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Raising Financially Smart Kids

bigdog posted on 07/31/14 at 11:50 AM

Summertime always reminds me of childhood. Mine was chock-full of great vacations and long days spent with family and pals, but I also recall summer as a time of hard work. As a little kid in W... more

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Facebook’s Happiness Index and Stock Market Behavior

bigdog posted on 07/29/14 at 04:55 PM

Remember the Facebook Gross National Happiness Index that came to light to such outcry not too long ago? Unsurprisingly, researchers have pounced on the indicator to study influential factors o... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, SLB

TK All-Star posted on 07/29/14 at 04:46 PM

Recap for Tuesday, July 22nd by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Rags to riches

Mango man posted on 07/28/14 at 12:12 PM

The last frontier to become wealthy!

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75 Latest Dividend Growth Stocks

DividendYield posted on 07/26/14 at 08:04 AM

Below are the current stocks with higher payments (direct or indirect) to shareholders. Those stocks plan to give shareholders a larger share of its profits via dividend growth or share buybacks.I ... more

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Is Technical Analysis Fundamentally Flawed?

bigdog posted on 07/23/14 at 09:46 AM

Devout chartists and fundies fans alike should read this Forbes op-ed by contributor Martin Fridson. In it, Fridson lays down the gauntlet, arguing that technical analysis has a major, perhap... more

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A Philosophy on Position Adjustment

TK All-Star posted on 07/22/14 at 04:26 PM

When deciding that a given position is reaching a point where it is uncomfortable to hold, a trader has essentially three choices: (1) exit the position, (2) reduce position size by covering ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, OXY

TK All-Star posted on 07/22/14 at 04:20 PM

Recap for Tuesday, July 22nd by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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5 Large Caps With Rising Dividends

DividendYield posted on 07/20/14 at 02:24 AM

Five large Caps increased dividends last week. Kinder Morgan and BlackStone Group are the highest yielding stocks. Below is a full list of all stocks with a dividend hike from last week. In total, ... more

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The Timelessness of Fear & Greed

bigdog posted on 07/18/14 at 02:11 PM

Summertime is always a great time to catch up on reading, and The Motley Fool’s Morgan Housel just added another title to my reading list, The Great Depression: A Diary by Benjamin Roth. It’s d... more

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How to Talk About Money (and Other Taboo Numbers)

bigdog posted on 07/16/14 at 10:57 AM

How comfortable are you talking about money? I bet this crowd has no trouble giving numbers when it comes to specific trades. (Funnily, I’ve noticed that traders love nothing so much as detaili... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, ESV

TK All-Star posted on 07/15/14 at 04:06 PM

Recap for Tuesday, July 15th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Dividend Grower of the Week: COP, EPD, GEL, PAYX, CMI, PAA

DividendYield posted on 07/12/14 at 12:47 PM

Attached are the top stocks with dividend growth from the recent week. The biggest stocks come from the independent oil and gas sector. ConocoPhilips and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD). Also Pi... more

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How Many “Market Truths” Are Just Myths?

bigdog posted on 07/11/14 at 04:19 PM

I read two great articles this week that I wanted to share, and was really excited to see frequent Trader Network contributor, SimpleTrades, quote one of the very same articles in this Forum ... more

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Largest IPO In History

justinewilliams posted on 07/10/14 at 05:18 PM

Chinese e-Commerce firm Alibaba is set to have the largest IPO in history. According to a recent report from investment research firm Morningstar an Alibaba IPO would potentially raise up to $26 bi... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, GG

TK All-Star posted on 07/08/14 at 04:11 PM

Recap for Tuesday, July 8th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S&... more

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Keep on Kicking Cancer, John!

bigdog posted on 07/07/14 at 03:53 PM

Yet another win for John Hagen: he’s featured in this month’s issue of Endurance Magazine, which promotes cancer awareness, research and support. He and his family - including his sister Isabel... more

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Will Energy Names Signal a Top?

TK All-Star posted on 07/07/14 at 03:10 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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Are You Using These Investing Apps?

bigdog posted on 07/02/14 at 05:25 PM

My new mid-year resolution is to try to harness my smartphone-fiddling for good, not evil. To that end I loaded up my phone and iPad recently with apps I hope will tempt me into more producti... more

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Inside Months for July

TK All-Star posted on 07/02/14 at 05:07 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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