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Stock Market Panic! Why is It Happening?
Perhaps stock prices for past few years were to a large extent an inflationary bubble.
Brian Doherty|Aug. 24, 2015 11:57 am


Everything is multicausal, economies and markets are complicated things, and at base the only thing we can know for sure about why prices start to plummet is that, other things being equal, lots of people […]

Stifel Talks 5 Biotech Stocks – ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc …

Related ARIAMorning Market GainersBenzinga’s Top #PreMarket GainersThe Vetr community has downgraded $ARIA to 3-Stars(Vetr)Related CLVSGoldman Sachs Previews ASCO Cancer Conference With Amgen, Celgene And Clovis OncologyBenzinga’s Volume MoversStifel analyst Brian Klein published abstracts Thursday from the 2015 ASCO annual meeting.Klein’s following comments along with current ratings were intended to provide investors with “meaningful insight into ongoing clinical activities for various […]

Social selloff: How experts are trading the carnage –

Twitter’s stock plunged around 20 percent following its early earnings release on Tuesday, wiping out gains achieved in the past year. The move amounted to the microblogging site’s second all-time worst day of trading, and the stock has continued to sink ever since.Brian Kelly of Brian Kelly Capital said that while the drop presented an interesting trading opportunity, the company […]

How Is Your Small Business Making Use of Big Data? –

PhotoBrian Janezic: The new system improves quality control.Credit Chris Richards for The New York TimesToday’s QuestionWhat small-business owners think.We’ve just published an article about how more small businesses are finding ways to make use of big data. One example is Brian Janezic, 27, who owns two Auto Wash Express self-service locations in Tucson. Mr Janezic said he was standing in […]

Farmers Make Big Data Work for Them |

Knowledge really is power, and as data science becomes more intertwined with the agriculture industry, farmers have more and more questions about the vast amount of data they generate each year.An emerging sector of farmers can monetize their data with services from companies like Monsanto or Pioneer. Those services aggregate field-level data together from different areas and make crop management […]

Decoupling of stocks and yields no cause for concern | Financial Post

The recent divergence between equity prices and treasury yields has spooked investors who think lower rates are a sign of softer economic growth.Yet periods of decoupling are more common than you may think.Since 2000, the correlation between the S&P 500 and the U.S. 10-year treasury yield has sharply swung into negative territory eight times, said Brian Belski, chief investment strategist […]

Companies need a data-centred security policy to cope with big data

Big data is all the rage at the moment but when it comes to security it shouldn’t be treated in isolation from the rest of the organization.According to a new report from research specialists Gartner, policies need to take account of all forms of data if security problems are to be avoided.”Businesses have traditionally managed data within structured and unstructured […]

RealClearMarkets – Is the Stock Market Rigged? Not Exactly

shadowIn this post, I address the assertion by Michael Lewis during his 60 Minutes interview and in his new book, “Flash Boys,” that the market is “rigged” by high-frequency traders.So, is the stock market “rigged”?No. But, as Mr. Wilde said, the truth isn’t pure or simple. Read Full Article ›› TAGGED: Stock Market, Brian Schreiner

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SEC Charges Microsoft Exec With Insider Trading – Business Insider

LinkedInSee AlsoMicrosoft’s Surface 2 Tablets Are Sold Out EverywhereVideo Shows How Hilariously Awful It Could Be To Wear ‘Microsoft Glass’Surprise! Qualcomm Names Steve Mollenkopf CEO Hours After A Report Says He’s In The Running To Be Microsoft CEOThe SEC has brought insider trading charges against a Microsoft senior manager, Brian Jorgenson, along with a friend of his. The feds claim […]

“Futurehunter” Examines the Dangers of Stock Trading at the Speed

In this excerpt from Humanity in the Machine: What Comes after Greed? futurist Brian David Johnson describes his job as a “futurehunter” and his fascination with both algorithmic trading and high-frequency trading (HFT). Both methods use computer programs to automate and accelerate the execution of certain financial transactions. Yet heavy reliance on such technology in the finance world can be […]