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Tradestreaming Cascade: All the news you need to know (Week of October 30, 2011)

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 7:10 pm

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Every week, I send out an email (free) to my subscribers summarizing the must-see events of the past week. It’s everything about the intersection of technology, social media and investing.

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Personal Capital ventures into online advice arena (Investment News)
Posted October 30, 2011

Personal capital is taking the traditional advisory model and delivering through the online channel.  Taking aim at the technology-empowered hybrid of DIY investor looking for professional advice.

Eliminate leveraged ETFs (Aleph Blog)
Posted October 29, 2011

Part of a growing trend rejecting leveraged ETF products, David Merkel believes they should be banned because they don’t provide any long term value.

I have never pushed a taxi medallions…on anyone (Metafilter)
Posted October 24, 2011

Two taxi medallions sold for over $1m a piece this week.  This posting has links to the current flurry of activity surrounding an asset that’s returned 16% a year for the past 60 years. Continue Reading »

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  • Bringing investment services online – with Personal Capital’s Rob Foregger

    Posted on December 5, 2011 at 1:45 pm UTC

    Delivering investment advisory services solely through the online channel is a game changer.  But getting it right has eluded even the biggest of investment managers.

    Fresh after a big funding round, Rob Foregger’s Personal Capital aims to be a dominant player in online finance. Rob’s got over 20 years experience in direct-to-consumer finance that he’s bringing to the table with the rest of Personal Capital’s A-team management.

    Join Rob and me as we discuss the genesis of Personal Capital, how the online advisor intends to scale, and the future of online investing.

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  • How to win — then lose — $200M: the Hedge Fund Powerball Story

    Posted on December 2, 2011 at 10:21 am UTC

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  • Bill Miller bows out: investors reconsider risk, returns, and consistency

    Posted on November 28, 2011 at 8:35 am UTC

     

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  • Protect your assets — with Rocco Beatrice Jr.

    Posted on November 20, 2011 at 1:10 pm UTC

    Knowing what to invest in is only half the problem.

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    How your assets are structured, protected, and planned for can be just as crucial to long term investing as choosing the right stock.

    Today’s guest on Tradestreaming Radio is Rocco Beatrice Jr., director at EstateStreet Partners, and author of a surprisingly enjoyable ebook, Being Sued? The Insider Secrets of Asset Protection.

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  • Building a better investment site – with YCHARTS’ Shawn Carpenter

    Posted on November 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm UTC

    Where do you go for new, fresh investment ideas? Where do you go once you have an idea to vet it out, dig deep down into the research to validate your investment?

    More and more investors are choosing to use YCHARTS. While the “chart” in the title might be misleading, the site’s research capabilities aren’t. This isn’t a place investors hear random ‘buy’ and ‘sell’ recommendations.investing site

    YCHARTS is a full blown investment site that helps beginning and advanced investors alike to make better — more informed — investment decisions.

    And that folks, is what Tradestreaming is all about. Join me for a conversation with YCHARTS’ co-founder/CEO and financial content veteran Shawn Carpenter to talk about his firm’s value for investors and where he plans on taking his offering in the future.

    Shawn’s also been generous enough to offer a free PRO subscription ($400) to a Tradestreaming listener.  Please ‘Like’, ‘Retweet’, or ‘post to LinkedIn’ this interview and I’ll choose one person at random to receive a free 1-year subscription to YCHARTS Pro ($400). Continue Reading »

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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