Monday, February 2, 2009

Festival of Stocks #126

Welcome to the 126th Festival of Stocks! There were a lot of great articles on a wide array of topics. If you are featured in this edition, please make sure you link back to this post. Thanks!

Editor's Choice: Here are some of my favorite articles I found particularly interesting.

Fat Pitch Financials explains what special situations and workouts are and why you might want to consider investing in them in Special Situations or “Workouts”.

The Curious Investor gives a look at how the current market turmoil has lead to possible mispricing in the retail sector in Irrational Retail Valuations.

Trade In Groups tells us why we should short the market in All Data Points to Getting Short the Market.

Onto the rest:

Learn The Stock Market And How to Trade challenges you to not have at least one "ah ha" moment while reading through Stock Market 101, a great review of the basics.

Dividends Value analyzes a diversified investment manager serving individual and institutional investors through offices around the United States in Stock Analysis: Legg Mason, Inc.

Want to know whether Zecco or TradeKing is better? Investing School compares the two in the article Zecco vs TradeKing Discount Brokerage Comparison Review.

MagicDiligence discussed Volcom in Magic Formula Stock Review: Volcom (VLCM); the company is smartly run, financially sound, and has plenty of growth opportunities overseas. It's also extraordinarily cheap!

The Digerati Life discusses Madoff and the impact of investment scams in The Biggest Stock Investment Scam In History: How Does It Affect Us?

College Analysts submitted Freeport McMoRan (FCX) Earnings and Conference Call Notes, analyzing Freeport McMoRan.

The Personal Financier discussed whether valuation and risk measurement were evil in Valuation and Risk Measurement Models under Heavy Criticism – What Went Wrong?

My Wealth Builder presents 1/25/09 Bottom Fishing Portfolio - Changing Strategy to Buying and Selling Options, which details their new strategy - sell put options or buy call options when they think a stock in near its bottom.

To read any past posts, see future hosts or apply to host a future edition, check out the Festival of Stocks homepage. If you'd like to submit an article for a future edition of the carnival, here is the carnival submission form.

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