Abnormal Returns has a nice collection of links on options as an asset class, and in a related piece, CXO Advisory Group looks at the returns to writing index put options.That's all for today, folks. Time to do something productive before my coauthors start hounding me.
Bloomberg reports on the increasing use of options as a venue for illegal insider trades.
The Contrarian Perspective dissects one of the oldest scams around-- the "Pump and Dump".
The New York Times reports on people with an interesting habit-- abusing the Nigerian 411 Scamsters.
And in our painful Japanese video of the day, Craig Newmark links to a game show I think I'll pass on. Ouch.
Monday Link Dump
It's time to clean out my bloglines account, so here we go with today's Link Dump: