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Tag Archives: invest

Recording the future using social media to predict it (podcast)

This week’s podcast contains a great conversation with Evan Sparks of Recorded Future on this week’s Tradestreaming Radio. Evan and Recorded Future are working to bring analysis of social media chatter to a whole ‘nother level.  Combining sophisticated linguistical analysis and a solid background in devising investment strategies (Evan worked as a quantitative equity analyst previously), … Continue Reading

Tradestream now available for the Kindle

After Tradestream was published in hardcover (affiliate link), I’ve received a lot of requests for a version compatible for the Kindle.  After all, the book is about leveraging social media to become better investors — why shouldn’t it be available in digital format? Agreed — and now Tradestream is available for the Kindle.  Check it … Continue Reading

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

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

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

Hedge fund index performance for December 2010

Final performance for the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (“Broad Index”) is confirmed up 2.90% in December and up 10.95% YTD Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index Co., Inc., said, “The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index rose 2.90% in December, with nine out of ten sectors posting positive performance for … 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