Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Zombie Stocks – The Deals of the Decade?

Zombie Stocks – The Deals of the Decade?

December 10, 2009 by Buddy · 1 Comment 

There was a phenomenon that occurred in 2008 and 2009 that has never happened in the investment community in the USA.  Every stock in the financial sector got hammered.  Some large financial flagships like Lehman Brothers were taken out.  Investors lost billions.  Governments around the world shored-up the remaining wounded financial companies.  Many had their [...]

College Cost – Ouch!

College Cost – Ouch!

July 20, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

As your family navigates through the road of life there are few expenses that are as great as college costs.  If you are a business owner, development of your business may cost more.  If a family member has a life threatening medical condition, such as cancer or heart condition, that could cost in the hundreds [...]

Ceradyne, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRDN)

Ceradyne, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRDN)

July 19, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

Ceradyne is a diversified ceramics company that manufacures products primarily for the defense department and industrial applications. Like so many other equities, it has been slaughtered in mid 2008. Why? We could find no good reason, other than global sentiment. The order was entered to “bottom fish this equity if it reached a [...]

The Value of Current Level II Data

The Value of Current Level II Data

July 19, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

Only a few months ago, professional traders could place trades with great confidence.  They could visually determine the market depth from their DOMs, or Depth of Market trading platforms.  Examples include Trading Technologies’ X_Trader and the built in platform of Interactive Brokers.
Recently, however, sophisticated order types have entered the stage.  These platforms allow traders, including [...]