Earlier we put up a post with the top clicks for the year on Abnormal Returns. In this post we want to look at the most popular  posts published on the site. These post titles are largely self-explanatory but we couldn’t resist adding some commentary. Enjoy.

  1. Focus on Norway, not Cyprus. – Remember when Cyprus was the crisis of the moment?
  2. Living in a low return world. – A long-term look at factors pushing down prospective asset returns.
  3. Financial innovation for once works for the investor.  –  Low cost ETFs have unalterably changed the investment landscape.
  4. Download this and thank me (again). – The CS Global Investment Yearbook is always worth noting.
  5. On the dangers of fighting the last investment war. – The age of ever falling interest rates is over.
  6. The many failures of the personal finance industry. – A look at Helaine Olen’s Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry.
  7. Thorpe and Buffett on beating the market. – An excerpt from Gray and Carlisle’s Quantitative Value: A Practitioner’s Guide to Automating Intelligent Investment and Eliminating Behavioral Errors.
  8. Investing as a hobby. – Should investing ever just be for fun?
  9. Leverage kills: the Apple edition. – On the ill-timed and ill-advised use of leverage in Apple shares.
  10. Choosing simplicity as a default. – Default options matter and simplicity is harder than it looks.

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