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November 2009

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Why U.S. Consumers Spend Twice as Much as the Chinese

November 30, 2009 – Comments (11)

Or, alternatively, why the Chinese save so much.  [more]

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Our First Banksgiving

November 27, 2009 – Comments (4)

Thanksgiving is as American a holiday as they come.  We grow up hearing the story of how the European settlers joined with the Native Americans to have a harvest feast and give thanks to their communal spirit and for all the blessings the land had given them.  [more]

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Announcing Foolanthropy 2009: Think Globally, Act Locally

November 25, 2009 – Comments (1)

The Fool announced our annual philanthropy campaign today, aptly named “Foolanthropy”. In the past 12 years, Foolanthropy has raised over $3 million – with the help of our community – for a wide range of worthy causes. In 2007, we narrowed our focus to financial literacy, specifically.   [more]

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The Future of U.S. Healthcare...in India?

November 25, 2009 – Comments (0)

Great article earlier this week in the WSJ.  [more]

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Is Crowdsourcing a Dying Idea?

November 23, 2009 – Comments (9)

The Wall Street Journal (Sub may be required) had an article this morning on Wikipedia rapidly losing the volunteers who edit and contribute to its content.   [more]

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Has Oprah Signaled the Victory of Cable?

November 20, 2009 – Comments (2)

How powerful is Oprah?  [more]

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Hipster Investors Unite!

November 18, 2009 – Comments (7)

It's time to pawn those old Death Cab for Cutie t-shirts (you're so over them anyway) and forgo your daily independent coffee shop beverage. You're going to need the extra money.    [more]

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Is China the Biggest Risk to the World Economy?

November 17, 2009 – Comments (14) | RELATED TICKERS: FXI

There was an interesting article published in The Telegraph today. It argues that, for a variety of reasons, China has actually become the greatest risk to the world’s financial system  [more]

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Some Recession Perspective

November 13, 2009 – Comments (3)

Today was a bit of a class warfare day for me.   [more]

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Boise State "IPO's"

November 12, 2009 – Comments (2)

Just like Packers fans, Boise State Broncos fans can now buy shares of their favorite team.  [more]

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Veterans Day Rememberance

November 11, 2009 – Comments (1)

We pause to remember the 13 slain at Ft. Hood...from President Obama's speech yesterday:     [more]

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25 Blogs That Are Better Than This One

November 10, 2009 – Comments (6)

Well, ok, we don't count because "[b]logs used primarily as fronts for other businesses have also been excluded"...i.e. this blog is just one part of Fool.com.  [more]

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Are Your Cocoa Puffs Immunity Boosting?

November 09, 2009 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: GIS , UL , KRFT

In late October, the FDA made a bold announcement that it would overhaul the rules for nutritional claims on food labels and issue new standards next year. Food companies -- say goodbye to those brilliant margins.   [more]

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A funny yet stark reminder of the economy

November 09, 2009 – Comments (5)

Taken from the Vanguard Blog (an investigative journalism show on Current TV).   [more]

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1 in 10 People are Out of Work

November 06, 2009 – Comments (18)

The unemployment rate hit double digits (10.2%) for October. Per this morning's CNNMoney story:  [more]

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Yankees Call Bottom...If You Buy Coincidences

November 05, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: GS

For those grasping for signs of a prolonged rally, the Yankees' World Series victory is another data point.  [more]

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Read This If You Own CD's (Certificates of Deposit)

November 04, 2009 – Comments (1)

I learn something new about banking everyday. Per the Newser blurb:   [more]

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Fill in the Blank Contest

November 04, 2009 – Comments (17)

Frequently around FoolHQ, we solicit help from each other on articles or blog posts (e.g. "Can you guys give me a good example of a crooked CEO?" or "What's a good Foolish nickname for Peter Lynch?")  [more]

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Debt

November 02, 2009 – Comments (14)

If you took Psychology 101, you probably remember Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs:  [more]

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