Market Cycles: Trouble Ahead In The Stock MarketGary Christenson |April 2, 2015| Category: InvestingTags: stock marketThe S&P 500 Index has been levitated for 6 years by easy money, low interest rates, buy backs of corporate stock, and so much more.Can it rally for another 6 years?I doubt it.Examine the following log scale monthly chart of the S&P.Items to note:Vertical blue […]
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China’s stock market has exploded by 78% in the last year, and that rapid growth has people debating — is this driven by fundamentals or the sheer force of China’s new investors? We have something of an answer to that from new data collected in the China Household Finance Survey.The survey broke down the education level […]
Bitcoin vs. Uber: Bitcoin Lovers Respond to Mish by Contributor : Friday 02:40:42 CTCategories: economy, markets, streamI recently commented that it would not surprise me if bitcoin plunged to $1.00. That was not a prediction, it was a comment.Still, I still fee a collapse in bitcoin is likely.For discussion, please see Cash Dinosaur: France Limits Cash Transactions to €1,000, Puts […]
There are no stock-market bubbles on the planet Vulcan.There are no financial panics or day traders, either. There are no hedge funds. There are no subprime crises. Bankers do not expect a bailout if they lend money to people who cannot afford to pay it back.The reason? Simple. Such things would be … completely illogical.And when it comes to money, […]
SummarySuddenly nearly everybody is bullish at historic highs. Where were they at the post-IPO lows?
Facebook is priced for beyond perfection at 94 times earnings and 24 times sales.
Original VC Peter Thiel cashes out his remaining 494,950 shares on July 29, signaling a smart money top.
There have been so many ridiculously bullish articles on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) lately that I don’t even […]
For the average person trying to decide how to feel about the economy, the single biggest data point is the stock market. When share prices are rising, the implicit message is that finance professionals — who, after all, dedicate their lives to understanding such things and should therefore know what’s happening — have decided that life is good and getting […]
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With the majority of Big Data conversation focused on solving business problems it is easy to lose sight of the fact that the ultimate opportunity of Big Data is solving big problems — problems that affect our entire society. One of them is hunger and the mix of Big Data and agriculture has the potential to arm companies and governments […]
Photo: David Mantel/Getty ImagesWatching the Woods: A new mapping tool uses satellite imagery to keep an eye on the world’s forests from above.
When a tree falls in the forest these days, it doesn’t just make a sound—it causes a computer program to generate an alert that’s sent out to activists, researchers, and environmental policymakers around the planet. An online tool […]
Earth Science Data Analysis in the Era of Big DataBy Kuo, et al , posted on April 4th, 2014 in Informatics Theme K.-S. Kuo1,2, T. L. Clune2, R. Ramachandran31. Bayesics, LLC, Bowie, Maryland2. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland3. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AlabamaAn illustration of data. Image Credit: r2hox.Anyone with even a cursory interest in information […]