From: July 2011

Changing How StockTwits works with Twitter

Beginning August 1, StockTwits is changing how messages sent via Twitter make their way into the StockTwits streams. Today, anyone who follows @StockTwits on Twitter and includes a $[Ticker] tag in their Tweet will have their message shown on StockTwits.com (subject to our TOS and House Rules). While most StockTwits messages are posted from StockTwits.com …

Amazon…Getting Stronger

Amazon continues to thrill momentum investors. I am one of them. I did this video with Paul at CNN Money and it has the gist of the thesis. You can’t overthink momentum and Amazon is the poster child of investors overthinking. Amazon CANNOT be valued. Not in a bad way either. If you are short, …

Should You Paper Trade?

Everyone should keep a journal. Everyone needs a mentor. Microblogging is so popular because it has never been easy to journal. Twitter exploded because of the knowledge/network you could leverage. In a world of Twitter and now Stocktwits for (investing/trading), discount commisions and penny spreads, should you paper trade? I say no. You can’t learn …

Momentum Monday with Barry Ritholtz

I love to laugh and Barry Ritholtz makes me laugh. Barry has been visiting with me for a few days talking some strategy and we cranked out a ‘Momentum Monday’ together. Barry is one of my fave guys to shoot a video with as we can chat forever on technology for dummies, music, stocks and …

StockTwits San Diego Meetup: Tuesday July 26th.

What: StockTwits Meetup When: Tuesday, July 26th at 6pm Where: StockTwits HQ: 1317 Ynez Place, Coronado, CA (San Diego) Password: cashtag Tuesday nights around StockTwits HQ usually are reserved for coding, vacuuming the carpets, and Howard Lindzon’s private bikram yoga session. This coming Tuesday, we thought we’d mix it up a bit and invite our …

Zillow…The Disruption Continues

I loved Zillow $Z (great ticker guys) from day one. Here is a post entitled ‘The Summer of Zillow‘ back in 2006. Now they are a public Company and deservedly so. I don’t know about the valuation. It only mattered in the very first round of capital. Now you can rent it. Get it? Amazon …

StockTwits Accounts Update

Beginning August 1, it will be required that our members have a StockTwits account in order to message to StockTwits streams. Creating a StockTwits account allows you to tap into and engage with the largest real time market focused community surfacing valuable ideas, setups and information first. If you do not have a StockTwits account, …

The House of Cards that is Apple

There is NO way $aapl will trade at $400 tomorrow. Apple is barely hanging on. I mean $RIMM playbook, China knockoffs, Droid, $MSFT and $NOK teaming up….need I drone on. For sure the Gateway and Egghead stores will cut into their margins. The self ‘unhelp’ desk at Best Buy is a winner. There is no …