What are the “good” companies to work for? How do you
learn who they are when doing your job search? Word of
mouth, crowd-sourcing, business news? A link to Barron’s
weekly business publication can provide some insight.
Investments are often a challenge in the beginning of
our careers, and for long time investors, things change a
lot over time. I am learning that in the current climate
I should move to ETFs of dividend paying stocks in my
tax deferred investments. Bond rates a low and the
Fed is expected to enter the whole picture with interest
rates. A link to essential information about ETF evaluations
might be useful.
Finally, we all do searching and archiving. Did you
know about “deep web” resources being developed by
MOST RESPECTED COMPANIES
SOURCES: Barrons June 29, 2015, p. 29
World’s Most Respected Companies and
P. Moutoukoutas, Fortune, “the worlds most respected
When looking for where we want to work, it might be
wise to know the best companies based on cloud
sourcing tools. Many technology and scientific firms
are included on the list. Discussion of the insertion of
Chinese firms from Fortune offers a different insight.
SOURCE: B. Leggett, “Essential and misunderstood
I am new to ETFs which are investment vehicles that
are a form of index funds with lower fees for investors.
How to evaluate them to invest in is not clear. Leggett
is offering a tutorial that could be useful for your long
term financial health.
DEEP WEB SEARCHING
SOURCE: American Laboratory June/July 2015
“Scientists Use the Deep Web to Find information not
Accessible to Search Engines”
This might be the next generation of information
technology that will be used in research and forecasting.