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My Next Big Idea – Where Are You!

Like anything else in life, your chances of becoming a wildly successful stock investor squarely rest on your ability to pick the right stocks on a daily basis. “Daily tiny wins” – you may call it. This in turn depends on your deftness in discovering or inventing new stock ideas (or themes or  “motifs”). Ideation is perhaps the most valuable skill to develop in the world of stock investing. Let’s
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A Few Things The Best Financial Advisors Keep In Mind

In the wake of recent technology advances and evolution of the robo-advisory phenomenon the imperatives of financial advisors have significantly changed over the last 2 years or so. Besides the price advantages that rob-advisors were able to pass on to clients due to the scale provided by tech, companies like Wealthfront and Betterment did a really swell job of winning the confidence of young investors. The best (human) financial advisors,
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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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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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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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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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3 NEW Things To Consider When You Pick Your First Stock Broker

This post is for you if you’re a new investor considering investing in some stocks to get your feet wet. “First” is the operational word in that headline. It assumes that you are just starting out as an investor. It also assumes that you're not very seasoned with practical investing - although it definitely helps if you have some “play investing” background which would indicate that you know the ropes
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About Generating The Best Investing Ideas

Picking the right stocks is at the core of being a successful investor. With over 10,000 stocks listed on US exchanges alone, there’s always a chance you might be missing opportunities ‘coz you’re not looking hard enough. Different investors have different approaches to identifying stocks, but the best investors have a streamlined workflow and they value their workflow more than the stocks they invest in. Seasoned investors have the ability