Let’s be honest, you could pretty much throw a dart any day of the week at the StockTwits Blog Network, and end up hitting a post that is better than 99% of the other stuff out there that passes as financial blogging. So to say these are “The Best of….” is a little disingenuous; let’s just say these are some of the posts from the last week that caught my attention and I think will interest you.
This week it was “all Facebook, all the the time,” and the blog network had some pretty interesting takes on the IPO of the company that will eventually rule the world.
Bit by bit we are hearing more hushed whisper’s in the wind…housing recovery….housing recovery. ValuePlays gives us some facts that just might support what those disembodied voices are saying. “FHFA, Case-Shiller and (Gasp!!)…..A Housing Recovery???”
All Star Charts shows us the market pattern that’s in the same category as unicorns, good light beer, and Kim Kardashian’s talent. “Triple Tops Don’t Exist: Dow Transports Edition.”
If you are worried that your kids may ask you someday, “why didn’t you load the boat up with stocks when the market finally bottomed in 2012,” you better read “The Next Flush May Be A Generational Bottom” by The Minimalist Trader.
You’ve heard the famous saying about home prices, but The Basis Point says “Home Prices Are More Local & More-Range Specific Than Ever.”
“Ole’….!!!” “The seeds of a new secular bull market are being sown,” by Abnormal Returns.
One of the hidden gems on the blog network and the place you want to keep an eye on for that next big mover. Here is this week’s edition of The StockTwits 50 by Ivanhoff.
One of the best things about the StockTwits Blog Network is that you can go there for financial advice, and end up with “life” advice. Here is some about marriage from Points and Figures. “25 Years Is A Short Time When You Are Having Fun.”
I believe it because one save me in Nam. “How a Waiter’s Pad Saved My Life,” by Altucher Confidential.
There’s no crying in baseball or IPO’s. Step into Kid Dynamite’s World to find out why. “Facebook – Cry Me a River.”
Hard to keep up with the markets? Don’t have time to wade through 100′s of charts? No problem, just check out “15 Strong Stocks for the Choppy Summer,” by Ivanhoff Capital. These stocks are just sitting out there waiting to give you their money. Are you gonna take it….? Are you man enough to take it……..?
Facebook shares may now be trading, but the real fun starts next week when their options start to trade. Investing With Options gives you are primer with “The Killer Guide to Facebook Options Trading.”
“Big Data” is yesterday. ”Small Data” is the future. Howard Lindzon tells you why. “The Signal in ‘Small Data’ – StockTwits Adds Two New Social Signals: Stocks and People.”
I like simple trading concepts. Not “simplistic,” but simple. “Simple pattern that’s guiding us,” by High Chart Patterns Group.
Seasonality can be helpful to the short term trader. Who knew? Dragonfly Capital did, that’s who. “Mother Nature – One More Reason the Pullback is Not Over.”
“El Gato Muerto” es un gran artículo de El Downtown Trader. Y Brian Lund es el hombre más guapísimo en todo el mundo.
And finally, Crossing Wall Street tells us what we all want to know….“How Much is Facebook Worth?”
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