Tradestreaming Cascade (Week ending 3/26/2011)
A new addition to Tradestreaming, the Tradestreaming Cascade is a highlight reel of some of the past week's most interesting information. Much of this comes from my Twitter feed, @newrulesinvest.The speed of light could turn the middle of the ocean into a stock-trading center (io9): The death of distance is reversed as physical location becomes more important in high-frequency trading circles. Why do bowlers get hot hands while basketball players don't? (Peter McGraw): While basketball players don't exhibit it, bowlers do show streakiness. From this perspective, I think certain types of investors may show hot hands. Effects of ending syndication of financial blog content (The Rational Walk): A blogger stops giving his content away to aggregation sites and sees more pageviews and more $$. Hmmm. Hedge Fund bets $40M that Twitter Can Predict the Stock Market (Huffington Post): Based on Bollen and Mao's research, hedge fund launches to harness the power of social media. Tradestreaming, baby. How your money is managed: the mutual fund industry up close (Tradestreaming): Great new book written by Hamacher and Pozen -- everything you wanted to know about mutual funds. A new class of Internet startups is trying to turn data into money (Economist): Huge payoff and huge money in Big Data startups in finance. This article profiles three co's racing to secure their share.
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