January, 2008 Archive

New Feature: Stock Blog

Covestor News //

We have overhauled the commentary on Covestor, to allow you to keep track better of all of your investment decisions in a single blog. You no longer need to go into each holding, watchlist item or your market report to share your rationales. Instead posts

Members In The Press

Covestor News //

Following our post last week looking for members happy to talk to journalists about the current markets, it was great to see two of our finest in yesterday’s Forbes article ‘Plan for Long Haul but Tweak Holdings’, through the Associated Press. The two members quoted

Weekly Member Interview: Peter Kurata

Covestor News //

This weeks Wall Street Transcript Interview is with Covestor member Peter Kurata, aka IBD Investor. Peter is a former Microsoft Manager and now a full time self-investor. He is a passionate follower of William O’Neil’s CANSLIM system, and reader of the Investors Business Daily newspaper.

Two New Auto Brokers Enabled (With Disclaimers)

Covestor News //

Two new broker agents are now available for automatic import to Covestor- thinkorswim and E*Trade Canada. Both of these imports come with minor disclaimers when importing directly to Covestor. thinkorswim is a  subsidiary of Investools Inc. and a fantastic broker, that provides services targeted at

Press Request: Weathering The Storm?

Covestor News //

We are receiving a number of requests from journalists right now who are looking to give their readers guidance to navigate these uncertain times. With the movements in the markets making headlines daily we are being asked to pass on great self-directed investors, willing to

Weekly Member Interview: John Mooney

Covestor News //

This week’s interview is with Covestor member John Mooney, aka mooney. John is an avid personal investor and author of the popular stock blog The Gnome of Zurich Investor. John invests in a range of areas but tends to hold a core set of stocks

Mutual Fund Fees On Fees

Outlook //

We received an E*Trade marketing email on friday advertising a new fund.  The subject line sounded sensible: "how to survive an up-down market". But looking closer, there was no great insight. The conlcusion was to diversify. Less likely to help you to survive the market,

Weekly Member Interview: Mark Crennan

Covestor News //

  After a short break for the holidays our weekly interviews with The Wall Street Transcript are back. This week’s interview is with Covestor member Mark Crennan, aka lycos14.  As Mark says on his profile, he currently works as an analyst for a top 5