Online stock market accounts surging – PSE study – Rappler

Online accounts now comprise 27% of total stock market accounts from a mere 6% share in 2009Rappler.comPublished 12:30 AM, August 17, 2015Updated 12:55 PM, Aug 17, 2015YOUNGER CROWD. Along with with the trend towards online use, the PSE survey also found that the average investor age is getting younger with just over half of all stock market accounts held by […]

Tencent to launch online stock trading platform with facial …

By Stephen MayhewAugust 7, 2015 -Chinese internet service portal Tencent will soon launch an online stock trading platform with a facial recognition authentication system on its messaging mobile app WeChat, in which the according to a report by South China Morning Post.Account holders will be able to verify their identities and open personal stock exchange accounts using the platform’s facial […]

Wall Street slides to end rough week

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their largest weekly drops since March on Friday. Photo: APThe S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their largest weekly drops since March on Friday as slowing global growth dragged commodity-related stocks lower while an earnings-fueled drop in Biogen took down the biotech sector.Biogen more than halved its revenue growth forecast for 2015 and its stock […]

Smartphones dial up Chinese stock trading | Asia Times

The number of Chinese people who access the Internet via their smartphones is soaring and many of them are using those phones to trade stock.
About 56.28 million Chinese stock or fund investors who used the Internet to trade during the first half of 2015, a 47.4% increase from the end of 2014, according to a report published by the China […]

Janet Yellen Was Half Right

Just over a year ago, Janet Yellen did the unthinkable. In a moment of clarity, The Fed called out two darlings of the momentum-chasing euphoria-driven stock buying frenzy for ‘special’ treatment when Yellen uttered the Cramer-mind-blowing fact that “small cap social media and biotech stock valuations were substantially stretched.” It appears, judging by today’s market, that she was half rightThe […]

Major drag, huh ?

“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 announced an agreement to buy Time […]

Overstock Buys 25 Percent Stake in Trading Firm to Offer Bitcoin-like …

Online retail marketplace has purchased a 25 percent stake in PRO Securities, following its earlier announcement to offer a stock that works on the Bitcoin technology.In April, the Patrick Byrne-led online retail giant had filed a prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicating that a stock offering may be in the offing using the technology behind the digital […]

No More Greater Fools: Retail Traders Are "Pretty Fully Invested" In …

“Margin loans at high levels, client cash at low levels and account holders at the firm logging in frequently.”
If you didn’t know any better, you might think the above is yet another example of someone describing one of the dynamics driving China’s self-feeding equity mania. After all, the country’s “world-beating” rally has everyone from housewives to banana vendors opening stock […]

Online Forex Trading – Stock Options Trading – FinReg21

Options Trading Strategies – Online Forex Trading – Stock Options Trading – Online Stock Trading Trading Strategies – Online Forex Trading – Stock Options Trading – Online Stock TradingYou Must Read This Forex Advice To SucceedCreating a sure-fire business plan is not an easy feat in today’s financial environment. Starting a business from scratch and building a global brand requires […]

Stocks Jumped 86 Percent At Close Of Day On Etsy IPO – TechCrunch

It turns out Wall Street investors like those homespun crafts. Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, went public today. Shares opened at $31 on the NASDAQ, popping up 94 percent from the initial set price of $16 per share. The company closed its first day of trading at $30 per share, an 86% percent rise from its initial price.The company raised over $287 million by […]