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"In the investing blog, I seek to help you take sound investment decisions free from emotion by sharing my objective insights on markets, sectors, and companies."
Sam Subramanian PhD, MBA, Editor, AlphaProfit MoneyMatters

Is the Housing Recovery for Real?

The housing market is sending mixed signals. Home sales are rising. Foreclosures are increasing too. Is the worst really over for housing? Rising Sales of New and Existing Homes Sales of existing and new homes are increasing. In July, total sales of new and existing homes rose to a 5.673 million annual rate, the highest since November 2007.… Read More »

Commodity Trading Strategies: Profiting from Gold and Natural Gas

Investors often lump commodities together and run the risk of making improper investment choices. While some commodities can be hot, others may not. The supply and demand factors affecting commodity prices are usually specific to a commodity. Take the case of gold and natural gas this year. The price of gold has been relatively strong. The surge in… Read More »

Newspaper Publishers Can’t Wait Longer for Better Times

Industry wide ad revenue in the larger print segment declined 30% to $6.2 billion in the second quarter. Even the smaller online-only segment has not been immune to the recession. According to the NAA, online-only ad revenue fell 16% to about $650 million. Against the backdrop of shrinking demand for products and services, employers grew reluctant to increasing… Read More »

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