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  1. Why is SabMiller stock price below the proposed acquisition price? (SBMRY)

          I have my own theory that the market is betting the merger won't go through, but I'd like to hear from other people. stocks ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2015 - 10:18am -

  2. "The market in turmoil"

          Well someone should say something... market not doing so well lately. Is it much ado about nothing (e.g. just a short term correction / false alarm) or is this the start of something big? Questions: a) What are the driving factors of ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 7:11pm -

  3. Aspiring billionaire

          Hey wso didn't know what forum to post this In but stocks and markets seems the most closely related and appropriate, basically I really want to be a billionaire, I want to make and be worth a billion dollars or two within my lif ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2016 - 10:39pm -

  4. Looking to intern at a hedge fund

          I've been studying trading small cap stocks, equity research, spreadsheets, trade strategies and risk reward setups. stocks research ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2016 - 3:38pm -

  5. Want to be a banker, please help

          hey wso, I want to be a banker or some kind of businessman or investor or trader. I think I finally found my lifelong passion in business and I've been interested in business and economics since I was like 13. I've followed ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2016 - 4:35pm -

  6. Obvious Investment Opportunities Like Thrift/Community Banks?

          Hi everyone, Since working for this small-cap equity research shop, I've been fascinated with thrift/community banks, particularly ones that have gone through conversions. The value proposition behind them seems so obvious (many ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 4:34pm -

  7. Looking back at 2013, how did my 13 picks do?

    Last year about this time I suggested 13 stocks for 2013.  The stocks I picked were a subset of my overall portfolio, stocks that I felt at the time were still attractively priced.  The stocks typified the types of companies I like to invest in, somewhat ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2014 - 3:46pm -

  8. Stock Ideas

          I've been pretty bad about being active in trading my PA, but I'm looking to throw some stuff in there. Hunting for ideas to look into. Pitch me! I'll throw some SBs your way if your thesis sounds interesting. stocks in ...

    65 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 16 2014 - 12:49pm -

  9. Interview with 'That Analyst that Joked about Starting His Own Fund'... and Actually Did It

    The following is an interview with tt1254, an analyst who quit and started his own fund. He is also available to answer your questions, ask away. Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your r ...

    27 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 3 2013 - 2:58pm -

  10. Why Are You Investing?

    This is a philosophical post, not for myself, but for you. This question was inspired by something I read on a blog where the author stated they hoped to get rich through investing. This quip isn't an isolated case, I've heard this from others a ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 26 2013 - 10:45am -

  11. Trading Stocks as a Private Equity Associate

          In investment banking we're heavily restricted in our public market trading activities, having to get every trade pre-cleared by compliance, and having a full restriction from trading in our industry if we're in an industry ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2016 - 3:09pm -

  12. What's the Matter with RIMM?

    The Blackberry maker's (NASDAQ:RIMM) troubles are well-documented already, but even so they continue to bear further discussion on the competitive landscape as well as the industry as a whole. This week's announcement that they were laying off a ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 3:09pm -

  13. Diversification..again..

    I often get asked the question "what are your thoughts on diversification?"  Someone asked me recently and I thought that newer readers might appreciate my thoughts on it as well.  I wrote about this a year and a half ago, the post generated som ...

    7 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 27 2014 - 6:00pm -

  14. So...how do I read this 1500 page report?

    Ok guys so I'm attempting my first investment and so far I came across this spin-off by BHP. I read Joel's book on special sits and it all sounded too persuasive so I decided to give it a go. Now...here's the problem. BHP submited a 1500 pa ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2015 - 1:56pm -

  15. Got $1000. What should I invest in?

          I'm new to the stock market, and just got $1000 to invest. I just opened an account with Fidelity. What's the next step? What stocks should I buy? stocks ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2013 - 9:27pm -

  16. Study material: If you trade stocks, can you trade Forex?

    Does stocks and forex have similar set-ups? I'm reading Al Brooks' Trading Price Range and I'm worried since he mostly mentions stocks that I wouldn't really be able to use it. He says that the markets are made of human behavior so ess ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2014 - 3:22pm -

  17. Apple to become the first $1 trillion company?

          WSO, So today a Piper Jaffray 's analyst predicted Apple stock to reach $1 trillion by 2014. As most as of you know Apple's market cap is $582.90B currently. So where does the $400B come from? According to the analyst from A ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2012 - 3:05pm -

  18. Marty Lipton: Shareholder Champion, Stakeholder Protector or Management Tool?

    I do not personally know Marty Lipton, nor have I met him. Based on what I have read about him and by him (he is a prolific writer), he strikes me as an extremely competent lawyer and he is certainly a good friend and champion of New York University (the ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2013 - 11:45am -

  19. Prove Yourself Smarter Than Your Local Billionaire

    In this week's issue of "Are You Smarter Than Your Local Billionaire?" we examine a few words from a Mr. David Tepper. Tepper, for those who've been stuck in an Excel template for the last 5 years, is the founder of Appaloosa Managemen ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2010 - 5:32am -

  20. How was NFLX loss of subscribers not priced into the stock already?

          The stock had already fallen 60% since its peak of $300 this year and then it falls another 35% today. It was predicted that they would lose a ton of subscribers from the Quickster debacle and that was true; however, the huge decrease ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 12:05am -

  21. How do you research your trades?

    Hey guys, lately i've been doing a lot of trading in my own account with TD ameritrades thinkorswim. I usually use Yahoo finance for news but i've had problems with most of the articles not having helpful information in actually making a trading ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2012 - 8:57pm -

  22. Medical Marijuana Stocks?

    I was just reading about Tuatara Capital (http://www.tuataracapital.com/), a fund that does alternative investments, and became interested in medical marijuana stock investing. Anyone have thoughts on the future of this industry? stocks ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2016 - 11:32am -

  23. Sun Worship

    I've always found it funny how the markets overreact sometimes. It can wipe you out with the most immaterial shred of news and it can turn you into bloody Croesus just on whispers and rumors. And the past few days have been no exception. With the med ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2011 - 9:38pm -

  24. Why I Am Long Baidu.

    Last week after the Chinese central bank (PBOC) announced a 25 basis point rate cut, I gained enough conviction to take a long position on Baidu which has sold off greatly along with most other Chinese equity flotations this year. The PBOC move made me be ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 1:42am -

  25. Institutional Sales Description- Excerpt

    Here is an excerpt of a description of the sales role from the vault guide (which is no longer in print): Institutional Sales- The Players The players in sales ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  26. Can I make money by recommending stocks

          Hi, I want to start charging people for stocks I believe have potential and that can make them a profit. I was just wondering where do I start. Im asking for peoples opinions who have done this before. Thanks in advance for any helpfu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 3:26pm -

  27. 50 Most Held Stocks by Top HFs

          Title is self-explanatory. Discuss if you'd like. 50 Stocks stocks ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2011 - 10:47pm -

  28. Student Inestor

          Hi (New to this forum please forgive any mistakes I make) So a few friends and I enlisted in the ifs student investor challenge through school, where you're given a 100k portfolio to make as much return as possible in 3 months. W ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2015 - 4:28pm -

  29. BUY BUY BUY!!!??

    As the market is getting completely clobbered today (and all last week) this feels exactly like fall 2008 to me. I made a killing then, and am looking at new buying opportunities. Are people buying right now? I am looking at FAS currently and interested i ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2011 - 11:57am -

  30. What a f'n day in the market.

          What a f'n day in the market. I am not sure if it was a dead cat bounce or an actual rally from being oversold. I'm confused. Any input? stocks equities Dow Nasdaq bonds S&P 500 USA ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 4:08pm -

  31. Good Shorts?

          Ok I want to reduce the net long exposure in my fund slightly so I'd thought I'd see if anyone here has any good ideas as far as stocks to short. Any industry is fine, though brownie points for shorts in energy, consumer dis ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2011 - 12:00pm -

  32. 10 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

          We have been tracking the most popular stocks among hedge funds for more than a year now. Hedge funds are known to be short-term oriented but when we look at the most popular stocks among hedge funds we see that they are focused on th ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2012 - 2:15am -

  33. Futures and Foreign Exchange trading questions

    I've been asking a lot of questions on here lately hope no one minds. This is a great resource for me So I have been trading stocks for a while and have always been more interested in the concept of futures and foreign exchange. I like to focus on th ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2012 - 11:12pm -

  34. Microsoft Ups Its Dividend: Do You Buy It?

    In a move that went largely unnoticed with all of the other market news going on, Microsoft hiked its dividend last week by 25% (from $.16 to $.20 per share) in an effort to boost its stock. If ever there was a major stock that fit Gordon Gekko's &qu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2011 - 7:24pm -

  35. My "fund" made a 34% return this past year

          Bought $5,000 of GOOG at 451 last July and sold last week at 608 for an annual return of 34%. To all the HF managers out there, I say "beat that!" You jelly? hedge funds wall street stocks investing ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2011 - 11:58am -

  36. Buying the Pukes

    There’s a trend these days in stocks selling off huge only to rebound in a matter of days if not minutes. It’s the old buy the dips. Better yet, it’s buy the pukes because once the stock throws up it starts to feel better very quickly. It’s as if all the ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2012 - 12:54pm -

  37. Recent Safe Havens for when the Market Takes a Hit

          An interesting dynamic was at play in the market's most recent connection. Money wasn't following into bonds, gold, or oil- it was flowing into the Franc, Euro, and Yen. The markets have rebounded fast and furiously off the ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2015 - 6:05pm -

  38. Starting Stock portfolio

          Hi everyone. I looking to start my first stock portfolio with around $500. What's the best online broker for a college student for a tiny investment? And also, what do you guys think of Citi right now? Its trading at $4.50 stocks ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2010 - 12:35pm -

  39. Questions From An Aspiring Prop Trader

    Hey guys, Recently I've realized that I seem to have an affinity for trading stocks. I've been recording buy/sell prices for the past 3 months now with good results. Unfortunately, recording is all I can do as I do not have a substantial amount ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2014 - 8:19pm -

  40. Value high growth negative earnings

          How can I value a company that is experiencing 50% revenue growth but high operating expense? In the financials, they mentioned that that they expect to see this for the next several years. How does one project the financial statement ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2014 - 11:30am -

  41. Smaller private investment firms?

          Would anyone in the community know of any smaller (<50 employees) private investment firm that are similar to http://www.kingdom.com.sa in terms that they are diversified globally but are located in the U.S? I am looking for firms ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2012 - 12:34am -

  42. Battle of The Online Brokerages!!!!

          So this is just a forum to help decide which online broker is the best, i've done some research have personally decided TradeKing is the way to go, but I'm looking for some insight into your opinions and your reasons, any ho ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2010 - 4:11am -

  43. Which stocks would you short, and why?

          i'm just curious...which stocks would you short, if any, and why? and if you're too busy, just answer which stock. thanks in advance Interview Questions stocks short sell ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2010 - 12:22pm -

  44. How Would You Invest $1 Million?

          If you had $1 million of personal savings, how would you invest it? Would you use a wealth manager, split it among several mutual funds, buy individual stocks, etc... portfolio stocks investing invest ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2012 - 11:13am -

  45. busted tech IPO's... who will bounce back?

          from Motley Fool 5 Busted Tech IPOs That Will Bounce Back There was a time not too long ago when it was actually a good thing to get in on technology IPOs....Let me go over five busted IPOs-- tech companies that can now be had for les ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2011 - 7:15am -

  46. online brokerage

          Hey everyone, new here.. sorry if i have posted in the wrong forum but currently i have etrade and it is so damn expensive to trade... relative to how much money have in it im looking at transferring to another brokerage im liking td ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2010 - 11:08am -

  47. How To Make A Million Dollars: TODAY!

          So do you want to make a million dollars today?! HERE IS THE TRADE!! The second round of mortgage problems are here!!! So simply short the financials. Buy 1,000 calls of of the ETF- SKF (ProShares UltraShort Financials). November 10, ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2010 - 6:36am -

  48. Selling my stock picking algorithm to hedge funds/investment firms. Where do I start?

          I'm a C++ programmer and my friend and I recently made a nice little trading strategy that was able to gain 5000% over a simulated trading period and in another experiment, turned $5000 into $100,000. I know hedge funds get hit w ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2009 - 6:36pm -

  49. Need help for great undergraduate Bschools focused on Trading.

    Hey everyone. I have been making lists of schools and find one school I like in particular...Then I read up more on it and have to change my mind.....Basically indecisive..and I need your inputs. Anyways, a little about me I am a finance major residing in ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2010 - 1:08am -

  50. Free Stock Investment Practice

          Hey guys, anyone know where I can practice investing stocks online. A reputable site? stocks investing ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2014 - 4:52pm -

  51. making money in college with 5000

          so i have been obsessed with stocks my whole life and i think i know them well enough to begin trading. my dad gave me 5000 to play around with. i am currently a freshman in college and need some money desperately. what is the best wa ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 4:03am -

  52. Final Round Interview with Global Macro Hedge Fund

    Hey Guys, I have a final round interview with 2 directors at a Global Macro Hedge Fund for a position on their Corporate Credit & Equities Desk. Although it may sound redundant, how should I go about preparing? I plan on laying a foundation with under ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2015 - 5:02pm -

  53. PRIVATE PORTFOLIO HELP

          Hey, so i am in the process of opening one. It takes a few days to verify my bank account using ach. so ive been researching stocks a lot lately. and it seems to me that any high school kid could do as well as the most seasoned invest ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2008 - 3:36am -

  54. The "dividend tax" cliff approaches: Implications for stocks

    A great deal has been written about the "fiscal cliff" that US taxpayers, investors and companies are faced with at the end of this year. Put simply, all of the tax changes made in 2002 and 2003 expire at that time, and the tax code will, in lar ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2012 - 2:05pm -

  55. Macro level behavioral finance

    Anyone here trade on a behavioral basis? Where do you get the strategies from if you do? I was reading Watchmen the other day, and one of the things that was described in it (minimally) was Ozymandius in one of the later chapters when he was arriving at h ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2011 - 2:17pm -

  56. "Rip your face off" Rally

          they're talking right now about a rip your face off rally on CNBC, which will thwart the short sellers who played a large role in yesterday's nosedise. All this ahead of the fed statement later today. fed stocks rally ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 9:27am -

  57. Reverse mergers on European exchanges

          Is there a list/database of all reverse listings, by which I explicitly mean reverse mergers with the goal of utilizing/obtaining the the status of being a public listed company, for a specific period in a specific European country? W ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2013 - 12:43pm -

  58. Global Stock Markets: Long Hope, Short Reality

    This is a big week for markets in terms of economic data. Yesterday we had a data dump of mammoth proportions and the data wasn't very promising. A glance, we saw Australian, Korean, Spanish, Italian, French, German, UK, and Brazilian Purchasing Mana ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2012 - 1:22pm -

  59. stocks and inflation

          Hello all... i am new here and i have a few questions inflation seems to be on the rise... am i correct in saying that bond prices will increase since the threat of a raise in interest rates or a lower price due to government selling ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2011 - 10:30am -

  60. Stock Market Question

          Hey all, Guess this is my first post, but I've been cruising on here a while... Question: Been in the market a few years but I'm looking for something very specific. I'd like some sort of site, program, extension, etc.. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2014 - 12:10pm -

  61. Day Trading

          Just wondering who is interested or engages in day trading. I know it might be tough for many of us analysts and traders, but it is something i am interested in especially in up markets or volatile times that we have seen in the past ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 9:46am -

  62. Feel like i'm not learning enough

    currently interning for small-cap value hedge fund. i look at a lot of different companies and basically build models / do write-ups on 3- 4 different stocks a day. mostly under $200 mm market cap... i feel like i am having a hard time understand all thes ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 2:47pm -

  63. Starting an investment blog, need to self-educate

          I am going to start an investment blog where I will discuss stocks. I am in the process of studying for the Series 65 exam and at some point I will have my 'company' licensed as an LLC. Obviously the purpose of this is mostl ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2011 - 7:45pm -

  64. What play did you do this week?

          Hey everyone, I was wondering what type of plays you guys had this week towards Bernanke's speech tomorrow. How are the traders playing it? Straddles? stocks bernanke ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 30 2012 - 12:51pm -

  65. Actually following stocks to prepare for ST interviews

    To prep for ST SA interviews: I read the WSJ, Seeking Alpha, FT, Bloomberg very extensively on top of watching Bloomberg and CNBC. I know all the general macro trends: unemployment, QE2, euro zone crisis, housing indexes, manufacturing indexes, Chinese ti ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2010 - 10:19pm -

  66. I CHALLENGE YOU

          Post the value of your portolio here on Dec5,2008. Make an update on Jan1,2008, and every 6months thereafter. See who wins? you can also post what stocks(or cd, mutual fund,etc) u have in yr portfolio in a separate post, but you dont ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2008 - 2:27am -

  67. Writing a long report on a Chinese ADR stock

          Monkeys, I would really appreciate your help in this matter. So I have to write a 5-6 page long report on a Chinese stock that trades on a U.S. exchange (ADR). I was told that it shoud contain an investment thesis, executive summary, ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2012 - 5:55pm -

  68. WTF? Can someone explain?

    I feel completely dumbfounded and want to know why. Apple has a record breaking quarter and their stock prices takes it up the ass. Now, after market closed today, Amazon reported their earnings and they MISSED every single mark set by analysts. Amazon &# ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2013 - 4:24pm -

  69. Got some cash- where are you throwing your money?

          Dow is tanking this morning and gold is skyrocketing. The gold bubble has to come to a screeching halt sooner or later. How are you playing it? Where are you putting your money? Short term? 1-5 years? 10+ years? stocks investing Long ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2011 - 12:07pm -

  70. Market Commentary by James Investment Research

    This is syndication from jir-inc.com Stock Market Analysis Conclusions: The market hit a headwind last week as the S&P 500 index had its first weekly loss in 2013. The index fell 0.22%. The smaller stocks in the Russell 2000 index fared worse, slippin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2013 - 11:21am -

  71. Stock Screeners

          I was wondering if there were any free "stock screening" programs available on the internet for personal use. I have been using the Yahoo screener for some time, but now I am looking for something more powerful, if it exists ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2011 - 2:17pm -

  72. What's the best job for me?

          Hey guys, been doing some thinking lately... Do I really want to go into trading? I like doing dilligent due dilligence, speaking to other investors, contacting companies' IR, following the markets as a whole.. Is trading the bes ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 10:50pm -

  73. What are the best stocks of all time?

    From Quora, the OP asked the following question: : What are the best stocks of all time? Some of the top answers were: : MSFT and AAPL. MSFT grew 50,000% during the 1990s. Although Apple has substantially grown in the past 7 years, it is yet to ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2013 - 7:39am -

  74. Are you allowed to trade stocks after you've been an SA?

          I just finished my SA stint at a BB. I know BBs have compliance rules about opening up these type of accounts (Scottrade, TD Ameritrade, etc..) I finished my internship, so am I allowed to open up one of these accounts? Is there a cer ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2012 - 6:16pm -

  75. Basic question I can't find a good answer to

    What does a quoted stock price refer to? The bid, the ask, or the midpoint of the spread? If it is the price of the last trade that took place, which of these three does it best reflect? Thanks! stocks ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2013 - 11:15am -

  76. Dividend stocks

    For those of you who have your own PA, what are some high dividend paying stocks you would recommend? Bigbadanalyst stocks equities investing dividend PA ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2011 - 8:26pm -

  77. Can the US presidential election be compared to Brexit?

    With only a few hours left till Election Day in the US, the election is being repeatedly compared to Brexit in terms of market reaction. A major shift in the government translates to some major shift in the market, and investors are nervously awaiting the ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2016 - 9:34pm -

  78. The new dividend tax rate in 2013 would be 44.8%

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240529702048... President Obama's 2013 budget is the gift that keeps on giving--to government. One buried surprise is his proposal to triple the tax rate on corporate dividends, which believe it or not is higher ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 3:45pm -

  79. Investing in Preferreds

          Has anyone on here invested in preferred stocks before? I am not comfortable investing in corporate fixed income next year due to potential rate hikes. However, I am not convinced the US and the world economies are out of the woods ye ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2010 - 6:15pm -

  80. request on good stocks symbol

    I am very happy to see the stock market bloom at the end of the year. I am curious what other people's choice on good stocks. I invested in DB for sure, and I am extremely happy to see its smoothly rising up to its peak point. Any other good stocks? ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2016 - 12:40pm -

  81. Question on taxing stock trading

    I just received a notice from IRS saying I didn't get my taxes right for 2011. So, my question is, do they tax you on proceeds(how much money you receive when you sell the stocks), or on net profit? It seems that they want to tax me on proceeds ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2012 - 7:49pm -

  82. New Google-backed / Andreessen Horowitz Startup to offer no-commission equity trading

          Looks like a pretty big twist in the retail trading space specifically. From what I understand they'll be making money from low overhead, collecting fees from exchanges for the volume, and presumably selling some of the flow data ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2014 - 2:34pm -

  83. Need input on my list of B-schools to break into Trading

    Hi, I need to finalize my list for Spring 2011 Transfer. I currently have a 3.65 cumulative at a cc. Copresident of Finance & Investment Society. Up 23% from 2010, even in this volatile market of course with low capital=2k. BTW shorted the April top = ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2010 - 11:16pm -

  84. In dire need of understanding valuation

    The title is a bit dramatic but basically I have been learning about investing here and there since 4 months... Before this time I had no idea about investing and I was one of those people who imagined making MM's on $1000 starting capital... lol.. W ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2012 - 11:21pm -

  85. Stocks for the next 5 years

          Was wondering what stocks (top 3 or so) you would buy if you were to hold these for the next five years? stocks investing Money ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2015 - 6:16pm -

  86. How do foreigners buy USA stock?

          How would my uncle in China buy American stocks? Is it very complicated? I don't want to give him access to my bank accounts and buy it for him due to tax purposes. stocks foreign ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2010 - 12:36pm -

  87. XOM as a Stock Pick

          Has anyone here done a valuation of XOM? It seems way too cheap on an intrinsic value basis. I also like JNJ and GS. Both probably 20% undervalued, at least according to my calculations. Also, is there any site that has good research ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2011 - 10:54pm -

  88. I am confused about EPS

    Hey, finance noob here. I have not really officially started taking any finance/accounting-type courses yet, but I want to learn a little bit ahead of time. Here is my question; I hope it is understandable. I understand that EPS two companies with differe ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2011 - 2:50pm -

  89. Investment Challenge Stock Picks

    So I'm participating in an Investment Challenge at my school and we've been given $100,000 to invest in an equities only portfolio that will be tracked over a 30-day period starting on Monday. Below I've listed what we've chosen for ou ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2008 - 12:36pm -

  90. Are We in Deflationary Crash Mode?

    I usually link to articles but today I am quoting a composite of a few comments I have read at various financial sites. This particular smorgasbord offers the notion that the USD is a smart play and that America is entering a deflationary spiral. Not so s ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2011 - 11:58am -

  91. Is the Market Calling for a Double Dip

    Saw this today and it chills me. Price % Gainers USNASDAQAMEXNYSE Symbol Name Last Trade Change Volume Related Info QID ProShares UltraShort QQQ 51.28 4:00PM EST 40.73 (386.07%) 9,763,285 Chart, Profile, More SCO ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Cru 48.36 4:00 ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2011 - 6:36pm -

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