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.
Despite the title, “Put away the pom poms” by 1nvestor is not about stalking cheerleaders, but how to “stalk” stocks to short.
A whole generation who can’t remember twenty percent interest rates has been conditioned to think inflation is a non-issue. If you follow The Armo Trader, pieces like “Inflation Update” will make sure you get a head ups if that trend changes.
All Star Charts provides some great analysis as to what the next sector to move might be in “Financial Sector At Key Pivot Point.”
Bird likes $GLD. Magic says $AAPL is going to the moon. Barkley thinks the soverign debt crisis is overblown. Wait. No, that’s not what Sizemore Insights is talking about in “What Says the Investing All-Star Team?”
Asia saved me once by pushing me out of the way of an oncoming bus. AlphaVN thinks their next heroic act may be on a much grander scale. “Will Asia be the Savior of the World Economy.”
My hairline. Snooki’s career. Oil. ”I’ll take ‘things that are doomed,’ for five hundred Alex.” “Is Oil Doomed?” by The Armo Trader.
Everybody wants to get in on the ground floor of a major turn in a sector. The Stock Sage gives you a potential road map to do just that in “Coal Stocks – Finally Time to Buy?”
It’s still the economy stupid! “Why Mitt Probably Wins,” by The Reformed Broker.
Everybody wants to find the next momo stock before the crowd finds them. Here is where you start that process “StockTwits 50, June 11″ by Ivanhoff.
Just because you think something, it doesn’t mean you should say it. Points and Figures give us the entrepreneurial equivalent in “Some Businesses are Great, But You Shouldn’t Build Them.”
You won’t read about this in the “Market Wizards” books. “Hedge Fund Tilt and Market Volatility” by Phil Pearlman.
“Dear Europe – You’re Doing It Wrong”….fixing your economy that is. Kid Dynamite’s World.
I actually met Joe Fahmy first through Twitter, so my answer is “yes!” “Can You Learn About Someone Through Twitter?”
I peaked in math in fourth grade. The world is finally coming around to my way of thinking. Woot…!!!! “Mood Over Math…How to Profit In a Connected World,” by Howard Lindzon.
Dragonfly Capital say there are “Signs of A Coming Turn Higher in Commodities,” but not from the reason you might think.
Some traders only focus on the instrument they are trading, but some like All Star Charts use a more macro methodology. “Using Intermarket Relationships to Measure Risk-Appetite.”
If you could work, without pay, with any investor or trader for one year, who would it be? Abnormal Returns crowdsourced the answer to that question in “Finance blogger wisdom: unpaid investor interns.”
What bclund is, is the intersection of markets, trading, and life (with some punk rock, pop culture, and off-beat humor mixed in).