Making Sense of the Stock Market Drops in Relation to Venture …

If you didn’t notice that the stock markets in the US dropped nearly 4% today (after falling last Thursday and Friday) then you were probably completely off-the-grid and on vacation.

It was a nerve racking morning.
My favorite Tweet of the morning came from Hunter Walk

And by this I assume he meant that “market prognosticator twitter” was vomitous. And if that’s what […]

Momentum, Value, and Short-Term Movement in the Stock Market

TraderFeed: Momentum, Value, and Short-Term Movement in the Stock Market

Momentum, Value, and Short-Term Movement in the Stock MarketAbove is a plot of an interesting measure that tracks the difference between short term and intermediate term new highs minus new lows for SPX stocks only. (Raw data from the Index Indicators site). When that difference is highly positive, it means that […]

Big Pharma Revealed As Puppetmaster Behind Fascist TPP Secrecy

Submitted by Tyler Durden: It is no secret that US healthcare corporations have been among, if not the biggest beneficiaries of Obamacare: by “socializing” costs and spreading the reimbursement pool over the entire population in the form of a tax, pharmaceutical companies have been able to boost medical product and service costs to unprecedented levels with the help of complicit […]

Create Your Own Stock Market Narrative! | The Big Picture

What makes this so good is how dead on accurate this collection of cliches have become:Click to create your own personal narrative. You may even get your own punditry spot.Source: StockcatsHow awesome is this?!Category: Cognitive Foibles, Financial Press, Markets, Psychology, Really, really bad calls← Credit Supply and the Housing Boom
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Why I Love the Stock Market – Pragmatic Capitalism

By Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense
“The thing that most affects the market is everything.” – James Playsted Wood
While it’s never fun to lose money, the past couple of weeks reminded me once again why I love the stock market. Mr. Market is basicallly a crazy person that takes pride in frustrating people on a consistent basis. Every investor […]

The stock market is terribly misunderstood – Subramoney

Caveat: I like equity markets, as a family my father started investing in 1950s, I started investing in 1979, have enjoyed the process so far. I am completely indifferent to YOUR views on the market and whether you invest, hate, love or are obsessed with the market.Article:The equity markets are one of the most misunderstood markets and you have people […]

Jeff Cooper: Is The Stock Market Real? – Minyanville

The S&P 500 is puckering up for a kiss of 2001 on the important Friday weekly closing basis.Does this look and feel like a natural market to you?That’s not a market.That’s a tractor beam.It looks and feels like something that isn’t human.“This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.”Be that as it may, the SPY […]

Walking in a data-wonderland: Big Data meets virtual reality …

Walking in a data-wonderland: Big Data meets virtual reality Mike Wheatley | August 12thREAD MOREOne of the biggest challenges with Big Data is that the human mind is just too feeble to comprehend such vast amounts of information. Our brains just become overwhelmed when you’re talking petabytes upon petabytes of data, but EU researchers think they’ve hit upon a way […]

EU research to make sense of Big Data |

A new technology developed by researchers funded by the European Union could revolutionise the way we process data – Big Data.With a whopping €6.5m of EU funding invested in this innovative initiative, the CEEDs project is comprised of 16 partners in nine countries (Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and the UK).According to a European Commission press […]

Peter Lynch on Stock Market LossesPragmatic Capitalism …

By Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense
“Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves.” – Peter Lynch
 I recently came across an old Peter Lynch interview for Frontline on PBS from the mid-1990s. In it the legendary former mutual fund manager discusses a wide range […]