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Tuesday links: eating up alpha
about 1 year ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Review: “The Foolish Corner [by John Howe and Rob Corrigan] is the highest-yield behavioral finance book I know of and I can’t recommend it...

Research links: implementation costs
about 1 year ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Tuesdays are all about academic (and practitioner) literature at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at...

Can You Short Bitcoin?
about 1 year ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

The exchange part of Bitcoin has always been sort of the wild west to me.  No standardization.  No real regulation.  Most of the big time trading is done bilaterally.  DRW’s Cumberland Mining in Chicago is the center of the universe …

Popping Emotional Bubbles to Balloon Your Portfolio
about 1 year ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

Bitcoin and bubbles are what speculators pray for. Bubbles are what speculators (like me) pray for. Professionals know themselves and know how to express risk in a manner that is best for them (compatibility).

Wall Street Breakfast: Strong Start To Holiday Sales Season
about 1 year ago by SA Wall St. Breakfast

Enough With the Bitcoin Howard…
about 1 year ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

My friend Eddy summed up the obnoxiousness of the constant Bitcoin chatter: I can take a hint! Let’s move on to the market today…that boring place where people try to beat the S&P. Josh Brown has a good post up today explaining that a strong secular bull market may be just starting. Here is the chart that has gotten many of the technical people I trust all excited: In short – the median stock is now in a secular rise. Continue reading Enough With the Bitcoin Howard… at Howard Lindzon.

Blue Apron: Heavy Promotional Spending Digs A Deeper Hole
about 1 year ago by SA IPO Analysis

Now Accepting PayPal for Annual Subscriptions
about 1 year ago by TraderMike @ SwingTradeBot

Recently I've had an increase in people asking me if they could pay for a subscription with PayPal. These requests have increased since I started the non-USA versions of the site and folks from around the world are subscribing.  In some cases people don't feel comfortable entering their credit card info and in other cases their banks won't allow them to pay in USD.  So to address those concerns I've decided to start accepting PayPal for annual subscriptions.  It's just annual subscriptions for now because this will be a manual process until I can get some time to fully integrate PayPal with the automated subscription handling built into the site.  Instructions for paying via PayPal are on the subscriptions prici...

Nasdaq Tags Channel Resistance
about 1 year ago by noreply@blogger.com (Declan Fallon) @ Fallond Picks

The post-Thanksgiving recovery offered some modest profit taking with Semiconductors experiencing the worst of the selling but the Nasdaq tagging resistance before reversing.  It offered the clearest 'sell'/profit take trigger after the August support 'buy' signal. Given action in other indices it could break above resistance, accelerating gains, but taking some profits here would be prudent.The Semiconductor Index is in need of a more orderly pullback. Since the September breakout i...

A Big Change to Alerts / Scans...
about 1 year ago by TraderMike @ SwingTradeBot

You may notice today that you're seeing more alerts listed for a stock than before.  That's because I've made a pretty significant change to some things behind the scenes.  By sort of an accident of evolution (let's call it), there have always been two classes of alerts (scans / signals) on the site.  Old timers will remember that they were listed separately. They used to be called "Individual Pattern Scans" and "Advanced Scans".  

TDI Podcast Highlights: Retail, Bitcoin Stocks and Giving Thanks (#536)
about 1 year ago by The Disciplined Investor (The Discipl... @ The Disciplined Investor

Market Update – Short Holiday Week with the Thanksgiving Holiday and early close on Friday: Listen To This Week’s Podcast: Click HERE For More Podcasts Economic Update for Last Week: Economic Update for The Coming Week: Podcast Summary:

All The World's A Stage For This Stock That's Now In A Buy Zone
about 1 year ago by GILLIAN RICH @ IBD: The New America

Millennials are spending their money at places like Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza — and Live Nation is capitalizing on it

The Formula for Profitable Trading
about 1 year ago by Steve @ New Trader U

This formula for profitable trading was shared in my Facebook trading group by professional trader and money manager Richard Weissman author of Trade like a Casino. What is positive expectancy? Here’s .xlsx friendly formula: Expectancy = ((PW*AW) – (PL*AL))*F Where PW = % Win; AW = Average Win; PL = %Losses; AL = Average Loss; […] The post The Formula for Profitable Trading appeared first on New Trader U.

4 Low Price-To-Book Value Stocks Worth Considering
about 1 year ago by Zacks @ Benzinga Technicals

Given the recent runup, value analysis is increasingly gaining prominence in identifying stocks at great values. Price to earnings (P/E) and price to sales (P/S) are the first ratios to hit an investor's mind while looking for undervalued stocks. However, the underrated price-to-book ratio (P/B ratio) is also an easy-to-use valuation tool for identifying low-priced stocks with exceptional returns. The P/B ratio is calculated as below: P/B ratio = market capitalization/book value of equity What is Book Value There are several ways by which book value can be defined. Book value is the total value that would be left over, according to the company's balance sheet, if it goes bankrupt immediately. In other words, this is what shareholders would theoretically receive if a company liquidates all its ...

The Woulda Shoulda Coulda Trade
about 1 year ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

Lately as the value of Bitcoin approaches new heights and the stock market continues to rally I am reading a lot about “if you invested x amount back in xxxx” articles.  This is what we used to call the woulda …

Traders Get Nervous With E&P ETF
about 1 year ago by ETF Professor @ Benzinga Short Trading Ideas

On the back of oil's rebound, the often volatile SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (NYSE: XOP) is sporting a fourth-quarter gain of just over 20 percent with half of that surge coming just since the start of November. Even amid the recent bullishness emanating from the oil patch, some options traders are preparing for a pullback, one of the most widely followed equity-based energy exchange traded funds among professional traders. “We have seen some action in both the 34.50 and 33 strikes in XOP December puts, reflective of caution in the sector as this ETF has recently found support on its 200 day MA in the past couple ...Full story available on Benzinga.com<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/benzinga/trading-ideas/shor...

Here's What's Coming Up On PreMarket Prep For November 27
about 1 year ago by Benzinga Newsdesk @ Benzinga Technicals

On today's edition of PreMarket Prep, we're breaking down trading opportunities in the "bitcoin stocks" (Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ: MARA), Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ: XNET), and Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT)). We're also discussing the Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP)-Time Inc (NYSE: TIME) merger, Amazon.com Inc's (NASDAQ: AMZN), and a big ...<a href=http://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/technicals/17/11/10832206/heres-whats-coming-up-on-premarket-prep-for-no...

Carvana: The Engine Is Sputtering
about 1 year ago by SA IPO Analysis

How your Entry and Exit Rules Define Your Profitability
about 1 year ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

Marry them with position sizing and you have a complete system. Risk management defines your P&L and the distance between your entry and exit is critical to how you manage risk.

Wall Street Breakfast: Bitcoin Shoots For $10,000
about 1 year ago by SA Wall St. Breakfast