10/04/2010 – 5:06 am PDT | One Comment

The recent post about how to have a baby on a budget gave me a small chuckle. Don’t get me wrong, new babies are expensive and it’s great to give new parents advice on how …

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A Trader’s First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to The World’s Fastest Growing Market
10/04/2010 – 7:50 am PDT | No Comment

The Simple, Practical, 100% Useful How-To Guide for New Commodities Traders from Carley Garner…..
You can make large profits by trading commodities-but you’ll need significant practical knowledge of the associated risks and market characteristics before you …

Pending Home Sales: August 2010
10/04/2010 – 7:48 am PDT | No Comment

Today, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Home Sales Report for August showing a slight increase with the seasonally adjusted national index climbing 4.3% since July but remaining a whopping 20.1% below …

Scania, Lund, Chalmers and KTH Collaborating in Research on More Efficient, Lower-Emitting Heavy-Duty Engine Fueled by Biofuels
10/04/2010 – 7:40 am PDT | No Comment

Scania has been granted SEK 30 million (US$4.4 million) by Sweden’s Strategic Vehicle Research and Innovation Initiative (FFI) to develop a biofuel engine intended for heavy commercial vehicles. Scania will focus on developing an engine …

Bloomberg Analysis: Crude Oil to Hit Resistance Level at $86.70 This Week
10/04/2010 – 7:30 am PDT | No Comment

Crude oil may fail to breach the $86.70 a barrel level this week based on statistical analysis used by traders to gauge prices, the Schork Group Inc. said. Crude’s resistance at that level corresponds to …

Crude Oil Technical Outlook For Monday Morning Oct. 4th
10/04/2010 – 7:15 am PDT | No Comment

Crude oil was lower due to profit taking overnight as it consolidates some of last week’s rally. Stochastics and the RSI are overbought but remain bullish signaling that sideways to higher prices are possible near …

Statement by the President on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Reunification of East and West Germany
10/04/2010 – 6:24 am PDT | No Comment

Release Time: 

For Immediate Release

On Sunday, October 3, …

Debunking the congestion index used to justify the policies that keep us stuck in traffic
10/04/2010 – 6:05 am PDT | No Comment

Interstate 24 Traffic Originally uploaded by Transportation for America to Flickr.

The cycle is familiar by now. A study tells us what we all know: our roads are congested. We pour billions into new roads and …

How Will Comparative Studies Play Out?
10/04/2010 – 5:36 am PDT | No Comment

A government agency recently named members to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, which is charged by the new reform law with conducting comparative effectiveness studies. While it is restricted in how it can …

Learn From Jay Leno’s Successful Savings Style
10/04/2010 – 5:06 am PDT | No Comment

This guest post is from The Digerati Life, a personal finance site based in Silicon Valley.
Comedian Jay Leno, in an interview with Reader’s Digest in one issue, was quoted as saying that he didn’t use …

"The taxman is happy with my return’ - Sure?
10/04/2010 – 4:05 am PDT | No Comment

As we move towards the first filing deadline for 2009/10 personal tax returns you may find it helpful to reflect on a key aspect of our tax system. Many people seem to misunderstand how things …