Four European stock indexes resume trading after glitch …

LONDON (MarketWatch) — The main indexes in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon resumed trading on Thursday, after failing to open at the usual time of 9 a.m. local time. The failure was due a technical incident, a spokesperson from exchange operator Euronext ENX, +0.15% said. In late-morning action, France’s CAC 40 index PX1, +0.25% was up 0.1% at 4,378.16, the […]

This may be the end of the bull market—stock market—mmentary

After Thursday’s stunning news about Malaysia Airlines MH17 being targeted, and hit, with a surface-to-air missile — while comfortably flying at a cruising altitude of 33,000 feet — renewed fears of travel are now top-of-mind. And even though the aftermath remains to be felt in political and financial circles, the one thing many Wall Street analysts are wondering today is […]

RavenPack Sentiment News: The Challenges of Social Media …

As we expand RavenPack’s coverage from regular news sources to social media, including Twitter, we face several complex challenges, including the unique language used by microbloggers; the problem of source reputation; issues related to security and abuse of accounts and, lastly, whether news actually breaks on Twitter versus news sites.

These challenges were some of the topics I discussed at a […]