Thursday, February 24, 2011

Stock Carnival Ecstasy - February 24, 2011

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Welcome to the February 24, 2011 edition of Stock Carnival Ecstasy.Mike Piper starts us off this time around with an article on the Total Bond Market Fund and Treasury Bonds. Hussein Sumar has a great post on How to Analyze Mutual Fund Investment Risks. If you are looking to invest in one of the top 4 ETFs from the past 30 days Steve has a list for you. And finally One Family takes a look at Qiagen NV (QGEN). Hope you enjoy the articles, share, bookmark, and come back next time.

Rosette presents Where to Buy Penny Stocks posted at Stock Tips, saying, "Buying penny stocks can be confusing for many investors. Learn how and where to buy penny stocks and what to look for when choosing which penny stocks to buy."

Warren Stephen presents Lost Wages – Dealing with the Unexpected | posted at - Payday Cash Advance Resources, saying, "When you are dealing with the problem of lost wages, your first step should be to always make sure that you have some cushion in your account. This may seem like the kind of thing you wish you knew before the problem, but the problem will probably occur again, so you might as well be prepared."

Sara Beck presents 4 Practical Tips for Professional Moms posted at Best Online School.

Michael Erins presents What Taxes Can You Deduct From Schooling Costs? posted at Masters in Education.

Pinyo presents 6 Wealth Building Strategies While Living Paycheck to Paycheck posted at Moolanomy, saying, "Here are the 6 most common strategies for building wealth that everyday people can incorporate into their existing financial practices that can lead to a very comfortable and potentially wealthy future."

Rosette presents Best Brokerage Firms posted at Stock Tips, saying, "There are many online discount brokerages, but among them there are four that are branded as the best online brokerage firm. Learn how to get higher returns by using the best broker today."

Everything Finance presents Start an Emergency Fund: 4 Steps posted at Everything Finance, saying, "One of the most important personal finance basics is the emergency fund. An emergency fund provides a back-up source of funding that you can draw upon when you have unexpected expenses, or if you end up losing some portion of your income."


Mike Piper presents Total Bond Market Fund vs. Treasury Bonds posted at The Oblivious Investor, saying, "Which works better as a diversifier for a mostly-stock portfolio: Treasury bonds or a "total bond market" fund?"

Jeffrey Weber presents Using Chase Blueprint to Become a Smart Credit Card User posted at Credit Card Wisdom, saying, "Chase Blueprint can be an effective tool for consumers who need help managing their credit card spending and sticking to budgets."

CreditShout Kevin presents Chase Study Indicates Consumer Optimism About Economy posted at CreditShout.

Michael Pruser presents Will Detroit Ever Recover? posted at The Dough Roller, saying, "Detroit has certainly seen better days, but the city is primed for a miraculous recovery."

Michael presents Are You Better Off Than Your Parents? posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, "Parents always wish that their children lead better lives than they have, so did you make their wishes comes true?"

Samantha Miller presents 3 Mistakes White Paper Writers Must Not Make posted at MBA Degrees Online.


Steve presents Deal News and Earnings Allow Share Prices to Soar posted at - Steve Patterson, saying, "Loews reported a good quarter which raised expectations for the sector and the market on Monday this week."

Hussein Sumar presents How to Analyze Mutual Fund Investment Risks posted at Best Mutual Funds, saying, "Before you head out to purchase mutual funds for your investment portfolio, you must analyze what your investment objectives are, the levels of risk you can take, your age, the # of years to your retirement, etc. Apart from these factors, you must also research the risks that an individual mutual fund contains if you put your money in to it."

Alexander presents Do You Know Your Return on Investment? posted at Dividend Stocks, saying, "Any time you invest in something, you should figure our your return on investment (ROI)."

Steve presents Four Top ETF Funds for the past 30 Days posted at - Steve Patterson, saying, "Two oil stock ETFs have done very well as of late including DIG and ERX."

One Family presents Qiagen NV (QGEN) – Stock Review posted at One Family's Blog, saying, "Qaigen NV (QGEN) Stock Analysis."


Steve presents When you are missing your W2 Statements | 2009 Taxes posted at 2009 Taxes, saying, "W2 statements are vital to completing your 2010 tax return. What do you do when they do not arrive?"

Patrick LaRue presents The Changing Tax Laws And Who They Affect posted at 2010 Tax, saying, "Make sure to learn what tax changes have happened over the past year that could affect your 2010 tax return."

Robert Moore presents A Flexible Retirement Plan;Roth IRA posted at 2011 Tax, saying, "Roth Ira retirement accounts are great vehicles to save and earn money tax free."

Robert Moore presents Did You Know About These 2011 Tax Changes? | 2011 Taxes posted at 2011 Taxes, saying, "Have you read about the 2011 tax changes passed by congress at the end of 2010?"

Kevin presents High Interest Savings Accounts posted at Savings

Hussein Sumar presents Risk Adjusted Return & its Applicability to Mutual Funds Investing posted at Best Mutual Funds, saying, "Risk Adjusted Return aims to measure the return on investment (ROI) of a particular asset compared to its peer assets with similar risk profiles. Risk adjusted return helps to analyze whether an investor is getting the highest possible return for the least possible risk on a particular investment."

Robert Moore presents Are Annuities a Good or Bad Investment? posted at 2011 Tax, saying, "Variable annuities can be great investments for retirement."

Kevin presents The Benefits of a Career Diploma posted at ZenCollegeLife.

Judy Blackburn presents Fiscal Responsibility in College posted at Debt Consolidation, saying, "Being frugal and staying out of debt during college is important for all students."

LaTisha D Styles presents Making Money off of Mubarak posted at Financial Success for Young Adults, saying, "This article is about how to make money from world news that impacts the global economy, in particular, the situation in Egypt."

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Stock Carnival Ecstasy - February 10, 2011

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Welcome to the February 10, 2011 edition of Stock Carnival Ecstasy.This time around we have another great set of articles from some great financial blogs. Mitchell starts off the carnival with a post on Investing In A Silver ETF, which was a great trade until just recently. Moneyedup has tips on earning income by investing in REITs. Steve gives the details of Exxon's nice quarter just reported. Not be outdone with the Best Oil ETFs by Patty Pedersen. Finally Cerise has the Proven Day Trading Tips to help you make some quick cash. Hope you enjoy the articles, bookmark, share, and come back next time.

Rosette presents Best IRA Company posted at Stock Tips, saying, "Finding the best IRA company to invest in is critical to protecting your nest-egg for retirement. Get our top recommended IRA companies and additional IRA investment advice."

Janet Murray presents The A-Z of Financial Freedom posted at Masters in Finance.

Warren Stephen presents Does a 401K Distribution Count as Income for a Payday Loan? posted at - Payday Cash Advance Resources, saying, "The main thing that payday loan lenders care about is your ability to repay the money they loan to you. You can borrow as much as $1500 from a lender but they will not give you a dime if they do not think you will be able to pay it back."

Matthew Oliver presents Top 25 Blog Posts for Saving Money on Your Cell Phone Bill posted at MBA Degrees Online.

Rosette presents Cash Flow Notes posted at Stock Tips, saying, "Cash flow notes are similar to an IOU for debts that can either be purchased or sold. Get some investment tips if you wish to have smooth transactions with potential note buyers."

Barbara Jones presents Change of Address: Top 10 Mail Order Catalogs posted at Change of Address.


LaTisha D Styles presents Maybe I will...Then Again, Maybe I Won't posted at Financial Success for Young Adults.


Mitchell presents Investing In A Silver ETF posted at VistaPrint - 250 Free Business Cards, saying, "Silver ETFs offer an easy way to invest in the industrial commodity."

Jeffrey Weber presents Who Can and Can't Benefit from the Citi Platinum Card posted at Smart Balance Transfers, saying, "An in depth review of one of the most heavily advertised credit cards online that examines who can benefit from this particular offer."

Moneyedup presents Income Investing Through REITs posted at MoneyedUP, saying, "Just because the real estate market is in the dumps doesn’t mean that you can’t make money investing in real estate."

Evelyn Dugan presents Should College Students Own Credit Cards? posted at Earn A Degree Online.


FIRE Getters presents Investing - The Mistake Of Timing The Market posted at FIRE Finance, saying, "We sometimes ponder and try to speculate the market. Basically we try to time the market to maximize our gains. Often we give up in despair! There are so many factors to be taken into account, volumes of information to be considered (not all of them are all reliable either) and finally there is a humongous number of unknown parameters that may influence the market! How on earth does one tackle all that?"

Craig/FFB presents A Better and Less Risky Way to Invest in Stocks posted at Free From Broke, saying, "Many adhere to a Buy and Hold stock strategy but there may be a better method to invest in the long term. See a detailed description of how to better value the overall stock index."

Alexander presents Stable Cash Flow with Dividends posted at Dividend Stocks, saying, "One of the reasons that people invest in dividend paying stocks is in order to create an increase in cash flow into the personal economy."

Steve presents Exxon-An Example Of Success posted at FastSwings, saying, "Exxon Mobile looks like an attractive stock to own after their strong fourth quarter."

Alexander presents Choosing Dividend Stocks: Company History posted at Dividend Stocks, saying, "There are a few items you should consider as you choose a dividend stock, and one of them is payment history."

Arjun Rudra presents On A Quest To Turn $3000 Into $100000 With Trader Mark Li, DMS posted at Investing Thesis, saying, "An interview with equity and currency trader Mark Li who is attempting to turn Turn $3000 Into $100000."

BankMan presents Are Online Brokerages a Good Deal? posted at High Yield Savings Accounts, saying, "Are online brokerages a good deal for cheap tock trades, or do they skimp on the features you need most to make informed investing decisions?"

Patty Pedersen presents Best Oil ETFs: Looking Beyond Energy Select SPDR XLE posted at AlphaProfit MoneyMatters - Investing Blog, saying, "Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF wins the contest among oil ETFs when it comes to popularity. This ETF however wasn’t the best performing ETF in this category in 2010. This article analyzes different energy ETFs and explains why energy service and natural gas ETFs have the potential to be top performers in 2011."


Cerise presents Proven Day Trading Tips | posted at Day Trading.

Judith Leeson presents Lending Money to Friends? Here’s what you should know! posted at Law Degree.

Janet Murray presents How to Save Money through Simple Changes posted at Online Business Education.

Tommy John presents Ready for Tax Season? Learn the 3 Key Steps to Avoiding the Ire of the IRS | 2010 Taxes posted at 2010Taxes, saying, "Avoid being audit by the IRS by following these tax filing tips."

Hussein Sumar presents How to Examine a Mutual Fund's Portfolio Turnover posted at Best Mutual Funds, saying, "Portfolio turnover is a great way to measure the investment quality of a mutual fund because a higher turnover means increased costs of trading, which is paid for by investors' money and not the fund manager's salary."

Steve presents Free Online Taxes 2009 | 2009 Taxes posted at 2009 Taxes, saying, "Using the free online tax services provided through the government is a great way to complete your taxes this year."

Judy Blackburn presents Getting Out of the Debt Spiral posted at Debt Consolidation, saying, "Getting your debtors to take less than you currently owe them is important in getting out of the debt spiral."

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of stock carnival ecstasy using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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