Canada has come up with an idea that I think is awesome. They have adopted a method of making their notes from a plastic film. The video in link covers the benefits of making the change. I'm all for it. I congratulate the powers that be for making a smart decision. [more]
Yesterday I decided to change my forcus to coal mining companies. I normally stay away from this sector but thought I should see what the world of micro/small cap companies have to offer. While running some screens and reading some articles I came across Cardero Resource Group (CDY). Unless I am missing something I see this company as a outstanding value play with room to run. [more]
The road to Hades is paved with good intentions. This is one such example.
Is this the most effective Q Branch is these days with the budget cuts?
We have some close friends that may be six months away from filing for bankruptcy. One of them is on disability from work, not bringing in enough to pay all the bills. I'm trying to help them find some (free) resources that may be able to help steer them in the direction of negotiating a settlement with the creditors (Visa/Amex/MC). I keep reading that they should be able to do it on their own and yadda-yadda-yadda. But what I have yet to find is a list of steps they need to take in order to do it successfully. Correction: I have found a couple of lists but not from reputable sources, unless you count eHow.com as such. [more]