popular interviews

  • Jeff_Towson_TradeStreaming
  • peter_sims_tradestreaming
  • Jonathan_Clements_TradeStreaming
  • james_valentine_tradestreaming

Tag Archives: invest

Company Profile: Betterment

Name: Betterment Website: www.betterment.com What it does: Betterment has one of the easiest-to-use, slickest interfaces to manage a balanced portfolio for long-term investors. Fund your account (you can automate this) and dial in your preferred risk mix and Betterment chooses a basket of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for your portfolio in accordance to Modern Portfolio Theory. … Continue Reading

Investing in people with peer to peer loans – with Lending Club’s Renaud Laplanche

I have to admit: investing in peer to peer loans didn’t initially appeal to me. I thought it would be hard to assess the risk in lending to individuals — after all, that’s what banks get paid the big bucks for, right? But 5 years after Lending Club first launched its website, the firm has … Continue Reading

Dueling investing apps: How to best forecast earnings

In investing, earnings drive stock prices. The thing is, though, for many higher growth firms, it’s really hard to determine just how likely a firm is to hit its stated targets. An earnings miss — or even a hint of one – can be disastrous to share prices. So, investors spend a lot of time listening to … Continue Reading

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

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