Pump Up Your Returns by Following These Experts
Oct29

Pump Up Your Returns by Following These Experts

Seeking Alpha is a great site where investors who are interested in sharing their research can do so and get paid on a per view basis. For the individual investor, this is a great site to supplement your research and get an idea of what the professionals in the industry are saying and how they analyze various companies. A lot of these authors also engage their followers on Twitter. 140 characters can sometimes be just enough to...

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Insider Trading Round-Up (10/27)
Oct27

Insider Trading Round-Up (10/27)

Every time corporate insiders (meaning a company's directors and officers) and any owners of more than 10% of a class of a company's shares buy or sell shares, they must report it within 2 days to the SEC. These transactions let you know what those close to the company in question think about its future. As such, insider trading can reveal a lot about the state of the market. As such, here's a look at the top 5 insider stock sales and...

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Market Watch – Week In Review (10/27)
Oct27

Market Watch – Week In Review (10/27)

Market Recap The market continued to rebound last week, posting its biggest weekly gains in nearly two years. This was due to some better than expected earnings. Additionally, the market reacted positively to strong manufacturing activity in China, Japan and Europe, with the ECB considering additional steps to boost growth in that region. Additionally, Ebola continues to play a small role in market sentiment, with the market briefly...

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Insider Trading Round-Up (10/20)
Oct20

Insider Trading Round-Up (10/20)

Every time corporate insiders (meaning a company's directors and officers) and any owners of more than 10% of a class of a company's shares buy or sell shares, they must report it within 2 days to the SEC. These transactions let you know what those close to the company in question think about its future. As such, insider trading can reveal a lot about the state of the market. As such, here's a look at the top 5 insider stock sales and...

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Market Watch – Week In Review (10/20)
Oct19

Market Watch – Week In Review (10/20)

Market Recap Major benchmarks ended a mixed week on a powerful Friday rally, with the NASDAQ finishing the week down and the S&P 500 having finished at levels last seen in the early summer, right above the 10% threshold that is considered a market correction. Mostly, the market reacted to Ebola fears, with a nurse contracting the virus over the previous weekend. Additionally, slowing global growth and inflation continues to temper...

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The Stock Market is Healthier Than Media Makes You Think
Oct14

The Stock Market is Healthier Than Media Makes You Think

Explaining the dip in the stock market Lately there has been a lot of volatility in the market (when the prices go up and down a lot). It all started with the slowdown of the European economy forcing the European Central Bank (ECB) to take measures. They expected inflation to be around 2% but the real number was only a shy 0.3%, to top things off unemployment rate was at a high 11.5%. “The numbers indicate that Europe is a long...

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