Retail Investors Are Buying This Dip

How are US retail investors responding to recent stock market volatility? Two datasets to answer that question: #1. US Google searches for “Dow Jones” and “stock market”. For most Americans the …

Why Venture Capital Will Only Grow

News today that Tencent had postponed an initial public offering of its music streaming operation got us to thinking about the fickleness of what the Street calls the “IPO window”. If …

The Second Most Important Story Of The Day

Big market moves have a way of obscuring important events that occur the same day, and that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday. The US Department of Justice unsealed charges against a …

Opening Day of Volatility Season

Published on September 5th, 2018 by DataTrek Research: Which month do you think is the most volatile of the year for US equity markets? October likely comes to mind, given that …

Buy The Very Big Dip, Not the Drip

Published April 25th, 2018 by DataTrek Research: It may be harder to make money in US stocks compared to the last few years of low volatility and high returns, but …

SoftBank Disrupts These Public Companies

SoftBank is planning another $100 billion venture capital fund to match its existing Vision Fund. Reportedly, it already has an anchor tenant for this new investment vehicle in the form of …

Stocks And Bonds: Too Close For Comfort

Let’s start today’s chat with today’s US equity market selloff: actually, it wasn’t all that bad. It only felt jarring because the recent past has been so remarkably quiet. A few …

The Reality About Self-Driving Cars

After tracking many disruption-related trends for the last decade, we have come to 2 conclusions about predictions related to new technologies: When a new technology hits the market, guesses about …