Carnival of Traders and Investors – Edition #4

Welcome to the 4th edition of the Carnival of Traders and Investors.

Stock Trading

Arjun Rudra presents On A Quest To Turn $3000 Into $100000 With Trader Mark Li, DMS posted at Investing Thesis, saying, “An interview with equity and currency trader Mark Li who is attempting to turn Turn $3000 Into $100000.”

Patty Pedersen presents Best Oil ETFs: Looking Beyond Energy Select SPDR XLE posted at AlphaProfit MoneyMatters – Investing Blog, saying, “Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF wins the contest among oil ETFs when it comes to popularity. This ETF however wasn’t the best performing ETF in this category in 2010. This article analyzes different energy ETFs and explains why energy service and natural gas ETFs have the potential to be top performers in 2011.”

stocknucleus presents Stock Nucleus: Neoprobe’s Bright Future posted at Stock Nucleus, saying, “Many near term catalysts to drive up the stock price. Lymphoseek is 30x’s more effective and eliminates the safety hazards and pain. Submitting NDA by April, waiting on listing announcement.”

Robert presents Do Not Buy Gold! posted at The College Investor, saying, “A few thoughts on why to stay away from this metal!”

Long Term Investing

MoneyNing presents What Would You Do with a Million Dollars? posted at Money Ning, saying, “I know what I would do with a million dollars. How about you?”

Hemant Beniwal presents Bond Fund – Complete Guide posted at, saying, “Our First Article on this blog.”

Trading Education

Nesher presents Platinum Trading Basics posted at Internet Stock Trading for Beginners, saying, “Platinum traders may not have the organizations or associations on which they can rely for information, but exchanges and brokerage firms have resource materials on platinum and palladium.”

Economic News

debt kid presents Lenders Write Off Less Credit Card Debt Again in December posted at DebtKid, saying, “Charge offs – credit card debt so behind in payments that lenders deem it uncollectable – declined once again in December, to 8.03 percent, according to the latest monthly statistics from Moody’s Investors Service. ”

Zarathustra W. presents The World in 2030: Super-cycle or Grey Age? posted at Also sprach Analyst, saying, “The prospect of a grey age seems more likely than a super-cycle. As such, brace for a period of sub-average return”

Money Management

Michael presents Opening an Individual 401(k) at Vanguard posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, “Vanguard has excellent investing options for all types of investors, one of which is their individual 401k.”

David de Souza presents Record numbers of people submit tax return online posted at Tax Return Blog, saying, “Guide to submitting a tax return online and avoiding the penalty for filing your tax return late”

Stock Market

VolumeWatcher presents Quick Press – 01/21/2011 – Sucker rebound fades as NasDaq takes another round of beating..!- From the Market Desk. posted at, saying, “Stock Market Analysis, Growth Stocks, CAN SLIM”

Aussie Investor presents 2011 Share Floats – What Will 2011 Hold For Investors In IPOs? posted at Australian Investing, saying, “With the year now well underway, it’s time to turn our attention to what the IPO market might throw our way in 2011. In terms of the number of new issues, last year was an improvement on 2009. Will 2011 be a better year again for investors in Australian share floats?”

Financial Planning

Pinyo presents 2010 Tax Tables: IRS Federal Income Tax Rates and Tax Brackets posted at Moolanomy, saying, “The tax season is upon us. To help you better understand how federal tax works, this article provides information about tax rates and brackets, as well as shows you how to calculate your tax liability.”

MoneyThinking presents Making Investment Goals posted at Money Thinking, saying, “Whether it’s the fact that you want to get a list of things done by the end of the day or that you want to have a certain amount of money saved by the time you retire, it’s good to know what you want. It’s the same for investing…”

Mike Piper presents Your Personal Rate of Inflation posted at The Oblivious Investor, saying, “The Consumer Price Index may not do a very good job of tracking the rate at which *your* spending will change throughout retirement.”

Warren Stephen presents Does a 401K Distribution Count as Income for a Payday Loan? posted at – Payday Cash Advance Resources, saying, “The main thing that payday loan lenders care about is your ability to repay the money they loan to you. You can borrow as much as $1500 from a lender but they will not give you a dime if they do not think you will be able to pay it back.”

CreditCardGuru presents Can You Pay Taxes With Credit Card? posted at credit card forum [the blog], saying, “Have estimated taxes you need to pay for your stock sales? If so, here’s why you should think twice before you use a credit card to pay them!”

Ann Douglas presents An Explanation of Closing Costs Associated with Buying a Home posted at, saying, “From year to year the paperwork at a house closing changes. First, I did not know I had a choice in what Title Company would do the closing. However I am wiser now…”

CreditShout Kevin presents Develop a Debt Payoff Plan With Discover’s Paydown Planner posted at CreditShout, saying, “We all know it’s a bad financial move to carry credit-card debt from one month to the next. But we also know that paying down that debt can be a struggle… The key, though, is to commit to chipping away at that debt however you can.”

Trading Forex

DENIS presents TREND STRATEGY posted at The Foreign Exchange, saying, “I have described ABC TREND TRADING STRATEGY with details. This trading strategy shows how to find MOF spot.
MOF spot is money on the floor. This is spot of minimal risk and great reword.”

FMF presents Free Money Finance: Top 10 Mistakes of Forex Traders posted at Free Money Finance, saying, “Mistakes to avoid if you want to be a successful Forex trader.”

DENIS presents EXPONENTIAL MOVING AVERAGE posted at The Foreign Exchange, saying, “I have described how to use exponential moving averages to determine overbought and oversold areas. Beside that I have demonstrated many more technical analysis like: ABC trend, Thomas Demark, Support & Resistance lines, MA as support, etc”

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