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, August 2nd, 2014. The description reads as it does in the relevant linkfest:

  1. Four contrarian trade suggestions.  (Humble Student)
  2. How to teach a kid to invest.  (Mebane Faber)
  3. Why you can safely ignore Shiller’s CAPE ratio.  (Anatole Kaletsky)
  4. 28 things investors should avoid at all costs.  (Morgan Housel)
  5. Why you should aspire to ‘time affluence.’  (Fast Company)
  6. Why ‘buy and hold‘ is a misnomer.  (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  7. The myth of the passive investor.  (Alliance Bernstein)
  8. Do simple moving average rules add value?  (Alpha Architect)
  9. Why does everyone focus so much on the US stock market?  (Patrick O’Shaughnessy)
  10. The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard turns the Apple iPad into the “perfect writing machine.”  (Medium)

Here is what else you may have missed on the site this week:

  1. What books Abnormal Returns readers purchased in July 2014.  (Abnormal Returns)
  2. There really has never been a better time to be an individual investor.  (Big Picture)
  3. The charts some policy types love on FRED.  (Washington Post)

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