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Letter to the Google founder dudes

Wassup, Larry and Sergey. Nice earnings last night.  26% growth, over $8b in the quarter.  Not too shabby.  I’m taking my $GOOG stock to the bank. Oh, also, cool what you did to the “supposed” adult supervision afforded by (well, ex-) CEO Eric Schmidt.  It’s pretty sick how Larry just wrested control away from him … Continue Reading

Follow the Insiders: Insider buying/selling for 1/20/2011

6 stocks exhibiting a golden cross with insider purchasing activity (Seeking Alpha): Looks at $SD, $TRC, $CKP, and more. Insider Alert: Is the tech sector going to rally in 2011? (Fool.com):  Insider buys at $DELL and $AMT. Broad insider selling doesn’t necessarily a signal stocks are overvalued (Financial Post) 20 stocks Wall Street analysts expect … Continue Reading

Did the Chinese and Jewish mother just trade places?

Something strange is afoot in the Sino-Jewish personas. Mothers, father, educators and children have been talking non-stop about China Mom, Yale Professor Amy Chua’s WSJ take in the WSJ on the superiority of the Chinese method of parenting and the subject of her new book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (affiliate link). Chua’s thesis on … Continue Reading

Bond rater, heal thyself. If not, we’re bringing in new goons

The WSJ has an interesting article on a relatively new player to the bond rating game, Kroll.  If you’re asking yourself, is that the same Kroll that ran a global private security organization?  Uh-huh.  I think the world is ready for a little smackdown in sovereign debt ratings. According to the article, Jules Kroll created … Continue Reading

Follow the Insiders: Insider buying/selling for 1/19/2011

TheStreet.com has a list of stocks with significant insider buying and/or selling.  Included: $TIE, $LEX, $PNC, and $BBY saw insider purchasing while $GOOG, $MCK, $QCOM, $F, and $HPQ saw insiders unloading stock. (TheStreet.com) List of insider buys from Bloggingstocks includes: $LGF, $MAYS, $PZG, and $GAM. (BloggingStocks) $OPK continues to see insider buying, as does $UMH, … Continue Reading

Optimizing purchasing decisions and when to buy

Lifehacker had a great email yesterday entitled The Best Times to Buy Anything in 2011. Well-researched and totally tweaked by crowdsourcing this information, this post defines the most optimal times to purchase specific items throughout the year based on varying criteria. For example, for some reason, laptops go cheap in April as do Broadway tickets … Continue Reading

About Tradestreaming

Tradestreaming is a community of investors learning directly from experts. I’m Zack Miller, investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Tradestreaming.com and I literally wrote the book on how to invest in the age of Facebook and Twitter. Tradestreaming is the resource I’ve created to help me become a better investor.  I believe it will help you … Continue Reading