All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Stock’

Yahoo Doubles Profits, Announces Stock Split

Yahoo released its 1st quarterly report for this fiscal year, and the news for the web’s most popular portal was filled with superlatives. The newest report shows that Yahoo more than doubled last year’s first quarter profits.

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Man Arrested In Google Stock Fraud

FBI officials recently arrested a Dutch citizen in New York for allegedly selling $2.8 million worth of bogus Google stock.

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Personalizing Mobile Web Applications

In this example, we will personalize the settings for a mobile web application based on the user logged into the site. Personalization is a very useful approach to provide a satisfying user experience. Particularly in Mobile applications where the small size of the device is often a hindrance in data input, the user can be more comfortable when the amount of data entry is reduced when some commonly used settings are persisted in a secure manner.

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Mobile Stock Quote Tracker

We will create a mobile stock quote tracker program in this article. The program retrieves the real time quotes of symbols specified by the user and displays the results in a user friendly format. The user can also specify the high and low thresholds for setting alerts. The View Stock Alerts screen displays the stocks that have crossed above the high threshold and stocks that have values below the low threshold.

The stock symbols selected by the user are stored in a simple MS Access database containing a single table “tblStk”

Here is the data structure of tblStk

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Selecting Good Stock Photography in the Age of Digital

The business of stock photography has drastically changed over the last few years. Ten years ago, selecting photographs for your brochure or newsletter meant spending hours pouring over stock photography catalogs and ordering photo research to find the exact image. When the order came in a giant overnight package, designers would spread transparencies out on the light table, squinting through a magnifying loop to check every detail.

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Invest Your Home in the Stock Market

(Author’s Note: Although the stock market returns illustrated in this article are an obvious example of Greenspan’s “irrational exuberance” of 1997-2000, the concept is still valid. However I would caution anyone against investing more than they feel comfortable losing and strongly urge investors to spread their investments among other classes of assets such as real estate, bonds, precious metals, etc.)

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Growth Stock Indicators

The NASDAQ Composite (COMPX) opened modestly higher at 1611.17 on Tuesday, and, thanks to the substantial rise in fear on Monday, COMPX spent the entire session in positive territory with a close significantly higher at 1627.67, +23.70 (+1.48%).

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Crawford House Collectibles – Is It In Stock?

Ouch. Where do I start…

1. Home page – ugly. The “Control Panel” uses a “techie” style that is so out of keeping with the product line its almost funny (but it ain’t!). Meanwhile the text is strictly html 101. The mottled background is both distracting and unappealing. A total disaster. No images. No specials. Nothing that would make me want to go another click further.

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Stock Options vs. 401(k): Which Should You Choose?

Dear Louise,
Which is the better compensation benefit for me when I am negotiating a new salary: stock options or a generous 401(k) match?

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Louise Garver Answers Career Questions

Is your job search stalled? Is your resume closing doors instead of opening them? Are you landing interviews, but failing to get the offer? Is your job unfulfilling? Do you know how to recession-proof your career? Louise Garver can help. Send her your career questions today!

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