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TradeStream Your Way to Profits: Building a Killer Portfolio in the Age of Social Media

TradeStream Your Way to Profits: Building a Killer Portfolio in the Age of Social Media

Zack Miller

ISBN: 978-0-470-63711-1

Jan 2011

336 pages

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An innovative guide to using social networking for successful investing

There is no doubt that the emergence of social media has taken over the Internet landscape. The remarkable growth of Facebook and Twitter has forced everyone-including investors-to take notice. This book explains how to use social marketing to pick and evaluate stocks.

Author Zack Miller embodies the nexus between asset management, equity research, and new Internet distribution technologies. As an asset manager, he writes extensively about the changes and opportunities in online finance for investors, financial advisors, and investor relations professionals-and with this new book, he'll show you how to use social media to profit like the pros. You'll learn how to

  • Invest for the long term utilizing streaming information, guru tips, and many other tools found in the world of financial social media
  • Glean tips from experts in this growing field
  • Use new tools to sort through the mounds of data currently available and make sense of it all

The Internet has created totally new models and methods for researching investments. TradeStream Your Way to Profits explores these changes and explains how you can take advantage of these opportunities to make better, more profitable investment decisions.

Foreword—Investing in the Internet Age: In Search of Jack.



Chapter 1. Ride the Long Tail—Financial Blogging: The World’s Largest (Free) Investment Research Organization.

Chapter 2. Piggyback the Pros—Following Top Money Managers’ Every Move Pays Off.

Chapter 3. Commune with the Experts—Follow Your Neighbor: He May Turn Out to be the Next Warren Buffett.

Chapter 4. Crowdsource Your Portfolio—Tapping the Wisdom of Crowds for Investment Ideas.

Chapter 5. Screening 2.0—Bringing the Best Investors’ Strategies Back to Life via Computer Simulation.

Chapter 6. Tracking Inside Moves—Pursue Corporate Executives in Their Search for Wealth.

Chapter 7. Grind the Rumor Mill—Sorting Truths from Falsehoods and Profiting from News Flow.

Chapter 8. Co-Lateral Research—Find the Investment Value in Nonfinancial Information on the Internet.

Summary. The Future of Finance—Online Brokerage App Stores and New Global Markets.


About the Author.