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Techs Edge Higher Ahead of Bernanke Aug. 30 – Technology stocks nudged higher, but the rest of the market languished as traders await a key Friday speech from Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. The Dow lost 50 points to 13,238. The S&P 500 dipped 6 points 1,457. The Nasdaq rose 2 points to 2,565.

Stocks Rally 2%; Apple Shines Aug 29 – U.S. stocks enjoyed broad-based gains on Wednesday as investors went on a shopping spree and speculation about a product announcement from Apple boosted tech stocks.The Dow rallied 247 points to 13,289. The S&P 500 rose 31 points to 1,463. The Nasdaq gained 62 points to 2,563. Crude… Read More »

Renewable Fuels Becoming Reality Aug 27 – Earlier this month, the Ford’s Fusion 999 hybrid reached 207mph on the track, lending support to the view that renewable fuels are here to stay.The Bush Administration’s “20 in 10” renewable fuel research initiative is yielding fruit in the private sector. The Department of Energy is working with… Read More »

How Speculators Exploit Market Fears

http://finance.yahoo.com/expert/article/yourlife/41148 Wow, this is a great article. What he says makes a lot of sense. The companies are still reporting great profits. I believe the market is being driven down by hedge funds, especially with drops like 100+ points in a single day. That’s what happens when you instill panic in a tight crowd. It’s… Read More »

Oil demand ‘rising faster than expected’

Oil demand ‘rising faster than expected’ World oil demand is rising faster than previously expected while non-Opec supply is growing more slowly, the International Energy Agency has said in its latest monthly assessment of the market. The rich countries’ energy watchdog warned on Tuesday of growing tightness in oil supplies in the second half of… Read More »

Dow Crosses 13,000 for 1st Time

Dow Crosses 13,000 for 1st Time Wednesday April 25, 11:20 am ET By Madlen Read, AP Business Writer  NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average shot past 13,000 for the first time Wednesday, powered by signs that the U.S. economy and corporate profits are growing at a steady pace. The stock market’s best-known… Read More »

Blogging

I updated my permalinks and changed my template this week. I notice I’ve spending a lot of time on the blog. I would say that I probably spend about ten hours a week on the blog. How many hours do you spent blogging?

Blog Template Update

I wanted to switch to a three-column template and this one has the color scheme I like. Green is good. My only complain is that this template is still in beta and the widgets are not working. I have to manually edit the codes. My blogging hours are starting to add up. Jonathan was right,… Read More »

Domain Down

The domain was down last night and today morning. I’m not sure what the reason was, but it’s back up now.