The trade that moves the price

Pattern recognition, data visualization, information processing are the recounting of stories.

Facebook timelines, Twitter streams, LinkedIn updates, Google searches and results are stories, too.

Stock charts and analyses, financial ratios and credit ratings, research reports, are variations, commentaries, stories about stories, and so on.

Journalistic content and entertainment product, often interchangeable, are stories unabashedly, if previously listed examples are maybe less self-aware.

When an entrepreneur pitches a venture capitalist, a story is told much like a filmmaker pitching a studio chief.

In turn, investors tell stories to explain the risk that’s taken.

The science of it is an art, hearing the story changes it a little.