PageRank is a link analysis algorithm, named after Larry Page and used by the Google web search engine, that assigns a numerical weighting to each element of a hyperlinked set of documents in the World Wide Web, with the purpose of "measuring" its relative importance. The values can range from 0 till 10. You can add this Check Google PageRank tool to your page by adding the following html code: It will look similar to this: If you want to link the PageRank image, just copy this Read more [...]
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I visited the IT Show 2013 today and there's a booth selling the Mini Sun Power Saver electrical gadget which claims it can "save up to 30%" on my electricity bills. Bought one and did some researches on the net regarding the claim's validity. This gadget seems to be on the market for quite some time and there're 2 main schools posting about the viability of the product. The academic view is that this is a scam while some who bought the product claimed either no improvement or a small improvement Read more [...]
In investments, it's often thought that risks and returns are often interlinked and highly correlated, i.e. low risk investments have low returns and vice versa. However, nothing is further from the truth. The reason is not all risks are rewarded and not all low-risks instruments have low rewards. Some investments have tremendous amount of volatility but is poorly compensated. These are poor investments most of the time unless you've reasons to include them in your portfolio. A more educated Read more [...]
Taylor Larimore's Investment Gems Taylor is a founder and an active member of the Bogleheads investment forum. Over the years, he has read a tremendous number of investment books and is gracious enough to record down the quotable quotes from the books he read. He posts these gems to the Bogleheads forum and they are well received by the forum members. It's of course best to read the books themselves, but, if you do not have the time or energy to peruse the voluminous number of books, Taylor's Read more [...]
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Sample OpenOffice Calc file to download Yahoo! stock quotes and historical data into spreadsheet In the example, I enter Yahoo! stock symbols into cells A5 till A12. Cell A12 is a dummy variable - more about it later. To get the stock details, i.e. price, stock name, last date, bid, ask and volume, I select cells B5 till G11, enter "=GETSTOCKDETAILS(A5:A12)" and then press the keys control-shift-enter together. It will retrieve the quote details in a single web query. Often, you might Read more [...]