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 (persistent.info)
  • Historical trading and backtesting data (opentick)
  • Infochimps.org: 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)