The Motley Fool's CAPS investing service is another great way for investors to work together to beat the market. Among other features, CAPS lets users blog about their picks, investing strategy, market view, favorite rugby team, or whatever floats their boat.
As CAPS blogging catches on, players add more great content on a daily basis. I've dug through the past week's posts to find some of CAPS' best insights. With room for only seven posts here, I can't possibly cover all of the great stuff in the CAPS blogosphere, so when you're done here, I highly recommend checking out some more.
No social stigma for foreclosure
Though the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest-rate cuts have somewhat alleviated the pain of plummeting lenders such as Countrywide
Market calls all over the place
If the volatility of the financial markets lately hasn't convinced you that nobody really knows what's going on, then I highly suggest that you check out this blog post from QualityPicks. He sums up the sentiments of a variety of market gurus which are -- you guessed it -- all over the place.
Sector on fire!
Has TMFSarahGen found a ready-to-surge industry that you've missed? Check out her blog post to find out, but I'll give you a hint -- if she's right, Ethan Allen
Doggone it! Just when it looked as though our resident builder expert floridabuilder was getting positive on a few homebuilders, Centex
Why look at the depression?
The airwaves have been overrun with Chicken Littles lately. I don't think our financial system is unraveling, and I hardly think the Federal Reserve is being grossly negligent. But I can't deny that there is another side to the story, nor can I say that the arguments from that side are completely without basis. For some thoughts on how badly things could end up, check out dwot's blog.
The "typical" investor
Need a breather after pondering this potential move into depression conditions? Check out camistocks' blog. Though it may not paint the prettiest picture of the "typical investor," it shows why being a Fool is a good thing, and it's certainly good for a laugh.
That's our roundup for this week. Be sure to check back next week for more great blogging action. In the meantime, why not head over to CAPS and add your two cents to the community pool?
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Fool contributor Matt Koppenheffer shares some thoughts of his own on his CAPS blog. He owns shares of Bank of America but of no other companies mentioned here. The Fool's disclosure policy gives all glory to the HypnoToad.