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  • Monday Wrap: Tentative Stability

    April 14th, 2014 at 4:29 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    U.S. stocks on Monday fumbled around like a frat boy after last call, seeking solid foundation to rest and reassess the situation before continuing the walk-of-shame home. Stocks spent the first half of the day
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  • Friday Wrap: Ouch!

    April 11th, 2014 at 4:21 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    The selloff continued today, sparing nobody. Notably, bearish sentiment on the StockTwits $SPY stream climbed to its highest level of 2014 today: Another noteworthy development today was the low print in the StockTwits General Sentiment
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  • Thursday Wrap: Erosion

    April 10th, 2014 at 4:17 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    You know that feeling when you stand barefooted on the beach at the edge of the water? Now imagine when the water rolls in around your toes and you begin to notice the sand foundation
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  • Wednesday Wrap: Here Comes the Weather (excuses)

    April 9th, 2014 at 5:01 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    Earnings season launched last night and today we’re treated to what many are expecting to only be the first of a long line of weather-related excuses for companies missing expectations in Q1. This evenings’ sacrificial
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  • Tuesday Wrap: Earnings Season Has Arrived

    April 8th, 2014 at 4:46 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    The traditional start of Earnings Season has begun, launched by these messages on StockTwits from @Alcoa: $AA Reports 1Q14: Strong First Quarter 2014 Results, Offset by Special Items as Portfolio Transformation Accelerates http://stks.co/j0Tld — Alcoa
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  • Monday Wrap: Taking Some Heat

    April 7th, 2014 at 4:28 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    One quick look at the StockTwits Social Heatmap at today’s close shows you all you need to know about today’s action: a lot of stocks took some serious heat. The names haven’t changed much from
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  • Thursday Wrap: Underlying Weakness

    April 3rd, 2014 at 4:11 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    In early trade, the S&P 500 $SPY and Dow Jones Industrial Average $DJIA printed new all-time highs. However, both spent the rest of the day testing lower and ultimately and hilariously finishing flat for the
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  • Wednesday Wrap: Your Rigged Market Just Keeps Making You Money

    April 2nd, 2014 at 5:02 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    We’re gonna keep today’s wrap short and sweet, because the chart at the bottom is all that matters. As the traditional media outlets and everyone with a thought about high frequency trading (HFT) continues to
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  • Tuesday Wrap: Rotating Clues

    April 1st, 2014 at 3:54 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    Stocks kicked off a new quarter just as they’ve left the previous six: with gains. But due to carnage in many of this years leading names, what companies are leading this latest leg up which
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  • Monday Wrap: Check Your Bubble Talk

    March 31st, 2014 at 4:09 pm | By (@ChicagoSean) Head of Community Development @ StockTwits

    It has been fashionable lately for traders and pundits to be “cautiously” bullish. Long term they are reasonably bullish, but most are touting publicly that they are expecting a significant pullback in the near term
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