is still the silent killer of investor portfolios.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Is investing dead?  (Abnormal Returns)

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