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, April 14th, 2012. The description reads per the relevant linkfest:

  1. In a lot of places buying is cheaper than renting a home.  (Slate)
  2. The big market indices are breaking recent trendlines.  (Global Macro Monitor)
  3. A simple strategy to time the $VIX.  (MarketSci Blog)
  4. Ten commandments of trading.  (Brian Lund)
  5. The rise and fall of Legg Mason ($LM).  (Barron’s)
  6. Is the correction already over? To the tape… (Global Macro Monitor)
  7. Does “Sell in May” really work?  (Crossing Wall Street)
  8. The short case on Apple ($AAPL).  (SumZero)
  9. Inside the Paulson hedge fund complex.  (Dealbook)
  10. James Picerno, “Your career is likely to have a bigger impact on your retirement than your decision on how much to hold in stocks vs. bonds vs. REITs vs.commodities.”  (Capital Spectator)
  11. Options traders take heed of the “theta thief.”  (Tyler’s Trading)

What else you missed on the site this week:

  1. Putting the social in social finance: the historical role of ($TST).  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Things change. Don’t get caught in the trap of naively extrapolating the ERP using dusty old data.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Announcing the Abnormal Returns blog tour.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Low volatility, high interest.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Abnormal Returns the book: table of contents.  (Abnormal Returns)

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