Prattle is a text analysis company that uses proprietary algorithms to provide weekly research on central bank communications. This is a reprinted version of their Macrocast, originally published on their blog.
Prattle's models are based on the historical relationship between central bank language and market reaction, which is used as basis of evaluation for future communications.....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) held its first analyst day in two years yesterday–and it has many analysts feeling much better about the company than they were just a few days earlier. As we noted this morning, Nomura upgraded Chesapeake to Neutral from Reduce, while BofA Merrill Lynch raised its rating to Neutral from Underperform. But even analysts who left their ratings unchanged had kind words....More>>>
Weyerhaeuser (WY) wouldn’t normally top your list of big movers, let alone the biggest mover in the S&P 500. But thanks to a note from Goldman Sachs today, Weyerhaeuser was the hottest stock in the S&P 500.
Shares of Weyerhaeuser, which has a market capitalization of $22.7 billion, gained 5.7% to $32.08its largest move since February 2012while the....More>>>
The splendid American economist, Thomas Sowell, for decades did double duty as a newspaper columnist. Typically, his columns had a laser focus, but every now and again Sowell would let loose with a rambling piece which he would entitle, "Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene."
Matchpool, the incentive-based community platform that is touted as allowing anyone to open their own “matchmaking pool”, is to launch a crowdfund campaign later this month in a move described by the blockchain start-up’s CEO and co-founder Yonatan Ben Shimon, a former hedge fund m