Twitter Hack and Flash Crash – Should You Care?

You might find the AP hacking story interesting and curious, but as a long term investor, you probably shouldn’t care. Yes, the Dow fell 140 points (temporarily), but who cares? Day traders and floor traders may care, but many of them would have been just fine if they were taking a nap during all the […]

Live From the Floor of the Exchange

Should you care? News outlets show reporters at various exchanges (NYSE, Chicago Merc, etc), promising to reveal breaking news. However, those reporters are the last people who’ll hear about it. Most things are electronic these days, and you’ll have access to better information if you’re in front of a computer. Anywhere. You might need a […]