Investors have been flocking to biotech stocks this year, with the IBB, the ETF that tracks biotech stocks, making noteworthy gains. So far in 2015, several industries have either underperformed or provided mixed results, leading to a rather ho-hum showpiece for U.S. blue-chip indices.Biotech stocks, on the other hand, have consistently returned positive results in the markets over the past […]
An investor sits in front of a chart showing China’s Shenzhen stock market index on Monday. David Lom
On Monday, the People’s Daily — essentially the Communist Party’s mouthpiece — declared that “rainbows always appear after the rains” in an attempt to reassure investors.
These words did not halt the overall decline, however, and on Tuesday Chinese stocks fell again, with […]
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, […]
By PETER EGWUATUThe Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON may have begun to offload some of the shares it acquired from the non-performing loans of banks and other companies as the value of shares listed on the Nigerian stock market have rebounded to the level of 160.2 per cent or N8.5 trillion in five years.Nigerian Stock ExchangeSpecifically, the market capitalisation […]
Will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide? | #HPBigData2014 Valentina Craft | August 12thREAD MOREIs there going to be a war on database formats, and will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide in the enterprise? These questions were raised just before Janath Manohararaj took the stage at SiliconANGLE’s roving news desk theCUBE, as […]
Big Data and the mindset that comes with it will have a fundamental impact on how pharmaceutical research will be conducted in the future, writes Peter Tormay.Innovation is the corner stone of the pharmaceutical industry. Unfortunately, the industry as a whole is not very good at it. For the last two decades the approval of NME’s has been largely flat […]
IEEE Big Data 2014 offers 21 workshops on the hottest topics in Big Data – papers due in August. Poster submissions due Sep 27. Attend the conference in Washington, D.C. and learn the latest in Big Data research.
2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data(IEEE BigData 2014)October 27-30, 2014, Washington DC, USAIn recent years, “Big Data” has become […]
HP sets out to make Big Data, cloud security enterprise-ready Rachel Schramm | July 17thREAD MOREWith its recent release of the ARCSight SIEM virtual appliance, Hewlett-Packard takes another step towards encouraging enterprises to put their faith in big data storage and cloud computing. The SIEM appliance’s security measures offer additional automation and ease-of-use to manage and predict security threats both […]
In Star Trek a Tricorder is described as:“A Tricorder is a multifunction hand-held device useful for data sensing, analysis, and recording data, with many specialized abilities which make it an asset to crews aboard starships and space stations as well as on away missions”.I’m happy to announce the launch of the Splunk Mobile App, which unofficially I’m calling the “Big […]
Competition for big data services is heating up as solution provider powerhouses Accenture and Capgemini made simultaneous moves Tuesday, each unveiling a partnership with a prominent enterprise big data management platform provider.Accenture, No. 3 on CRN’s 2014 Solution Provider 500 list, said it had entered into an alliance with Hortonworks, a distributor of the open-source Apache Hadoop data platform. Capgemini, […]