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Ongoing Long-term Bullishness for Netflix (NFLX)

While the market has been generally buoyant for the last 5-6 months, a few tech and media stocks have been "killing-it" more than ever. Interestingly, this is not just a short-term trend. Even on a medium-to-long-term basis a bunch of these stocks seem to have gathered a lot of positive popular opinion. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is one such stock. Being at the intersection of tech and media also helps. These are both sectors
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A Holistic Analysis of the BlackBerry Stock (BBRY)

The BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) stock has had a great last one month - going from lower 7s to above 9 with multiple new highs all along. Just over the last week the stock has risen 5%. We thought this display of strength (after quite some time) deserves a unique approach to analysis. So, for your weekend reading pleasure, today, we've done something we never did earlier. For this post, we combined Technical
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How To Use Social Media As An Investment Tool?

If you’re not using Twitter, StockTwits, LinkedIn and other social media when you invest, you could be making a mistake that could deprive you of potential profits. One big catalyst that came in 2013 was the SEC [Securities and Exchange Commission] began allowing companies to use Facebook and Twitter to communicate information to investors. And they have been using social media as a way of releasing earnings information and significant corporate news.
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Antonio’s Perspective: Exxon Mobil Corporation is consolidating after failing to Breakout Higher

Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) continue to consolidate above its major exponential moving averages, after failing to breakout above the critical resistance at 88.59 on Thursday. This key level is proving to be a strong resistance zone since September. A strong trend would not be in place unless the (more…)
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What is Swing Trading

Swing trading is an investment technique where the asset is held for anywhere between a day to a few weeks with the idea of making profit from fluctuating prices or 'swings'. Investors are not interested in intrinsic value of the stock but rather focus on price momentum. The stock hold time usually lies between the two extreme ends - day trading, where asset is held for a day and trend
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A Primer on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

New York Stock Exchange or NYSE is the oldest US Stock exchange and worlds’ largest stock exchange by total market capitalization of the listed securities. It is a marketplace for nearly 8,000 corporate stocks and securities. Unlike the Nasdaq, it is an auction market where buyers and sellers enter in to competitive bids and offers. On the NYSE, the traffic controller to facilitate market and its working is called as