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Only a Market of Stocks [0.06]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 9:27 p.m. by The Irrelevant Investor @ [source]

It’s hard to believe that the S&P 500 has been within 5% of its all-time high for the last 284 trading days, going all the way back to June, 2016. The S&P 500 index only fell 15% peak-to-trough, and plenty of individual stocks got hit a lot harder.

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Weekly premium reports include a market recap with commentary, performance of selected large cap stocks and ETFs, technical analysis with unique indicators and directional probabilities based on machine learning.

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Sunday links: empathetic magic [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 5:33 p.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]


How To Promote If You’ve Had A Hit [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 5 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Mystery is history. Your number one concern is satiating your fans.

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This post is part three in the training series for those participants in this year’s March for the Fallen event.

We are about 5 weeks out from the event and Dave Babulak is helping educate March for the Fallen participants with tips/pointers each week leading up to the event.

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In our context, a technical trading indicator can be considered as a combination of a specific technical trading rule with a particular moving average of prices. Technical traders are overwhelmed by the variety of choices between different trading indicators.

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Counter-trend [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 12:13 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Yesterday, thirty people were injured and three killed at a white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Yesterday’s response to the demonstration proves this.

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SPIVA® U.S. Scorecard [0.22]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 10 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy Learn More...

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.

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Years ago when I first started studying momentum, two things stood out in my mind. The first was most momentum research focused on cross-se...

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The institutional grade mean-reversion strategy trades the S&P 100 stocks in short-term long-only mode.

This strategy is available for sale to hedge funds and institutional traders.

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This week, we chat with Matt Wallaert, a behavioral psychologist and entrepreneur who was formerly a director at Microsoft Ventures.

Wallaert believes in “designing for behavior change” among technology start-ups.

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Experience counts in coding [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 12:27 p.m. by Cuemacro @ [source]

Life is change. However, over the past few decades, the pace of technological change has seemingly accelerated.

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Saturday links: unexplainable phrases [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 11:15 a.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]


Longform links: commodified journalism [0.00]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 11 a.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]


Book Bits | 12 August 2017 [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

The recent downturn in the Chinese economy has become a focal point of global attention, with some analysts warning that China is edging dangerously close to economic meltdown.

In 2013, a curious relationship between Liliane Bettencourt—nonagenarian heiress to the L’Oreal fortune and, according to Forbes, the richest woman in the world—and François-Marie Banier, a much younger, gay artist, brought about the biggest scandal in recent French history.

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Indian corporations have weak earnings growth [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by Ajay Shah's blog @ [source]

Indian corporations have weak earnings growth by Ajay Shah. The broad set of Indian listed companies have a high trailing P/E ratio.

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Despite market weakness, the long/short market neutral strategy gained 0.34% from the open to the close of Friday, August 11, 2017.

This long/short market neutral strategy is based on features engineered by DLPAL software.

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 8.11.17 [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 9:30 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Jobless claims remain low at 244k, with the 4-week moving average down to 241k.

Consumer prices also remain soft, rising just 0.1% m/o/m and 1.7% y/o/y.

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ETF Closures Outpace Prior Year; Launches Lag [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 8:45 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

This year in ETFs has been pretty busy so far, and it looks like we may be seeing a new peak level of closures by the time things shake out at the end of the year. Interestingly, State Street has only launched one fund so far this year.

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‘The ETF Story’ A Natural For Netflix [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017, 8:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Back in the early 2000s, I received an interesting package while working as business editor for the Oakland Tribune and the Bay Area News Group. I don’t remember the movie they sent, but I sent it back and signed up for this DVD-by-mail service that was becoming enabled by the internet.

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