Wednesday, October 31, 2012

After Hours Carnival of Investing, Halloween 2012 Edition

Welcome to the October 31st, 2012 edition of After Hours Carnival of Investing. This is a very special edition, being All Hallows' Eve and all.

Most of you are probably reading this after Halloween, so I hope you had a happy one and have since come out of your sugar induced coma. I've got a full roster of posts this time around, so let's get to it!

After Hours Carnival of Investing, No. 2

First up is a basic overview of asset classes and the basic principles of investing, such as risk vs. return and diversification.

This very excellent primer comes to us courtesy of :Investing 101: An Overview of Major Asset Classes and How to Invest in Them posted at NerdWallet | Markets.

Next up, John Schmoll presents Why We All Should Care About High Frequency Trading posted at Frugal Rules.

HFT is all the rage in the trading world these days, yet few know about it. It does have some benefits, but there are also downsides to it. As with anything related to finances, it’s important to be in the know with what’s going on currently in the finance world.

Did you know there is a seasonal cycle in the stock market? There is, but should you invest on those patterns? Alex Peters presents the details and answers that question in: Does the S&P Has a Seasonal Pattern? posted at

Lastly, Arduino Schenato presents PRICE ACTION DAILY | TRADING SIMPLE posted at HereForexInsider.

Here's an excerpt:
The price of the American "commercial enterprise" index has now tested the key opposition at 13,400 points before falling to a great extent and close the session at 13,340 points. On the regular chart we can see an apparent price action strategy....

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