By: Spencer Israel As more details about the hack of IT company SolarWinds continue to emerge by the day, it’s becoming clearer that the full scope of the attack, purported to be by Russia, may not be known for some time, if at all. Microsoft disclosed it was victimized, as has FireEye, Cisco, Equifax, and.. Read more
By: Spencer Israel The past few days have been unusually eventful for index arbitrage traders. On Monday, Tesla finally joined the S&P 500, marking the largest addition in the history of the index. Less noteworthy, though still notable, was the rebalancing of the Nasdaq 100, which also occurred on Monday. Both events triggered massive buying.. Read more
By: Montana Timpson The Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) is extending a lengthy run of outperforming the S&P 500, up 45% over the past year alone. To date, QQQ’s total assets under management are north of $149 billion, and growing — so it came as no surprise when Invesco announced the launch of new funds inspired.. Read more
By: Koburn Weisman Traditional sources of information for active traders include analyst estimates, news stories, measures of market volatility and various trading tools. Recently, “social sentiment” investing tools have become a common resource as well, designed to aggregate and analyze social media data to produce predictive market analytics. While other types of investment analysis should.. Read more
By: Montana Timpson In financial markets, uncertainty often generates volatility, and today’s election presents many potential outcomes with resulting uncertainty. Will the winner be announced on election night? Will there be recounts? Will there be a litigious dispute? As the U.S. braces for today’s uncertain election results, stock markets around the world potentially face massive.. Read more
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