Turmoil in China's Stock Markets Takes a Psychic Toll – The New …

PhotoInvestors following the ups and downs of the stock markets at a brokerage house in Beijing.Credit Gilles Sabrie for The New York TimesThe symptoms, medical experts say, appear suddenly and often linger for months: insomnia, irritability, depression and an obsession with tracking stock prices.Amid the recent turmoil in China’s stock markets, as values plummeted from all-time highs, doctors have reported […]

SEC Says Fantasy Stock Trading Violates Security Laws; Charges …

SEC Says Fantasy Stock Trading Violates Securities Laws; Charges Others for Selling Illegal Security-Based Swapsby Steve Quinlivan | June 17, 2015The SEC issued an Investor Alert which says fantasy stock trading for small amounts of money can violate provisions of securities laws implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act.  I bet the Congressional drafters of these provisions who were trying to prevent […]

Evolent Health begins trading on the NYSE tomorrow (updated …

As we predicted last August, Evolent Health stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.The shares will debut at $17 under the ticker symbol “EVH”. Evolent will likely have a market cap of more than $800 million.J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as joint bookrunners for the offering. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, William Blair & Company, […]

How Liquidity Drives The US Stock Market | Zero Hedge

Submitted by Frank Shostak via The Cobden Centre blog,In a market economy a major service that money provides is that of the medium of exchange. Producers exchange their goods for money and then exchange money for other goods.As production of goods and services increases this results in a greater demand for the services of the medium of exchange (the service […]

This number may predict the stock market bubble – MarketWatch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — As the bull market in stocks and bonds shows no sign of slowing, investors are trying to time the inevitable: when it all comes crashing down.It isn’t just MarketWatch. The financial media these days are filled with a mixed message: Growth is finally here and it’s time to invest — until it all ends like the […]

Stock Trading: Rookie Edition | Dynasty League Football

Rookie hype is very dangerous and it happens every season. Some owners give up way too soon on rookies and allow for great buy lows. Other times, people view prospects as the second coming of Hall of Fame players and would never sell them off. I’m going to give you my stock trader opinion on a bunch of rookies from this […]

Capital markets big data 'still at an early stage' says Thomson Reuters

Big data is underused in capital marketsMost capital markets firms are still not using big data and even those that do often lack a concerted strategy, according to a new report commissioned by Thomson Reuters.The survey, which was carried out by analyst firm Aite, reported that only 5% of the 423 firms contacted felt willing or able to talk about […]

Looker brings big data sets to your dashboard | VentureBeat | Big …

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]]>Big data software outfit Looker has launched a new data-exploration platform — a way to visualize and sort massive amounts of big data.The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based company, which specializes in big data analytics for enterprise, said its product will allow analysts to manipulate and explore big data sets with ease.Like New Relic? Well, yes. Sure. More on that later.Weeding through relevant […]

Stocks lower after hitting record; banks in focus | Stock market | The …

Originally published December 10, 2013 at 7:17 AM | Page modified December 11, 2013 at 6:27 AM

NEW YORK — Stocks fell modestly Tuesday as investors took a breather from a market that notched yet another record high the day before.The market has hit several all-time highs in recent months, but with the holiday season and end of the […]