How to Pick Companies to Pitch in Hedge Fund and Private Equity Case Studies in 5 Simple Steps

Some decisions in life deserve serious, thoughtful contemplation.Other times, you have to make a split-second decision and live with the consequences.Picking companies to pitch in hedge fund and private equity case studies falls somewhere in the middle.If you already have a few companies in mind, you need to decide on one quickly – but if you have no clue where […]

Ben Bernanke stock market valuation – Business Insider

REUTERS/Alfred Cheng JinBen Bernanke.Does former Fed chair Ben Bernanke think the stock market is undervalued? Bernanke has a new blog post out on Monday. The post deals with inequality, primarily as it relates to Fed policy. On this topic, Bernanke isn’t sure that it’s obvious Fed policy exacerbated any inequality trends. But in his post, Bernanke also addresses the stock market.Specifically, Bernanke isn’t […]

The Cure For Stock Market Fragmentation – Themis Trading

01Jun, 2015The Cure For Stock Market Fragmentation·The WSJ has an op-ed today titled “The Cure for Stock-Market Fragmentation: More Exchanges” which was written by Jonathan Macey (a Yale law professor) and David Swensen (Yale’s Chief Investment Officer).  The article tackles what we believe is the number one problem with the US equity market: fragmentation.  The authors sum up this problem in a […]

Is The Stock Market Overvalued? – The Economic Collapse

By Michael Snyder, on May 31st, 2015Are stocks overvalued?  By just about any measure that you could possibly name, stocks are at historically high prices right now.  From a technical standpoint, the stock market is more overvalued today than it was just prior to the last financial crisis.  The only two moments in U.S. history that even compare to […]

Robert Shiller on stock market bubble – Business Insider

PBS NewshourRobert Shiller.There isn’t a full-on stock market bubble breaking out, but it sort of looks like it. In an interview with Goldman Sachs’ Allison Nathan this weekend, Yale professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller was asked if the stock market is currently in a bubble. Shiller wouldn’t go so far as to say we’re definitely in a bubble, but said there are […]

The amount of trading going on in China's stock … – Business Insider

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The eye-popping volatility and explosive nature of China’s stock market lately has the world’s traders watching in awe.Business Insider’s David Scutt noted that China’s Shanghai Composite index crashed a breath-taking 11% in the past two days before recovering some of its losses.Still, the index is up 43% since the beginning of the year and up 134% from a year […]

China's explosive stock market looks more and more like a bubble …

REUTERS/StringerPupils creating the Chinese flag on a canvas by using their hands dipped in red paint at a primary school in Jinan, Shandong province, in 2009.Foreign cash is streaming into China’s stocks even as the market shows signs of extreme volatility — while analysts pile on to warn that Shanghai equities are in a bubble.Here’s the Financial Times on Friday […]

The Federal Reserve poses a huge threat to the biotech merger ‘feeding frenzy’ (IBB)

S&P 500 Futures; Don’t Look Now but the Summer has already started by Danny Riley : Thursday 07:59:24 CTCategories: Charts, Commentary, Our View, S&P 500, The Opening PrintIn the past, a futures trader did not care what day of the week, or month it was. All he or she had to do was show up to the trading floor, jump […]

Hedge Funds' 10 Most Shorted Stocks – Walt Disney Company (The …

A recent article in Seeking Alpha focused on the traditional role of some of Wall Street’s biggest players: hedge funds.In the six-year bull market that has taken the S&P 500 to new all-time highs, there has been little need for hedging or protection from a weak stock market. However, a large part of what hedge funds are meant to do […]

For Today’s Investors: Ignorance Is Not Bliss – It Is Oblivion

Submitted by Tim Price via The Cobden Centre,

“We’re not gonna make it, are we ? People, I mean.”
“It is in your nature to destroy yourselves.”
“Yeah. Major drag, huh ?”
From James Cameron’s ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’.
Here is a thought experiment. It is January 2000. The last wild Pyrenean ibex has been found dead, squashed by a tree. America Online has just […]