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Playing not to lose sometimes means you lose

Everyone has seen pro basketball players commit fouls early in a game. The coach faces a conundrum. Does he Leave the player in the game: he may play to full potential and contribute Yank him: scared of fouling out of the game, he may play sub-optimally This decision making process has always been kind of … Continue Reading

New study uncovers the ‘new’ influentials in financial blogosphere

Interesting new study (see below) from Mindful Money.  Investors are certainly turning to non-traditional sources of information as inputs into their investment decisions.  But this appears to be the first time that the interconnections within the financial blogosphere have been studied.  The social media train — and specifically, actionable, investable content — continues to chug ahead. … Continue Reading

Preliminary hedge fund index performance for December 2010

Key highlights for the month: Hedge Funds bounced back after muted performance in November, as the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund index rose an estimated 3.01%. Nine out of ten sectors posted positive performance for the month. The industry is expected to finish up 11.07% for the year. The Event Driven sector posted the … Continue Reading

Realtime trading data in the collective tradestream is HUGE

Softly launched a month ago, Yahoo Finance’s Market Pulse is actually a huge f’in deal.  Clearly, the press — and investors — hasn’t really understood what’s going on here.  And I’m not talking about StockTwits’ inclusion in the real-time stream (there are only two sources of data right now).  What’s really huge here is the … Continue Reading

Follow the insiders: Insider buying/selling for January 12, 2011

114 times more insider selling than buying in first week of 2011 (Zero Hedge) 5 Dogs of the Dow worth betting on (Seeking Alpha): This one highlights insider buying at $INTC and $VZ A Safety Dance for 4 Buy/Writes in January (Seeking Alpha): $WFR features prominently. Value Play (Benzinga): $CA passes a screen that includes … Continue Reading

Value stocks: Oppenheimer & Co. thinks there’s room to run

Bloomberg’s Dave Wilson produces a daily chart with some commentary.  Today’s chart plots value stock performance versus that of growth and the blended S&P500. According to Oppenheimer & Co’s chief investment strategist, Brian Belski: While both gauges surpassed the benchmark’s 88 percent advance from its March 2009 low through yesterday, the value- stock index was … 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