stock market

When Algorithms Go Wrong

"The stock market today is a war zone, where algobots fight each other over pennies, millions of times a second...inevitably, at some point in the future, significant losses will end up being borne by investors with no direct connection to the HFT world, which is so complex that its potential systemic repercussions are literally unknowable." Felix Salmon

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Bright Lights Project: Stock Markets

When I came up with the idea of writing a Bright Lights essay about stock markets, I was really thinking about brainstorming how retail financial services brands could better address the current gaping void between what's happening in the markets, and the needs of individual investors for meaningful and reliable information about it.

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Deja Vu, All Over Again

So the Dow hit a bull-market high last Wednesday and gas costs more than $3/gallon. You know what comes next, don't you?

It's not a question of if but rather when we'll all be complaining about falling stocks and rising gas prices. We should be particularly aware of this inevitable reality since most of us are still smarting from the wounds we received over the past year or two.

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Decoding CEO Faces

by: Roger Dooley

The basic concept of facial coding is that a trained observer can detect fleeting facial movements that indicate the true emotions that the subject is experiencing, even if the subject is trying to conceal those emotions.

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