Financial Ramblings

By: ispeculatornew
Date posted: 11.06.2010 (6:31 am) | Write a Comment  (4 Comments)

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Just how important is China becoming? I think some still ignore the fact that China will soon be the world’s top economy. I still found it very interesting that Forbes put Hu Jintao at the top of the most “Powerful Persons” in the world, above Barack Obama. The world is changing very fast. Have you started learning Mandarin yet?:) You can see their entire rankings here.

You can also see some of the more interesting readings from the past week here:

Dividend investing in 2011 @ TheDividendGuyBlog
Setting appropriate stop loss order @ InvestIntheMarkets
Top Dividend stocks in Canada @ The Financial Blogger
Dividends vs Share repurchases @ DividendMonk
Google finance portfolio charting @ Curious Cat Investing
Simple investing is better investing @ Oblivious Investor
Why you should pay back your debts before saving for retirement @ DoNotWait
The Fed will allow strong banks to hike dividends @ Reuters
Preferred shares vs Bonds @ MillionDollarJourney
Facebook charts the times where most breakups occur @ MatthiasMikkelsen
What is a balanced portfolio? @ Balance Junkie

And this impressive chart from Calculated Risk!

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4 Comments

  1. Comment by Balance Junkie — November 6, 2010 @ 7:55 am

    Nice roundup. Thanks for including my article! 🙂

  2. Comment by John Hunter — November 7, 2010 @ 6:44 am

    Thanks for the link. My brother got a head start, beginning to learn Chinese in High school and then continuing to do so at Georgetown University and spending a year in Taiwan, then working in Hong Kong for a few years.

  3. Comment by IS — November 8, 2010 @ 5:01 am

    @John Hunter – Wow, impressive, what did he end up doing?

  4. Comment by John Hunter — November 12, 2010 @ 2:13 pm

    Among other things he worked for Boom.com (in Hong Kong), Accenture and now his own startup: Hexawise (software testing).

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