Archive for November, 2008

One look at the current subprime meltdown

Friday, November 21st, 2008

This article is worth reading, all 9 pages of it. Wait until you get to page 7…

Saw a good trading education site today

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

The following is a paid review:

David Waring says he put his site together in order to “act as a kind of filter for good free trading information” – the idea is to keep the site free in order to get more traffic since finance traffic can turn into money.

So to review the free finance information site,, I figured I’d take a look at the free information and see what we can learn from it.

The first thing I noticed were the articles linked to on the site. It was the one November 12th post I saw. Waring says that he plans to give us the more important articles, the ones that can help traders most. What I didn’t see right away was an explanation for why each article was chosen. In other words, what is the trader reading this article for? Why is this one considered important by the site editor?

As I scrolled down to the Nov. 11th posts however I noticed that there were 6 posts from November 11th. That means there’s a lot for me to review. Here I noticed that some articles were explained by the site editor.

This one impressed me. When I clicked on it to link it directly here I noticed a neat feature of the site – every blog entry is also a message board topic. So not only does Waring give us his take on China’s $586 Billion stimulus package; he also gives us a chance to ask questions. And of course, as he promised, he links to several more articles on the topic.

In the end, this is a great site for people who want to learn about trading. Don’t expect him to hold your hand. It’s not one of those sites that promises you some good stock picks like Motley Fool (man I hate how those guys market their service). It’s a site that gives you information, the site editor’s take on the information, and a chance to talk about the information. That’s pretty good.