Archive for January, 2012

  • How To Pump Or Crush Stocks Using Estimize
    Posted by on January 20th, 2012 at 4:33 pm, Comments: 0

    Is it possible to use the Estimize platform to pump or crush stocks? The answer is yes….and no. We get the same general list of questions when talking to just about everyone regarding Estimize, and the fear that someone could (try to) use it to move assets in their favor is definitely one of them. […]

  • Estimize Premium and the Open Platform
    Posted by on January 19th, 2012 at 7:27 pm, Comments: 0

    We approached building the Estimize platform with the knowledge that we had one major issue, would the financial world find value and contribute without any data being present at inception. It’s the classic chicken and egg problem. By all measures Estimize has been a huge success thus far, overcoming that initial hurdle, and we have the community […]

  • How Does The Estimize Community Stack Up For Apple’s Q1 2012 Report
    Posted by on January 16th, 2012 at 4:14 am, Comments: 0

    Apple (AAPL) reports Q1 2012 earnings on Tuesday January 24th. Over 70 Estimize community members have published their earnings per share and revenue estimates, along with some great analysis. There are some interesting insights we can pull out of the data as the estimates and analysis cover an extremely wide range. For the most part, community […]

  • Keep Your Eyes On The Line And Your Heart In The Flow
    Posted by on January 13th, 2012 at 10:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Building an innovative business under pressure is hard, it’s real hard, it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. We have many untested or undertested assumptions, and never enough time or resources. But that’s life, and if I’ve learned anything over the past six months, it’s that no one else has a damn clue what they […]

  • Here Comes Another Earnings Season
    Posted by on January 5th, 2012 at 9:07 pm, Comments: 0

    Earnings season kicks off in mid January, and we will be doing a series of weekly blog posts to highlight notable releases and keep you up to speed. During earnings season, there are often 20 or more releases per day, or over 300 per week. We will choose a handful of stocks to analyze based on visibility, […]

  • Whole Foods is the Next Starbucks
    Posted by on January 2nd, 2012 at 2:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Whole Foods is about to become the next Starbucks. I’ve seen the ascension of Starbucks from a simple coffee shop to a focal point in so many people’s lives, even those like me who don’t even drink coffee. I spend a lot of time down in Union Square (NYC). It has become the center of […]