Welcome to the July 6, 2010 edition of the Festival of Stocks. 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:
Steve Alexander presents 3 Interesting “In-Between” Magic Formula Stocks posted at MagicDiligence, saying, “A brief look at 3 potentially interesting Magic Formula stocks that fall on screens in-between the ones used by MagicDiligence.”
Mike @ Green Panda presents You Want To Lose money? Buy Bond Funds « Green Panda Treehouse posted at Green Panda Treehouse, saying, “You might have been burnt by the market but it doesn’t mean that you should hang yourself with bonds”
Dividends4Life presents RPM International Inc. (RPM) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Cincinnati Financial Corp. markets primarily property and casualty coverage; it also conducts life insurance and asset management operations. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”
adampiplica presents How to Invest Effortlessly (almost) posted at Magical Penny, saying, “I’d rather spend my time reading, writing, cycling or singing rather than buying and selling shares and pouring over earnings reports and industry press releases. So here’s what I do.”
Steve Alexander presents Magic Formula Stock Review: Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) – MagicDiligence posted at MagicDiligence – Optimizing Joel Greenblatts Value Stock Strategy, saying, “Eli Lilly, a huge global pharmaceutical company, has a solid portfolio of drugs, a cheap stock price. and pays an attractive dividend. It also faces one of the largest patent cliffs in the industry and a recent important new drug has performed dismally in the market.”
Infernios The Hoarding Dragon presents Hoarding Dragon Basics ? The Stock Market posted at ThunderDrake, saying, “The Hoarding Dragon offers an alternative voice; adopting the mindset of a dragon to amass long term wealth. The authors alter ego, Infernios, elaborates on using the stock market on building and protecting wealth.”
Dividends4Life presents Cincinnati Financial Corp. (CINF) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Cincinnati Financial Corp. markets primarily property and casualty coverage; it also conducts life insurance and asset management operations. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”
The Financial Blogger presents Best Stock Picks for 2010 Contest: Can I Make Worse Stock Picks? posted at The Financial Blogger, saying, “See how things can go sideways even with good companies?”
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.
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