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Ideas are the Bedrock of Successful Investments

Much has been said about discovering the right investable security – in most cases, a “winning” stock – that ends up making lives of investor and careers of analysts/fund managers. But unfortunately, there’s still not quite enough in terms of products and platforms out there to help people discover potentially great ideas. There are scores of stories around of an investor having made an investment in a Ford in the
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Have more than one brokerage accounts? Bring them into Stockal

Managing money invested across multiple brokerage accounts is never easy. And a lot of us own and operate multiple accounts. Opening different accounts as and when an opportunity (or need?) comes up. For instance, our 401(k) account takes care of most of our compliance needs. Then there’s an account for other passive instruments and, potentially one more for active – often mostly stock – investments. Some brokers offer better commission rates
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Stockal Partners With NASDAQ

Life of an early stage business is like that of a toddler. You see her after a few months and "suddenly", she's able to walk & make some conversation. Stockal will, sort of, be in that stage for a couple more years. So when you get a note from us every other month, we will hopefully have something significant to share. Always. Also, as a young company you're pulling multiple levers (pardon
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How We Address The Noise Issue In Investing News & Analysis

When it comes to typical stock market data, people assume it to be price data, company fundamentals and some technical indicators – most of which is nicely structured and straightforward to analyze. But off late it’s been seen that “alpha” lies in information that is not easily available, rests in disparate sources and is generally quite difficult to navigate through. Of course, it’s only natural that something that takes extra
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Ideas are the Bedrock of Successful Investments

Much has been said about discovering the right investable security – in most cases, a “winning” stock – that ends up making lives of investor and careers of analysts/fund managers. But unfortunately, there’s still not quite enough in terms of products and platforms out there to help people discover potentially great ideas. There are scores of stories around of an investor having made an investment in a Ford in the
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Have more than one brokerage accounts? Bring them into Stockal

Managing money invested across multiple brokerage accounts is never easy. And a lot of us own and operate multiple accounts. Opening different accounts as and when an opportunity (or need?) comes up. For instance, our 401(k) account takes care of most of the compliance needs. Then there’s an account for other passive instruments and, potentially one more for active – often mostly stock – investments. Some brokers offer better commission
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About The Confidence Meter From Stockal

While trying to make sense of all the information out there about a stock you're researching, Analyst Opinion can be tricky to understand. At any given point in time, there are multiple opinions present for the same stock, from different-different analyst firms. What Jefferies rates a "Buy", Nomura may rate a "Strong buy" and Morgan Stanley may rate a "hold" - all on the same day. Individual retail investors are seldom
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Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Just Can’t Be Kept Out Of News

There are some stocks that just seem to attract natural, organic, attention all the time - like Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google - and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is one of them. There are so many moving parts to their businesses and so many parameters impacting their growth that there's always something or the other to discuss. We last covered Netflix on 26th April when price of the stock had just
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Grand Theft Auto Fan? Wonder How The Stock Is Doing!

Grand Theft Auto is one of the most popular digital games ever. And you absolutely love the game! But does that mean you should think of investing in the company (NASDAQ: TTWO) that makes it? Hey, why not! Absolutely worth considering at least, right? But most gamers – with no inherent interest in stock investing – don’t even know which stock will actually be impacted by their love for or indifference to