Why Time Warner Is Investing Millions in Maker Studios

Why Time Warner Is Investing Millions in Maker Studios

Old media gave its stamp of approval to a new digital media model on Thursday. Maker Studios closed a $36 million round of funding, including $25 million from Time Warner. Never heard of Maker? You've probably watched one of its low-budget, yet
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1 Admittedly Squishy Investing Metric I Just Love

1 Admittedly Squishy Investing Metric I Just Love

People often have a hard time saying "sorry," don't they? That one little word — so fraught with weight, meaning, and of course, responsibility — is hard enough for the average person who's cut in front of you in a parking lot to utter, let alone the
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Your Questions About Invest In Gold And Silver

Paul asks…

Is this the time to invest in gold, silver, euro?

With this huge tax rebate, i’m expecting the valu of the USD to go way down. Would that seem like a reasonable statement? If so, is now the time to jump on gold, silver, the euro, and anything else that benefits when the USD goes down?

financi4 answers:

Maybe. I have been buying a little silver. I started at $11 an ounce though. It is now a little over 16 an ounce. Its not something you want to speculate on though. Remember balance is the key to any portfolio. If you already have other investments aim to get precios metals to be about 10%.

Charles asks…

Why do people say to invest in silver and gold? If there’s a crisis, what can we possibly do with these metals?

If money becomes worthless, what good are gold/silver?
Value based on what? You have no money and/or money becomes worthless, what good will gold and silver do you? You might as well use seashells or marbles as money.

financi4 answers:

It can make you some pretty jewelery so you don’t feel so crummy that the world as we know it has come to an end.

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Investing in Central Utility Stocks – Do Today's Valuations Make Sense? Part 3

Investing in Central Utility Stocks – Do Today's Valuations Make Sense? Part 3

This is the third in my series on investing in utility stocks based on the sector's current valuation levels. The series was initially inspired by concerns that utility stocks may be overvalued because they had recently performed very well. When the
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Is it worth investing in a high-efficiency power supply?

Is it worth investing in a high-efficiency power supply?

If you've gone shopping for a power supply any time over the last few years, you've probably noticed the explosive proliferation of various 80 Plus ratings. As initially conceived, an 80 Plus certification was a way for PSU manufacturers to validate
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Steven Anderson: Don't let fears hold you back from investing in equities

Steven Anderson: Don't let fears hold you back from investing in equities

For the past few years, many investors have fled the stock market. Their flight might have been ill-advised, and you could benefit from their experience. Just how significant has the equities exodus been? Consider this: U.S. equity mutual funds
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