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Eight years and 3,822 posts later, we are shifting venues for our Systematic Relative Strength blog to the Nasdaq MarketInsite – Systematic Relative Strength. We have a couple new posts now up on the new blog: Nasdaq MarketInsite – Systematic Relative Strength.


Creative destruction has defined the retailing business since the moment after its birth. Today it bears the face of Jeffrey Bezos and the name, the internet-based retailer Bezos founded in 1994 that changed the way America shops, and even lives.

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The WannaCry ransomware attacks have spread like wildfire across the globe.

The issue is so pressing in the wake of WannaCry that on May 17 the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a cybersecurity alert for broker-dealers, financial advisors and investment funds that stressed both the importance of undertaking penetration tests and vulnerability scans on critical systems and the necessity of upgrading systems on a timely basis.

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He was fortunate enough to meet and be mentored, early on, by one of the first people to be hired at Steve Cohen’s S.A.C.

Jonathan shares insight from the trader who mentored him—one of the first hires at SAC Capital, who ran a multi-billion dollar statistical arbitrage fund.

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Higher income equals higher taxes. A financial professional can assist you in ways to reduce the burden of taxes, allowing you to save more for your retirement years.

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Mission to Boston [0.10]

Posted on May 24, 2017, noon by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

I’m on a Top Secret mission to Boston today and then back to New York tonight, so with all the running around, posting will be light.

Linette went back to SALT this year – the Skybridge Alternatives conference that was once the Catalina Wine Mixer for the hedge fund space.

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Investors who have been withholding their cash from the market or those who have recently had a liquidity event and are seeking to make substantial investments for the first time may have some things in common regarding investing readiness — or lack thereof.

Assess your tolerance for investment risk.

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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates again in June, a policy decision that looks set to further squeeze the Treasury yield curve.

Analyzing the implications of a flatter curve has been topical lately, although there’s no sign of a consensus at the moment.

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Bloomberg Gadfly Fly Charts [0.15]

Posted on May 24, 2017, 10:30 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Today I am turning you onto to FlyCharts: Its a free daily email service courtesy of Bloomberg Gadfly — its simply 5 charts with a brief explanation as to their significance.

Its bright and colorful and thought provoking — I really like it.


Financial Analysts 25% Optimistic? [PREMIUM] [None]

Posted on May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. by CXO Advisory @ [source]


Diminishing Equity Index Returns [0.06]

Posted on May 24, 2017, 9:08 a.m. by Price Action Lab Blog @ [source]

Despite new all-time highs and a rally in technology stocks, S&P 500 and NASDAQ 10-year rolling returns remain below their longer-term averages. In fact, in the last four years the 10-year rolling return is range bound in spite of interventions by central banks.

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

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'QQQ' Assets Top $50B [0.15]

Posted on May 24, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

The tech-heavy 'QQQ' had inflows of $1.8 billion on Tuesday, May 23.

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity 3,886.85 1,622,539.43 0.24% International Equity 1,142.18 648,757.63 0.18% U.S.

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


ETF League Table As Of May 23, 2017 [0.04]

Posted on May 24, 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.


“Half the people here shouldn’t be” [0.01]

Posted on May 24, 2017, 1 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Sheriff Tom Dart makes an amazing assertion: He is the Sheriff for Cook County (Chicago & surrounding areas), and runs the Cook County Jail.


Injustice 2 Review [0.05]

Posted on May 24, 2017, midnight by RobustTechHouse – Mobile App Development @ [source]

Since 2011, NetherRealm Studios has been exceptional with their games for the mobile. Mortal Kombat X, a reboot of the classic game was well received by the public.

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S&P May Disconnect Telecom Sector Index [0.03]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 8:30 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

New York (Reuters) – The S&P 500 Telecommunications Services Sector index may have to hang up on investors, as its creators are considering a restructuring of the once-hot index that has shrunk to just four companies from 14.

After years of consolidation and diversification, today's telecommunications sector would be unrecognizable to investors in the index, which was created in 1996.

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ETF Watch: Active Socially Responsible Funds Launch [0.01]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 8:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

Legg Mason is rolling out today two ETFs that bring socially responsible investing (also called “ESG,” for environmental, social and governance) and active management together—something that’s extremely rare in the ETF space.

The funds, the ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF (YLDE) and the ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG ETF (LRGE), are listing on the Nasdaq with expense ratios of 0.59%.

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