3 Habits Which Will Ruin Your Chances Of Being Hired

Are you struggling to find a job and unsure of the reason why? Perhaps, you are using some archaic habits which are being looked down upon by potential employers. Stay current, with the best practices for job searching and ensure that you are on the top of every employers list!

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Investing in Valentine’s Day

Have you shopped for your Valentine yet? If not, you only have a couple weeks; it is February 14. Companies involved in the business of chocolate, jewelry, flowers, greeting cards, and gift wrap may benefit from this celebration.

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5 States Hit Worst By The Recession

If you find yourself struggling to pay bills, you are not alone. These states are struggling with theirs too. Find out which states are being hit by the recession more so than the others and what that means for the people living there.

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Let Go of the Spatula: Reconsidering Wedding Registries

My brother, my best friend, and my girlfriend’s sister are all getting married in the upcoming year, so I’ve heard a lot about wedding registries lately, and there seem to be many pros and cons.

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Focus on few basic setups

Most setups are rehash of same basic ideas like range breakouts, pullbacks, pivots, exhaustion. Same soda , different color, flavor and bottle. The real key is to understand the essence of a setup and then decide whether your current setup achieves the same thing.

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That Old 1978-82 Analog Again

A post on Ritholtz’s Big Picture blog reflected a conclusion I recently reluctantly needed to begin facing.  Regular readers know that for over two years I have been tracking the path of the S&P 500 Index in what I call “Reversion to the Mean”.

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Are some companies just naturally more profitable than others?

There are 6 large railways in North America (7 if you count Kansas City Southern as well). Canadian Pacific (CP) is the smallest by market cap and most inefficient among them .

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Now is the time for this advanced (but easy to use) strategy!

Writing covered calls is a strategy I’ve discussed here before, but I wanted you to know that I am now getting ready to actually start using it for my own dad’s income portfolio.

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More Evidence of the Power of Contrarian Investing

It seems that the only thing traders and investors on TV want to do is try to handicap when a bunch of government officials and bureaucrats in Europe will finally make up their minds and solve the crisis still gripping the region.

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Polysilicon Prices in 2012: The Tipping Point For Solar

Solar energy detractors point to the fact that it can’t compete without “huge” government subsidies. And up until now, I couldn’t argue to the contrary.

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