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Sharebuilder
Cheap Trades Will Cost You

Since I already had a CapitalOne account from my IngDirect days, it seemed like a good idea to have a linked ShareBuilder account. And if you want to setup a... Read More
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Technical Analysis: Using Multiple Timeframes
This is why I joined Investimonials

I followed Brian Shannon's blog for a long time and watched his daily mark recaps. I always thought his analysis was right on. When I saw that I could buy... Read More
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Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps
Ending Ruined Everything

I could fill an entire review on how much I hated the last half of the movie, especially the ending. However, I won't waste your time. Here is how the movie... Read More
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Pirates Of Silicon Valley
The Rivalry that Started It All

If you are looking for a serious documentary on the early days of the PC area, look elsewhere. This is an artistic look of one of the most heated rivalries in... Read More
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Investopedia.Com
Going Down the Rabbit Hole

I can't believe how much I learned reading articles on Investopedia. Pop quiz! How are the values of the lines calculated in the MACD indicator? I've read... Read More
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Inside Job
Feels Like a Hit Piece

This movie did a really great job of explaining the economic meltdown step by step. In that regard it is worth watching this movie. However, the whole thing... Read More
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Abnormal Returns
Good List of Daily Links

Abnormal Returns basically just offers a daily list of links to other finance and trading websites. So why is it so good? First, it is a fairly concise list... Read More
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American Psycho
Shining a Light on 80's Greed

I just finished watching the movie. It is a great commentary on 1980's greed and the shallowness of the Wall Street world. It provides a glimpse into the... Read More
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Bank Of America
Good Brick and Mortar Bank

Every town in America has a Bank of America. At times I feel like they have more ATM machines than they do customers. So in terms of convenience you can't... Read More
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Wall Street
The Quintessential 80's Money Movie

The 1980's brings back memories of big hair, shoulder pads, rolled jeans, and greed. Whether it was true or not, people's recollection of the 80's is that it... Read More
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It’S A Wonderful Life
A Classic

The movie opens with everyone praying in their homes for someone in distress. That's something you don't see anymore in movies. While modern movies seem to... Read More
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Sfo Magazine
Quality Free Publication

SFO is a great magazine. Don't let the fact that it is online fool you into thinking that articles are second-rate to anything you would find on a news stand.... Read More
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Zignals
Almost Great

This site has a lot going for it. It has great tools on par with many brokerage websites. I particularly like the alerts and charts. One aspect you have to... Read More
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Chartgame.Com
Surprisingly Addictive

The concept is so simple. You are given a stock chart of a real company but with no name or dates. As you step through the chart one day at a time you can... Read More
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Barchart
Add it to your short list

In a short time this website has made it on my shortlist of places to go when considering entering or exiting a trade. This site does many things I haven't... Read More
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Informed Trades
One of the Best Free Trading Educations you can get

Look, you can spend a boatload of money on "gurus" and systems that promise to make you a lot of money. But all they are really doing is charging you money... Read More
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Trader Planet
Great One-Stop Site

This is a "must visit" for anyone who wants daily market commentary, educational material, or some decent stock picks. There is a lot of insightful commentary... Read More
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There Will Be Blood
Take it Down from the Pedestal

The movie really doesn't have any direction as it follows oilman, Daniel Plainview, in his quest to build up an empire no matter how many people he has to... Read More
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Trading Places
Taught Me Short Selling

**SPOILER ALERT** When I first watched the movie I was so confused by the ending sequence when the two main characters made money when the price of a... Read More
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American Greed
Sucker Born Every Minute

It truly is amazing how many people out there don't understand the concept that "if it's too good to be true, it probably is." This show tells stories of cons... Read More
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Schaeffers Investment Research
Good Information, Poor Trade Recommendations

I have used a few products from Schaeffers Investment Research (SIR). In general, Schaeffers markets itself as taking a contrarian approach to the market. ... Read More
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Office Space
Ah Memories

I went to school and had internships in Silicon Valley when this movie was made and it describes life at a large company during the tech boom perfectly. I... Read More
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The Art Of Trading
Great... If You Have the Time

I really enjoyed Trader Stewie's blog postings, particularly the videos. I thought his analysis was spot on and he has a great eye for finding potentially... Read More
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Invest Like A Shark: How A Deaf Guy With No Job And Limited Capital Made A Fortune Investing In The Stock Market
Common Sense for the Modern Investor

This book was like a pep talk from a coach before the big game. It doesn't focus so much on specific strategies but it does provide you with a shot in the arm... Read More
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Bigcharts
Not the Best But Good Enough

This used to be the best place for free charts and basic technical analysis. I used to go here when I didn't feel like logging into my brokerage account just... Read More
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Turbotax Tax Prep
Best Way to Prepare Your Taxes for Free

I've tried other tax software, but I keep coming back to TurboTax. It has everything you expect from tax-prep software -- an easy "question and answer"... Read More
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Trading Markets.Com: Stock Powerratings
Reduces Technical Analysis to One Number

It's a simple concept -- buy stocks when they have a high PowerRating (on a scale of 1-10) indicating that they will outperform the market. You can query the... Read More
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Investimonials
Found Diamonds in the Rough

Thanks to Investimonials I found some great trading websites. There are many products out there that I did not even know existed. Furthermore, most of the... Read More
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Freestockcharts.Com
Fast and Easy Charting

Sometimes I just don't feel like logging in to my brokerage account just to look at a stock chart. At the same time, many free charts such as ones found on... Read More
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Finviz
Best Free Screener Out There

Every book and web page I read provides strategies for successful trading. The problem is finding a site where you can easily use those strategies to evaluate... Read More
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Google Finance
There are Better Free Services

While Google has many products that stand out from the competition, their finance section is not one of them. One of the most important aspects to any... Read More
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Optionsxpress
Beginners Look Elsewhere

When I started trading options every review I read told me about the greatness of OptionsXpress. It is consistently one of the top reviewed brokerage... Read More
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The Motley Fool
Too Much Noise

There is way too much noise on this website. I used to subscribe to their RSS feed, but I couldn't keep up with the 30+ articles every day. No one could... Read More
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