CI Weekly Features: January 28, 2012


This Week’s CI email features:
Contrarian Indicators
Where to go online to find sentiment indicators that can be used to indicate the future direction of the market.

SmartMoney Retirement Planner for Android
No matter how old you are, retirement probably crosses your mind now and then. The SmartMoney Retirement Planner app for Android allows you to specify an array of assumptions—retirement age, current assets, tax and inflation rates, etc.—and then generates a variety of graphs to help you visualize whether you will have the assets to cover your retirement.

Screening on Jim Slater’s Zulu Principle
In the 15-plus years I have been reading investing texts—especially related to stock screening—I have found the subject to be decidedly centered in the U.S. Therefore, when I ran across a book written on the other side of the pond in England, I jumped at the chance to see what it had to say.

Gadget Corner – Jawbone Jambox
The Jambox uses the “core analog acoustics” of the foxL, with a modified enclosure. Head-to-head, the two deliver a very similar listening experience. In the end, the biggest difference is in design and visual appeal.

Sitelight – Jemstep
Jemstep is a free online portfolio guidance and management system designed for individual investors. According to the Jemstep, the website uses technology to provide objective, transparent ratings for more than 20,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Jemstep takes into account your objectives, goals and risk tolerance and identifies recommended investment options. In addition, Jemstep is able to track your holdings.

This Week’s Question

Which web browser do you use the most?

A) Microsoft Internet Explorer
B) Mozilla Firefox
C) Google Chrome
D) Apple Safari
E) Other

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