insider trading report


  • Chapter 11 – Three Hundred Years of Stock Market Manipulations
  • 300 Years of Stock Market Manipulations – From the Coffeehouse to the World Wide Web’s Stock Manipulations In previous chapters, we saw that many of the changes in securities markets brought about by information technology in general and the Internet in particular are positive, democratizing access to markets and information. We also saw that technology […]

  • Chapter 10 – Collective Intelligence, Social Media, and Web Market Monitors
  • Web Market Monitors and the Impact of Social Media on Financial Markets “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls.” — Simon & Garfunkel, The Sound of Silence Opinions vary widely on the value of collective wisdom, with ample supporting evidence both for and against. The Internet has many positive examples: The […]

  • Chapter 09 – The Text Frontier – AI, IA, and the New Research
  • Hunting Investment Alpha and Trading Alpha from Online News, Social Media, and Rumors Alpha hunters are always looking for new territory. When a strategy becomes known and used by too many players, the collective market impact of getting in and getting out will squeeze out all the profit juice, and only the lowest-cost transactors (large […]

  • Chapter 04 – Where Does Alpha Come From?
  • Where Does Stock Alpha and Alpha Return Come From? “Life Is Alpha. The Rest Is Details.” — Popular T-shirt at hedge fund manager events There was a time not too long ago when, if you posed the question “Where does alpha come from?” to a roomful of academic financial economists, most of them would complain: […]