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Stockhouse Feedback Blog


ddiehl
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With this blog I will look to highlight some of the quality citizen journalism that takes place at StockHouse - and provide a forum for some of the feedback we get from the StockHouse community.


  • PC Magazine names Stockhouse to Top 100 Web sites of 2008


    227 Reads | 3 Comments | August 20, 2008

    Attention Stockhouse members... you've been discovered! PC Magazine has named Stockhouse among its top 100 "undiscovered" websites for 2008. Each year, PC Magazine tasks its editors, bloggers, and analysts to review thousands of submissions from its own staffers, web administrators, PR firms, and readers. They then select the Top 100 Undiscovered Websites and also select a separate list for the...


  • Jim Puplava's advice for investors angered by naked short selling


    176 Reads | 0 Comments | June 16, 2008

    Membership in the Stockhouse discussion group focused on naked short selling has now grown to nearly 300. The group, which has been provocatively titled "Junior Mining Investors Robbed by Canadian Investment Banks", has received some attention from U.S. money manager, author and financial journalist Jim Puplava. Late last week I was asked to join Jim on his Webcast program Financial Sense...


  • Do-it-yourself investing: Too much risk or worth the reward?


    124 Reads | 0 Comments | June 12, 2008

    Investing of any kind brings with it both inherent risk and opportunity. But for Terrance Odean do-it-yourself investing has always been something he’s generally counseled against. Odean is an Associate Professor of finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. I have seen him speak a few times in the past and found his presentations thought-provoking and...


  • Naked short selling irks Stockhouse members


    148 Reads | 3 Comments | June 3, 2008

        The investment industry, rife with institutional titans, can be an imposing playing field for the seemingly lowly individual investor. But gather a few of these intelligent and independent-minded individuals together and the odds can seem not so insurmountable.    That seems to be the thinking of a new group of investors that have rallied together on Stockhouse to take on the issue of naked...


  • Stockhouse "beta" site is ready for prime time


    187 Reads | 1 Comment | March 17, 2008

    Get ready for the new Stockhouse.In just a matter of days the Stockhouse “Beta” site will graduate to full release and become the new face of Stockhouse.  Recently we introduced many improvements to the Beta site – most of which were a direct result of the feedback and suggestions you provided. Thank you for your continued passion for what you like – and don’t like – about our site. We have...


  • The anti-social views of Andrew Keen


    235 Reads | 9 Comments | February 20, 2008

    Earlier this month I had a chance to interview Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur: How today’s internet is killing our culture. Keen holds contrary views about the social networking phenomenon that’s been such a big part of the internet in recent years. As Stockhouse is a type of social network for investors, I was keen to hear his views. I hope you’ll find the following exchange...


  • Calandra Novel Still a Work in Progress


    145 Reads | 0 Comments | January 7, 2008

    Former MarketWatch contributor and investment newsletter editor Thom Calandra continues work on his novel, Pablo by Numbers – a fictionalized account of the heady days of the natural resource stocks “melt-up” that took place over the late ‘90’s and early part of this decade. The target date for the book's completion is later this spring. Meanwhile, Calandra appears in a recent online...


  • New Years Message from Stockhouse Team


    134 Reads | 2 Comments | January 3, 2008

    Dear Stockhouse Member,Over the course of 2007, we have been pleased to provide you with a convergence of financial news from traditional sources and reaction from the Street to help grow your investments.For the markets as well as for Stockhouse, 2007 was a rousing year.The markets remained remarkably resilient in 2007 in the face of the subprime meltdown and with oil prices over $90 a barrel....