Archives for 2010

Yearly Archives: 2010

Want to Get Your Kids into University? Let Them Play, and Other Weekend Reads

Here are this New Year's Eve's reading diversions for your personal enlightenment. Enjoy yourself tonight, and be safe. Happy New Year Quotes, New Years Eve Sayings Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across ...
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Top 15 Weekend Reads of 2010

Here are your top 15 Most Read Weekend Reads of 2010 1. 10 Surprisingly Unhealthy Kids Foods, and other Weekend Reads 2. 5 Kids Meals to Avoid at All Costs, and other Weekend Reads 3. If You Want ...
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My Blackberry is Not Working!

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The 10 Economic Factors in the World Outlook for 2011 – and the 3 Dominos

Apart from geo-political risk-taking coming to a head around the 28th March, there are a number of negative headwinds building in the international economy, particularly in the United States and Europe. Despite bullish sentiment currently in ascendance in ...
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Paul Krugman: The New Voodoo

via Mark Thoma, Economist's View December 31, 2010 Republicans used to claim that tax cuts paid for themselves so that they could rail against the deficit and cut taxes at the same time. Though some in the GOP ...
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Every Year it is Something; This Year it's Rare Earths

by Trader Mark, Fund My Mutual Fund Usually during holiday trading there is some nonsense sector that gets bid to the stratosphere by the daytrading community only to come crashing down to earth a few months later.  It ...
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Must See: Howard Davidowitz Destroys The Recovery Illusion, Debunks The Consumer Renaissance

Today's must see TV comes from the following interview of Pimm Fox on the consumer and the economy with retail expert Howard Davidowitz, who in 10 minutes provides more quality content and logical thought than we have seen ...
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Johnny-come Lately Investors Switching from Bonds to Stocks

Positive sentiment in the week through December 21 resulted in investors reversing course, with U.S. equities regaining favor and bonds experiencing selling pressure. After an eight-month period of withdrawals from U.S. equity mutual funds, investors channeled $335 million ...
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Investment Fads for 2011

How to be ahead of 2011’s biggest investment fads, with Josh Brown, writer of the The Reformed Broker blog. Source: CNBC, December 29, 2010 (hat tip: The Big Picture). ...
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Bill Gross Bullish on Munis in 2011

Bill Gross, co-CIO of Pimco, tells CNBC why he thinks muni bond yield returns are attractive. Source: CNBC, December 28, 2010. ...
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Top 10 Market Charting Developments in 2010

The round-up below of the most pronounced charting developments during 2010 comes courtesy of technical analyst Arthur Hill of StockCharts.com. 10. Apple surpassed Microsoft in market capitalization on May 26th and gained over 50% on the year. Apple ...
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Robert Shiller: Expect Home Prices to Decline in 2011

Robert Shiller, Yale professor and co-creator of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, discusses why home prices continue to decline. “It’s not entirely clear that this is a double-dip in housing, but it’s starting to look like housing is ...
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11 Rules for Better Trading

Guy Lerner, writer of The Technical Take blog, has just published a post on his 11 Rules of Trading, making for worthwhile reading as we contemplate how to tackle the financial markets in 2011. 11 Rules Source: The ...
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11 Rules for Better Trading

Guy Lerner, writer of The Technical Take blog, has just published a post on his 11 Rules of Trading, making for worthwhile reading as we contemplate how to tackle the financial markets in 2011. 11 Rules Source: The ...
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Doug Kass: 15 Surprises for 2011

Doug Kass is a leading markets commentator, and writes daily for RealMoney Silver. “Never make predictions, especially about the future.” -Casey Stengel There are five lessons I have learned since my first surprise list for 2003: 1. how ...
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