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Reality Just Monkey Hammered Social Mood

KA-CHING!!!Amid all of the fun and excitement we forgot to pause to remember the latest generation of Etraders just cashed out by Wall Street. Yesterday:In other words, Social Mood just got monkey hammered by reality. Unlike Prechter who “believes” that social mood is the primary driver of everything. Reality IS the primary driver of everything. Slight difference. Reality doesn’t give […]

Stock Market 7 Year Crash Cycle – What's So Special about the …

Stock Market 7 Year Crash Cycle – What’s So Special about the Number “7”?Stock-Markets / Financial CrashAug 14, 2015 – 01:45 PM GMTBy: Peter_DegraafEverything in life moves in cycles. Seconds, minutes, hours, days, all add up to become part of a cycle. Some cycles, such as the beating of the heart move fast, while a millennium moves very slow. This […]

Janet Yellen made a terrible stock market call one … – Business Insider

Janet Yellen is facing Congress on Wednesday for her semi-annual testimony.And one year ago today, Yellen’s monetary policy report warned about stock market valuations, particularly in social media and biotech stocks. It was an awful call. Yellen’s testimony last year said:”Some broad equity price indexes have increased to all-time highs in nominal terms since the end of 2013. However, valuation measures for the overall market in […]

Janet Yellen comments on biotech valuations in 2014 – Business …

Janet Yellen is facing Congress on Wednesday for her semi-annual testimony.And one year ago today, Yellen’s monetary policy report warned about stock market valuations, particularly in social media and biotech stocks. It was an awful call. Yellen’s testimony last year said:”Some broad equity price indexes have increased to all-time highs in nominal terms since the end of 2013. However, valuation measures for the overall market in […]

Follow the money: Can Twitter predict the stock market? — RT USA

Follow the money: Can Twitter predict the stock market?Published time: July 09, 2015 21:37Get short URLReuters / Dado RuvicTagsInvestment, Markets, Social networks, USAA new industry is arising where companies use computer algorithms to automatically read and interpret social media messages to try and predict where the stock market is heading.Predicting the stock market is a multi-billion ‒ or perhaps trillion-dollar […]

Beat the Stampede – Buy this Tech Stock Now!

Stocks are finally breaking out!The Russell 2000 small-cap index? Check. Midcap stocks? Double check. Blistering biotechs? Triple check. In fact, The Biotech iShares continued to reach for new highs Monday after last week’s jolt.There are still some weak spots out there, like utilities. But if you’re taking the time to zero-in on the strongest stocks in the strongest sectors, you’re […]

Biotech Stocks Up 75% Since Fed "Stretched Valuations" Warning

“Don’t fight the Fed,” unless The Fed says “sell.” That appears to be the message loud and clear from an absolutely exuberant Biotech bubble that is now up over 75% from Janet Yellen’s “stretched valuations” warning last year…Up almost 90% from post-Yellen dip lows…Yellen’s “irrational exuberance” moment.

Nevertheless, valuation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched—particularly those for smaller firms […]

Twitter stock price after-hours trading – Business Insider

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Lucas Jackson/ReutersDick Costolo is out. Jack Dorsey is in.Twitter’s rally evaporated.On Friday, shares of the social-media company fell by as much as 0.2% after the stock rallied more than 10% on Thursday afternoon following news that CEO Dick Costolo would step down.In the final hour of trading, it clawed back into the green, rising about […]

TidBITS: Robinhood Opens Stock Trading to All

I’ve been an investor my entire adult life, but I’ve always leaned toward mutual funds, and more recently, low-cost index funds. Trading individual stocks felt like gambling to me, though I often lament not buying AAPL when it was at $17 many years ago. (Editor’s Note: Of course, as journalists covering Apple, it would be inappropriate for us to own […]