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Shout outs to my fellow bloggers


Just wanted to take the opportunity this week to thank some of our friends in the financial blogosphere for their link love and support in recent weeks and months.

It's great to exchange ideas with, and attract a few new readers from, other fine blogs in your particular circle or niche. So thanks to some of our old and new friends for their comments, feedback, and links back to Finance Trends posts.

Thank you (in no particular order):

Bear Mountain Bull, The Kirk Report, Controlled Greed, Daily Crux, Dollar Collapse, Fintag;

The Financial Physician, Financial Philosopher, TraderWise, Vix and More, NextTrade, BHC Investment , Best Minds Inc.;

The Coming Depression, Financial Armageddon, Investment Performance Guy, The Vantage Point, Prudent Investor, Pension Pulse, Laurence Hunt;

Matisse Capital, MoneyScience, Market Folly Aiki 14, Derek Hernquist;

Maoxian, Abnormal Returns, FT Alphaville, WSJ - The Source, Futures Mag, StockTwits U, everyone on Twitter and StockTwits, and to you, our readers!

Thanks as well to anyone I might have missed. It's been fun sharing links and perspectives on the markets with all of you.

We're going to do more to highlight excellent blogs and market commentary from some of our favorite bloggers in the coming months. Be sure to check in regularly and follow the insights in our new "Blogs" category label (see the post footer and our blog sidebar "Labels").

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