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Dow Hits 13 Month High on Decision to Keep Aid Flowing to the World Economy

Monday, 9 November 2009, 5:27 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

My fundemental reasons for concern As several of my last posts indicate I have whole heartedly adopted Dollar Cost Averaging as my investment strategy. The reasons have been discussed in length a few posts ago. Today I thought about liquidating some of the investments I’ve made in the past 6 months due to the negative […]

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The Bull Trap Snapped – What Now?

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 16:32 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

My spontaneous observations on recent events About two weeks ago I wrote a post titled How to Recognize a Bull Trap. Since then the markets seem to have been struggling to hold on to any shred of optimism but I believe pessimism found its way back to the markets for now, as expected.

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From a Financial Crisis to a Real Crisis: The Makings of a Greek Tragedy?

Saturday, 11 October 2008, 14:13 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Anyone else have that strange feeling a tsunami heading our way while we’re idling on the beach? A discussion on the relation between the financial markets and the real economy. The image seems fitting. The earthquake caused by the stock markets in the heart of the financial ocean will most likely unleash a tsunami that […]

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The Limits of the System

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 13:20 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

A massive scale bailout reminds us the limits of the system Churchill is often quoted saying “Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those others that have been tried”. To paraphrase on this famous saying capitalism is probably the worst from of market behavior except for all those others that have been […]

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Make Things Last Longer, Survive a Down Economy and My 200th Post @ The Round Up

Sunday, 13 July 2008, 18:31 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

The customary weekly roundup I only just noticed my previous post on 10 Tips on More Efficient and Economic Use of Air-Conditioners was my 200th post at The Personal Financier! I remember starting this blog after writing 30 articles at Helium.com about 8 months ago. I remember staring at my archive trying to think how […]

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The Festival of Stocks #91 – Israel’s Stock Market Facts Edition

Monday, 2 June 2008, 15:27 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

This edition of the festival of stocks will be dedicated to the Israeli stock market It’s my first time hosting the Festival of Stocks. I believe there are quite a few good posts in this addition and I had a hard time choosing my editor’s picks. I’ve chosen to dedicate my edition of the Festival […]

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Israel Celebrates 60 Years of Independence – An Economic Review

Saturday, 10 May 2008, 14:19 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Israel at 60 is as prosperous as it has ever been, but not without challenges This weekend Israel celebrates its 60th year of independence. Since 14.5.1948 this small country in the heart of the Middle East has turned from an agricultural based economy into a full blown economic wonder and success story. I chose to […]

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5 Practical Reasons Why You Should Definitely Learn a Foreign Language

Tuesday, 12 February 2008, 16:19 | Career, Leadership | 0 Comment
by Numan

Intellectuals are often recognized by their ability to conduct fluent conversations in several languages, usually English, French and German. Being fluent in a foreign language is a pre-requirement for many academic programs and is often a mark of intelligence and capability. The majority of the non English world studies English as a default ...

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