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ETFs are weapons of mass destruction...Here is a recent article on Bloomberg states that passive investing with ETFs can be a very dangerous situation for the future where investors don't consider valuations, creating the difference between actual value and inflated value of the markets. What do you think about it? It does look like a lo...
FIJIBull
430 min 8 sec ago
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Chipotle's Security Breach & Ronald's App FrenzyThat place where Coke Tastes SO good Ronald McDonald is one happy mascot today -- the McDees new Big Mac menu, $1 soft drinks and $2 coffees seems to be working its magic as McDonald's shares hit an all-time high after it reported "stellar" first quarter results. Global same-store sales increased 4%...
AlphaNews
01 hour 19 min ago
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Obese Primate Detained in ThailandBREAKING - Uncle Fatty the macaque has been detained by Thai authorities and sentenced to an at this time undefined period of time in fat camp. The gluttonous primate saw his weight skyrocket from 17lb to 33lb in an attempt to cope with the increased responsibility recently placed on him by the maca...
Jim_Lahey
02 hours 58 min ago
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MorningBrewDaily
08 hours 9 min ago
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Higher Fines as a Marketing StrategyYesterday Mr. Jen Hensarling had a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee presenting The Financial Choice Act 2.0. At first glance, the new draft appears to have teeth. To address the theme of being tough on Wall Street, a favorite rhetorical target of both parties, the legislation ...
Stay.Hungry
01 day 2 hours ago
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MorningBrewDaily
11 day 5 hours ago
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Future of Tesla?Hello monkeys, I read this article Tesla's stock price just jumped 5.8 percent and its market capitalization surpassed Ford's, surging to about $48.2 billion ($3.1 billion more). This stock price jump can be attributed to its record Q1 deliveries and production, beating analysts' estimates with the ...
Dealova
161 day 6 hours ago
+2
Trump and Russiahttp://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21716609-it-... This article cites 3 major objectives Trump hopes to achieve with a reset of relations with Putin: taming of conflict in Middle East, reduction of destabilizing Russian activity in Europe, and gaining an ally to help check the growing influence o...
WBI2994
331 day 6 hours ago
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Elm Partners - Active Index InvestingHey guys! Anyone heard of Elm Partners?www.elmfunds.com They are headed by Victor Haghani (ex Solomon Brothers/LTCM/JWM trader,also known from "When Genius Failed" & "Liar's Poker" books). Hows their reputation? They have Active Index Investing strategy. More info on their website and on videos ...
Kimura
61 day 18 hours ago
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MorningBrewDaily
02 days 8 hours ago
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MorningBrewDaily
12 days 18 hours ago
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Question for investors using (or not using) mobile appsHi guys. I developed an app called EyeOnMyStocks that was designed to help traders and investors passively track their portfolio and watch lists. It is completely free and has no ads and I was hoping to get some advice from you on how to make it better. Currently it uses real time market data on the...
EyeOnMyStocks
02 days 22 hours ago
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Is This The Beginning of The End of the Post-Financial Crisis Era?Title sums it up mostly. Mr. Hensarling is two days away from bringing the Financial Choice Act 2.0 (Details of Dodd-Frank's replacement can be found here) to The House Financial Services Committee for discussion. From The WSJ: "Republicans are eager to work with the president to end and replace t...
Stay.Hungry
03 days 21 hours ago
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Where does the money go from here?Hey Monkeys, So the WSJ just put out an article today which confirms much of what I and many others have suspected for a while - that the widespread funding of startups with questionable paths to profitability seems to be coming to an end. In my opinion, the advent of funding these unprofitable ente...
Fugue
04 days 1 hour ago
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MorningBrewDaily
04 days 10 hours ago
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Trading the French Election Results. A potential bull trap setup.Emmanuel Macron's first round victory over Marine Le Pen has resulted in a spike in risk assets across the globe - European stocks rallying, accompanied with a surge in the EURJPY crosses. We at www.bankertradetips.com see a potential trading opportunity here and will look for a level to enter. "Onc...
Marker
04 days 10 hours ago
+12
What's your Top Stock Pick for 2017What is everyone's top stock pick to start off the new year? Explanation preferred if you throw up some no name or controversial stock. Once the year is coming to a close we could look back and see whose pick is doing the best and whose is absolute shit. As there has been a lot of haters on faceb...
PatrickStar120
1124 days 12 hours ago
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Bond questions from someone outside the economics fieldI work outside the field of economics, but I find macro economics to be both important and interesting. However it is also quite a tough subject. I hope this is the right forum to ask: Reading Jack Schwager's Schwager on futures: Fundamental Analysis there is a chapter about interest rates. There's ...
Pulse69
06 days 3 hours ago
+5
Wu_Tang Financial
401 week 7 hours ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
01 week 8 hours ago
+3
MorningBrewDaily
31 week 1 day ago
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2017 CFA Level II Exam Cram Series2017 CFA Level II Exam Cram Series Session 1: Financial Reporting and Analysis, April 22, Saturday Session 2: Equity Investments, May 6, Saturday Session 3: Fixed Income, May 20, Saturday The 2017 CFA Level II Exam is only 7 weeks away! Come to share opinions, raise questions, and help your fellow l...
xchang10@jhu.edu
01 week 2 days ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
01 week 2 days ago
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Implications of Japanese 10 yr yield at 0% – Buy Japanese Banks!Implications of Japanese 10 yr yield at 0% - Buy Japanese Banks! The past months have seen a deep correction in major treasury yields across US, Japan and Europe. These markets tend to have a close correlation and last night's rally in bonds was catalysed from lingering tensions over North Korea, as...
Marker
01 week 2 days ago
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Cryptocurrencies - how to trade them?Hello - sorry if this is a duplicate post in some aspects, but I searched the website for Ether or Ethereum and could not find anything so I'm creating a new post. I've been advised to start buying some Ether / Ethereum, which is the newest hot cryptocurrency (after bitcoin). I have done some resea...
MrBanker
21 week 2 days ago
+2
MorningBrewDaily
31 week 2 days ago
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James Investment Research
01 week 3 days ago
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MorningBrewDaily
31 week 4 days ago
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Credit Union?Do you know any credit union here in San Diego? I want to apply for a loan and know what are the requirements and qualifications needed? Please help! ...
Sugarybliss
31 week 6 days ago
+2
PatrickStar120
141 week 6 days ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
12 weeks 17 hours ago
+2
MorningBrewDaily
12 weeks 2 days ago
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MorningBrewDaily
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Short Selling: Worthwhile or Not?Most people short sell to profit in a bearish market and hedge the downside risk of a long. But, along with its appeal, come its many risks. A short position can be closed out at any time because the stock's lenders are demanding its return. A short seller also has to pay lenders for unpredictable e...
scorpio20
22 weeks 3 days ago
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OIS ratemy doubt is regarding what is an OIS rate? is it the floating or the fixed rate in the OIS? The john Hull book says that "The fixed rate in an OIS is referred to as the overnight indexed swap rate." The bloomberg feed shows the USD OIS curve which is the fed funds effective rate in the short leg and...
SWAPNIL-SUKHADEV GORE
12 weeks 4 days ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Tesla: Do you buy the rumors? The only two reasons to buy Tesla imo are A) You're investing in the idea that Elon Musk is going to save the world and single handedly end global warming by 2020 B) You're a news investor looking to make a quick profit off of the irrational people in part A. TSLA currently has a P/B ratio of 8.3 an...
LReed
72 weeks 4 days ago
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How to calculate stock returns?Just curious, how do you guys calculate your stock returns? Assume there is no tax. Which of the two methods below is the most accurate? Basic info: Purchase price: $10 * 1,000 shares = $10,000 Purchase fees: $10 Selling price: $15 * 1,000 shares = $15,000 Selling fees: $15 Method 1: [(15,000 - 15)/...
niki.c
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Italian NPL market: the opportunityNowadays NPL market is really profitable. Italy have a lot of opportunities with secured NPL's because only recently investor such as HF,IB, AM etc. point their eye on. A lot of less important banks put their NPL on markets. For example the last year MPS put 55b of NPL for sale. What's your opinion ...
Reservation at Dorsia
03 weeks 2 hours ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
13 weeks 6 hours ago
+2
MorningBrewDaily
03 weeks 1 day ago
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volsmirk
73 weeks 1 day ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
23 weeks 2 days ago
+5
MorningBrewDaily
13 weeks 2 days ago
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Must read Letters to Shareholders??Other than Berkshire Hathaway's and JPM's Letter to Shareholders, are there any letters that are annually worth the read for good industry knowledge, market insight, macro outlook/opinion, general business acumen, etc? ...
Red-Phox
13 weeks 2 days ago
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MorningBrewDaily
33 weeks 3 days ago
+4
When Did You Start Saving for Your Retirement?A question for experienced monkeys and gorillas, when did you start saving for retirement? I personally have had a Roth-IRA since I started working, but what other options are there on the market for those without a regular 401k? ...
AlphaDog56
453 weeks 3 days ago
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Time to get out?I know timing the market is a fool's errand. However, for an index fund investor, if market valuations are significantly higher than historical averages, wouldn't it make sense to get out? After all, the only ways that (index) prices wouldn't revert to the mean are 1) prices remain constant or pri...
phantom113
03 weeks 6 days ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
14 weeks 49 min ago
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Best Way to Break Into Fixed Income Research?Besides networking, I am looking for other ways that I would be able to break into Fixed Income. I have an ER and PWM internship under my belt but looking for ways to show I am interested in fixed income has proven rather difficult. Any ideas? ...
HendrixBanker
44 weeks 19 hours ago
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What stocks will thrive under Trump? Uranium stocks have been on the rise since Trump's election. The biggest uranium stocks have gone up by 40% since the election, according to CNN. This is due to Trump's comments about expanding nuclear capability, although there has been no confirmation on his part about going through with this. Wha...
scorpio20
104 weeks 1 day ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
04 weeks 1 day ago
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MorningBrewDaily
01 month 8 hours ago
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MorningBrewDaily
01 month 1 day ago
+2
MorningBrewDaily
01 month 2 days ago
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Bespoke Tranche Opportunity?Hello monkeys, Just finished watching the Big Short! (I know, I know, it's a bit late) By the end, they mentioned on how the big banks started a new thing called "Bespoke Tranche Opportunity" that are basically collateralized debt obligations that eventually led to the 2008 financial collapse. Did a...
Dealova
01 month 3 days ago
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Angel investing groups a good way to invest?Looking into a few angel investment groups. Can anyone speak to how it's heightened your professional experience or have insight into group performance? ...
exlurker
01 month 4 days ago
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MorningBrewDaily
01 month 5 days ago
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Do News Companies Encourage VolatilitySo this afternoon the stock market is having a decent day and yet the front page article on CNBC is "A Possible Tumble in the Market Looms Over Health-Care Vote." While I understand that they are reporting a current, relevant event it seems like anytime an issue comes up that news agencies always h...
PatrickStar120
01 month 6 days ago
+1
MorningBrewDaily
01 month 6 days ago
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MorningBrewDaily
01 month 1 week ago
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MorningBrewDaily
01 month 1 week ago
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Top 10 Investment Tips from Warren BuffetI saw this article about Warren Buffet's overall investment strategy. The article goes in-depth on each point to explain the logic and use examples. I listed the tips below Don't be in haste, invest in what you know well Don't compromise on the quality of business Buy a stock with the plan to hold...
JTH
01 month 1 week ago
+2
MorningBrewDaily
01 month 1 week ago
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Personal Brokerage Account - What to do when coming into a bank?Hello all, Been lurking on here for a few months but about time I make a post. I am a 4 year energy industry Engineer who just accepted a position in the A&D group at an investment bank in Canada. Been doing a some reading and realized that my personal brokerage account is likely going to become...
cgyEngMBA
11 month 1 week ago
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Ackman and Pershing Square's Major Screw UpHello monkeys, As you guys have read on the news, Bill Ackman screwed up this investment real, real bad. Here's a little background on how he screwed up real, real bad, and how this serves a lesson as all of us. Ackman's Pershing Square bought Valeant's shares for about $196 per share in February 20...
Dealova
11 month 1 week ago
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Passive Income Ideas - Parking Spaces? Please critique my idea.So my firm does not let me invest in individual stocks, which means that the majority of my investments are just in ETFs. There's nothing "wrong" with that per se, but lately I've been thinking about non-public market ideas to make passive income, which is where parking spaces come in. As far as how...
CHItizen
01 month 1 week ago
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Virtual Stock Market Competition Just enrolled myself in a virtual stock market competition at AlphaStreet. I feel its good to learn about stocks in a risk-free environment and at the same time test my investing skills. I started with $25,000 of virtual currency and if lucky I win some real cash prize. Try this out guys. https://al...
Leroy John
01 month 1 week ago
+7
MorningBrewDaily
01 month 1 week ago
+2
Investing Opportunity in Oil?I used to love discussing the oil market on cnbc before they got rid of the comments section. With the large drop today and relative weakness the last few weeks in oil I was wondering what everyone's opinion on the sector is currently. With OPEC showing record compliance to the deal to cut product...
PatrickStar120
331 month 2 weeks ago
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Interest Rates and the Stock Market CollapseHello monkeys, Just as you all know, the possibility of an interest rate hike in March is very, very likely, and news just showed up about the two-day Federal Open Market Committee on Tuesday. Article The Fed will release a statement on Wednesday, along with new economic projections, at 2 p.m. Eas...
Dealova
11 month 2 weeks ago
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Can RadioShack be saved after declaring bankruptcy again?In February 2015, RadioShack filed for bankruptcy, and are now filing for bankruptcy again just two years later. They have had 6+ CEOs in the past 10 years, and they are now planning on closing 200 stores. Their current partnership with Sprint hasn't panned out the way that they had wanted, initiall...
JTH
01 month 2 weeks ago
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WALL STREET IS UNDERSTAFFED I saw something on Twitter the other day that said that Goldman had 600 cash equity traders in 2000 and has 2 today. Not sure how accurate that is, but that would not surprise me in the least. Automation and such. We have heard it before. And people are looking to automate EVERYTHING on Wall Street....
Jared Dillian
261 month 2 weeks ago
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Hedge Funds = Wolves? There is less reason to think they are making the economy much more efficient, and more reason to be concerned that they are perhaps pushing steady producers of societal wealth on a riskier course. These are the words of Leo Strine, chief justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. He believes that he...
scorpio20
01 month 2 weeks ago
+2
Snapchat IPO's $24mil Upside for... A Highschool?!Saint Francis Highschool in Mountain View California decided to invest $15,000 in Snapchat back in 2012 under invitation from a students father who is a VC investor. When the bell rang on 2 March 2017, the highschool unwound 2/3 of its position at $17/share to raise $24mil. No bad for a $15k investm...
Ebolamonkey
171 month 2 weeks ago
+1
New emerging market: EgyptEgypt has been battling to resuscitate its economy since 2011; fighting currency depreciation and facing a travel ban from Russia. After letting its pound float and receiving a $12 billion loan from the IMF in November, Egypt is starting to see potential growth in its economy. The loan is the larg...
Proteus
21 month 2 weeks ago
+1
Yellen Signals March Rate Hike LikelyJanet Yellen dropped a strong last week (3/3) in her speech that an interest rate hike is on the way for March. I am actually really interested to here what people's opinion is in regards to interest rate levels currently. An article on CNBC goes further into detail: "We currently judge that it w...
PatrickStar120
111 month 2 weeks ago
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Trump Employment BoomJust the expectation of tax cuts creates a boom in the factor markets. Another unfortunate data point for liberal mystics.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4293622/Tr... ...
Esuric
11 month 2 weeks ago
+5
Buffet Slams Wall Street MonkeysWarren Buffett devoted more than four pages of annual shareholder letter to criticize active managers on Wall Street. He stated that they charge exorbitant fees for returns that fail to live up to lofty assumptions. An article on CNBC provided further details: "When trillions of dollars are manag...
PatrickStar120
261 month 3 weeks ago
+1
Economy of the Miserable - Realities of Unworking/Underemployment (NPR)@AndyLouis was listening to NPR and shared an interesting story with the is definitely worth sharing. BLS is creative about reporting the unemployment number each month. Many models feed off of the monthly BLS statistics. Underemployment and unworking are not inclusive for a true representation of l...
Ebolamonkey
171 month 3 weeks ago
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The worrying tale of how my business made 515$M dollars more than SnapshatSaw this artical on the journal today by Leon Emirali Leon Emirali is a media entrepreneur and an investor. The marketing and media agency I co-founded likely made at least $1bn more profit than Uber last year. We also made $515m more than Snapchat and $450m more than Twitter. This isn't because we ...
Scimmia-Italiano
01 month 3 weeks ago
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Free time before internshipHey all, I have about three months until I start my internship for IB. Besides the "have fun" and "enjoy yourself", which trust me I am, any advice on some stuff I should learn? I'm talking anything from technical finance stuff to a random interesting topic. Some ideas: GMAT/CFA exposure Learn how t...
DiamondsDancing
31 month 3 weeks ago
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Where on earth is the economy heading towards?Hi all, I was prepping for interviews and decided to go review some fundamental ones. The core one that struck me was "Where do you think the economy is heading towards?" I mean sure, there are equity research analyst and economist (Which might be some of you) that spend their days tackling these qu...
JTJR
01 month 3 weeks ago
+8
Jay Z is launching a VC FundIn his eternal quest to become a billionaire, Jay Hova is launching a VC fund. Say what you want, but the dude is in no way comfortable being a billionaire when you combine his and his spouse's fortunes. He definitely wants his own billion. In the past few years Jay has launched a sports agency, pur...
BobTheBaker
761 month 4 weeks ago
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leveragedloan.comanybody know what's up with the website? it's been down for about a month. ...
td12
01 month 4 weeks ago
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Marijuana and Drones: Just Some of Today's Fastest Growing IndustriesThe marijuana and drone industries have been top performers for 2017 thus far. They're followed closely by virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and food e-commerce, as stated by Nasdaq. What do you think about these fast-growing industries? Do you think they will maintain their performance or w...
scorpio20
12 months 13 hours ago
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Goldman Sachs: Investors have a Letdown ComingAn article on cnbc summarizes a call by GS which states that they believe a pullback may be in store later in the year. In fact, they believe investors are reaching "the point of maximum optimism" that will lead later in the year to a pullback. Despite a rally that has sent the S&P 500 up a gau...
PatrickStar120
42 months 22 hours ago
+33
thewaterpiper
262 months 1 day ago
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aggregate
592 months 1 day ago
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3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks for 2017Investors can cherry-pick the best plays in the market. Going into 2017, technology is seeping into almost every aspect of everyday life. From retail to travel and transportation, hardly anything is purely analogy nowadays.The technology sector still boast plenty of opportunity. One of the top trend...
HaroldKeaton
02 months 3 days ago
+10
Eddie Braverman
332 months 3 days ago
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Market Sentiment and the Next CrisisHello monkeys, stumbled upon this very interesting article: Gauging Market Sentiment: Selling Greed Is Harder Than Buying Fear Just a year ago, precisely at this moment, stocks were down double-digits and there were fears of recession looming in the markets. Many sentiment measures registered leve...
Dealova
02 months 4 days ago
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Raising Money to Start a Restaurant Fellow monkeys - I left consulting a few years ago to start my own food business. I live in a quickly gentrifying working class neighborhood in Brooklyn and found that there is a huge demand for healthier alternatives to fast food like fried chicken and McDonalds. My business plan is a fast casual S...
bkzen
02 months 4 days ago
+9
The Best Sector, Asset Class, or investment idea for 2017 (that WSO didn't know existed)Now that it's bonus time for many people, I figured it would be a good time to ask an investment question. Since the stock pick question has already been taken, I wanted to throw out best Asset Class or Sector. As I enter my thirties, I am starting to have more money than ideas. Besides that, asse...
IlliniProgrammer
392 months 6 days ago
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GS: Hedge Fund relocate to NY after BrexitWithout banking passport Uk cannot provide financial services to the European citizens. I appreciate the words of former PM Blair. Brexit should be stopped, or, therefore, we have to save the single market which make UK great. What do you think? ...
Reservation at Dorsia
22 months 1 week ago
+2
thebrofessor
422 months 1 week ago
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Is there any way to see macro reports from investment banks or research firms?First of all, I apologize for my poor English. I am not from an English speaking country. being interested in forex investment, I'd like to see the macroeconomic report regularly but it is not easy to find. Are there site where i can see it? ...
Adrianople
12 months 1 week ago
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DCF Question -- Should Acquisitions be Included In Capex?Hey Guys, Quick question on the DCF. After I have NOPAT and I add back D&A and changes to NWC, I was wondering if I need to subtract out just mtx. capex or growth capex as well including acquisitions? The firm that is being valued is very acquisitive and so my thinking is that if I assume its to...
Auto-Trader
22 months 1 week ago
+1
Investing on Behalf of OthersGreetings Forum Users, I have a question in regards to investing on behalf of others: What is the most efficient and legal (but cheapest) method to invest on behalf of others? I'm currently a senior at a prestigious high school, specializing in corporate finance, preparing to head to college. I acti...
JonathonTate
42 months 1 week ago

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