4 Proven Methods For Getting Rich In The Stock Market | Benzinga

This piece contains the opinions of deep value investor Tim Melvin that do not reflect the opinions of have always been a student of the markets. Since my first disastrous experience as a broker with a Dean Witter ‘stock of the day,’ I figured out pretty quick that I better spend time researching stock picks as the firms didn’t […]

A stock market top is likely near as investors fail to hedge …

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — It’s a bad sign for the stock market that many investors are souring on the hedge fund industry.That’s because hedge funds are in the business of — I know you’ll be surprised by this — hedging. In essence, the average hedge fund offers investors a trade-off: In return for outperformance during bear markets, it lags […]

Social Finance: Have We Reached An Inflection Point? | CFA …

Len CostaIn his book The Intelligent Investor, Benjamin Graham expresses a distinct wariness, if not outright disdain, for the wisdom of crowds. “You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you,” he penned. “You are right because your data and reasoning are right.” These days, the increasingly robust intersection between social media and professional finance seems to […]

Soaring High Without Big Data – Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada

Now that the U.S. government shutdown is behind us it is instructive to review what we went without for those weeks. Recently writing for the Financial Times, Robin Harding reported that experts feared that the U.S. government would be “flying blind” without access to the big data collected by the government, and which was imperiled by the shutdown.We would have been […]