Festival of Stocks, November 15, 2010

Welcome to the November 15, 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:

George presents Mirror My Trades in the New Workouts Model Portfolio posted here at Fat Pitch financials, saying, “You now have the option of opening a mirroring account that will follow the trades of my new Workouts portfolio, which invests in Benjamin Graham style special situation opportunities.”

Michael presents Your Opinion: Will You Buy GM Stock or Cars? posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, “thank you for the inclusion”

Michael Pruser presents OptionsHouse IRA Retirement Account | 100 Free Trades + Up To $125 posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “thanks for the inclusion”

Medhat Youssef presents Prophet1 EA posted at Forex Trading Online, saying, “The popular Expert Advisor for automatically trading the currency market is being reviewed heavily on the web. See what traders think about it.”

Dividends4Life presents Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Abbott Laboratories is a diversified life science company and is a leading maker of drugs, nutritional products, diabetes monitoring devices, and diagnostics. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Intelligent Speculator presents Should dividend investors buy Berkshire stock? posted at Intelligent Speculator, saying, “A thoughtful answer to this question.”

Ray @ Financial Highway presents Will You Have a Frugal Holiday Season? posted at Financial Highway, saying, “Are consumers really ready to spend more money come this holiday season? Maybe not. Perhaps frugality has caught on a bit. Maybe it will become a new holiday tradition.”

Shaheen E Lakhan presents The Price of Happiness posted at Brain Blogger, saying, “An analysis of income and happiness in the United States reveals that a salary of $75,000 does, in fact, buy happiness.”

Tom @ Canadian Finance Blog presents What Is A Stock? posted at The Canadian Finance Blog, saying, “Canadians may be wondering, what is a stock? Even if you don’t invest directly in stocks, it’s still important to know what a stock really is.”

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.

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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