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Jeffrey Saut Sees Markets Bottoming

December 30, 2008

I all ways find the market opinions of Raymond James’ Jeffrey Saut enlightning and fascinating.  In his latest Investment Strategy note he quotes the views of Barron’s Stephanie Pomboy and then gives some stock tips: In past missives we have suggested that the equity markets have been in a bottoming process since the October 10th […]

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What is a Credit Default Swap (CDS)?

September 16, 2008

Credit default swaps (CDS) have been in the news a lot lately. Most recently, they have been featured prominently in the trouble effecting American International Group (AIG). What is a credit default swap? A credit default swap is a type of credit derivative, meaning its value is derived from the credit risk of a loan, […]

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Earn Smarter, Not Harder

January 18, 2008

We’ve all heard the old adage “Work smarter, not harder”. This means that if you plan and think about the best way to do a job, you will save huge amounts of time and effort. I would like to propose that you should also apply similar thinking to your income. You should “Earn smarter, not […]

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