How IEX Prevents Stale Quote Arbitrage

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Category: Finance, Markets, Technology

Data Points to Ponder During Today’s Selloff

China’s markets set the tone for the day (and perhaps the week) with an 8.5 percent blood-letting. Global stocks followed suit, which came after last week’s 5 percent tumble. Rather than tell you that markets are oversold — you already know that anyway, and oversold markets can become even more oversold — I want to bring a…Read More

Category: Investing, Markets, Sentiment

10 Monday AM Reads

China down 8.5% set the tone for the day. No matter, we have you covered with our forecast-free morning train reads: • These Charts Show How Hard China Has Hit Global Markets (Bloomberg) see also Emerging Markets Lead the Plunge (Barron’s) • Why are the markets dropping? Don’t blame the Fed. (WonkBlog) • How low the stock market can go (USAT) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Look Out Below, China Version (part 37)

China’s markets fell another 8.5%, spilling over to the rest of the global bourses. U.S. looks to open up down 1.75% – 3%, Oil has bounced back over $42, and after its best month in years, Gold is off $7. Strap yourself in, this looks like a bumpy ride today.   click for updated futures…Read More

Category: Markets

Category: Markets

How to Get People to Care About Climate Change

Remember climate change? For the first time since 1984, the issue didn’t even come up in a presidential debate. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific one. Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, joins Bill to describe his efforts to do what even Hurricane Sandy couldn’t — galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. Leiserowitz, who specializes in the psychology of risk perception, knows better than anyone if people are willing to change their behavior to make a difference

Anthony Leiserowitz on Making People Care About Climate Change from on Vimeo.

via Yale360

Category: Psychology, Science, Video, Weekend

Most Eateries per Capita

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Category: Weekend

Reminder: Stocks Go Up AND Down . . .

I am reminded how utterly worthless as a market observer/financial adviser Suze Orman is in this series of tweets. Its simply amazing how much terrible advice and lack of comprehension people can reveal in a mere 140 characters.   “Demands for low rates begin as the financial class panics”   Hat tip: Vulgar Trader

Category: Markets, Really, really bad calls, Sentiment

10 Sunday Morning Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • 5 Things Investors Shouldn’t Do Now (Briefly) • The worst question of them all (Bason Asset Management) see also The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Irrelevant Investor) • The Volition Bias (Crossing Wall Street) • Soaring Art Market Attracts a New Breed of Advisers for Collectors (NYT) • Mario Gabelli: Stock-Picking Treasure or…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What Happens to Your Checked Luggage at the Airport

Category: Travel, Video