Sunday links: local biases

15Jun08

Short interest in commodity ETFs is growing. (WSJ.com)

It is important to guard against ‘local bias.’ (NYTimes.com)

The stock exchanges are looking to team with providers of ‘dark pools of liquidity.’ (MarketBeat)

Has the dollar bottomed? (Afraid to Trade, Money & Co.)

Are we ready for a short-term bounce in the stock market? (Trader’s Narrative)

Looking for a re-test of the market bottom. (Humble Student)

Eddlie Lampert loves the beaten down stocks. (Bespoke Investment Group)

Carl Icahn “seriously miscalculated” in his attempt to force a Microhoo merger. (Jeff Matthews)

“The Yahoo-Google agreement isn’t a done deal.” (Bits)

Just how well will a housing ETF work in practice? (Market Movers)

The difference between ‘asset bubbles’ and ‘bank-centered bubbles.’ (NYTimes.com)

Don’t count on the Fed facility for investment banks to be a permanent fixture. (DealBreaker.com)

Inflation ex-inflation moves higher. (Big Picture)

How much of the recent Fed easing was due to ‘risk management’ reasons. (Real Time Economics)

Farmland has been a good investment the last few years. (designing better futures)

“Blaming speculators is like combating global warming by banning thermometers.” (Interfluidity)

The follow-on effects of higher gasoline prices. (Econbrowser)

Venture capital is interested in water technologies. (Tech Observer)

Full-time traders, what do you tell people you do? (Kirk Report)

If Yahoo didn’t exist today, but then was completely invented from scratch tomorrow, would it be able to get any traction in this market?” (The Stalwart)

Does your house need more than just Wi-Fi? (GigaOM.com)

The real source behind Lenny’s stock picks. (Daily Options Report)

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