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 27th, 2012. The description reads per the relevant linkfest:

  1. How a really simple asset allocation wins.  (Capital Spectator)
  2. The 25 best blogs of 2012.  (Time)
  3. A look at a handful of hedge funds that are really killing it year-to-date.  (WSJ)
  4. How to be sociable when you don’t feel like it.  (Lifehacker)
  5. David Schawel, “The average investor likely has no idea how mortgage REITs operate and what circumstances could cause a material fall in their share prices. As an investor who deals in the MBS markets regularly, I am downright frightened that such a product is being created at a time when so many red flags are apparent.”  (Inside Investing)
  6. How Icelanders avoid seasonal affective disorder.  (The Atlantic)
  7. Some advice from Jeff Bezos: people who are often right change their minds a great deal.  (37signals)
  8. Rich guys are pulling back from the increasingly institutionalized hedge fund industry.  (Reuters)
  9. A look at all of the 5% corrections in this bull market.  (Bespoke)
  10. A comprehensive recap of the Warren Buffett CNBC interview.  (The Brooklyn Investor)

What else you missed on the site this week:

  1. The Abnormal Returns book deserves “wide readership.”  (Canadian Couch Potato)
  2. The maturation of target-date bond ETFs.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. An interview with me on bonds, blogging and the book. (Learn Bonds)
  4. Reactions to the death of the financial blogosphere.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Where did all the finance bloggers go?  (Abnormal Returns)

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