Financial Options: a heads up on forthcoming economics/finance news for the weekThat's all for this week. As usual, look through the rest of the carnival when you have time. Your tastes (and mileage) may differ.
Abnormal Returns: there are a number of new options for taking advantage of seasonal stock market return patterns
Soccer Dad: gas prices have dropped back down without Congress doing anything about it - a nicely snarky piece.
Pacesetter Mortgage Blog: for all intents and purposes, there is no appreciable difference in rates from one internet lender to another!
Searchlight Crusade: APR is a misleading indicator of a loan's true cost.
The Big Picture: there's a hedge fund that's averaged 33% annual returns over the last 14 years.
Catallarchy: my favorite post for this week's COTC. It explains how drops in gas prices are due to oil companies' greed (huh?). I love arguments like this that are counterintuitive to non-economists (like politicians) until they're explained.
Time to grade some exams. Unfortunately my campus has