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, November 3rd, 2012. The description reads per the relevant linkfest:

  1. David Rosenberg, “Cash may be the ultimate in capital preservation but it earns you nothing. In a zero return environment – notwithstanding all the financial, economic and geopolitical uncertainties – cash is not king. What is king, however, is cash flow.”  (FT)
  2. The more things change the more they stay the same: investing lessons from the 18th century.  (Total Return)
  3. Two things that never get mentioned in the financial media: time frame & position sizing. (The Reformed Broker)
  4. When common sense beats out sophisticated models.  (Felix Salmon)
  5. Why MIT is leaving Harvard in the dust.  (Boston)
  6. Why a “flight path” asset allocation beats age-based schemes.  (Rick Ferri)
  7. Four timeless investing rules from Joseph de la Vega, circa 1688.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)
  8. What AQR is doing to try and improve on low vol strategies.  (Falkenblog)
  9. The logic behind the Permanent Portfolio.  (CSS Analytics)
  10. The next big question facing investors: what to do when interest rates star rising?  (research puzzle pix)

What else you missed on the site this week:

  1. Top ten posts on Abnormal Returns year-to-date.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. What books Abnormal Returns readers bought in October 2012.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Compound experience not just interest.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Confusing death and maturation of the financial blogosphere.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. Hedge funds are the rock stars of the investment world…for now.  (Abnormal Returns)

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