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Ticker Sense shows graphically how the Dow is really the only index to hit an all-time high; the rest have a ways to go.
Dr. Brett at TraderFeed shows statistically that it might not be a good idea to short a rising market.Forbes has a great article on how activist hedge fund Santa Monica Partners is going after deep value play Warwick Valley Telephone (WWVY) and other small-caps. They've been up an average 16% a year since 1987. Take a look at Santa Monica's activist situations. Beyond VC has 10 questions every entrepeneur should ask. Bill, aka NoDoodahs reviews the classic Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. Fat Pitch Financials looks at the moat around Building Materials Holding Corp. (BMHC). Equity Investment Ideas analyzes Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report). Uh-oh. UTube vs YouTube. Thomas Hawk wonders if Facebook is worth as much as YouTube. Seeking Alpha says you can't blame Yahoo!'s problems on the real estate ad market. Stocks-and-Blogs thinks people are ignoring the MySpace Factor when coming up with a value for News Corp. (NWS - Get Report). Morgan Stanley (MS) is scooping up shares in The New York Times (NYT - Get Report). And this might be why. SmartMoney had a great screen for stocks that have had earnings estimates raised recently. Don't miss The Stock Market Report by Monty Python.
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