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Which 3D printer will be the one sitting on my and everyone else's desk?

I do think that pretty soon everyone will have a 3D printer at home--but which one? I'm looking to invest in a company that makes and/or sells them, but I have never invested on my own before and have no idea how to choose the company that will be the right one. I realize that the stock market is all about speculation and uncertainty, but can someone point me in the right direction so I can at least make an informed decision? I don't have any real life friends who are investors, either, so I turn to your collective wisdom. Thank you!
posted by aimeedee on Apr 29, 2013 - 18 answers

Tell me about investing as a hobby!

I've always had an interest in the stock market and investing but have only given it a small amount of attention. I was recently trying to come up with ideas for a hobby and realized that (a) investing is something I have had a long standing interest in and (b) it's something that people can do as a hobby! What are some resources/guides/books for learning as much as possible about this? [more inside]
posted by averageamateur on Feb 5, 2013 - 24 answers

How do you turn your business into a company?

Do you have to know how to cook to own a restaurant? [more inside]
posted by azn_hunnie on Jun 13, 2012 - 26 answers

What to do with $20,000

I have $20,000. I want to do something to make this money grow. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by Atlantic on May 8, 2012 - 24 answers

My bank wants to change. Is this good or bad?

Why is my bank becoming a stock savings bank rather than a mutual savings bank and is this a good or bad thing for me? Please assume complete, total and embarrassing financial ignorance in your reply: I know absolutely nothing, possibly less than nothing, about money, economics, banking, stocks and finance. [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry on Sep 2, 2011 - 8 answers

College student new to the world of investing...

Should I go with the stock market? Or perhaps something less risky such as a CD? How much knowledge do I need to thrive in the stock market? Halp! [more inside]
posted by RaDeuX on Feb 5, 2011 - 24 answers

How do I get into Hong Kong equities?

How do I buy shares of a public company on the Hong Kong stock market? [more inside]
posted by nickrussell on Jan 13, 2011 - 3 answers

Does going with an independent investor hold any hidden risks?

Our Investor is going independent. Anything I should be aware of before following him? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 18, 2010 - 2 answers

Investment for this Dummy.

I have $1000 to invest and I'd like to do it wisely. One problem: I have never invested any amount of money in anything. Ever. Where should I start? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Aug 21, 2010 - 21 answers

Should I sell out of a private company I own shares in?

Should I sell out of a private company I own shares in? [more inside]
posted by b_thinky on Aug 7, 2010 - 8 answers

Could these "Membership Shares" certificates have any tangible value?

Could these "Membership Shares" certificates have any tangible value? [more inside]
posted by doomtop on Jun 11, 2010 - 3 answers

Which companies provide additional benefits/incentives for stockholders?

Which companies provide additional, non dividend, benefits or incentives for stockholders? [more inside]
posted by borkencode on Nov 10, 2009 - 5 answers

Would you guys recommend to buy MOTORS LIQ CO (MTLQQ)?

Can I buy MOTORS LIQ CO (MTLQQ) AKA General Motors stock? If yes, Would you guys recommend to buy the stock? Whatever your answer I need to know the reason. Thank You
posted by omaralarifi on Aug 13, 2009 - 20 answers

Lesser of two tax burdens?

My partner and I need to pay off some debt, and unfortunately we need to dip into our retirement funds. Our tax accountant is on vacation and we can't find the answer to our question. We have two sources–either sell some stock or cash out a couple of short-term IRA CDs. Which is the lesser of two evils? [more inside]
posted by al_fresco on Dec 13, 2008 - 11 answers

Should I jump ship from my Vanguard mutual funds account?

Should I pull my money out of the stock market? I'm pretty clueless. [more inside]
posted by metamush on Sep 16, 2008 - 29 answers

Resource for evaluating past stock recommendations?

Is there anyone (especially online) who's collected reasonably well-informed stock picks from, say, 2, 5, or 15 years ago and explained why the recommendations did or did not work out? [more inside]
posted by ibmcginty on Jul 21, 2008 - 5 answers

Is an index fund really a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

InvestingFilter: Is there anything inherently flawed about investing in index funds? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jun 18, 2008 - 24 answers

Getting Started in Investing

I just got out of college and started my first job and am looking into investing some money and learning what the stock market is all about. What's the best way of going about doing this? [more inside]
posted by blim8183 on Nov 1, 2006 - 17 answers

Credit card checks for stockmarket?

I got a few credit card checks with 2% APR until April 07. Should I use them to invest in the stock market? [more inside]
posted by monkeycool on Sep 3, 2006 - 38 answers

Which insider is selling their stock?

When an insider sells their shares of stock in a company, is there a way to find out WHO sold their stock quickly thereafter? [more inside]
posted by jeanmari on Feb 16, 2006 - 4 answers

Books about the systems behind banking

Are there books that explain, in great detail, the systems that clear trades (equities and options) on the markets and shuffle funds among banks in the U.S.? [more inside]
posted by qslack on Feb 10, 2006 - 2 answers

Real-time stock web service

I need a very simple stock quote web service that I can get at programatically. Everything I've found is either non-real time ("delayed 10 minutes") or not programatically available (i.e. an embedded java webpage that only works in IE.) I'd even screen scrape if they let me. I will obviously pay for this service. I don't need charts or anything fancy beyond real time data for any of the major exchanges (I'm not picky.)
posted by neustile on Nov 11, 2005 - 8 answers

University Restaurant in Spain

I need to get a high-resolution (1 MB) photograph of any university restaurant in Spain for an article I'm writing. I had a contact fall through on me at the last minute and need something fast. I've searched some image data banks online and have drawn a blank. Anyway, I'd prefer something original, not stock. Any ideas? I thought about paying a student a bit of money to take a photograph. Problem is, I don't know any university students in Spain.
posted by hazyjane on Jul 30, 2004 - 5 answers

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