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, June 1st, 2013. The description reads as it does in the relevant linkfest:

  1. Yes Virginia, the stock market can go down.  (UpsideTrader)
  2. The greatest investment book ever written may surprise you.  (The Brooklyn Investor)
  3. The paradox of dumb money.  (The Reformed Broker)
  4. Is it finally time to look at the gold miners and Apple ($AAPL).  (Market Anthropology)
  5. Five things you need to know about investing.  (Motley Fool)
  6. This “macro tourist” cost his alma mater millions in a wrong-way bet on gold.  (Clusterstock)
  7. How to hire good people as opposed to nice people.  (Quartz)
  8. Warren Buffett’s investing strategy is different than you think.  (Pragmatic Capitalism contra TRB)
  9. Do REITs blow up if interest rates rise? It depends.  (Turnkey Analyst)
  10. Why the rate of change in interest rate matters.  (Aleph Blog)

Here is a look at what else you may have missed on the site:

  1. May you live in un-interesting investing times.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. A Q&A with Mebane Faber on his new e-book Shareholder Yield: A Better Approach to Dividend Investing.  (Abnormal Returns)
  3. Financial innovation for once works FOR the individual investor.  (Abnormal Returns)
  4. Peace of mind and active management do not go together.  (Abnormal Returns)
  5. The mirage that is financial literacy: a closer look at Helaine Olen’s Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry.  (Abnormal Returns)

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