Mid-Day Market Update: Monday's Movers, Greece's Stock Market …

Related GMNHTSA Comes Down Hard On Auto Industry; Fiat Chrysler Gets Slammed3 Developing Stories Auto Investors Are Watching CloselyTrucks Haul GM, Ford Sales Up But EV Leaf Zapped(Investor’s Business Daily)Related FMid-Day Market Update: Friday’s Top 10 Volume StocksMid-Day Market Update: Wednesday’s Top Volume StocksTrucks Haul GM, Ford Sales Up But EV Leaf Zapped(Investor’s Business Daily)After minutes of Greece’s stock market […]

Playmate Kennedy Summers day trading – Business Insider

Getty Images/ Mike WindleKennedy Summers, Playboy’s 2014 ‘Playmate of the Year.’See AlsoThe SEC is hunting hackers who stole corporate emails to trade stocksORDERED CHAOS: An annotated guide to the bustling trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile ExchangeJimmy Lee was the greatest investment banker of our time, but that’s not what made him specialPlayboy’s 2014 “Playmate of the Year,” Kennedy Summers, […]

How a 'stock market for people' is funding a shot at the next billion …

SAN FRANCISCO–If you can’t beat them, try beating them another way.In 2004, Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith launched a startup called Tagged. They hoped to outdo another nascent project, known at the time as “thefacebook,” in the then-wide open world of social networks.We know how that turned out. Facebook became the world’s largest social network, with 1.39 billion monthly active […]

2014: The Worst Year – Position Sizing

By Joe Peta
At Novus we’ve examined the performance of many hundreds of hedge funds and we’ve found that, by far, the most important skill to possess is the ability to size positions effectively.  That’s because unlike Exposure Management, and to a lesser degree Security Selection, the ability to size positions efficiently is the most persistent and consistent alpha-generating skill that a […]

United States SEC Fines BTC Trading, Corp for Unregistered Bitcoin …

Updated: December 8, 2014 at 10:22 pm CET.

The year-long investigation into BTC Trading, Corp has finally come to an end. BTC Trading, Corp was the company behind and Both sites offered . The SEC has fined BTC Trading, Corp. ( and Ethan Burnside for violating the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment […]

Big data and education: Withered inBloom | The Economist

A FEW years ago a group of American educators got together to talk about a common problem. School systems were being swamped by data—like every other sector of the economy. And like other industries, they had no idea how to respond. But unlike businesses, most schools aren’t competitors. So they looked at how they could team up to solve their […]

The FDA Sets Its Sights on Social Media | HIStalk Connect

The Food and Drug Administration is soliciting bids for a contractor that will monitor social media and map out the peaks and troughs of drug and medical device risk-based chatter. The FDA is targeting blogs, forums, message boards, wikis, and podcasts as potential new opportunities to engage the public.The focus of the project will be to help the FDA evaluate […]

Twitter 'big data' can be used to monitor HIV and drug-related …

ImagesVideoBlogsFor News MediaMedia contactsat UCLANews releasesAdvisoriesFaculty expertsAbout UCLABroadcast studioCampus mapNews van parkingCurrent IssuesUCLA budgetConference and guest centerDiversityAnimal researchAdmissionsCollege rankingsUseful LinksChancellor Gene BlockUCLA TodayUCLA MagazineEvents calendarAthleticsVeterans Resource CenterUCLA AlumniDaily BruinWestwood trafficUC NewsroomUCTVUCLA Newsroom > All Stories > News ReleasesTwitter ‘big data’ can be used to monitor HIV and drug-related behavior, UCLA study showsStudying link between HIV, drug use could […]

HomeTrust Bancshares & Jefferson Bancshares Deal: Another …

Lately, small regional and community bank stocks have been written on as the ‘Trade of the Decade. ‘
In the aftermath of the real estate and credit crisis, bank stocks collapsed in value and many of the smaller ones were valued at a fraction of their tangible book value. As regulators rushed to close the barn door (after the horse got […]

HedgeChatter: Twitter IPO and the Increasing Role of Social Media …

HedgeChatter: Twitter IPO and the Increasing Role of Social Media in the Stock Market

Ronald Barba
Sep 17, 2013

In April, the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 150 points after a specious tweet made by The Associated Press claimed that an explosion at the White House caused injuries to President Obama. The tweet was quickly marked as fake, and the Dow stabilized after three minutes, but […]