Category Archives: Newsbites

For small bits of news, quotations, odd videos, and flimflam.

Cyber Security – Be Vigilant, Be Smart… Stay Safe on the Net

Cyber security is increasingly something that worries me: And on a variety of levels. Why? Simply, viruses can be gotten easy on most PCs these days (Macs, too!), and many kinds of malware can infect PCs. I reckon that’s important to: keep backups of your documents (off system); get and use uptodate AV software to protect (Microsoft now… Read More »

HP Slate 500 Tablet PC: Wow!

$799 Intel™ Atom Z540 Processor (1.86GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 533MHz FSB)3 Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32 bit1 8.9-inch diagonal WSVGA HP Touchscreen (1024 x 600 or 1024 x 768 for some applications) 2GB DDR2 667MHz on board memory 64GB Solid State Module (SSM) VGA webcam (inward facing), 3MP camera (outward facing) Integrated 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN4 HP Integrated… Read More »

SBI: Updates for September

It’s been three or four months since my last update on SBI blogging. Since then a lot has changed, and not much. Site #1: PCB Traffic is growing now, in some ways dramatically. In crude stats terms: Pages: we have now 101 pages of content on the site vs. about 75 pages in May. So content has accelerated.… Read More »

Worries: it’s a craiglist/facebook world!

Some of my readers might worry about why I’m telling you about our London trip just now… nearly a month after it happened! In short, when people know you’re travelling … it’s an open invitation to trouble while you’re away. So we are trying to exercise a little caution about this by not publicising our trip any more.… Read More »

New Front Page for SST

Successful Stock Trade Ask readers some stock related questions… get their juices stimulated? Have you lost 50% of your portfolio in the recent market gyrations? Have you traded in and out of stocks with no clear goals or directions? Are you facing personal finance troubles? Your Financial Journey Begins… This site started out as a personal journey on… Read More »

Rewrite: Homepage

How’s your stock investing doing? Have you been successful in the past ten years? Or has your 401K or personal investing account been sucked dry the gyrations of the stockmarket over the past few years? Are you looking to get started with your first time investments? Or are you now dipping your toes back in the stock market… Read More »

About Page

Early Days Successful Stock Investor came into being in early 2010, and is one of the sites from SiteBuildIt by the founder of the site, Ezra Salken. In late May, the site was purchased by InvestorBlogger author, Kenneth Dickson. In a few short months, Ezra researched and created over 40 pages of excellent content on many aspects of… Read More »

The Dow Jones Stocks are one of the most quoted indexes in the world, and are often used as a barometer of not just the US economy, but to an increasingly large extent the world economy. But the Dow Jones wasn’t always this important. Dow’s Early Start The origins of the Dow Jones Industrial Average were at the… Read More »

SBI Updates:

With 65 pages, an average of 98 visitors a day, and I’m earning a few nickels a day (average) on Adsense, my coffee site is coming along. I’ve just announced some new goals: "Phase II- improve content/structure and Increase links – very slow! Phase III – build out the site to [b]100 pages and 200 visitors per day[/b]!… Read More »