CNN: Stock Trading was HALTED 1,200 TIMES TODAY! Five-Minute …

CNN: Stock Trading was HALTED 1,200 TIMES TODAY! Five-Minute HALTS due to massive SELL orders!

In a utterly stunning admission, CNN is reporting that stock trading was actually halted 1,200 times today!They took a look at the emergency, 5-minute HALTS that exist and found that those were triggered 1,200 times today alone. . . . and that many of the orders […]

Square exploring stock market debut: reports – Phys.org

Payments company Square has informed US regulators privately that it is exploring going public with a stock market debut, according to reports Friday.

The mobile payments and financial services startup launched by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is stealthily looking into an initial public offering of stock.
He’s doing so under legislation that lets young, growing companies secretly begin the process if they […]

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 […]

The Diversification Dividend

by Lars Kroijer, The CFA InstituteThe world equity portfolio is the most diversified equity portfolio available — or as I described it in my last post, “the cheapest, broadest, most tax-efficient index tracker of aggregate world equity markets” an investor can find.In order to get a sense of the overall benefits of diversification in a given domestic market, consider the following chart:Printer-friendly […]

Not Bad Considering

Joe Donohue is a full time trader with 25 years experience. He is a senior contributor and investor in Stocktwits and has been seen on CNN Money and quoted in Marketwatch, Forbes, Reuters, NY Times and Wall Street Journal.Joe takes a swing trading approach to the market and his holding period can be anywhere from a few days to a […]

Trading Stops on Moscow Stock Exchange – The Moscow Times

Trading Stops on Moscow Stock Exchange
The Moscow Times
Jul. 30 2014 16:54
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E. Razumny / VedomostiTrading on the Moscow Stock Exchange has stopped.
Trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange stopped abruptly on Wednesday afternoon without explanation.Trading stopped at approximately 3:56 p.m. in Moscow, according to Interfax.The stock exchange said in a statement on its website that the reasons for the interruption […]

Stock market bubble talk may be inflated – The Term Sheet …

A recent story by the New York Times suggests it’s time to sell stocks. Not quite.FORTUNE — If you believe what you read in the New York Times, it’s time to sell stocks.On Tuesday, the Times ran a pair of pieces saying the market is overvalued. Once again, it’s bubble time. The first piece, written by David Leonhardt, was mostly about a […]

Saving Big Data from Big Mouths – Scientific American

SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology.It has become fashionable to bad-mouth big data. In recent weeks the New York Times, Financial Times, Wired and other outlets have all run pieces bashing this new technological movement. To be fair, many of the critiques have a point: There has been a lot of […]

The Economist explains: The backlash against big data | The …

“BOLLOCKS”, says a Cambridge professor. “Hubris,” write researchers at Harvard. “Big data is bullshit,” proclaims Obama’s reelection chief number-cruncher. A few years ago almost no one had heard of “big data”. Today it’s hard to avoid—and as a result, the digerati love to condemn it. Wired, Time, Harvard Business Review and other publications are falling over themselves to dance on […]