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.
In the last of couple of years you might have noticed multiple instances of people (mostly, media) talking about traders and trading houses making winning stock market bets based on what they read on Twitter or some discussion forum. While cases like these are few and far between, it is certainly a reality that you "cannot follow the stock market enough"! Traditionally, investors have depended on analyst opinion, who, in-turn, often
Are you an active stock investor or looking to follow the markets closely? Signup early for Stockal to get 1 year of free intelligence and insights on NASDAQ/NYSE stocks and lifetime free upgrades. Off-late, we have been getting many questions from young folks (especially students) on whether they should invest in stocks and how they can make informed calls as they go about doing it. With the presence of apps
This is part 1 of a 2-part blog series on the imminent future of stock market investing and the way socially active investors and traders can make the most of it Def: Stockal Media = (Stock Market + Social) Media We define “Social”, here, as a combination of popular platforms like Twitter, StockTwits, eToro, Facebook, discussion forums like SeekingAlpha, commenting platforms like Disqus and LiveFyre, and blogging platforms like Tumblr,