Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Investing! We had several entries this week, which I’ve grouped into the categories below. (If you’re a contributor and would rather your article appear in a different category, feel free to let me know.)
Thank you to everyone who submitted a post. If your post did not appear, either I didn’t receive it, or it wasn’t directly related to investing. Next week’s carnival will be hosted by Free Money Finance. To learn about hosting, submission requirements, or to peruse archives, be sure to visit the Carnival of Investing’s home at MyMoneyBlog.
Stocks and Bonds
Stock Market Beat goes through a detailed example of accounts receivables monitoring related to Par Pharmaceutical’s earnings restatement.
JeffSHoward explains the drawbacks and benefits of buying individual bonds vs. bond funds.
InvestorGeeks teaches us the process he went through to hunt and find a tenbagger in the form of AERT.
The Daily Bacon presents an elegant, chart-filled discussion comparing the volatility of small-cap against larger-cap stocks, along with some explanations of their drivers.
Financial Options summarizes financial events, earnings, and news releases coming up this week.
Trader’s Narrative asks if having an unusually high ratio of gainers to decliners marks an upcoming bull run.
Debt Free presents the benefits and considerations you must face when deciding whether to pay your mortgage off early.
It’s Just Money asks how accurate is Zillow?
Journey to Financial Freedom shares 3 formulas for investment success in real estate.
Nubricks Property Blog highlights Bulgaria as a potential place to invest in property.
Frugal Wisdom from Wenchypoo’s Warehouse talks about some regions in the world that might make for good investment in the future.
General Investment Advice
Investing the Middle Way discusses portfolio rebalancing in his continuing series on asset allocation.
Abnormal Returns discusses the potential benefits from investing in funds run by privately-held firms as mentioned in two recent publications.
My Money Blog reviews the book All About Asset Allocation.
Get Rich Slowly reviews the book Rule #1 by Phil Town.
Free Money Finance discusses how much of your 401(k) should be invested in your company stock.
Pragmatic Finance reminds us the benefits of starting to invest early with a Roth IRA.
Blueprint for Financial Prosperity reminds us it’s better to be conservative than wrong when it comes to bubbles.
Young and Broke discusses financial phobia.
Daily Dose of Optimism wonders what recent, ironic posts in the media mean for the commodities market.
Investing World Today describes the basic steps of investing and money.
Tick Marks tells us that day traders are still around.