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TradeStream Your Way to Profits: Building a Killer Portfolio in the Age of Social Media

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Praise for Tradestream Your Way To Profits

"Finally all investors have the tools available to beat the pros. Zack Miller describes these tools perfectly. This book turns the investing game upside down and gives the power back to the small investor."
—James Altucher, Columnist, Dow Jones; Asset Manager

"Zack Miller is an excellent source when it comes to using new online tools to vet investment ideas. His first book is a broad survey of emerging investment strategies that take ...

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Overview

Praise for Tradestream Your Way To Profits

"Finally all investors have the tools available to beat the pros. Zack Miller describes these tools perfectly. This book turns the investing game upside down and gives the power back to the small investor."
—James Altucher, Columnist, Dow Jones; Asset Manager

"Zack Miller is an excellent source when it comes to using new online tools to vet investment ideas. His first book is a broad survey of emerging investment strategies that take advantage of the wide array of financial tools and content that you can find online—from blogs to Twitter. There's a lot of noise out in the TradeStream, but this book helps you cut through that to find the truly useful information."
—Michelle Leder, founder of footnoted.org, a Morningstar Company

While you can gain instant access to information on any given stock with the click of a mouse, the truth is that sorting through all that data—and building a profitable portfolio from it—can be both time-consuming and difficult.

But by blending resourceful use of the Internet with social media such as Twitter and Facebook, you can quickly learn how to mimic some of today's most successful investment approaches and use them to achieve outsized returns. That's what TradeStream Your Way to Profits is all about, and with author Zack Miller's guidance, you'll gain a firm understanding of how this approach can be incorporated into your everyday investment endeavors.

Written with the serious investor in mind, thisreliable resource will show you how to:

  • Invest for the long term utilizing streaming information, guru tips, and many other tools found in the world of financial social media
  • Glean tips from experts in this growing field
  • Use new tools to sort through the mounds of data currently available and make sense of it all

And much more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470575116
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/21/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Zack Miller is the Managing Director of Lighthouse Capital Ltd., a boutique investment firm servicing high-net-worth investors from around the world. Lighthouse Capital offers securities through Portfolio Resources Group, Inc., member of FINRA and SIPC. He is also the author of the popular blog: www.newrulesofinvesting.com. Miller was an early hire at Seeking Alpha, where he closed deals with the top financial media firms Dow Jones, Reuters, Yahoo! Finance, E*Trade, and Google Finance. These deals launched Finance 2.0, the equivalent of Twitter and Facebook in the financial space, which containsinvestment blogs and community investment sites. Miller received a BA in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword—Investing in the Internet Age: In Search of Jack.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Chapter 1. Ride the Long Tail—Financial Blogging: The World’s Largest (Free) Investment Research Organization.

Chapter 2. Piggyback the Pros—Following Top Money Managers’ Every Move Pays Off.

Chapter 3. Commune with the Experts—Follow Your Neighbor: He May Turn Out to be the Next Warren Buffett.

Chapter 4. Crowdsource Your Portfolio—Tapping the Wisdom of Crowds for Investment Ideas.

Chapter 5. Screening 2.0—Bringing the Best Investors’ Strategies Back to Life via Computer Simulation.

Chapter 6. Tracking Inside Moves—Pursue Corporate Executives in Their Search for Wealth.

Chapter 7. Grind the Rumor Mill—Sorting Truths from Falsehoods and Profiting from News Flow.

Chapter 8. Co-Lateral Research—Find the Investment Value in Nonfinancial Information on the Internet.

Summary. The Future of Finance—Online Brokerage App Stores and New Global Markets.

Notes.

About the Author.

Index.

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