From: March 2010

Day Traders…Wired and 'Tired'.

I was emailed recently by David Segal of The New York Times because he stumbled upon Stocktwits.com in his research for today’s New York Times piece on Day Traders 2.0 – ‘Wired, Angry and Loving it . David got the wired part correct. In the spirit of ‘all press is good press’, we spoke a …

Saluting The 'Misses'

As the market chasing has come back in vogue and ‘return envy ’ is back, I wanted to take a few minutes to salute my mistakes and misses. There are some doozies. I have major ‘return envy’ these days. In 2008, things were easy. I was out of the market and having a big hedge …

The Reform Bubble…

Lot’s of reforming going on. There is the big healthcare reform.  If I asked 1000 people what it was going to mean, there would be no good answers. I don’t believe Stocktwits health care bills will magically stop rising 34 percent (it just did) with this great health reform. Instread, I am factoring in 40 …

The Transparency Bubble…We Need It

Can you be too transparent? I don’t think so, but I never went to Harvard or had $1 billion to manage around an algorithm. Google $goog can’t be transparent with their algorithms and had to pull out of China because of it (maybe). I have been thinking about one of my rants on the financial …

The NEW Stocktwits.com

It is a fun day for us at Stocktwits.com . We have been working really hard for 6 months thinking through the features and design that would make people that love talking about stocks in real-time go WOW. We are receiving some great feedback. This tweet made my year from someone I have not ever …

Giddy Up?

It’s party time on Wall Street. YOUR problem is that Wall Streeters just booked their sweet gains in the form of bonuses and you are chasing momentum. The market is thick with breakouts and the price momentum is beautiful. There is no reason for 99 percent of investors to fight the tape. BUT, you don’t …