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August 10, 2017

Guys, you’re being too selective with your screener

It isn’t uncommon for one of our users to call us up and ask for help. To be honest, there have even been times when I will help a client at their site to get them up and running. In the past two years of working in this industry, I have noticed one major theme among every person(myself included) when it comes to screening for potential investments – we are all far too selective.…

July 4, 2017

How Effective are Red Flags in Investing

Just how telling are red flags?

The term “red flags” is synonymous with “bad things are going to happen,” and, for investors, they are a sign that you should likely stay away from that investment. However, all this talk of red flags being able to predict that a company is going to do poorly makes you wonder, does it work?…

April 25, 2017

Protected: Stock Analysis – Creating a Tear Sheet

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March 30, 2017

Market Momentum

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the news about Dow 20K. You might be asking why Dow 20K matters and what it even means. Well, Dow 20K is a major milestone for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been around since May 26, 1896, and is an index of 30 large publically traded companies based in the United States to give investors a general idea of how those stocks were traded on a day to day basis.  …

January 26, 2017

Which Stocks you Should Stay Away From

Figuring out Which Stocks to Stay Away From

With the recent integration with TradeKing finished, it’s time to actually use our free Equities Lab membership to actually analyze our holdings.

As you can see, here are my holdings as of writing this article. Now, a lot of these positions were taken on (randomly!) during our testing phase where we were more worried about the actual functionality of the software than how well our positions were going to perform.…

December 23, 2016

“Cut the Cord Movement” Affecting Cable Companies?

Is the Cut the Cord Movement affecting big Cable Companies?

The Cut the Cord movement has come about with the advent of the internet. As people are finding new means of entertainment, and new mediums to get the entertainment they received through cable, they have begun to cancel their expensive cable subscriptions.…

December 1, 2015

Tutorial: How to Create a Tear Sheet

Tear sheets are one of the most important and useful features within Equities Lab. However, a lot of people don’t know that you can actually customize and create your very own tear sheets – just like virtually everything else in the Equities Lab software. When we were building this, our mind was always on the end user, and offering you the most versatile and customizable investment software possible.…