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Phoenicians looking in the wrong places for champions
With the great come-from-behind win on Monday Night football and a tribute to Kurt Warner, Cardinals fans have visions of the Super Bowl win that almost was. As the DBacks stumble to the finish line, Phoenicians reminisce about...
Ukraine ceasefire hopes have strengthened global markets
The Ukraine war has been creating jittery markets worldwide. There is hope however that the situation in Ukraine may temporarily stabilize. Fox Business Network reported on Sept. 3, 2014 that global markets have risen on Ukraine ceasefire hopes.On Wednesday...
Fighting the investment risks that overshadow rewards
One major aspect to risk is how long you intend to hold an investment. For example, if it is trading at a low price, the probability of permanently losing your capital in Coca Cola stock over a 15 year period...
New sports movie is real-life story of Phoenician resident
Move over Knute Rockne—All American (1940) Brian’s Song (1971), Hoop Dreams (1994), Hoosiers (1986), Miracle (2004)! Each generation seems to spawn its own inspirational team sports movie. They are always true stories of young people, who...
The new hot spots in emerging countries
Most of us are familiar with the so called BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), but as these countries continue to integrate into the global economy there are other non-traditional markets that continue to emerge for...
Fresh Market open in Laguna Hills
The Fresh Market had it's long awaited grand opening yesterday, July 30, 2014. The new Village at Nellie Gail Ranch in Laguna Hills boasts a new market bursting with all things fresh. The Fresh Market delivers...
4 ways to Sell Properties Like Hotcakes
Now that the economy is starting to rebound and the U.S. jobs market is showing promising numbers, the real estate industry is poised to make a killing.Recent reports show that sales have been rising since last year...
The relationship between investment risk and expected returns
Risk is not really about volatility and market sensitivity – it is about ambiguity. Your quintessential risk/return graph fails to incorporate the uncertainty associated with riskier investments. Dodgier investments have higher expected returns and the potential for low returns...
Not all markets are created efficiently
In addition to the fact that the overall market can be dominated by market sentiment, certain sectors are particularly prone to inefficiency. There are several reasons why one financial market may be more inefficient than another. Two of these reasons...
25 Interesting Facts About Gold
Gold is one of the most sought-after and appreciated pieces of matter in the world, and has been for thousands of years. Here are 25 interesting facts about gold.Gold as an ElementGold never gets rusty.Gold is soft...
Half a million years of life lost to opioid abuse in U.S.
Opioid abuse more or less results in more than half a million years of life lost per year, a report by PsychCentral said.The article, citing a research report published in the Addiction journal, said that was the extrapolated...
The Benefits and Risks of Real Estate Auctions
As many people have discovered, the traditional realtor firm isn't the only way to sell a property. Real estate auctions are increasingly popular among people who buy and sell properties. As an alternative to the traditional marketplace, "...
Three online real estate stocks to buy
The three major indexes pulled up tech stocks with them as they went through the roof on Thursday on the heels of positive jobs data for June.Using Reuters data, the Economic Times reported that Dow Jones added 48.8...
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