Archive for the 'Economics' Category

Links – 23/05/07

Personal Finance Baby Step(nocreditneeded)

The idea behind the Baby Steps is pretty simple. Just like a child who is learning to walk, you must begin with baby steps. Each baby step leads to another baby step, which then leads to another baby steps.

The SUb-prime Rescue Squad(papermoney)

I know the good my company, my employees and thousands of my fellow mortgage bankers have done for families, for communities, and for this country.

Subprime: The Lenders To Blame?(yahoo)

While it is understandable that borrowers became caught up in the belief that house prices always rise, lenders are supposed to know better. Why was the mortgage-lending industry willing to make loans that were workable for the borrowers only if their properties appreciated?

20 Productive Ways To Use Your Spare Time(lifehack)

Everyone works differently, so the best use of your free time really depends on you, your working style, and what’s on your to-do list.


Links – 22/05/07

Link Opportunities for SEO(artofmoney)

Here are my observations, they should give you some good ideas about how to gain some high quality incoming links, that you may never have discovered if you didn’t do your market research properly.

Sell gold?(FT)

Within a year, though, the gold bear market will have run its course, and Mr Bernanke’s other academic speciality, depression avoidance, will be called on. He and his counterparts in Europe, Japan and China will be called on to keep the global Ponzi scheme going, because the real economies cannot stand a bust in the financial economies. In anticipation of that rapid reversal, gold will take off as it hasn’t for a generation.

Renting a room(personal finance advice)

If you have extra space in your house, you may have considered renting out a room to bring in some extra cash and share the utility bill costs.

Luck OR Skill?(BBC)

But unpredictability is what makes entrepreneurship an interesting challenge – it is not an exact science to create a successful company, and life would be duller if it was.

Find a profitable Rental Property(plus6)

After multiple years of being a seller’s market the tides are turning, and buyers have the upper hand.

Links – 19/05/07

Flat Pack Houses(thisismoney)

Ikea’s arrival on our shores reinvented flatpack furniture for the British and now the Swedish firm hopes to transform the nation’s view of prefabricated homes.

Technoratie Favourite Hit Experiment (doshdosh)

I have not read any other detailed statistical reports on Technorati Most Favorited list and I do think that this presents important information which allows you to determine if it is worth your time to actively encourage favoriting from your readers or other sources.

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Links – 18/05/07

Stock Technical Analysis(stocktrading101)

In this particular chart, I used the 50 day moving average as a clear example of support.

Nationwide Downgrades Expectation(ukhousingbubble)

Does this mean that the days of double digit appreciation are over? It seems so, at least as far as the Nationwide is concerned.

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Links – 12/05/07

Headed for another Depression(Dissident Voice)

Do you believe that the problems in the real estate market, the falling dollar, the massive current account deficit, or the shaky hedge fund industry are likely to cause major meltdown?

Negative Equity?(Times)

BRITAIN’s biggest bank, HSBC, has become the first large institution to tighten its lending criteria amid fears that negative equity could return following four interest-rate rises since August.

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Links – 12/05/07

Safe As Houses? (guradian)

Nobody disputes that for the next four to six months the pressure will be off; inflation is set to fall as the decline in energy prices works through the economy. The question is what happens in 2008 and 2009.

Is This It(Investingthemiddleway)

With yesterday’s triple digit drop in the DOW, the first since the mini-crash on Feb 27, the question on everyone’s mind seems, “Is this it? Is this the end of the rally?”

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