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Review: Get professional advice for your 401k from Kivalia

In a world without guaranteed pensions, responsibility for retirement planning falls on investors’ (not-wide-enough) shoulders. Thankfully, the 401(k) account is a great way to save for retirement by delaying taxes and encouraging company matching programs (yep, that’s free money). But, while investors have seen the options of what they can invest in improve over the … Continue Reading

Ivy Tower Investing Report Week of June 24, 2012

Top investing research for the week of June 24, 2012 Market Risk Premium Used in 82 Countries in 2012: A Survey with 7,192 Answers: this study uncovers the Equity Premium or Market Risk Premium (MRP) used in 2012 for 82 countries. IQ and Mutual Fund Choice: A study of Q’s influence on mutual fund choice. High-IQ … Continue Reading

The Investor’s Guide to the Low Volatility Anomaly

Kudos to Tadas (like how that sounds) at Abnormal Returns for his recent blogging and book about what’s know as the low volatility anomaly. Simply, accepted theory is that higher volatility stocks (ie riskier) should perform better than lower volatility ones over time. You know, the old risk-return tradeoff. The thing is that in practice, … Continue Reading

Building the Google of finance – with Uri Kartoun

There aren’t a lot of really innovative search technologies for investors. That’s changing — researchers and entrepreneur are looking at unique ways to classify financial product data on mutual funds and ETFs. That means it gets easier for us to identify new investments that make sense for our portfolios. Uri Kartoun, co-founder of Stockato, has … Continue Reading

Investing in domain names

One of the things that interests me is the emergence of new asset classes. Whether it’s making 16% per year in taxi cab medallions or improving your fixed income returns with p2p loans, I’m on the lookout for new sources of investing returns and diversification. Readers of my Twitter stream and my weekly newsletter were … Continue Reading

9 ways to improve your investing performance in P2P loans

Yesterday, I discussed why I’m now a believer in peer-to-peer loans as a new asset class for investors. Now, I’d like to look at how investors can lower their risks of defaults on these types of loans and boost their overall returns. The problem with P2P loans Like in most areas where information is asymmetrical between two … 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