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Millennial’s Financial Habits Are Worth Noting as Payments Evolve – January 15, 2014 Western Union has released its Bill Payments Money Mindset Index, a survey of the financial habits of this country’s largest age demographic: Millennials. Or, as they’re also known, Generation Y, a group born between roughly the early 1980s and early 2000s. (more)


Market Prophit Finds Predicability in Social Media – December 28, 2013 Is there predictability in the stock market in social media? Igor Gonta of Market Prophit believes so, and has introduced a new feature to his company’s website that helps you find financial bloggers who have crystal balls that are polished and ready to go. […]

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5 Tips for Using Social Media in Making Stock Investment Decisions: “Trust, but Verify” – November 1, 2013 With the deluge of information in the social media blogosphere out there about stocks, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here are 5 tips to follow when considering using social media and the blogosphere as a source of […]


10 Things Twitter Won’t Tweet – October 28, 2013 Some analysts say Twitter can help predict which way stock prices are heading, which gives investors an edge that they previously didn’t have. An academic paper published in 2011 by professors at Indiana University and the University of Manchester found that sentiment on Twitter could help […]


UPDATE: 10 thinks Twitter won’t tell you – October 25, 2013 Twitter has surpassed Facebook as the most popular social networking site among teens in the U.S., according to a study released in October by Piper Jaffray, a financial firm. Twenty-six percent of teens primarily use Twitter, compared with 23% who prefer Facebook and its […]