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, February 2nd, 2013. The description reads as it does in the relevant linkfest:

  1. David Merkel, “Significant wealth never comes through your own labors or secondary-market investing. It comes through creating a very profitable firm.”  (Aleph Blog)
  2. Want to burn fat? Work out on an empty stomach.  (ScienceDaily)
  3. Forecast returns for a 60/40 portfolio over the next decade.  (Buttonwood)
  4. The value trap in gold miners.  (Market Anthropology)
  5. When the market finally puts aside the bad news, the risk is to the upside.  (The Reformed Broker)
  6. Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise isn’t all that.  (Falkenblog)
  7. When profits are made in a serious trend.  (Dynamic Hedge)
  8. Wall Street is experiencing a talent drain.  (Reuters)
  9. Soros says hedge funds suck.  (Bloomberg)
  10. Professional investors have forgotten what a bull market looks like.  (ZenPenny)

What else you may have missed on the site this week:

  1. What books Abnormal Returns readers purchased in January 2013.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. Celluloid lessons from Wall Street.  (Abnormal Returns)

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