Monday, March 17, 2008

Festival of Stocks - # 80

I am glad to once again host the Festival of Stocks. This is the 80th festival and the fourth one I have hosted. Thanks to George at Fat Pitch Financials for keeping this going. This was an unusual festival in that I received only two entries related to a specific stock. I have also decided to group the entries by category this time.

Dividend Stocks

Dividends4Life presents Stock Analysis: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED) posted at Dividends4Life. This is a stock I have owned for years and Dividends4Life presents his usual detailed analysis on the stock.

Passive Income Investor presents Investing In AeroGrow's Gourmet Herb Gardens posted at LIVING OFF DIVIDENDS. Aerogrow does not pay a dividend yet, but the Passive Income Investor likes its prospects for the future.

Personal Financial Advice

Charles H. Green presents Review of Rules to Break and Laws to Follow by Peppers and Rogers posted at Trust Matters.

Jose DeJesus MD presents Financial Planners - Choosing the Right One for Your Needs posted at Physician Entrepreneur.

Steve Faber discusses the option of taking money out of your 401K early at his post entitled - 401k Early Withdrawal – Should You?, Penalties and More.

FIRE Finance gives more practical advice in his post Three Good Habits of Successful Retirees posted on his blog called FIRE Finance.

Raag Vamdatt presents Start saving early and gain from Compounding - Early bird gets the worm posted at RaagVamdatt.com - Financial Planning demystified.

Debbie presents HOW TO BUY BIG-PRICED ITEMS ON A STRICT BUDGET posted at American Consumer News.

Rio presents Buckle your seatbelt for the turblent market posted at Get Financially Fit!. Rio advocates ignoring the short term volatility and focusing on a five year time horizon.

Dorian Wales presents 10 Sure Ways to lose 50% of your investment posted at Personal Financier. Dorian presents a top ten list of things to avoid doing in the market.

Teachings of Warren Buffett

George presents Sneak Preview of The Four Filters by Bud Labitan posted at Fat Pitch Financials.

Maria Palma presents Warren Buffett: 3 Lessons From the World's #1 Billionaire posted at Fully Stocked.

GBlogger presents So A Slow-Moving Ape Can Beat The Market? posted at CAN I GET RICH ON A SALARY. GBlogger discusses an academic paper that says that Warren Buffett is a large cap growth investor.

General Investing

Silicon Valley Blogger presents You've Got Money: Invest It All or Dollar Cost Average? posted at The Digerati Life.

Moneywise presents 10-year index fund returns posted at The Real Returns.

vitalstarts presents Institutional Ownership posted at Vital Starts Investing.

Larry Russell presents 7 Ways to Pick the Best Noload Mutual Funds and ETFs posted at Best No Load Funds.

Aussie Investor presents Stock Market For Beginners posted at Stock Market Investing For Beginners.

Jed Norwood presents Forex Trading The News | Tips and Tricks posted at Forex Trading Blog.

MBB presents Top Online Discount Brokers posted at Money Blue Book.

Fixed Income

Barb A. Ryan presents Bond Mutual Fund Fees posted at Bond Market Index Funds.

Federal Reserve

Leon Gettler presents Will Bernanke's Rescue Plan Work? posted at Sox First. Leon explains why the $200 billion fix will only work short term, and that long term credit problems still exist.

Super Saver presents Fed Actions Will Only Delay The Inevitable posted at My Wealth Builder.

4 comments:

Dividends4Life said...

Thanks for hosting the festival this week and including my stock analysis of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED).

Best Wishes,
D4L

andy said...

Great articles...some good content there. Where is the next carnival? I have some articles at my blog - financeviewpoint.com - that I would like to submit.

Cheers,
Andy.

Eric J. Fox said...

Got to here:

http://www.valueinvestingnews.com/festival-of-stocks

They are looking for a host for next week.

GBlogger (Can I Get Rich On A Salary) said...

Great hosting -- thanks for including the post! Nice to have some Buffett company...