Monday links: grain of salt

23Jun08

“Whenever you hear words like “overbought” or “oversold” or “momentum” or “support” or “resistance”, it means that whatever you’re hearing is garbage.”  (Market Movers also Daily Options Report)

Complacency reigns..the VIX looks low.  (Big Picture)

“How solvent are the bond insurers?”  (FT Alphaville)

“Banks are finding it hard to raise new equity.”  (naked capitalism)

“(I)t’s important that investors take model ETF portfolios with a grain of salt.”  (Marketwatch.com)

The CME tries to sweeten the deal for NYMEX shareholders.  (ChicagoTribune.com)

Nine signs you know it is a bear market on Wall Street.  (Deal Journal)

Getting, while the getting is good.  Wall Street style.  (DealBreaker.com)

“Moody’s has admitted that their municipal ratings aren’t comparable to corporate or ABS ratings.”  (Accrued Interest)

Is Google’s Android an iPhone-killer or simply another long-delayed cellphone OS.  (GigaOM.com, Silicon Alley Insider)

Discussion about the proposed Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago has risen to the level of a “controversy.”  (Economic Principals, Freakonomics)

The Apprentice” for traders.  (Telegraph.co.uk)

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