Festival of Stocks Cyber Monday Edition

Welcome to the November 29, 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:

George presents Graham-Dodd-Shiller 10 Year PE Ratio Stock Screen posted here at Fat Pitch Financials, saying, “This article lists some financially sound stocks with low PE10 and TTM PE ratios inspired by Robert Shiller’s Cyclically Adjusted Price Earnings Ratio (CAPE). A simple backtest to 2002 reveals some impressive results.”

Rosetta presents Cash Flow Notes posted at Stock Tips, saying, “Cash flow notes are similar to an IOU for debts that can either be purchased or sold. Get some investment tips if you wish to have smooth transactions with potential note buyers.”

Dividends4Life presents The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Dividend Stock Analysis posted at Dividends Value, saying, “The Procter & Gamble Company is a leading consumer products company markets household and personal care products in more than 180 countries.Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary.”

Mike @ Green Panda presents What is a Mutual Fund and Why Do I Need It? posted at Green Panda Treehouse, saying, “An explanation of mutual funds and how they work.”

Intelligent Speculator presents Is Google (GOOG) the next Yahoo (YHOO) ? posted at Intelligent Speculator, saying, “A look at the direction of Google.”

Ryan @ CML presents How to Calculate the Yield on Cost of a Dividend Stock posted at Cash Money Life, saying, “Tips on calculating the yield on cost of a dividend stock, an important indicator of how your dividend portfolio is performing.”

Tom @ Canadian Finance Blog presents Tax On Capital Gains posted at The Canadian Finance Blog, saying, “What Are Capital Gains? A capital gain results what you sell an investment for more than your ACB. 50% of your capital gains are taxed at your marginal tax rate.”

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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