Friday links: crash complacency

19Oct07

Have we become “too complacent” in the aftermath of Black Monday? (WSJ.com)

October 19th has not been a bad day for the market post-1987. (Bespoke Investment Group)

“Does the rescue plan for the credit markets need to be saved?” (NYTimes.com)

The super-SIV, if it happens, is “at best, a temporary solution…” (Economist.com)

The ABX index for subprime plunges. The market now expects a 25 bp cut in the Fed funds rate at the October meeting. (Calculated Risk)

The Fed made the subprime bust worse. (Economist.com)

A Bear Stearns (BSC) deal a brewing? Never mind. (DealBook)

$90 oil and the state of market sentiment. (Marketwatch.com)

Allocations to the emerging markets are at a record high. (WSJ.com)

Trading options on moon-shots is surprisingly tricky. (Daily Options Report)

“When do you sell? All the time. You sell to manage risk.” (Howard Lindzon)

How a momentum-based model can get you into ETFs not on your fundamental radar screen. (A Dash of Insight)

Research into the relative performance of ‘hedged mutual funds.’ (FinanceProfessor.com)

A “a long, must-read piece on the August quant fund meltdown…” (Infectious Greed)

wikinvest snags some venture capital. (BloggingStocks)

Tim Harford, the “Undercover Economist”, has a new blog. (FT.com)

On the (income) inequality fuss. (EconLog)

Where is the long anticipated Apple/Google collaboration? (I, Cringley)

The Rat Pack is no more. (NYTimes.com)

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