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Four Criteria For Deciding On A Safe Stock

By Faisal Laljee

Many investors shy away from a stock over a hunch or superstition. Fluctuations in the market, especially during this historically rough stretch for the American economy, can create massive investor insecurity. People are looking to shave off dollars from their bottom lines. They’re opting for a prepaid Mastercard over an endless credit line; they’re... »

Recent Market Sell Off

By Faisal Laljee

The recent market sell off that has seen the Dow Jones go from 10,700 to 10,100 is a little more than a mere regulation pull back. Attempted bounces and recoveries have failed and I can’t say I am surprised. The economy shows little signs of recovery, and credit remains tight. Housing market has not... »

Kiplinger’s Top 5 Stocks for Dad

By Faisal Laljee

This post was submitted by Laura Stevens of the Rosen Group. Dads, you’re probably expecting a tie or a set of power tools this Father’s Day. If you have enough of those already (or even if you don’t), Kiplinger.com has a gift you’ll really appreciate: stock picks in companies that cater to your tastes.... »

Will the Market Crash Drive People Away from the Stock Market?

By Faisal Laljee

After the last market crash in 2000, many people left the stock market for good or at least they thought they wouldn’t be back. But the return of the bull market in October 2002, and the subsequent years of steady gains, which included 100% gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and more than... »

Loopt – The Social Network for Mobile

By Faisal Laljee

Now I know this is a financial blog, but I am the first to admit that I am an early adopter when it comes to technology, specially when its free and this particular technology is particularly impressive. Loopt is primarily an application for the iPhone and other mobile devices (currently over 100 mobile devices... »

Top 5 Life Changing Events in 2008 – The Year That Was

By Faisal Laljee

We still have one month left in the year, and while there could be a melt-down or two yet, 2008 will certainly go down in the annals of history as one of the most brutal, most controversial and certainly the most interesting year that we will ever have seen in our life times. If... »

Recession for a Year. I Told You So!

By Faisal Laljee

It comes as no shock to me, that the National Bureau of Economic Research confirmed today that we have been in a recession for almost a year. In fact, it makes me laugh. I find it utterly ridiculous how long it takes for NBER to determine the point at which we entered a recession.... »

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