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Every week on Abnormal Returns we review the top clicks on the site. This exercise is useful because it helps highlight the themes investors are focusing on. This exercise can also be done for the year as a whole. These post titles are largely self-explanatory but we couldn't resist adding some commentary. Enjoy.
1. How the rich play the market. (Jason Zweig) - Who doesn't want to know how the rich invest?
2. Cheap stocks win...everywhere. (Turnkey Analyst) - In short, "buy cheap stuff."
3. Thee simple index portfolios. (Rick Ferri) - Apparently some investors are seeking simplicity.
4. The 3 worst financial predictions of the past 5 years. (Pragmatic Capitalism) - Investors lost a lot of money following these ideas.
5. How the stock market could explode to the upside. (The Reformed Broker) - Josh nailed the volatile brew that launched this Fall's market rally.
6. Missed the big market rally? What to do next. (Barry Ritholtz) - Good advice in a big up (or down) market.
7. How to master your morning for peak productivity. (Fast Company) - Everybody could hack their day to maximize productivity.
8. 11 reasons you should drink coffee every day. (Huffington Post) - AR readers are big coffee drinkers. Smart.
9. The world according to investors. (The Reformed Broker) - In a year the US stock market dominated this post was spot on.
10. Warren Buffett's favorite market timing indicator flashes expensive. (Turnkey Analyst) - The market (for now) has ignored this signal.
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