Friday, February 27, 2009

Fourth Edition of the Carnival of Investing Strategies

Welcome to the 4th edition of the Carnival of Investing Strategies. This is a carnival focused on different strategies of investing your money. If your article was included, please be sure to link back to this carnival. If you want to make a submission for the next edition, the form is here.

Ella Moss presents New Economy, or Buy American, Stupid! « Zodiac Times posted at Zodiac Times, saying, "So, the new stimulus package is passed, hopes are up, markets are down, and recession deepens. Everyone is blaming the housing market, unscrupulous bankers and inept previous administration.
But very few seem to understand the true roots of our woes, and how deep our economic problems go."

David presents Want to Know How to Succeed at Investing? posted at Pimp Your Finances, saying, "Too many people are overactive, try to time the market, or pick the next stock. Instead of focusing on things that are out of their control, investors should worry about the things they can: asset allocation, minimizing expenses, and minimizing taxes."

Darwin presents Is Now a Good Time to Start Investing in Stocks? posted at Darwin's Finance, saying, "With many prospective investors considering dipping their toe into the market at these levels, this article highlights considerable pros and cons to consider, as well as some hedging strategies if you do start to invest now."

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Free Stock Charting Tool To Check Stocks, Chart Market Trends posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Here are some investing strategies which involve the use of stock charting tools, trend analysis tools and the use of technical analysis to track stock price movements."

The Smarter Wallet presents A Stock Trading System For Shorting Stocks: How To Short Estee Lauder posted at The Smarter Wallet.

Nickel presents CD Ladders in a Low Interest Rate Environment posted at

PicktheBrain presents The First Investment a Beginner Should Make posted at Beginner Investing.

Insurance Toolbox presents Why Tax Free Municipal Bonds are Great Investments in Obama’s America posted at Fine-Tuned Finances.

Brian McKay presents Best CD Rates posted at, saying, "The current economic crunch is changing the savings habits of the average American. Certificate of deposit rates have been coming down, but the U.S. savings rate has been going up. The savings rate is now 3.6%, up from 2.8% in November last year."

Pinyo presents Warren Buffett Versus Modern Portfolio Theory posted at Moolanomy.

Michael Cintolo presents How to Invest During a Recession posted at The Iconoclast Investor.

Sam presents ETF Exchange Traded Funds Are a Great Investment Strategy. Buy and Sell easily. posted at Surfer Sam and Friends, saying, "ETFs give the investor a way to "own" all the stocks in a broad group, like the Dow Jones Industrials or all the stocks in the Standard & Poors 500 Index. Better yet, ETFs are easy to buy and sell because they trade on the stock exchange just like stocks."

Investing School presents Brokerages with Free Stock Trading posted at Investing School, saying, "Want to trade stocks for free? Here are a whole bunch of ways to do so."

Carrie presents Money Notes from Schwab's On Investing Spring 2009 posted at Less is More.

Thanks to everyone who submitted! It was a great turnout. Check back next week for the next edition.


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