Archive for March, 2012

  • Young Traders: This Is How You Handle a Loss Like Groupon
    Posted by on March 31st, 2012 at 10:03 am, Comments: 2 comments

    Browsing the Groupon stream this morning, I came across @RaginCajun’s essential post entitled Bad Beat in which he lays out his thinking and action around […]

  • Doug Kass and the Housing Recovery
    Posted by on March 30th, 2012 at 7:28 am, Comments: 1 comment

    Doug Kass has been following the housing market for longer than most of you reading this have been alive. His first job on the street […]

  • Trading Biotechnology News Is Gambling Even If You Are Married to a World Renowned Pediatric Pulmonologist
    Posted by on March 29th, 2012 at 4:13 pm, Comments: 1 comment

    I am watching the action in $VVUS this afternoon and it is staggering. I first took note of it around 2:40PM when it became a […]

  • Sublime Noise and the Goldman Op Ed
    Posted by on March 15th, 2012 at 9:28 am, Comments: 2 comments

    …noise is what makes our observations imperfect. – Fischer Black News Flash: Bankers are pigs. That’s a riot. Here’s another one…. birds fly… Yesterday’s NYT […]

  • Amid the Angst, Great American Brands Flourish
    Posted by on March 11th, 2012 at 10:09 am, Comments: No comments yet

    We are all just looking for the next big thing to worry about. We’ve finally had our Greek credit event (love that¬†euphemism “event”). It was […]

  • General Mills: People Will Always Eat Cheerios
    Posted by on March 7th, 2012 at 7:13 pm, Comments: 2 comments

    My 5 year old loves the charts and can recognize trends. ¬†The beauties are not hard to spot. He is a permabull too which I […]

  • Jeremy Lin and the Noise Trader Arbitrage
    Posted by on March 6th, 2012 at 7:12 am, Comments: No comments yet

    Traders trade against the expectations of others and, especially over shorter periods of time, future value matters less than what others are willing to bid. […]

  • Setting Portfolio Stops for Shorter Term Traders
    Posted by on March 5th, 2012 at 2:14 pm, Comments: 2 comments

    People use StockTwits in different ways. People share trades, setups and charts, crowdsource breaking news in real time and post valuable news and commentary links. […]