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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090131/ap_on_bi_ge/banks_bonuses_5 The banking industry’s sense of entitlement makes my head explode. For proof of how wrapped up in their own little orbits they are, read the following: While Wall Street investment banks and other financial firms make headlines for the millions paid out to certain executives, more modest bonuses go to workers from human resources […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081028/ap_on_bi_ge/financial_meltdown_35 An impatient White House is serving notice on banks receiving billions of dollars in federal help to quit hoarding the money and start making more loans. The USA has clearly never lent money to friends in need before, only to see those friends in need turn around and use it to buy DVDs and […]

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http://biz.yahoo.com/fool/061213/116603450315.html?.v=1&printer=1 As previously mentioned in this StumbleBlog, I’m aiming to return to Europe come February or March. Once I get that out of my system, it’s onto Life v.2. My big plans for a new career path involve becoming a slumlord, and paying off my mortgage by the time I turn 35. So this unexpected […]

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Stocks Rise as Dems Gain, Rumsfeld Resigns

http://yahoo.businessweek.com/investor/content/nov2006/pi20061108_709380.htm Stocks Rise as Dems Gain, Rumsfeld Resigns I’ve been too busy lately to throw my hat into the air with all the other liberty-lovin’ Democrat supporters for the latest election results, but I do have to post this headline. How telling is it that a Democratic victory and the resignation of a top Republican […]

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I Will Teach You To Be Rich: Personal finance and entrepreneurship tips from a Stanford graduate

http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/ I unfortunately burst the balloon of a very happy friend yesterday, when my personal-finances conservatism pointed out that her goal of BMW ownership – when she has three overdue credit cards and no substantial savings – is likely not going to happen soon. People who don’t listen carefully assume I’m anti-fun, or anti-buying things. […]

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http://www.daviddoubilet.com/ptfiles/portfolio/12/images/384425529282407.jpg Stolen from OliviaB, I love this photo of a spreadeagl… uh, spreadturtled sea turtle.

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The Deipnosophist: Pause celebre

http://eutrapelia.blogspot.com/2005/09/pause-celebre.html This was originally published a few months ago in the Financial Times, who in their unsurprisingly miserly way have now made it inaccessible without a credit card. Thank goodness, then, for the blogosphere, where you can find it reprinted in its entirety for free. I love that a semicolon can inspire such tides of […]

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http://www.scotlandistheplace.com/stitp/sitp_displayHome.jsp;jsessionid=03D863C7209A59C8C7A665D065847868?p_applic=CCC&p_service=Content.show&pContentID=80 Just to exacerbate my already-pronounced 30-something angst, Scotland announces an initiative to woo ex-pats back to the auld soil. Let’s weigh the options: Possible career opportunities (which I’m not getting in Canada) v. horrible weather, depressed population (some of which are family – another negative!) and prices double what they are here… *sigh* Why […]

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AAPL Basic Chart | Apple Inc. Stock – Yahoo! Finance

http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=AAPL&t=2y SQUEEEEE!

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