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Everyday Ambient Noise [0.03]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 2:17 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus issued a stern warning at a recent senior staff meeting: Quit trying to secretly slip stuff to President Trump. The episode illustrates the impossible mission of managing a White House led by an impetuous president who has resisted structure and strictures his entire adult life.

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Busting 3 Myths About China [0.04]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 2:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Everyone seems excited about emerging markets this year, pouring money into EM ETFs as the segment offers investors attractive valuations and some fundamental improvement. One of the key points they highlight is the slowdown in GDP growth in recent years, now around 6-7% a year, but a far cry from the double-digit days in the early 2000s.

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The Ultimate “Sell in May” Sector [0.03]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 2:13 p.m. by Jay On The Markets @ [source]

Summer time is a great time to build a house, do some remodeling or engage in some other home related improvements. It’s just not a great time to invest in the stocks related to any of this.

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The Grand Unified Theory of Apple Products [0.13]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.

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Navigating Municipal Bonds With Factors [0.23]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 1:02 p.m. by Flirting with Models @ [cached copy]

 

A recent DALBAR study found that over a 30-year period, the average self-directed equity mutual fund investor earned only 3.7 percent, compared with 10.3 percent that could be obtained by simply investing in a S&P500 index fund.

A typical scenario is that in the midst of a market downturn, investors panic and sell out, with the intent of waiting for the market to “bottom out” before reinvesting.

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Zero-Intelligence (ZI) traders act randomly with minimal constraints. This year ZI traders have determined price action and are causing difficulties to traders with non-random models.

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Hot Links: Robot Saviors [0.27]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 12:01 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

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The problem, advisors say, is that those investors are letting emotions drive their decisions, which studies show is anathema to good investment outcomes. Dalbar's 2016 Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior, for instance, shows that investor behavior is the largest contributor to underperformance over the long term, collectively costing investors more than $122 billion over a 20-year period.

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Tesla’s Trifecta [0.21]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 10:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Tesla will begin delivering its first solar roof tiles this summer at a price point that could expand the U.S. solar market. Bloomberg’s Tom Randall explains how the tiles work, how they’re priced and why Elon Musk sees them as part of a solar-powered trifecta.

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Emerging-Markets Stocks Rise To 2-Year High [0.12]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 10:20 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

Equities in emerging markets advanced last week, posting the best performance among the major asset classes and touching a two-year high, based on a set of exchange-traded products.

In the one-year column, emerging-markets stocks continue to hold the top spot.

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Nearly all research related to algorithmic trading is empirical in nature. Backtesting allows us to test numerous variations of our ideas or models quickly and efficiently and provides immediate feedback on how they might have performed in the past.

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Measurement of exports in India [0.02]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Ajay Shah's blog @ [source]

Why are so many houses vacant? Over the last few weeks, there has been a furore over the divulging of Aadhaar details, with the infor...

Understanding the recent Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 by Pratik Datta and Rajeswari Sengupta .

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Author: Pramod Sinha [0.02]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 9:05 a.m. by Ajay Shah's blog @ [source]

Why are so many houses vacant? Over the last few weeks, there has been a furore over the divulging of Aadhaar details, with the infor...

Understanding the recent Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 by Pratik Datta and Rajeswari Sengupta .

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I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.

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Has a friend ever forced you to read a book?

The book describes an interesting trading strategy that uses a different way of calculating share price momentum, to help you find stocks that are moving up (stocks on the move).

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Take a look at my new ebook on advanced trading strategies using time series analysis, machine learning and Bayesian statistics, with Python and R . In this introductory post Imanol describes the Theory of Rough Paths, applying Python to compute the Lead-Lag and Time-Joined transformations to a stream of IBM pricing data.

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'SCHC' AUM Increases By 5% [0.16]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

The international small-cap equity ETF from Schwab saw a nice increase in its total assets on Friday, May 12.

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity -802.51 1,308,674.96 -0.06% International Equity 632.92 560,931.69 0.11% U.S.

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published.

 

ETF League Table As Of May 12, 2017 [0.05]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

 

ETF Watch: PowerShares Plans 2 Smart Beta Funds [0.07]

Posted on May 15, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

Invesco PowerShares has filed for two separate ETFs that will offer a smart-beta twist on popular market-cap-weighted benchmarks. The PowerShares Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight Portfolio and the PowerShares S&P 500 Minimum Volatility Portfolio will both target the large-cap space.

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