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Valuable Investment Advice On Twitter?

16 Nov

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Broker #2737

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Analysts Sprenger and Welpe looks at the effects of microblogging on stock prices:

“They compared the “sentiment, message volume, and level of agreement” of tweets with various market indicators. ”Users who provide above-average investment advice are retweeted (i.e., quoted) more often, have more followers and are thus given a greater share of voice in microblogging forums,” the authors write.”

Summary via Freakonomics.

Burberry profit rises 46%

16 Nov

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Burberry

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British luxury-goods retailer, Burberry, helmed by Angela Ahrendts earns $133 million

“Burberry Group PLC reported profit attributable to shareholders for the six months ended Sept. 30 of 83.1 million pounds ($133.3 million), a gain of 46% on profit of 56.8 million pounds in the year-ago period.”

Numbers via MarketWatch here.

Looking For Inflation? Here’s Where To Find It

16 Nov

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“Bernanke, through reducing the returns on treasuries in the U.S., is forcing investors to move out on the risk curve and into emerging markets. And that if flooding countries like China, India, and Brazil with cash.”

Full post by The Business Insider here.

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