Tuesday links: quant bandwagon
James Picerno at the Capital Spectator reproduces an interesting graph that shows a dramatic decline in the year-over-year change in home equity loans.
Adam Warner at the Daily Options Report takes a closer look at the oft-touted strategy of buying deep in-the-money calls.
Christopher Brown-Humes at the FT.com on the high expected growth rate in ETF assets.
Tim Middleton at MSN Money on the small band of mutual funds that feature merger arbitrage strategies, which by the way have been strong performers this year.
Anuj Gangahar at the FT.com with an informative article on the recent success of “dispersion trading” strategies at some hedge funds.
Nobody said hedge fund investing was easy. Today there are two two articles in the Wall Street Journal on lawsuits seeking damages from investors who exited now-defunct hedge funds before their ultimate demise.
A new Malcolm Gladwell article in the New Yorker is always worth noting.
Then again so are two new pieces by Michael Maouboussin at Legg Mason.
We are keeping our fingers crossed. Steven Johnson at Slate.com discusses “An iPod for TV.”
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