All posts tagged "flash crash"

  • Barton Biggs Can’t Get Bearish Here

    Long-time market guru Barton Biggs attributed the drop on Thursday to a “flash crash panic.”  Biggs doesn’t see economic collapse on the horizon and feels the selling is unjustified.

    • Posted August 7, 2011
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  • Retail Investors are Still Afraid of Stocks

    Leah Schnurr and Edward Krudy, reporting for Reuters, find evidence that retail investors are still avoiding stocks for perceived safer alternatives. They trace the recent fears to the flash crash of several months ago: What’s clear is...

    • Posted November 22, 2010
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  • Debate: Is the U. S. Wealthy or Poor?

    David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General president & CEO, and Robert Kessler, The Kessler Companies founder & CEO were recently on CNBC debating the challenges facing America given its huge off balance sheet obligations (mainly Medicare). The...

    • Posted October 3, 2010
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  • Stop Loss Orders Expose Investors to Hidden Risks

    The New Low Observer blog has posted an enlightening article on the hazards involved in using “protection” strategies. One of these is the popular stop loss order. Last weeks disturbing market action with the Dow plunging 700...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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