Thursday, December 6, 2012
Here are some of the stories making news in today’s report from The Street, a leading financial news and information site:
Everything in This 2013 Stock-Market-Prediction Article Will Come True
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- I'm not messing around this year.
You'll see a ton of these 2013-prediction articles. Like me, you'll read every one. Like me, you'll hate every one. In fact, I hate myself for even writing this.
Even though I want my 2013 prediction article to stand out, I will use the exact same format everybody else uses: Alternate between funny, serious and outlandish predictions, designed to confuse the reader so that, come the end of 2013, when you reference this list, I can pass off false predictions as parody and claim logic for the crazy one or two that hit.
To read the story, click here: http://ow.ly/fS877
This Year We're Serious About New Year's Resolutions
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Americans make all kinds of New Year's resolutions.
Losing weight, pledging fidelity to faith and family, and and/or improving their career all items that are high on the list of New Year's resolutions.
But this year, money matters may trump all of those self-directed promises.
To read the story, click here: http://ow.ly/fS8gX
5 Places to Stick Your Unwanted Holiday Houseguests
PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- For every rube on America's roads singing I'll Be Home For Christmas as they drive to a relative's house for the holidays, there's a parent, sibling, aunt, uncle or cousin wondering if it's too late to change the locks.
Home? This ain't your home, pal. It's your imposition that you're making on an already overworked relation who isn't expecting much help or financial restitution in return. A survey conducted a few years back by vacation rental website HomeAway (AWAY) found that 22% of holiday hosts think their guests overstay their welcome after a day or less.
To read the story, click here: http://ow.ly/fS8lj
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