Festival of Stocks – Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! This edition of the Festival of Stocks is dedicated to the memories of those that have died in the honor of service to the United States.

The Festival of Stocks is a blog carnival dedicated to highlighting bloggers best posts on stock market related topics. Fat Pitch Financials is the actual birth place of this online weekly event, so it is always a special occasion when I get the chance to host this roving event.

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Now that you are familiar with Fat Pitch Financials, let’s take a look at this week’s Festival of Stock participants. Here are this week’s entries:

Dividend Growth Investor presents Clorox (CLX) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, “Clorox has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since it was spun out of Procter and Gamble (PG) in 1968 and increased payments to common shareholders every year for 32 years.”

Tom @ Canadian Finance Blog presents 10 Canadian Stocks To Keep An Eye On posted at The Canadian Finance Blog, saying, “If you are just beginning to invest in Canadian stocks and are unsure of where to start, this article will hopefully give you a little insight on what is out there.”

AlexG presents Calculating Earnings Yield posted at Magic Formula Pro.

Steve Alexander presents Valuing Stocks: Discounted Free Cash Flow posted at MagicDiligence, saying, “In this first article of a mini-series on stock valuation, we will take a look at the grand-daddy of all methods: the discounted free cash flow valuation. How does it work? What are the pitfalls? What adjustments can we make?”

Dividends4Life presents Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Johnson & Johnson engages in the manufacture and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Madison DuPaix presents Comparing Different Types of Treasury Securities posted at My Dollar Plan.

Novice_trader presents Momentum Stocks: Intro to Technical Analysis: The Ten Remaining Chart Patterns posted at Momentum Stocks, saying, “Part of a three part series on the basics of Technical Analysis.”

Adam presents Should I Invest Using Pre-Tax or Post-Tax Money? posted at Magical Penny, saying, “In the video I outline the pros and cons of investing in stocks using Pre-tax and Post-tax money.”

Financial Uproar presents Nokia Is On Line 1- But Is It Cheap? posted at Financial Uproar, saying, “Is Nokia a buy at these levels? Or has it sold off for a reason?”

LivingInVol presents Take your iPhone and throw it in the trash posted at Living in volatility, saying, “Author describes the hate he has for Apple and why he cannot get himself to short the stock.”

George presents Fat Pitch Financials Portfolio April 2010 Update posted here at Fat Pitch Financials. This model paper portfolio was up 4.62% this past month versus the S&P 500 return of 1.58% over the same period.

That concludes this edition of the Festival of Stocks. Be sure an leave comments as you visit each of the blogs that participated in this week’s Festival of Stocks. They’ll appreciate knowing folks are reading their articles.

I’m looking for a host for next week’s Festival of Stocks. If you are interested in volunteering to host a future edition of the Festival of Stocks, just contact me right away with the name of your site, blog URL, email address, and the date your prefer to host. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Festival of Stocks using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our Festival of Stocks index page for those of you interested in reviewing the archives.

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