Welcome to the September 22, 2011 edition of Stock Carnival Ecstasy.We have the top 12 articles for the period presented below. Everything Finance has a great post on the Disadvantages of Investing in Treasury Bills. We have an article on CNBC's Virtual Stock Game from Kyle Taylor. Alexander takes a look at Intel. And finally Steve Zussino sees Netflix falling from its 52 week high.
Everything Finance presents Disadvantages of Investing in Treasury Bills posted at Everything Finance, saying, "Many people like investing in Treasury bills because they are generally safe, when compared to other investments. Indeed, even with current economic troubles, Treasury bills are still backed by the most stable taxpayer base in the world."
Sandra Adams presents Improving Your Credit Score posted at Credit Cards for No Credit, saying, "The best advice that you can ever get for having a good credit score is to responsibly handle your credit over a long period of time. For those who haven’t done that, there are a few things that you can do to begin to repair your credit score."
Maria Clark presents How is a credit score calculated? posted at Credit Cards for Bad Credit Resource, saying, "The payment history category of the credit score formula considers account payment information, adverse public filings, delinquencies, amount of payments that are delinquent, and the number of past due items."
Tommy John presents Should they Abandon the Alternative Minimum Tax? posted at 2010Taxes, saying, "In recent negotiations on the debt ceiling, one of the considerations under discussion was that Congress remove the Alternative Minimum Tax"
Carlos Sera presents A Required Rate Tale | Financial Tales posted at Financial Tales, saying, "The real question that should be asked is—How much stock should investors hold? Old or young has nothing to do with it. So, how much stock should investors hold? The answer is—as much as required to earn the returns necessary to achieve your goals and is why I call this tale A Required Rate Tale."
Alexander presents Is Intel A Good Buy? posted at Dividend Stocks, saying, "Founded in 1968, Intel Corporation (INTC) has grown into a 104 billion dollar company that today dominates the global semi-conductor industry, providing processors for the PC and server market. It is only second to Korea’s Samsung Electronics, with a market cap of 118 billion."
Dividend Growth Investor presents Dividend Stocks – The safest investment in the world posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, "Companies that raise dividends also provide a rising stream of income which retirees could use to live off their portfolios. As a result, investors would not have to worry about selling their growth stocks when the market tanks in order to pay their monthly expenses."
Steve Zussino presents Is Netflix (NFLX) stock headed for the bottom? posted at Canadian Personal Finance, saying, "One of the main reasons I don’t like to invest in technology companies or technology services anymore is that the next ‘big thing’ can come along and convince the consumer to switch brands.
An example is Netflix (NFLX).
Their Unique Selling Proposition is that they are an easy way to view a huge library of videos and you can watch on a variety of devices and you do not need to buy cable anymore at an affordable price."
Mutual Fund presents What is a Mutual Fund? posted at Mutual Fund, saying, "Here is an article that explains in simple terms what is a mutual fund. If you have no idea about mutual funds, this article will explain that."
Deborah Brown presents Secured v. Unsecured Card posted at First Credit Card, saying, "An unsecured credit card is a traditional credit card where the bank issuing the credit card does not require the card holder to make a deposit or otherwise pledge security for the credit line."
Kyle Taylor presents 5 Weird Ways to Make Money Recycling posted at The Penny Hoarder, saying, "Collecting cans for the recycling center is not the only way to make a buck with your recyclables. Check out these 5 new, very weird ways to make extra money recycling…"
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