News of the week: Osama Bin Laden assassinated by Navy Seals in a covert mission

Book of the week: The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit (May 3rd, 2011) by Aswath Damodaran

Great write up on Investors Title Co. ITIC 

The Spring 2011 issue of Graham and Doddsville byColumbia University

David Sokol boosts stake in Middleburg Financial [WSJ]

Notes from VIC Day I via Marketfolly

Notes from VIC Day II via Marketfolly

Wait and Hope by Steven Romnick

Restaurants Lift Prices as Inflation Hawks See Fed Behind Curve

Michael Price Says Goldman Sachs Is ‘Great’ Value Stock

The Most Important Thing by Howard Marks

Exotic ETFs – the innovator, the imitator, the idiot

Sony Delays Game Network Restart

Help Wanted on Factory Floor

Why Amateurs Should Invest in Common Stocks

EU in emergency talks over claim Greece will ditch euro

Pimco Bets on Weaker Euro, Stronger Won, Aussie, Singapore Dollar

Why Are Business Prices So Volatile?

Metalrax joins the Thrifty 30

Will Munis’ Tax Break Last Longer?

Michael Price on Bloomberg

Aggressive Accounting: Reserves, Allowances, Contingent Liabilities

Gasoline Prices: Fast and Furious To Spike, But Slow and Reluctant to Fall?

Warren Buffett And Bill Gates Bullish On Uranium

Exxon Mobil Analysis – Making Money Since Rockefeller

Gaming Partners (GPIC.OB) – Casino Growth Fuels Improved Financial Results

Hussman Weekly Market Comment: Extreme Conditions and Typical Outcomes

AIG gets all aspirational on us

On this week’s Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, a television exclusive with Financial Thought Leader and Great Investor Paul McCulley. The recently retired Fed watcher and head of short term trading at bond giant PIMCO is speaking out about Fed policy, building market risks and investment strategy.