Monthly Archives: November 2010

New Positions on Covestor (LO, HCBK, MCP)

In the Dividend Growth model, manager James Hofmann looks for equities that have stable dividends and above average yields. He uses a value-based approach to investing and holds some cash in the model for market timing purposes. Recently, he added tobacco company Lorillard Inc (NYSE: LO) to the model. On […]

Investor Psychology meets Technology Trends (GTHP, REED)

Covestor model manager Brendan Burke’s Emotional Momentum model is focused on the psychology of investors as well as technology trends. It focuses on the number of outstanding shares a company has, price movement, news and earnings for its momentum-based approach. The top position in the model is Guided Therapeutics Incorporated […]

New Positions on Covestor (S, CTRP, IGV)

As a day trading model looking for credible growth stories and company news to affect stock price, Management Access (managed by Douglas Estadt) sees a lot of new positions each month. Last month, the model gained many positions including Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE: S) and International Ltd (NASDAQ: CTRP). […]

Head of Editorial: Mick Weinstein

We are delighted to announce the addition of Mick Weinstein as our Head of Editorial. Mick brings extensive experience in finance and online media. Most recently he was Editor in Chief and VP Content at leading stock market analysis website Seeking Alpha where he built the editorial function, overseeing publication […]

Who Needs Wall Street?

Find the time for John Cassiday’s lengthy New Yorker feature that asks if Wall Street adds any real benefit to society, given that “[f]or years, the most profitable industry in America has been one that doesn’t design, build, or sell a single tangible thing.” Cassiday quotes anonymous econoblogosphere star The Epicurean Dealmaker, […]