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Trading Day Review: Thursday 23/10/2014

Summary – Thursday 23 October 2014

The Dow, S&P, Nasdaq and Russell indices all ended down.

Dow (+216.58) points
S&P (+23.71) points
Nasdaq (+69.95) points… 227 more words

Trading

A Brief History of Notable Market Bubbles [INFOGRAPHIC] - Courtesy of ValueWalk.com and VisualCapitalist.com

I don’t really want to come across as a fear monger, but this infographic is really worth checking out…

Quoting ValueWalk.com

In today’s insanely connected world, the ability to create and burst market bubbles is even more amplified.

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Macro

Trading Day Review: Wednesday 22/10/2014

Summary – Wednesday 22 October 2014

The Dow, S&P, Nasdaq and Russell indices all ended down.

Dow (-153.49) points
S&P (-14) points
Nasdaq (-36.63) points… 235 more words

Trading

Entropy Models for Evaluating Equity Portfolio Risk

This post is finally here. It swelled out considerably (surprise, Timmy at work!) compared to what I had hoped, but it is a highly technical treatment of equity indices, one way of evaluating uncertainty in them and a framework for possible advancements over several areas in capital markets. 1,157 more words

Volatility

"The Biggest Lie in Stock Market History"

By Elliott Wave International

You may remember that after the 2008-2009 crash, many called into question traditional economic models. Why did they fail?

And more importantly, will they warn us of a new approaching doomsday, should there be one? 11 more words

Progressive Blog

Trading Day Review: Tuesday 21/10/2014

Summary – Tuesday 21 October 2014

The Dow, S&P, Nasdaq and Russell indices all ended up.

I hit my max day loss risk level during the afternoon session around 14:30. 168 more words

Trading

The Problem with Volatility Investing

Volatility is back. And it has not gone unnoticed. As the VIX index spiked to above 25 for the first time since June 2012, US equities plunged 8% since the beginning of September. 1,012 more words

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