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New eBook on Understanding Options from John Carter

John Carter is at it again! This time he’s written a simple eBook entitled “Understanding Options” which you can download now: John is perhaps most known for his popular webinars and clear educational seminars for the trading community, but this time he’s detailing information in an easy-reference ebook. I’m an enthusiastic affiliate of John Carter’s Simpler Options and [...]

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5 Steps to Winning the Refinance Race

Here's how to get in position to refinance before rates rise again.

Why Is Guess Closing 50 Stores In North America?

By Options Calling: After having reported a 45% decrease in earnings for the second quarter for FY 2015, shares for Guess (NYSE:GES) slumped by almost 8%. Based on these reports, the company also slashed its guidance for the third quarter and the full year as well. Show More Summary

Update: Maya Gold And Silver Has Poured Its First Silver Bars

By The Investment Doctor: Maya Gold and Silver (OTC:MYAGF) has announced it has poured 20 ingots totalling 234.5 kilos of silver which will be sold shortly. This means that at the current silver price, this sale of the first 17 days of operation (of which 10 days were test-days with low-grade stockpiled ore) will bring in $140,000. Show More Summary

3 Fundamental Things About Investing and Life Charlie Munger Can Teach You

These three key investing principles will not only serve to educate you, but should also lead to a more reflected investment approach and likely higher investment returns in the long term.

Update: Shanta Gold Earnings

By The Investment Doctor: Shanta Gold (OTC:SAAGF) has announced its financial results for the first half of 2014 and these are quite good as the company produced just over 42,000 ounces of gold and sold 44,500 ounces for a total revenue of $58.3M. Show More Summary

What books Abnormal Returns readers purchased in August 2014

A monthly post looking at what books Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon in the prior month is a great way to scan the month’s […] The post What books Abnormal Returns readers purchased in August 2014 appeared first on Abnormal Returns.

ISM Manufacturing Index: August 2014 Preview

By James Picerno: The ISM Manufacturing Index is expected to decline slightly to 56.8 in tomorrow's update for August vs. the previous month, based on The Capital Spectator's median econometric point forecast. The estimate is still well above the neutral 50.0 mark and so the current outlook remains firmly in growth territory. Show More Summary

Can The U.S. Become The Top Exporter Of Manufactured Goods?

By David Hunkar: The U.S. economy is the world's largest economy with an GDP of over $16.0 Trillion. However, much of the U.S. economy output is derived from the service sector, not manufacturing of goods. Service sectors includes everything...Show More Summary

China Search Engine Market Share - August 2014

By China Stock Research: Data from CNZZ showed that Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) continued to lose ground to competitors Qihoo 360 Technology (NYSE:QIHU) and Sogou (a joint effort between Tencent and Sohu (SOHU)). The fact that Qihoo is gaining...Show More Summary

India: The Economic Cycle Turns And The Sensex Bull Rages Onwards

By Shiv Kapoor: August is now behind us. The Sensex closed July up 1.89%, and built up the quarter-to-date gain for the two months ended 8/31/14 to 4.82%. The Sensex bull rages onwards. Last year at about this time (8/21/13) the Sensex languished at 17,906. Show More Summary

1 Big Investing Mistake Many Millennials Are Making

Millennials are doing a good job of saving and demonstrating financial responsibility, but their investment habits aren't quite up to par, yet.

Japan: From Paul Krugman's Liquidity Trap To Haruhiko Kuroda's "Indefinite QE" Trap

By Sober Look: Japan's 10-year government bond yield is hovering around 0.5%, an all-time low. Clearly, this is the result of the Bank of Japan's unprecedented securities purchases via the ongoing quantitative easing (QE) program that...Show More Summary

The One Question You Need To Answer FIRST In Order To Be Successful In Real Estate

People often ask me what they should do to get started. My response is that they need to answer one question first, and if they can’t answer that question sufficiently, there’s no point in getting started with anything else. The question that we all have to answer first is “why?”. Show More Summary

Frontier's Yield No Longer Attractive

By Crunching Numbers: I have been long Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) for almost five years because of the attractive dividend yield. The first purchase occurred after management had announced that it would be acquiring assets from Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) in mid 2010. Show More Summary

By The Cup Or By The Carafe: Keurig Green Mountain Surges

By CapitalCube: By Hiland Doolittle Late last week, Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR) revealed more stunning distribution partnerships and topped off the serving with a technology revelation investors and market makers liked. If any...Show More Summary

China's Economy: Steady Decline Over Past 3 Months Doesn't Bode Well

By China Stock Research: The official manufacturing PMI for August was 51.1 (official release, Chinese), just missing the 51.2 consensus estimate, and down from 51.7 last month. Not surprisingly from the headline index, most of the sub-indexes...Show More Summary

The Small-Cap Guru Bought These 3 Stocks

Like many cash-strapped investors just starting out, I was convinced I could “maximize” my tiny investment account by dipping my toes into the micro-cap end of the stock market

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