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A floor trading is either being pranked or is making an extremely insightful comment on the reporter.
Wall Street relies on “stock analysts.” These are people who do research on companies and then, no matter what they find, even if the company has burned to the ground, enthusiastically recommend that investors buy the stock. They are just a bunch of cockeyed optimists, those stock analysts. When the Titanic was in its death…Details
Here are two pieces of information that I find oddly juxtaposed. The first is a list of broker recommendations for Apple – no prizes for guessing that they have been recommending it all the way down. And this is notable staff trading in Apple. What to make of it – undoubtedly nothing. However, it is…Details
There are two reasons not to listen to anything the finance media says. The first is that they have no idea what they are talking about (see earlier piece on gold predictions) The second reason can be found below. Charles Payne, a contributor and frequent guest host for Fox News and Fox Business, was compensated…Details
From Bloomberg – Even as the money has dried up and HFT’s presence has declined, the regulators are arriving in force. In January, Gregg Berman, a Princeton-trained physicist who’s worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission since 2009, was promoted to lead the SEC’s newly created Office of Analytics and Research. His primary task is to…Details
The Atlantic – He can earn million-dollar gains without anybody knowing. He can execute make-believe trades by sending fake emails from hacked computers. He doesn’t always lose money. But when he does, he loses more than $6 billion. He is …the most indebted man in the world. Jérôme Kerviel is learning one of life’s harsher…Details
Apparently, this was a topic for discussion among for attendees at a symposium on the sustainability of retirement in the US. I kid thee not…. At a recent University of Pennsylvania symposium on the future of the retirement system, Hodgson raised just that possibility — the risk of a malevolent alien invasion. (Imagine the Capitol-zapping invaders…Details