Festival of Stocks, April 4, 2011

Welcome to the April 4, 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:

  1. Interesting Article About Benjamin Graham in Todays WSJ
  2. David Einhorn Resource Page Added to Value Walk
  3. Michael Burry Testimony Before The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
  4. Why Dividend Stocks Are Evil | Dividends Value
  5. Mr. Market’s nightmares in graphical form

Steve presents CBS Corporation (CBS) Currently On Hold posted at FastSwings, saying, “I would stay out of the stock and the options until there is a break above current highs and the chart signals a buy”

Dividends4Life presents Cardinal Health,Inc. (CAH) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Cardinal Health Inc. is one of the leading wholesale distributors of pharmaceuticals, medical/surgical supplies and related products to a broad range of health care customers. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Boomer presents Social Media: The Next Bubble? | Boomer & Echo posted at Boomer & Echo, saying, “Either way you look at it, these social media companies are going to attract a lot of money and a lot of attention over the next year or two.”

Jessica presents ETFs – Exchange Traded Funds posted at MomVesting, saying, “Exchange-Traded Funds, or ETFs, can be mystifying to the most hardened investor. If a mutual fund and a stock were to fall in love and have a baby, ETFs would most likely be the bouncing baby produced.”

Consumer Boomer presents Low Cost Stocks posted at Consumer Boomer, saying, “Finding a low cost stock can be a great way to make some money, however there are many things to consider when determining if a stock is low cost and a deal, or just junk.”

Darwin presents Life Settlement Investment – Scam or Legit? posted at Darwin’s Money, saying, “Life Settlement Investments are a hot new alternative investment class – with a dark side. Find out what they’re all about and whether you’d be enticed by the high yields.”

Other Carnivals

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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