Quad-Cities Computer Society 'Mutual Fund Observer'


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 11:02 am
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Computer Society


QUAD-CITIES COMPUTER SOCIETY
March 4, 2013
7:00 p.m.
"Mutual Fund Observer" presented by Dr. David Snowball

David Snowball is the founder and publisher of Mutual Fund Observer, a free, independent, non-commercial website. On this website you will find in-depth reviews of two to four funds each month and a discussion board open to all, regardless of experience. The site is visited by 7,000 to 9,000 each month and is devoted to small investors but has received international attention as well.

Dr. Snowball has a Ph.D. in communication studies, and is a communication studies professor at Augustana College.

David served as the closing moderator of Brill's Mutual Funds Interactive (a Forbes "Best of the Web" site). From 2006-2011, he was the Senior Fund Analyst at FundAlarm and author of over 120 fund profiles. His monthly column was read by around 5000 people. His work has been cited in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Business Week and, on the web, at Motley Fool, MSN Money, CBS Marketwatch and elsewhere.

Don't miss this event at the Butterworth Education Center, 7th Street and 12th Avenue, Moline, IL on March 4th at 7:00 PM.

A special invitation to new computer users is being extended to attend the Beginners SIG (Special Interest Group ) which meets at 5:30 PM just before the main meeting.

QCS monthly program meetings are free, handicapped accessible and open to the public. Check the Society's website for more details, www.qcs.org.



















 




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1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
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