InvestorPlace » Carla Lake http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:15:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Cash for Gift Cards and 5 Other Uses for Unwanted Gift Cards http://investorplace.com/2013/12/get-cash-for-giftcards/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/get-cash-for-giftcards/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:06:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=454443 Got a gift card you didn't want or can't use? Don't worry, there are options -- from getting cash for gift cards to donating to charity.

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Got a gift card you didn't want or can't use? Don't worry, there are options -- from getting cash for gift cards to donating to charity.

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5 Ways to Get a Bigger Tax Return http://investorplace.com/2013/12/tax-deductions-tax-return/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/tax-deductions-tax-return/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:45:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=451471 Yes, taxes are boring and unnecessarily convoluted. But understanding your taxes is an important way you can take charge of your finances.

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Yes, taxes are boring and unnecessarily convoluted. But understanding your taxes is an important way you can take charge of your finances.

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The Kickstarter Watch, and 3 Other Crowdfunding Fails http://investorplace.com/2013/12/kickstarter-watch-3-crowdfunding-fails/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/kickstarter-watch-3-crowdfunding-fails/#comments Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:00:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=450009 Crowdfunding might seem like a cheap way to invest in innovative ideas, but it comes with plenty of risk -- like one recent watch project that flopped.

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Crowdfunding might seem like a cheap way to invest in innovative ideas, but it comes with plenty of risk -- like one recent watch project that flopped.

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Who’s to Blame for the Student Debt Problem? http://investorplace.com/2013/12/student-debt-student-loans-tuition/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/student-debt-student-loans-tuition/#comments Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:50:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=448020 A whopping 79% of Millennials say student debt is a problem. But is it because of rising college tuition, less aid, or student choices?

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A whopping 79% of Millennials say student debt is a problem. But is it because of rising college tuition, less aid, or student choices?

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Top 5 Cities Attracting Millennials http://investorplace.com/2013/12/top-5-cities-for-millennials/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/top-5-cities-for-millennials/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:21:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=442438 Find out which cities 20- and 30-somethings are moving to -- and why.

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Find out which cities 20- and 30-somethings are moving to -- and why.

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The Switch from iPhone to Android is Complicated, Writes Google CEO http://investorplace.com/2013/11/switch-iphone-android-harder-youd-think/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/switch-iphone-android-harder-youd-think/#comments Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:40:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=441822 Google CEO Eric Schmidt probably didn't intend to make the iOS-to-Android switch seem onerous, but there are just enough steps to seem like a chore.

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Google CEO Eric Schmidt probably didn't intend to make the iOS-to-Android switch seem onerous, but there are just enough steps to seem like a chore.

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5 Ways to Find the Best Deals for Cyber Monday 2013 http://investorplace.com/2013/11/cyber-monday-2013/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/cyber-monday-2013/#comments Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:00:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=440805 With these handy tips for Cyber Monday 2013, you'll have your shopping done fast -- and cheaply. Read on for how to get the best Cyber Monday deals.

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With these handy tips for Cyber Monday 2013, you'll have your shopping done fast -- and cheaply. Read on for how to get the best Cyber Monday deals.

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Don’t Retire Like a Millennial http://investorplace.com/2013/11/retire-like-a-millennial/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/retire-like-a-millennial/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:03:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=435308 Despite what you may think, being jobless and debt-ridden is actually not that glamorous. Follow these 5 steps for a secure financial future.

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Despite what you may think, being jobless and debt-ridden is actually not that glamorous. Follow these 5 steps for a secure financial future.

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Bearish on NFLX? Join the Club http://investorplace.com/2013/11/nflx-netflix-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/nflx-netflix-stock/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:20:44 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=429217 Netflix has been running past its all-time high for about a month now. How long can it keep going?

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Netflix has been running past its all-time high for about a month now. How long can it keep going?

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Should I Buy NFLX Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons http://investorplace.com/2013/11/nflx-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/nflx-stock/#comments Fri, 01 Nov 2013 09:55:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=429351 Netflix is growing steadily, but the high cost of doing business could leave it vulnerable. Here are the pros and cons on NFLX stock.

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Netflix is growing steadily, but the high cost of doing business could leave it vulnerable. Here are the pros and cons on NFLX stock.

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5 Pet Stocks Fetching Big Returns http://investorplace.com/2013/10/pet-stocks-biotech/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/pet-stocks-biotech/#comments Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:11:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=428438 Pet stocks have been on a wild run this year, with some biotechs at least doubling in value. Here are the five hottest players in the space so far in 2013.

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Pet stocks have been on a wild run this year, with some biotechs at least doubling in value. Here are the five hottest players in the space so far in 2013.

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Even Long-Term Investors Need to Understand High-Frequency Trading http://investorplace.com/2013/10/high-frequency-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/high-frequency-trading/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:08:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=427865 If you're a small-league investor, you'd do well to avoid tangling with the heavyweights. Find out why.

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If you're a small-league investor, you'd do well to avoid tangling with the heavyweights. Find out why.

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Crowdfunding Rule From SEC Means Anyone Can Be a VC http://investorplace.com/2013/10/sec-crowdfunding-venture-capitalist/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/sec-crowdfunding-venture-capitalist/#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:06:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=426430 According to the new SEC crowdfunding rule, now startups can raise funds online from investors of any income level.

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According to the new SEC crowdfunding rule, now startups can raise funds online from investors of any income level.

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Why Millennials Won’t Retire Until Their 70s http://investorplace.com/2013/10/millenials-delay-retirement/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/millenials-delay-retirement/#comments Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:02:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=425207 Unfortunately for Millennials, outsized student loan debt could push back retirement by more than 10 years.

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Unfortunately for Millennials, outsized student loan debt could push back retirement by more than 10 years.

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SSYS – Makerbot Campaign to Make 3D Printing More Accessible http://investorplace.com/2013/10/3d-printing-ssys-makerbot-droga5/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/3d-printing-ssys-makerbot-droga5/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:00:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=423030 Stratasys subsidiary Makerbot is partnering with blue-chip advertiser Droga5 to popularize 3D printing among novice users.

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Stratasys subsidiary Makerbot is partnering with blue-chip advertiser Droga5 to popularize 3D printing among novice users.

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Wedbush ‘Grudgingly’ Raises NFLX Price Target http://investorplace.com/2013/10/nflx-price-target-nflx-analyst-wedbush/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/nflx-price-target-nflx-analyst-wedbush/#comments Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:17:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=422809 Wedbush Securities analysts maintained an "underperform" rating on Netflix stock, but raised their NFLX price target 75%.

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Wedbush Securities analysts maintained an "underperform" rating on Netflix stock, but raised their NFLX price target 75%.

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NFLX Downgraded by Hudson Ahead of Netflix Earnings http://investorplace.com/2013/10/nflx-downgrade-netflix-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/nflx-downgrade-netflix-earnings/#comments Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:13:50 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=422344 NFLX has seen several upgrades in recent weeks, but Hudson Square Research has downgraded the stock a few days before the Netflix earnings report.

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NFLX has seen several upgrades in recent weeks, but Hudson Square Research has downgraded the stock a few days before the Netflix earnings report.

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SSYS – Stratasys Stock Could Jump More than 30% http://investorplace.com/2013/10/ssys-stock-3d-printing-upgrade/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/ssys-stock-3d-printing-upgrade/#comments Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:16:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=421336 A Dougherty analyst upgraded Stratasys stock from "neutral" to "buy," citing the recent acquisitions of Makerbot and Objet as sources of growth for SSYS.

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A Dougherty analyst upgraded Stratasys stock from "neutral" to "buy," citing the recent acquisitions of Makerbot and Objet as sources of growth for SSYS.

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‘Invest in What You Know’ – Always a Good Idea? http://investorplace.com/2013/10/invest-what-you-know-always-a-good-idea/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/invest-what-you-know-always-a-good-idea/#comments Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:30:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=417839 Warren Buffett says you should "invest in what you know." But what should you do when researching a familiar company reveals more questions than answers?

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Warren Buffett says you should "invest in what you know." But what should you do when researching a familiar company reveals more questions than answers?

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SSYS and Makerbot Turn Up Heat on DDD http://investorplace.com/2013/10/ssys-ddd-3d-printing-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/ssys-ddd-3d-printing-stocks/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:49:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=413853 Makerbot's newly-released desktop 3D scanner means you don't need to know how to program to create 3D blueprints -- and it gives SSYS a leg up over DDD.

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Makerbot's newly-released desktop 3D scanner means you don't need to know how to program to create 3D blueprints -- and it gives SSYS a leg up over DDD.

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5 Things You Can Rent Rather Than Buy http://investorplace.com/2013/10/5-things-you-can-rent-rather-than-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/5-things-you-can-rent-rather-than-buy/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:17:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=413574 From cars to power tools, it's easier than ever before to rent items with online services. Here are five that are becoming increasingly popular.

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From cars to power tools, it's easier than ever before to rent items with online services. Here are five that are becoming increasingly popular.

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Netflix Plugs In Cable Partnerships – NFLX Stock Could Benefit http://investorplace.com/2013/09/nflx-stock-netflix-cable-hulu/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/nflx-stock-netflix-cable-hulu/#comments Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:32:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=411796 NFLX stock has been on a tear all year -- and CFO David Wells seeks additional growth with an "open invitation" to cable companies to partner with Netflix.

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NFLX stock has been on a tear all year -- and CFO David Wells seeks additional growth with an "open invitation" to cable companies to partner with Netflix.

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NFLX – Netflix Exec Says HBO Go Is Ineffective http://investorplace.com/2013/09/nflx-show-nflx-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/nflx-show-nflx-stock/#comments Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:20:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=410473 Netflix (NFLX) CFO David Wells says HBO should look into a subscription pricing model.

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Netflix (NFLX) CFO David Wells says HBO should look into a subscription pricing model.

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Credit Cards: Do You Need Them? http://investorplace.com/2013/09/do-you-need-credit-cards-debit-cards/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/do-you-need-credit-cards-debit-cards/#comments Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:16:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=408747 If you spend less than you earn, why would you need credit cards? Here's a look at the long-term benefits of picking up some plastic.

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If you spend less than you earn, why would you need credit cards? Here's a look at the long-term benefits of picking up some plastic.

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FAA Eases Smartphone and Tablet Regulations http://investorplace.com/2013/09/faa-eases-smartphone-and-tablet-regulations/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/faa-eases-smartphone-and-tablet-regulations/#comments Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:58:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=407699 Soon, there will be no need to unplug, ever. And that's great news for airlines that make a lot of money from in-flight Wi-Fi.

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Soon, there will be no need to unplug, ever. And that's great news for airlines that make a lot of money from in-flight Wi-Fi.

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Is Crowdfunding the New Investing? http://investorplace.com/2013/09/is-crowdfunding-the-new-investing/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/is-crowdfunding-the-new-investing/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:39:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=404579 Can you become a venture capitalist with just a couple bucks? Recent changes to the JOBS Act seem to point in that direction.

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Can you become a venture capitalist with just a couple bucks? Recent changes to the JOBS Act seem to point in that direction.

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3 Companies With a Headstart on Healthcare Reform http://investorplace.com/2013/09/3-companies-that-cant-wait-for-healthcare-reform/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/3-companies-that-cant-wait-for-healthcare-reform/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:00:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=400236 Lowering healthcare costs is a huge theme as the insurance exchanges are about to open, and these 3 companies have taken innovation into their own hands.

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Lowering healthcare costs is a huge theme as the insurance exchanges are about to open, and these 3 companies have taken innovation into their own hands.

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3 Analysts Downgrade Apple (AAPL) After iPhone 5 Reveal http://investorplace.com/2013/09/3-analysts-downgrade-apple-aapl-after-iphone-5-reveal/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/3-analysts-downgrade-apple-aapl-after-iphone-5-reveal/#comments Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:59:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=400711 Analysts show concern that Apple (AAPL) has priced out the consumers it intended to reach with the iPhone 5C, released yesterday.

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Analysts show concern that Apple (AAPL) has priced out the consumers it intended to reach with the iPhone 5C, released yesterday.

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Should You Flee Emerging Market ETFs? http://investorplace.com/2013/09/should-you-flee-emerging-market-etfs/ http://investorplace.com/2013/09/should-you-flee-emerging-market-etfs/#comments Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:45:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=397464 August saw huge emerging market ETF outflows. But following the crowd here could mean you're losing out on long-term growth -- even if it is high-risk.

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August saw huge emerging market ETF outflows. But following the crowd here could mean you're losing out on long-term growth -- even if it is high-risk.

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5 Most Expensive Cats: Top Shelf Pets http://investorplace.com/2013/08/the-most-expensive-cats-top-shelf-pets/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/the-most-expensive-cats-top-shelf-pets/#comments Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:54:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=395147 While research shows most cat owners find their pets as strays or receive them as gifts, some people pay a lot for the most expensive cats in the world.

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While research shows most cat owners find their pets as strays or receive them as gifts, some people pay a lot for the most expensive cats in the world.

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3 Stock Investing Strategies to Maximize Returns http://investorplace.com/2013/08/3-stock-investing-strategies/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/3-stock-investing-strategies/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:31:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=393226 Is it best to save up and buy a bunch of shares at once? Or buy a little each month? We dig into the numbers here.

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Is it best to save up and buy a bunch of shares at once? Or buy a little each month? We dig into the numbers here.

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To Disney Infinity and Beyond for NFC Technology http://investorplace.com/2013/08/to-disney-infinity-and-beyond-for-nfc-technology/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/to-disney-infinity-and-beyond-for-nfc-technology/#comments Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:32:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=389524 Disney Infinity connects real-life toys to an open-ended video game in another step toward connecting physical objects to the online world.

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Disney Infinity connects real-life toys to an open-ended video game in another step toward connecting physical objects to the online world.

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Could Makerbot Bring 3D Printing Mainstream? http://investorplace.com/2013/08/could-makerbot-bring-3d-printing-mainstream/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/could-makerbot-bring-3d-printing-mainstream/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:53:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=388952 Makerbot's new handheld 3D scanner looks like it'll be another big step in making 3D printing technology more accessible to everyday people.

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Makerbot's new handheld 3D scanner looks like it'll be another big step in making 3D printing technology more accessible to everyday people.

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Dick Bove Bullish on Bitcoin http://investorplace.com/2013/08/dick-bove-bullish-on-bitcoin/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/dick-bove-bullish-on-bitcoin/#comments Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:00:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=388193 The vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital Markets commented that bitcoins could be a good speculative play ... if the price comes way down.

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The vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital Markets commented that bitcoins could be a good speculative play ... if the price comes way down.

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Study Shows People Hate ‘Selfies’ — But Facebook Sure Should Love them http://investorplace.com/2013/08/study-shows-people-hate-selfies/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/study-shows-people-hate-selfies/#comments Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:44:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=387656 'Selfie'-takers annoy all on Facebook -- except advertisers, since these users unwittingly provide useful data.

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'Selfie'-takers annoy all on Facebook -- except advertisers, since these users unwittingly provide useful data.

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Is Day Trading Really for Suckers? http://investorplace.com/2013/08/is-day-trading-really-for-suckers/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/is-day-trading-really-for-suckers/#comments Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:20:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=387072 Day trading is much harder than hucksters would have you believe, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't learn some of the baby steps to get there.

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Day trading is much harder than hucksters would have you believe, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't learn some of the baby steps to get there.

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Why Follow GURU If You Don’t Know Where It’s Going? http://investorplace.com/2013/08/why-follow-guru-if-you-dont-know-where-its-going/ http://investorplace.com/2013/08/why-follow-guru-if-you-dont-know-where-its-going/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:13:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=383741 PragCap is skeptical of this "smart-money" ETF that invests based on hedge funds' 13F filings, and you should be too.

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PragCap is skeptical of this "smart-money" ETF that invests based on hedge funds' 13F filings, and you should be too.

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Breaking Down the Basics: Growth vs. Value http://investorplace.com/2013/07/breaking-down-the-basics-growth-vs-value/ http://investorplace.com/2013/07/breaking-down-the-basics-growth-vs-value/#comments Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:00:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=366081 As you start investing, one of the first things to decide is a long-term strategy. Here's how to get started with growth, value or a combination of the two.

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As you start investing, one of the first things to decide is a long-term strategy. Here's how to get started with growth, value or a combination of the two.

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Options Expiration is Really on Friday Now http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-expiration-is-really-on-friday-now/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-expiration-is-really-on-friday-now/#comments Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:17:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=365153 Many traders will hardly notice the change, but the OCC’s recent shift from a Saturday to Friday monthly expiration will save some headaches.

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Many traders will hardly notice the change, but the OCC’s recent shift from a Saturday to Friday monthly expiration will save some headaches.

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‘ABC of Stock Speculation’ Is Surprisingly Sensible — Summer Reading http://investorplace.com/2013/06/abc-of-stock-speculation-is-surprisingly-sensible-summer-reading/ http://investorplace.com/2013/06/abc-of-stock-speculation-is-surprisingly-sensible-summer-reading/#comments Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:34:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=360415 Don't get turned off by the title -- this century-old trading primer has great advice for speculators and long-term investors alike.

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Don't get turned off by the title -- this century-old trading primer has great advice for speculators and long-term investors alike.

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Options Volume: Pfizer (PFE) Calls Increase http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-pfizer-pfe-calls-increase/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-pfizer-pfe-calls-increase/#comments Thu, 30 May 2013 13:48:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=354170 Increased call options volume can be a sign of continued strength or a jump to come.

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Increased call options volume can be a sign of continued strength or a jump to come.

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Options Volume: Apple (AAPL) Leads the Way http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-apple-aapl-leads-the-way/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-apple-aapl-leads-the-way/#comments Wed, 29 May 2013 13:06:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=353555 Options traders and market makers followed the same names in fairly similar proportions Tuesday on the CBOE.

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Options traders and market makers followed the same names in fairly similar proportions Tuesday on the CBOE.

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Options Volume: Tesla (TSLA) Still Revving Up http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-tesla-tsla-still-revving-up/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-tesla-tsla-still-revving-up/#comments Tue, 28 May 2013 14:21:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=353051 Familiar names made it to the top of CBOE options volume.

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Familiar names made it to the top of CBOE options volume.

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Options Volume: Emerging Markets Back in Play http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-emerging-markets-back-in-play/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-emerging-markets-back-in-play/#comments Fri, 24 May 2013 15:27:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=352657 Overall, investors are torn on Apple's and Bank of America's prospects but retail investors seem bullish on emerging markets.

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Overall, investors are torn on Apple's and Bank of America's prospects but retail investors seem bullish on emerging markets.

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Options Volume: JPM Puts Overtake Calls http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-jpm-puts-overtake-calls/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-jpm-puts-overtake-calls/#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 13:59:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=351962 It may not show a turnaround in sentiment, but the shift toward more puts than calls for JPM could be a sign of strategic trading.

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It may not show a turnaround in sentiment, but the shift toward more puts than calls for JPM could be a sign of strategic trading.

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Options Volume: JPM Gets a Boost http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-jpm-gets-a-boost/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-jpm-gets-a-boost/#comments Wed, 22 May 2013 13:56:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=351251 Tuesday's news that Jamie Dimon is keeping his jobs may have contributed to the jump in JPM call options volume.

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Tuesday's news that Jamie Dimon is keeping his jobs may have contributed to the jump in JPM call options volume.

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Options Volume: Same Names, Different Proportions http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-same-names-different-proportions/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-same-names-different-proportions/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 13:37:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=350529 Market makers and individual traders followed each others' lead in options trading on the CBOE.

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Market makers and individual traders followed each others' lead in options trading on the CBOE.

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Options Volume: Continued Rise in PSX Ahead? http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-continued-rise-in-psx-ahead/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-continued-rise-in-psx-ahead/#comments Mon, 20 May 2013 13:58:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=349972 High call options volume can be a sign of investors' confidence in continued strength. Could this be the case for Phillips 66 (PSX)?

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High call options volume can be a sign of investors' confidence in continued strength. Could this be the case for Phillips 66 (PSX)?

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Options Volume: Calls Across the Board http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-calls-across-the-board/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-calls-across-the-board/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 14:38:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=349510 Both individual traders and market makers are overwhelmingly bullish, with options volume on the CBOE showing call options outpacing puts on the biggest names.

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Both individual traders and market makers are overwhelmingly bullish, with options volume on the CBOE showing call options outpacing puts on the biggest names.

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Options Volume: Apple (AAPL) Puts Soar http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-apple-aapl-puts-soar/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-volume-apple-aapl-puts-soar/#comments Thu, 16 May 2013 12:58:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=348693 Apple (AAPL) puts outpaced all other equity options, according to options volume on the CBOE.

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Apple (AAPL) puts outpaced all other equity options, according to options volume on the CBOE.

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