Festival of Stocks, March 7, 2011

Welcome to the March 7, 2011 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:

Top Visited Stories at Value Investing News:

Money Crashers Admin presents What Are Blue Chip Stocks – Stocks That Pay High Yield Dividends posted at Money Crashers, saying, “In this article, I’ll go over what a blue chip stock is exactly and provide tips on how you can safely invest in them and maximize your return.”

Growth Stock Investor presents Earnings Surprise Analysis posted at Growth Stock Investor, saying, “Learn how to view and make money off of earnings surprises!”

Dividends4Life presents T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (TROW) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “T. Rowe Price Group Inc. operates one of the largest no-load mutual fund complexes in the United States. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

The Financial Blogger presents TSX Dividend Yield and Ex-Dividend Date posted at The Financial Blogger, saying, “Important dates you need to save.”

Alexander presents Reporting Dividends on Your Taxes posted at Dividend Stocks, saying, “If you have earned money from dividends in the past tax year, you will need to report that income.”

Dividend Growth Investor presents Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, “Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of various health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional & Other, and Health Care. The company is a dividend aristocrat which has increased distributions for 38 years in a row.”

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 ourFestival of Stocks index page for those of you interested in reviewing the archives.

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