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Dear Investment Manager, Are You Keeping-up With The Times?

But you know that already. No? Ok. Well, it started happening about 3 years ago when social media and other instant gratification tools, technologies and philosophies started having a noticeable impact on people's attitude towards money. Spending, saving, planning and investing in that order. Over the last year-and-a-half, the millennials have begun to come-off age, from your perspective. From being the target of consumer brands selling food, fashion and lifestyle
Research Trends

How to know what the market is saying about your stocks

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
Investing Trends

Millennials & The Art of Investing

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. Throughout every sector, Millennials are driving changes. Now, Millennials are taking advantage of a variety of high-tech and social media tools that allow them to plow their wealth into investment vehicles of their choice. Given their love for anything tech-related, it should
Investing Trends

The Other FinTech Business!

Money is pouring into fintech. In 2014, global investment in financial technology startups spiked to USD 12 Billion. That’s three times what it was just a year prior, according to Accenture. There have also been some huge funding wins this year  as well. Those are big, headline-grabbing numbers. But only using funding as a benchmark can mean focusing too heavily on consumer fintech – and ignoring another large fintech opportunity.
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Part 2: The Age of “Stockal” Media Cometh!

This is the second part 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. Thanks for all the feedback you sent on the first part. Quick re-cap: 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,
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The Age of “Stockal” Media Cometh!

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,