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BITA falls 5% pre-market

Bitauto Holdings Limited(NYSE:BITA) caters to the Internet content, marketing and transaction services of the automotive industry in China. BITA announced a loss of $92.8 Million today and saw a downside of 5% pre-market. It saw a price rise of over 10% in the last two months, and analysts are pretty positive about the stock. Stockal’s Confidence meter has been consistently above 70%.   While the net loss has increased yoy
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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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Do The Best-Companies-To-Work-For Make Great Investments As Well? Part 1

Walt Disney, in one of his iconic comments, said this about Curiosity: "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."  We recently came upon this list of Best Places To Work For from Glassdoor (which has become, arguably, the most relevant employee feedback and company rating platform we have today) and wondered if these companies are also great investing
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The time to sell!

We come across a bunch of articles and blogs telling us why and how to buy stocks, but many of us ignore an important part of the same, ie., when to sell a stock? One of the mistakes almost all the investors make is selling a winning stock very early, or a losing stock very late. We do not get to know when exactly is “very early” or “very late”.
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Go Global!

Economically, we have seen through a lot in the past two decades. We first experienced the recession in 2001 and then in the subprime meltdown in 2008, which further led to the global financial crisis. For many of us our chosen careers have not been a very smooth ride, while some of us moved on to second careers. This was largely because of the Global Crisis’s severe after-effects. This also
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What not to do when it comes to Investing…

Investing in stock market can be both confusing and exciting for beginners. We may not feel very comfortable initially, and although there is no perfect way to start investing,  a few “don’ts” can actually help us figure out an easier path. Do not wait for the perfect opportunity to present itself – There is no perfect time to enter the stock market, so just start! There are apps available for
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Myths about Investing that we need to get over with today!

We need a huge amount of money to get started  We need money to start investing, true. But we do not need to be a hotshot with loads of money to get started. Investing a modest amount every month can result in major savings upon retirement. Various avenues can be used as a starting point -Mutual funds, ETFs or even fractional shares. We don’t need to be rich to start
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A Millennial’s Reflection on the Stock Market

Millennials, one of the largest generations in history, is in the middle of its prime spending years. As millennials, we have a very different world. We are a generation that grew up with internet and smartphones. Social media has given us a platform to reach out to the world with more ease than ever. One click and we have all we need. Be it medicine or our favorite dress design, there
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Are You Saving or Investing?

Two quick questions to make note of before reading further: 1. How old are you? 2. How much are you looking to put in the markets? Based on your responses above, you might want to think about your money in the following ways - “If I lose this money today, can i make it back?”, “Is this money meant for a later purchase a few years down the line?” (more…)