Festival of Stocks – November 1, 2010

Welcome to the November 1, 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:

Wenchypoo presents New IRS Rules for Investors posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo’s Mental Wastebasket, saying, “As if investing isn’t tough enough already!”

adampiplica presents Me? Oh, I HATE Money! posted at Magical Penny, saying, “We can’t ignore our money, and the best place for it over time is in stocks.”

Super Saver presents Buying Stocks After the Mid-Term Elections posted at My Wealth Builder, saying, “I’ve decided hold off making any large equity purchases until after the November 2, 2010 midterm elections.”

Dr. Barry Burns presents Trading Volume Indicator Used to Improve Odds For Day Trading and Swing Trading posted at Top Dog Trading, saying, “How to use volume to improve your trading and investing success.”

Dividends4Life presents Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the largest retailer in North America. The company operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. It operates through three segments: Wal-Mart Stores, Sam’s Club, and International. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Intelligent Speculator presents New Stock Pick: Long Ebay (EBAY) & Short Yahoo (YHOO) posted at Intelligent Speculator, saying, “A new take for optimal profits.”

Rachel presents The Right Questions to Ask About Stocks: The Price to Earnings Ratio posted at MomVesting, saying, “MomVesting looks at more questions you should ask when analyzing stocks, focusing on the Price to Earnings ratio.”

Control your Cash presents What do numbers and humans have in common? The irrational ones predominate. posted at Control Your Cash, saying, “So many of the indicators that we use to measure our prosperity are subjective, but especially the Dow.”

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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