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July 2008

Heads Up: E*TRADE Bank Increasing Savings Account Interest Rate Tomorrow

by Luke Landes

With some anticipating rate increases from the Federal Reserve, we might start seeing more banks increasing the interest rates offered on savings account. E*TRADE Bank is ready, and they’ve announced an increased from 3.15 percent to 3.30 percent APY starting tomorrow, July 2. I keep my company stock purchase plan investment with E*TRADE, though not by my ... Continue reading this article…

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The Problems Investors Should Have With the Wisdom of Crowds

by Luke Landes

Which rule applies to investing: the wisdom of crowds or herd mentality? According to James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds, all you need in order to make good decisions — good investing decisions being a subset of all good decisions — is a diverse, independent, decentralized, and aggregated crowd to follow. Let the ... Continue reading this article…

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