Month: December 2009

Links and Reading for December 29th

Some of the more interesting and important items for December 29th :

U.S. Home-Price Declines Slowed in October – WSJ.com – The indexes showed prices in 10 major metropolitan areas fell 6.4% in October from a year earlier, while in 20 major metropolitan areas, home prices dropped 7.3% on the year....

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Durable Goods – Reading the Finer Print

The Durable goods orders report was headlined at a plus 0.2%, as opposed to expectations for a rise of 0.5%. But, when we strip out transportation, the 2.9% increase was far better than the 1.0% economists had anticipated.

While the total durables were disappointing, in an environment that continues to look...

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TDI Podcast 141 – Holiday Treats: The Profit Process of “QFT”

Guest: Kevin Hoffmann and Andrew discuss QuantaFundaTechna (QFT) and how to pinpoint stocks that may outperform. This episode is the first in a two part series that focuses on the Quantitative, Fundamental, Technical (Charting) aspects of investing. RSI, MACD and other indicators are discussed in depth as well as ratios...

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Sunday Fun: Jimmy Fallon Slow-Jams AIG News

Jimmy Kimmel is in the mood for some slow-jammin’.

Singin’ ’bout AIG; big bonuses and the govy payback….

“This story ignites a passion in me and you knows what it means when a news story ignites my passion” and then they moves right to the funny Slow Jam of the News ””...

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UMich/ABC – Confidence Numbers Disappoint

The University of Michigan reported their final numbers for the the month of November and adjusted downward. The expectation was for 73.8, slightly higher than the month prior. Yet it came in at a disappointing 72.5.

Revisions have been slipping on many economic indicators. Why? Well, we are not sure, but...

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