August, 2008 Archive

Weekly Member Interview: Patrick Jo Smith

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This weeks interview is with Covestor member and rising star Patrick Jo Smith. Patrick has a background in finance, now working as a venture capitalist in Colorado, and spends ten to fifteen hours a week actively managing his portfolio. Patrick has a dual investing approach,

Data Team Post: Updated Alpha and Beta

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We have updated the Alpha and Beta calculations today so thought we would take the opportunity to explain more about these measures and how we calculate them. One of our members had spotted a technical bug in the calculation, which you can find displayed on

Weekly Member Interview: Paul Casimir

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After a short break, the interview series with The Wall Street Transcript is back. This week's interview is with Covestor member Paul Casimir, aka Yaktipper. Paul is an Internet programmer living in Wisconsin, who also blogs his investment activity on his own site Yakblog. Paul

Twitter Your Trades

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A new feature went live on Covestor this morning, allowing you to send live trade notifications directly to your Twitter feed. When you execute a trade with your broker you can now keep your followers on Twitter up to date, per the other members following