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14 Funny Jokes, Stories and Anecdotes for When You’re Having a Bad Trading Day
Frothy Money Supply Is the Cause of Today’s Market Woes
The Demise of SemGroup and SemGroup Energy Partners (SGLP)
Partners (SGLP) was trading for around $22 a share. SGLP provides terminalling, storage, gathering, and transportation services for companies engaged in the production, distribution, and marketing of crude oil. So what happend to SGLP and why is it now trading for less than $8 a share?
Have you read about this news where a 53-year-old lady shot herself dead soon after faxing a letter to her mortgage company? The suicide note said that by the time of foreclosure on her house, she would be dead. It is very sad for the family to experience such a tragedy but what is the underlying message to the US government?
The housing plan - which now includes provisions to bail out Fannie and Freddie - is now likely to become law within days. The problem is the bill is “a major-league privacy threat,” according to Dave Gonigam in Desidooru Saloon. Of course, the mainstream media hasn’t given this angle of the story much coverage…
Full marks for eBay entrepreneurs for stepping in where forex traders have lost count of the zeros being added to the Zim dollar every few days. How about paying US$83 for the new Z$100 billion bank note! Although the novelty value of the Zim note is surging, the sad truth is that the note is not worth enough to buy a loaf of bread.
I previously wrote about my dividend growth philosophy. This is my investing plan that I employ through good times and bad, no matter what the market throws at me. One factor in the last point within my investment philosophy, and a factor that I consider crucial when selecting and analyzing investments, is brands.
It's going to be a tough day for the bulls tomorrow
It's going to be a tough day for the bulls tomorrow. Stocks will open down in most sectors tomorrow morning. The top news is that although AAPL, Apple Computer announced their earnings increased 31% but their cautious forecast is what investors were focusing on. The stock was down about 20 points after the regular market hours closed.