Operations here have cut into the free time I usually use for researching and writing my posts. This week has been pretty thin on material but rest assured there are multiple articles in the works; I just need some time to edit and publish them! Nonetheless the blogosphere continues to produce quality reading material with or without me so I have gathered some of the best here for your viewing pleasure.
The following articles of mine were included in carnivals this week:
How To Use A Margin Of Safety was included in the Carnival of Personal Finance #333 at Sustainable Personal Finance
Can I Buy A House With Dividend Stocks? Part II was included in the Totally Money Carnival: Scared Straight Edition at Modern Tightwad
Investing Based On Potential was included in the Carnival of Financial Planning #209 at The Skilled Investor
Here are some of the best articles I read this week from around the financial blogosphere:
Dividends4Life looks at Microsoft over at Div-Net in Stock Analysis: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Dividend Monk looks at Chevron in Chevron Corporation (CVX) Dividend Stock
The Abbot Labs split continues to draw input from dividend bloggers. Click here for Dividend Monk's take and here for Dividend Growth Investor's.
Barel Karsan looks at how competition in an industry can influence margins in Competition and Margins and warns against using P/E by itself as a valuation metric in Value or Not?
Dividend Growth Investor reminds readers to look at the sustainability of a dividend as opposed to its current yield when determining its long term value in Five Stocks Building Future Yields
My Money Blog looks at the trend of college graduates graduating with degrees in less lucrative fields in Supply and Demand: Technical vs. Humanities College Majors
The blogging duo at Control Your Cash hits on their fundamental principles of building wealth and asks "Are you playing to win, or to avoid defeat?" in Why You Should Read Our Archives