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January 5, 2015Byron Wien’s Top 10 Surprises for 2015Blackstone Advisory Partners

Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners, today issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2015. This is the 30th year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political […]

GREENSPAN: A 'Significant' Market Correction Has To Come …

Rob Wile

Jul. 30, 2014, 1:05 PM

A week ago Wednesday, the S&P500 hit another new all-time high, continuing an incredible five-and-a-half-year run of average gains.
For former Fed chief Alan Greenspan, the surge will have to end at some point. Appearing on Bloomberg’s “In The Loop with Betty Liu,” Greenspan warned :…the stock market has recovered so sharply for so long you […]

Another US stock crash round the corner, says market guru … –

Another US stock crash round the corner, says market guruPublished time: July 29, 2014 15:26Get short URLReuters / Brendan McDermidTagsBanking, Crisis​The US stock market will suffer a 20 percent or greater pullback within 12 months says Mark Cook, a legendary investor who predicted the last three major crashes including the 2007 world eonomic crisis.The trader didn’t specify the exact time […]

STTG Market Recap July 10, 2014 – Stock Trading To Go

Just a reminder if you have not done so, please take 60 seconds to take our quarterly survey; thanks!Indexes in the U.S. opened down sharply this morning, following European markets which had suffered as some worries suffered about a major Portugal bank.   However dip buyers showed up yet again to take advantage of the swoon and stocks finished well off […]

Evolution Of The US Stock Market [CHART] – Business Insider

In 1792, 24 stockbrokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood agreement on Wall Street, agreeing to trade on a commission basis. But the very first scrip (acknowledgment of debt) exchanged hands on Wall Street in 1674, according to Phil Mackintosh, the head of trading Credit Suisse. The stock market has come a long way from the early days. “Many of the […]

Stock Market Rally – Is this the End? :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

Stock Market Rally – Is this the End?Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Jun 03, 2014 – 10:25 AM GMTBy: John_Rubino

Eventually, every finance geek learns that calling market tops — at least publicly — is so hard that it’s not worth the reputation risk. This is especially […]

ZEW German Sentiment – Business Insider

German economic sentiment — as measured by the monthly ZEW survey — has tanked.The reading of 33.1 is 10 below the previous month’s reading, and well below expectations.ZEWOne possibility here is that the crisis in Ukraine is starting to have economic ramifications, especially in the Eastern part of the country. That statement, however, isn’t expressed explicitly in the report.The outlook […]

The Beginner's Guide to Social Media Metrics: Sentiment

Social media can be an incredibly important tool for your business. But it can also be overwhelming. You’re following what’s being said about your industry and brand, your team is trying to produce and share great content, you’re interacting with customers, finding prospects and you’re trying to make sense of it all. The biggest question you’re most likely trying to […]

Harvard-Backed Experfy Wants To Create A McKinsey In The Cloud …

There is a scramble to find the right big data talent, especially for short-term data projects currently being outsourced to big consulting companies such as Accenture, Deloitte apart from several niche suppliers. According to this McKinsey analysis, the U.S. alone faces a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with analytical expertise and 1.5 million managers and analysts with the skills to […]

The Stock Market's New Normal: A Wall of Worry | Christopher …

While I realize that fundamentals are important to investment success I also appreciate the relevance of technical analysis in gauging investor sentiment and in timing entry and exit points.From the technical point of view the market is in a strong bull trend and would appear to be poised to reach new highs. However, when I research into the fundamental reason […]