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Investing Is Fun, Not Scary

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Now, it's time for me to take a few months off to take care of the cause of all those stories, my new daughter. I'll miss tracking the ups and downs of everyday money issues, but will be back, with lots of personal finance ideas and consumer advice, in February 2010. In the meantime, feel free to email alphaconsumer@usnews.com with thoughts and questions; I look forward to addressing them when I return. Continue reading… 5 Comments While 20-something consumers might be best known for their love of iPods and Facebook, one of their strongest traits turns out to be a kind of money savviness usually associated with ...
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Something For the Weekend
Offering not one, not two, but three incredible exclusive rental titles for you this weekend, only Blockbuster has the right stuff to keep you entertained throughout this coming Saturday and Sunday. Do you want to see Green Zone ? LOVEFiLM doesn’t have it, but we do. How about The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo ? No one has that but us. And how about The Crazies ? That film is stone, cold… crazy. And the only place you’ll find it this weekend is… Blockbuster! Plus we’ve everything else that you want to see too. So come find your local store and pay us a visit. Then come rain or shine, good sport or bad, you’re guaranteed a ... market research, surveys and trends
BBC - Peston's Picks: BP, banks, and shareholder neglect
The panoply of diverse financial reforms that are being discussed and implemented by governments all over the world are aimed at embedding the principle that the polluter should pay into banking. Whether it's the requirement that owners of banks should put more of their equity capital at risk, or the imposition of new taxes on what banks borrow, or even the planned resolution procedures which aim to protect "innocent" depositors while heaping losses on more sophisticated creditors and investors, they're all attempts to prevent a repeat of what happened in 2007-8, when the losses of banks were nationalised and ... market research, surveys and trends

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INVESTING IS FUN, NOT SCARY

Barron's Big Money Poll: The Long View - Investing - Stocks ...
America's money managers say they're bullish. But do they really believe it? Based on the results of our latest Big Money poll, the pros are hoping for the best, but...hold on! Aren't those fresh bear tracks in the mud? Nearly 60% of our respondents call themselves bullish or very bullish about the stock market's prospects through the end of 2009, a significant increase from the 50% who proclaimed themselves bulls last fall. Yet, signs of unease abound. For one, just 56% of today's poll participants think the stock market is undervalued, down from 62% last fall. Thirteen percent say stocks are ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Stock Investing Risks
Observation #1 on Stock Investing Risks -- The risk of investing in stocks is far greater at times of extremely high valuations (like today -- this article was written in September 2006) than it is at times of low or moderate valuations. The P/E10 value today is 26. Prior to the late 1990s, the U.S. stock market had visited this price level on only two occasions -- the late 1920s and the mid-1960s. On those two occasions, we experienced wipeouts of middle-class portfolio values in the years to follow. The moral? Stock investing risks are not distributed equally across all time-periods in which it is possible to own stocks. There ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Bob Moriarty: Due for End-of-Empire Do-Over?
Economic rebound? Not with 22% unemployment. Banking reform legislation? Loaded with pork. Bankrupt nations? Rock-solid, lead-pipe cinch. "We need to start all over," says the inimitable Bob Moriarty in this exclusive Gold Report interview. "And in the end, we will." Meanwhile, he's keeping an eye out for the few-and-far-between juniors that manage to get things exactly right. The Gold Report: Just in time for President Obama to meet with the leaders of the G20 nations in Vancouver over the last weekend in June, Congress finalized a sweeping bill to overhaul the banking system. These reforms are touted ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Don't Give Up on Europe
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com Thanks to the European debt crisis, international stocks have gotten a lot scarier for U.S. investors in recent months. So if you own a stock fund with exposure to Europe, is this the time to pull out? No, insist many investment professionals. These investors and analysts argue that the 16% drop in the euro versus the dollar so far this year has already pummeled the value of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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THE WALL STREET SELF-DEFENSE MANUAL A CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO ...
The secret to intelligent investing is not news. It won't fill you with excitement or make you feel like ... gently can be really fun. A fourth problem is that we are genet- .... ing to play it even when doing so seems stupid, scary and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
For Students and Teachers
We've listed below a series of talking points that can help teachers or parents introduce students to the basics of saving and investing and help them understand the importance of planning for their financial future. We've also provided a list of resources and interactive tools for young people. Many people experience financial hard times when they get older because they never got the facts on saving and investing. The best way to achieve financial success is to plan for it. Maybe you'd like to: Once you decide what you're saving for�and when you'd like to have it�you can decide how you should save and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Instructor: Frank Paiano Comments from RateMyProfessors.com ...
want to get into investing in stocks and bonds in the stock market. .... got it and he made math fun again not scary. He made math fun and I ...
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Does everyone do this or is it just me in the stock market ...
im 16 and this is what i do on e trade and i do this under my parents due to legally i cant trade or whatever okay in the stock market i buy stocks low points and sell at high and only invest in stocks of companies know okay i started with 1000 dollars a 7 months ago and bought and sold stocks but i never kept a stock for more then a week before selling or buying and right now i have 43,000 dollars and now its so fun cause now i can earn some money when i invest cause investing 43,000 gets a lot bigger profit then u did with 1000 so does everyone do this or do i have what it takes to be an investor cause now i have earned more ...
How to invest as if a depression is coming? | Ask MetaFilter
How to invest to make money if a depression comes? Assume a repeat of the Great Depression's on the way (i.e. not a Mad Max depression): can you invest in way to make money when it happens? (Like some kind of short selling, some kind of option trading like the author of Black Swan does/did (and what's minimum investment on this or mutual fund type vehicle that follows this)? puts are options that bet on a stock falling. the more said stock decreases, the more the put increases. there is significant risk involved - expiration and total loss of investment are to be taken into account. do your homework before you get ...