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How to Recognize a Bull Trap

Monday, 13 October 2008, 22:16 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Listen carefully. Can you hear the snap? The sharpest daily surge in the Dow since 1932 will hopefully prove me wrong, although I doubt it. It usually happens eventually, a strong (very strong) green day after a stormy streak of bright red days that surprised even the most pessimistic individuals. It just couldn’t get any […]

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Gas Prices Finally Impact US Car Sales

Friday, 6 June 2008, 15:36 | Economics, Money Saving Tips | 0 Comment
by Numan

More on the better side of record gas prices For some reason pickup trucks and SUVs have rooted themselves in American culture. Apparently they serve as symbols for strength, power, durability and more values that are held dear to many Americans. I’ve read somewhere the pickup serves as the modern horse, keeping the old west’s […]

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Sell In May and Go Away? Historical Research and Surprising Results

Monday, 26 May 2008, 15:15 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Seasonal indicators are always a tempting and counter-intuitive notion. Sell in May and go away? Second in reputation only to the January effect “Sell in may and go away” is a common and well known seasonal indicator. I imagine the papers will soon fill with articles on this indicator. I think it’s a good time […]

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Increase Your Motivation to Save by Illustrating Your Progress

Monday, 7 January 2008, 2:15 | Budgeting | 0 Comment
by Numan

If you’re an avid manager of your personal finances you are probably keeping a budget of your incomes and expanses. Most of us are hard working people trying our best to save a decent amount each month. Since our monthly savings add up quite slowly and our loan repayments go even slower we sometimes have […]

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The Financials of 2008 – What Will We Talk About?

Wednesday, 2 January 2008, 17:47 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

I am not a big fan of forecasts and trend predictions. The papers are filled with year end summations and forecasts. Through my readings I have noticed some financial concepts are being constantly repeated. I believe these will be the main building blocks of the financial discussion in 2008. Inflation It’s everywhere. Prices have been […]

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