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Folio, from Stockal. Supercharging Client – Wealth Advisor Relationships.

Ask an investment advisor what her top challenges are and besides expected responses such as "getting the best ROI",  "making money for my clients when market is not going up and up", you'll commonly hear things like "managing client expectations", "managing information flow" and "staying in touch with clients to just the right degree ". Looking closely, these are not small issues to deal with. Setting and managing expectations is something every investment advisor
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Under Armour crashes pre-market owing to its Q3 announcements

UA (NYSE:UA) saw its peak in the mid-2015 and has since then started a slow descent from $50 to a range of $15 -$20 now. Due to a lag in its growth, UA has implemented a restructuring last quarter in order to streamline its business and better align its results to its direct-to-consumer channels. In 2017, so far the company has seen declining margins, rising operating expenses, a massive restructuring
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EBAY – a growth stock?

EBAY is due to announce its Q3 Revenues and so, there has been quite a bit of chatter about EBAY in the last few days. As you can see, Stockal’s Social Media Pulse has gone up significantly in the last few days, indicating that the interest levels for EBAY went up. Since Social Media Pulse measures the “acceleration” of social chatter, not just point- in-time volumes, it gives us a
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Will the growth of the crypto market have an impact on AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) has been a constant subject of study for tech industry watchers. There are more than 500 stocks in the still burgeoning technology sector. Many if not most of these stocks have given good returns over the last year or so. And AMD has doubled as well. But its price band of $6 to $15 is no where near its hey days value when the stock used to play
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Good Investing Is A Mix Of Talent & Skill … and Patience

If you're a young investor just entering, or looking to enter, the stock market - this is a perhaps great time to be in your position. Done right, investing can actually be more interesting and much simpler, and enjoyable, than most people will have you believe. "You see, I always thought that 'numbers are not my thing'. But hey, I love stories and as I started taking interest in businesses,
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The Snap Inc. Conundrum

Much has been written about Snapchat (Ok ok, Snap Inc.) over the last 5 months. Is this another Twitter in the making? Could it get worse? Will it get acquired now that the shares are down 50% of the IPO price? etc. etc. Like often though, things are not as simple as they seem to appear. So before one decides to get in or get out of SNAP, here are some
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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