STOCKS SLIP: Here’s what you need to know (DJI, SPX, IXIC, BIIB, HLF)

Why You Must Invest In Cloud Computing, Big Data, Analytics Companies For Long Term Gains by Bidness ETC : Tuesday 02:14:02 CTCategories: News, streamSpeculation and promises are inherent in the world of developing technology and those aspects of the industry make it more than an attractive place to put your money into. The promises are heavier than speculation in the […]

Stock Market News for February 13, 2015 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks ended in the green on Thursday after a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine boosted investor confidence. Moreover, encouraging earnings results including those from Cisco and TripAdvisor helped markets register solid gains. A rally in oil prices also boosted energy shares. However, disappointing economic data on the domestic front eroded some of the day’s gains. The Nasdaq reached its […]

STTG Market Recap Feb 12, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

VIDEO UPDATE: Market analysis + CANSLIM stock picks.Thursday was a strong day for indexes as they gapped up at the open and buyers were firm all day.  The S&P 500 gained 0.96% and the NASDAQ 1.18%.  As expected it seems all those threats from Greece on their debt are falling away as most expected.  This has been a pattern for […]

Biotech stocks offer risks, payoffs – Sun, 11 Jan 2015 PST

You might want to invest in biotechnology, but be careful. It’s not an easy industry to master, and while some companies eventually skyrocket, many others flame out.One simple way to invest in biotech is the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (Nasdaq: IBB), which is a fund of roughly 150 stocks that has grown by an annual average of almost 15 percent […]

Stock Market News for August 15, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Markets ended in the green as Russian president’s comments eased concerns related to geopolitical tensions. This, along with positive earnings results, offset jitters over downbeat European growth numbers. Moreover, dismal initial claims data turned out to be positive for the market as it eased sooner-than-expected rate hike fears. Trading volume was very low, making it the second-lowest full trading session […]

MapR Technologies Among First to Receive Big Data Competency …

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 29, 2014–MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Now part of the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program, AWS has named MapR as a Big Data Competency Partner based on customer […]

Even The Record Stock-Market Bullishness Is Fake – Testosterone Pit

It’s part of the daily routine by now: the S&P 500 index rose to another all-time high. We’ve been confronted with this miracle for a long time. The last correction when the index dropped over 10% was, well, if anyone can even remember, in 2011. And it shows.Every single bearish call on the S&P 500 has been punished with a […]

Big data innovation explodes at RENCI | RENCI

Big data innovation explodes at RENCI
Published: May 23, 2014
Claire McPherson of Deloitte closes out a great Innovation Summit.
The creative vibes were buzzing at the First NCDS Data Innovation Showcase, held at RENCI on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The Showcase, centered around innovative strategies for the rapidly-expanding big data field, brought together NCDS members, faculty […]

Big data means big career opportunities, UNC students learn at …

A full house for the NCDS Big Data Career EventAs a leader in the growing and evolving field of data science, the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS) works to share knowledge and recruit a new generation of data researchers to innovate and solve challenges in organizing and managing data.To further this goal, the NCDS hosted a student networking event […]

Platfora, a big data analytics company, raises $38 million – Fortune …

CEO Ben Werther asks: Who needs a gut feeling in business when you’ve got the facts?Platfora says it can analyze all of a company’s data to help executives make better decisions.FORTUNE — The big data startup Platfora announced on Wednesday that it raised $38 million in a series C round led by Tenaya Capital.The round also included Citi Ventures, Cisco, […]