151th Edition of the Festival of Stocks

Welcome to the July 27, 2009  edition of 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. Here are this week’s Festival of Stocks participants:

Sun presents Trade Carbon Emissions with ETFs posted at The Sun’s Financial Diary.

nickel presents Investment Performance: Stocks vs. Bonds posted at fivecentnickel.com.

Dividend Growth Investor presents Buffett Partnership Letters posted at Dividend Growth Investor.

Super Saver presents GE Removed from Core Holdings posted at My Wealth Builder.

AlexG presents Updated Magic Formula Results | Value Investing Pro posted at Value Investing Pro.

The Financial Blogger presents 6 Investing Rules Revisited Part 4: Gold Goes Up When Stock Markets Go Down posted at The Financial Blogger
, saying, “When the world is about to fall apart, we all agree that gold will remain a sure value. When we are not able to give a value to a piece of paper written $20, we will still recognize the value of a golden piece.”

Dividends4Life presents Dover Corp. (DOV) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Dover Corp. manufactures a broad range of specialized industrial products and sophisticated manufacturing equipment. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Barry presents Stay Nimble For Your Investment posted at Jeflin’s Investment Blog.

Michael Schindler presents 4 Benefits of Index Fund Investing posted at Your Personal Finance Source, saying, “Index fund investing is a great and smart way to build wealth over time. Although it has many advantages, this article highlights 4 primary benefits of index fund investing.”

Heather presents Special Report: 401(k) Plans, ETFs and You | ETF Trends posted at ETF Trends, saying, “Your 401(k) is killing you. What’s the solution?”

Jeff Rose presents Another Look at TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) posted at Jeff Rose.

jim presents What Are Tax Lots? posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Steve Alexander presents Quick Take: Pain Therapeutics Inc (PTIE) – MagicDiligence posted at MagicDiligence, saying, “Pain Therapeutics is a drug development firm focusing on Remoxy, a tamper-proof version of Oxycontin that could be a big blockbuster for partner King Pharmaceuticals.”

Pinyo presents Stock Volatility Kills posted at Moolanomy, saying, “Volatility can kill your portfolio value in an instant. Before you invest, make sure you know how to deal with this portfolio killer.”

ChristianPF presents Should you convert your IRA to a Roth in 2010? posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, “There are many advantages to having a Roth over a Traditional IRA, but before deciding to convert it you should make sure you know all the facts…”

Ron Sommer presents Spotlight On: Aerospace & Defense posted at Measured Approach.

Investing School presents Compare Online Brokers posted at Investing School, saying, “Online brokers are all pretty awesome but some just stand out above the rest. Here are a few you should look into.”

Dorian Wales presents The Personal Financier: Diversification is Dead. Long live Diversification posted at The Personal Financier, saying, “Don’t give up on diversification through asset allocation just yet”

MoneyNing presents 401k Plans and My Contribution posted at Money Ning, saying, “The good and the bad of 401k plans and how you should contribute your retirement savings.”

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Investment Tools, Software and Resources You Can Get For Free posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Thanks!”

AlexG presents Stocks On The Move 7.25.09 posted at Value Investing Pro, saying, “Each week I track which stocks are moving in and out of the top 30 and 50 from the Magic Formula Screen. This screen in ran for companies with a minimum market cap of 50, 2000, and 5000 million. Here are the moves for the week ended 7-25-09 on the top 50 lists.”

The Smarter Wallet presents Stock Mutual Funds: Building Your First Investment Portfolio posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, “Thanks!”


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.

Next week’s Festival of Stocks will be hosted at Modern Graham. Submit your stock related 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.

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.

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