Posts filed under “Markets”

Why Citi Bike is too popular for its own good

Source: Know More

Category: Consumer Spending, Markets

New Versus Old Tech

Last month, we noted that high flying tech names were crashing back to earth. After terrific run ups, companies such as Twitter Inc., LinkedIn Corp., SolarCity Corp., Netflix Inc. and Tesla Motors Inc. all have taken a shellacking. The setback reflects several concerns: Last year’s torrid market couldn’t continue at that pace; perhaps corporate earnings…Read More

Category: Markets

Kiron Sarkar Weekly Report 4.4.14

The US March non-farm payrolls (NFP) data came in slightly below expectations, though the previous 2 months numbers were revised higher. In addition, whilst the unemployment rate remained at 6.7%, it looks as if more people joined the workforce which is encouraging. Furthermore, the slightly weaker NFP data has pushed back expected rate rises by…Read More

Category: Markets

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.4.14

Succinct Summations week ending Positives: 1. Dow Jones and S&P 500 both hit new all-time highs. 2. NFP saw 3 straight monthly increases for the first time in 3 years. 3. Europe’s Composite PMI Q1 is expected to grow 0.5%, the fastest pace since 2011 (Markit). 4. Dallas Fed manufacturing rose to 4.9, a six…Read More

Category: Markets

Tweets of the Week 4.4.14

The weekend is almost here. These are the best tweets I saw this week (More here):   So devious! Rigged market explodes higher, nefariously pumping up Main Street’s 401(k) balances. — Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) April 1, 2014   Your weekly QE Limerick: Markets today are a bore Printing means markets just soar I’m falling…Read More

Category: Markets, Web/Tech


“Markets crash all the time. You should, at minimum, expect stocks to fall at least 10% once a year, 20% once every few years, 30% or more once or twice a decade, and 50% or more once or twice during your lifetime. Those who don’t understand this will eventually learn it the hard way.” -Morgan…Read More

Category: Markets, Psychology

Moneybeat’s Quarterly Quota

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Category: Digital Media, Markets

How Your Buy Order Gets Filled

Source: Businessweek continues here

Category: Digital Media, Markets, Trading

Irrational Non-Exuberance

The endless chatter of bubbles and crashes continues unabated. Eventually, all bull markets come to an end, and this one must eventually as well. But as I sit down to write this, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index yesterday hit yet another all-time high. U.S. markets continue to have good internals, strong breadth and broad…Read More

Category: Investing, IPOs, Markets, Psychology

Stocks in 2014: So far, so meh

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Category: Investing, Markets, Video