6% of China's newest stock market investors can't read – Business …

Linette Lopez

Mar. 31, 2015, 10:25 AM

China’s stock market has exploded by 78% in the last year, and that rapid growth has people debating — is this driven by fundamentals or the sheer force of China’s new investors?  We have something of an answer to that from new data collected in the China Household Finance Survey.The survey broke down the education level […]

Here's how to protect your profits in biotech: Trader

Here’s how to protect your profits in biotech: Trader
Susquehanna’s Stacey Gilbert thinks biotech could be due for a pullback. She lays out an options strategy to protect your biotech holdings.
It’s been a record-breaking run for biotech stocks, with the Nasdaq Biotech ETF, the IBB, up 18 percent this year alone and nearly 300 percent in the past five years. But […]

Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – February

Every month, we review the latest BAML survey of global fund managers. Among the various ways of measuring investor sentiment, this is one of the better ones as the results reflect how managers are allocated in various asset classes. These managers oversee a combined $700b in assets.The data should be viewed mostly from a contrarian perspective; that is, when equities […]

AAII Sentiment Survey: Optimism Rebounds to Two-Month High​

Optimism among individual investors hit a two-month high in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment, meanwhile, stayed above 40 percent for a fifth consecutive week.Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 6.0 percentage points to 36.5 percent. This is the highest level of optimism registered by our survey since March 20, 2014 (36.8 percent). […]

Aaii sentiment survey: optimism rebounds but remains below average

Source: ThinkstockOptimism among individual investors rebounded strongly but still remains below average in the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Neutral sentiment rose back above 39 percent, while pessimism fell below back below its historical average.Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, rebounded by 7.3 percentage points to 34.5 percent. This is the largest weekly change and […]

Aaii sentiment survey: pessimism rises to highest level since august

Source: pessimism among individual investors rose to levels not seen last since last August, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Meanwhile, bullish sentiment fell for the fifth time in six weeks. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 4.3 percentage points to 27.9 percent. This is the lowest level of optimism registered […]

The Stock Market Is In The Red – Business Insider

REUTERSAfter a two-day surge that propelled stocks to all-time highs, the market is giving back some of its gains in today’s session.The S&P 500 is down 0.3%, trading near 1842. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 0.6%, trading near 16,390.Earlier this morning, December consumer prices data came in line with expectations, and weekly initial jobless claims figures were lower […]

Is the Stock Market Ripe for a Crash? – Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Bespoke Investment GroupWith the stock market hitting all-time highs on a daily basis, optimism does not appear to be slowing down. All three major indices reached new milestones this year and crushed any bear that stood in the way. However, the large crowd of bulls may give some investors reason for concern.Bears appear to be in full hibernation mode. According […]

Office of the CTO | We need your input: Big Data Survey

Home>Authors>Richard McDougall> We need your input: Big Data SurveyWe need your input: Big Data SurveyDecember 9, 2013By @richardmcdougllOur Big Data team is running a survey to gather information on the key facets of your Big Data and Hadoop environments. Please grab some time to provide us your inputs.More details are available here…Richard McDougallCloud Apps, Big Data, Storage ServicesRichard McDougall is […]