Festival of Stocks: Colgate-Palmolive, Gambling and Kids

Welcome to the May 16, 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. Kyle Bass Rips John Paulson and Seth Klarman
  2. Great European Value Blog
  3. Detailed Notes from the 2011 Value Investing Congress
  4. The Biggest Housing Bubble of Them All?
  5. Why We Don’t Own Commodities

Dividends4Life presents Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividend Growth Stocks, saying, “Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a major consumer products company that markets oral, personal and household care, and pet nutrition products in more than 200 countries and territories. Linked here is a detaild analysis and commentary.”

Pinyo presents Investing versus Gambling in the Stock Market posted at Moolanomy, saying, “Are you sure you are investing in the stock market? Here are some ways to tell if you are gambling or investing.”

Dr. Barry Burns presents Who is Better at Stock Market Trading – Humans or Robots? posted at Top Dog Trading, saying, “Stock Market Trading, emini trading and Forex day trading automated computer programs place more than 50% of all trades! Readers poll shows what you think.”

Michael presents Six Great Ways To Introduce Kids to Stock Investing posted at Dough Roller. Some good ideas on exposing children to stocks at a young age.

Glen Craig presents ShareBuilder Now ING DIRECT Investing, a Redesigned Site, and a Bonus! posted at Free From Broke.

Flexo presents TradeKing Review posted at Consumerism Commentary.

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. If you have any trouble with the prior carnival submission form, you can use the BC Workaround Submitter instead. 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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