linkfest 04/10/08: Indicators, Entrepreneurs, Back-testing, etc.

Emptying my burgeoning browser tabs:

  • Jefferson Country, Alabama, teeters on edge of bankruptcy (Bloomberg)
  • Latest issue of the always-excellent Chance News (ChanceWiki)
  • Nifty bit of code to analytics on your own mail if you’re a Gmail user (
  • Historical trading and backtesting data (opentick)
  • Free Redistributable Data Sets of Every Kind (Infochimps)
  • The Inefficient Use of Macroeconomic Information in Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts in Emerging Markets (SSRN)
  • Overoptimism Among Founders: The Role of Information and Motivation (SSRN)

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  3. A Puzzle, Plus More on the Market’s Back-to-Back Streak
  4. Suitcases with Auto-Closed Indicators
  5. linkfest 03/28/08: Short-Selling, Bear Raids, etc.