Aug
01
2011

The Next Nasdaq

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Communication.
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The rise of Germany’s Neuer Markt and Nasdaq’s push into Europe all point in the same direction: Net-enabled global trading.

As the New Economy goes global on the Internet’s back, so, too, are the world’s biggest exchanges.

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May
30
2011

It’s not all About Money

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Shopping.
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If you listened to the predictions of the sixties, we should now be living in the “age of leisure.”

Computers would be doing all of the work — or so we were told. Newsweek, for example, predicted in a 1962 article that most of us would be working two hours a day, three days a week. Read the entire post…

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Mar
17
2011

Technology Stocks

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Shopping.
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I once had a friend who dreamed of being a stockbroker. As she’d talk, starry-eyed, about following stocks in the newspaper and doing her own buying and selling, I would think, I don’t know another woman who does this. Not one. Instead, most of us who are not entirely risk-averse do what seems like the smart thing: We invest in a high-performing mutual fund on the theory that the hotshot fund manager will do the stock-picking for us.

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