Yours truly can breath again having held his breath for probably longer than is safe, losing a few brain cells along the way. The enforced hypoxia experienced in my short bund holdings has been somewhat similar to that portrayed in movies where the hero manages to free himself from the sinking car and make it to the surface with only […]
Rangers’ statement said: ‘If the company is not able to restore trading within one month, admission of the company’s securities to AIM will be cancelled.’ Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA
Rangers’ crucial shareholder vote which will finally hand Dave King the keys to Ibrox will go ahead – despite shares in the club being suspended.The general meeting planned for on Friday morning will […]
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Thomson ReutersCitigroup logo is pictured from the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc said on Tuesday it is shutting down its alternative stock trading venue LavaFlow at a time when regulatory scrutiny around broker-run trading platforms has increased, forcing banks to rethink their costs.”Following a recent review of the LavaFlow […]
SummaryThe BlackBerry business model has all but collapsed in recent years.
A recent $1.25 billion convertible bond deal has stabilized BlackBerry business results. The debt financing, however, should not be confused for improved business performance.
Capitec’s share price is coming under pressure after Moody’s downgraded Capitec’s debt rating to junk status. The share price dropped from R243 to R203 in two weeks after the demise of African Bank (Abil) and the rating downgrade.
Capitec Bank share price drops!
Topsy measures social sentiment and rates millions of microblogs (mostly tweets) as positive or negative. Strong relationships have been […]
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), declared financial results for the 2014 2ndquarter. The Company also affirmed its full year revenue outlook and narrowed its operating profit margin and EPS outlooks to the high end of the previous ranges. The Company continues to focus on executing strategies to strengthen its consumer money transfer business, with an emphasis on digital expansion; to […]
Computer models that pinpoint the likely locations of mosquitoes and tsetse flies are helping officials target vector control efforts.Ploughing the fertile soils of the Niayes region near Dakar in Senegal is still done using beasts of burden—and Big Data is protecting these bovine beasts from an enfeebling malady that’s spread by tsetse flies.An international research team combined high-resolution maps with advances in species distribution models to […]
Time is the new gold standard for big data success. John Santaferraro, Vice President of Solutions & Product Marketing at Actian joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE, discussing the importance of rapid innovation. The co-hosts also explore the progression from Big Data 1.0 to 2.0.“It used to be you could transform yourself every five or 10 years, now you […]
Eron Kelly, Microsoft’s general manager for SQL Server product marketing and John Kreisa VP Strategic Marketing at Hortonworks join John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE at the 2014 Strata Conference. Kelly and Kreisa discuss the Microsoft/Hortonworks partnership as Furrier and Vellante inquire about what makes this new collaboration unique and fruitful.Tomorrow, Microsoft will announce new contributions to the OpenSource community […]
Originally published January 24, 2014 at 7:41 AM | Page modified January 25, 2014 at 2:19 AM
Fear is back in the market.Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook for U.S. corporate profits and an end to easy-money policies in the United States and Europe. They’re also fretting over country-specific troubles around the world […]