The Stock Market's Seven-Year Itch | Zero Hedge

Excerpted from ‘Tangible Ideas’ via Sean Corrigan of Diapason Commodities,So where does this leave us, in financial markets, at the mid-point of the year, other than with asset prices through the roof?As can be gathered from the faux lamentations issuing forth from those central banking Uriah Heeps who sit wringing their hands at the dangers inherent in a ‘search for […]

How to go fishing in the Big Data lake of travel – Tnooz

If you are chief technology officer of one of the world biggest travel technology companies, you have to be a man on a mission.Edmond Mesrobian, CTO at Expedia Inc, is one such man, tasked as he is with delivering data driven decisions across a portfolio that features Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire and Venere.NB: This is a report by Pamela Whitby, editor for EyeforTravel.With […]

Will There Be A Recession? The Stock Market's Offering Some …

by Raul de FrutosThe relationship between the stock market and metal prices changes from time to time. However, when the stock market plunges, history repeats itself and as fears of an economic downturn increase, consumer spending decreases and metal prices fall with the stock market.It’s in these situations when buying forward can become riskier than not hedging at all. Companies […]

Big Data News: Hortonworks, MapR, SAS | Data Center Knowledge

Hortonworks innovates the latest open enterprise Hadoop with release 2.1 of its Hortonworks Data Platform, MapR expands big data search with Elasticsearch, and SAS updates its Master Data Management and SAS Federation Server software.Hortonworks launches HDP 2.1.  Hortonworks announced the availability of  its open enterprise Hadoop platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1.  HDP 2.1 delivers required enterprise functionality for data management, data access, data […]

The Many Classes of Google Stock – NYTimes.com

The price of Google shares is going to be cut in half on Thursday.That is not because the company is worth less than it was. It is because an unusual stock split will take effect.Owners of Google Class A shares — ticker symbol GOOG through Wednesday — will get an equal number of new Class C shares. Those Class C […]

Why My Trading Doesn't Involve High Risk Stocks Like PLUG …

Why My Trading Doesn’t Involve High Risk Stocks Like PLUG

11 March 2014

by Ryan Mallory When it comes to trading there are plenty of services out there that claim to have these great traders, great stock picks, and the ability to allow you to retire early. Very rarely though will you ever find one that brags about their ability to manage […]

Intel Data Platform helps businesses unlock their big data – BetaNews

Intel Data Platform helps businesses unlock their big dataThe Intel Data Platform offers an open environment for importing, managing and analysing big data. It builds on the existing Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop and in addition a new Intel Data Platform: Analytics Toolkit creates graphical analytics and predictive modeling to help businesses uncover valuable insights from hidden relationships […]

Stock Market More Weakness Ahead! :: The Market Oracle …

Stock Market More Weakness Ahead!Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Feb 03, 2014 – 11:28 AM GMTBy: Andre_Gratian

SPX: Very Long-term trend – The very-long-term cycles are in their down phases, and if they make their lows when expected (after this bull market is over), there will be another steep decline into late 2014. However, the Fed […]

The Pros and Cons of Big Data Democratization – Search Engine …

We live in very complex times. As much as we talk about integrated insights, it only seems to be getting worse.If I sound a little bleak it’s because this statement has been shared ad nauseam: digital marketers are literally drowning in data.Data sources range from anecdotal and trivial to scientifically precise, and span numerous systems both on premise, in the […]

Do stocks really trade for fractions of a penny? Sort of | Ben Walsh

When Nick Lemann’s New Yorker profile of SEC chair Mary Jo White came out, Felix took issue with this assertion:In 2000, the S.E.C. permitted stocks to be traded in pennies or fractions of pennies, rather than the customary eighths or thirty-seconds of a dollar. That made it easier for traders to make money by placing very large orders for very small variances […]