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The Risk Factor – Buying Index v/s Equity

On 16/03/1980, Joe the baker and Jack the carpenter invested in the stock market. Jack bought S&P 500 Index. Joe, on the other hand, thought that index investment is boring, and buying diversified equity instead would give better results, so he bought the stocks. There is a prevalent notion that Index funds are static and boring. True, they don’t fall prey to sentiment movements and behavioural biases, but they are
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Sentiments for GW Pharma and The Fresh Market rise Pre-Market

GWPH – GW Pharmaceuticals PLC is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in cannabinoid product platform. Its value has surged more than 130% pre-market today. GWPH – GW Pharmaceuticals PLC Fundamentals Previously closed at 38.46 Day's high 38.96 Day's low  36.55 P/E ratio NA EPS -3.08   Analysts opinion Analysts are bullish on the stock since GW Pharma announced positive results of Phase 3 investigation of Epidiolex. Epidiolex is a pharmaceutical cannabis
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Ulta Salon and J2 Global may have positive investor sentiments today.

ULTA - Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc is a beauty retailer, which provides more than 20000 prestige and mass beauty products. ULTA share price had risen 13% in the after hour session yesterday, and continues to rise Pre-Market today. ULTA – Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc Fundamentals Previously closed at 163.39 Day's high 164.60 Day's low  158.50 P/E ratio 35.13 EPS 4.65   Analysts opinion Yesterday, ULTA reported
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Positive revenue reports – While Dollar General Corp surged, Canadian Solar plunged pre-market

DG - Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer which offers a wide range of consumer, packaged food, seasonal products etc, with a total of 12,483 stores currently operating in the U.S. The stock was up 4.56% in the after hour trading and may be bullish today. DG - Dollar General Corporation Fundamentals Previously closed at 75.17 Day's high 75.33 Day's low 74.38 P/E ratio 19.66 EPS 3.82   Analysts opinion The
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What Big Data Can Do To Help You Trade Better

Crunching ‘big data’ for trading signals is real and already happening. Very few of us have the time and skill to shift through mountains of data for nuggets of golden information. The average person will have to have some basic knowledge of how the stock market works and take control and actively manage his or her own portfolio.  Applying algorithms to improve your trading is far more developed. The rise

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,