The Day Ahead: Consumer Unease

When was the last time you talked with an executive from a company that has 25% of your life savings? Have you ever chatted with a seemingly low-level employee from a company over which you lose sleep, finding out how it's doing at the ground floor? Quick, what are the top three companies in Dell's (DELL) supply chain, seeing as you have owned the stock from 2007?

If my career has yielded one valuable insight, it's that the average investor is unlikely to have met an individual directly or indirectly involved with a stock in their portfolio. So -- while some finance blogger may be preparing for calls with people who have knowledge on a company's supply chain -- where should you go for such knowledge? Where can you find fresh information on stocks and markets that nobody is caring to mention?...452 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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