If you put money in stocks at just about any point in the past six years, you’re probably pretty happy.America is in the midst of the fourth longest stock market expansion in history.Monday marks the six-year anniversary of the day the S&P 500 hit its low point after the financial crisis. Since then, the index has risen over 200%.But that […]
It’s silly time in the stock market calendar. First there was the Santa Claus rally in December, then there is the incessant talk about the January Effect, then it’s the Super Bowl Indicator, then it will be “sell in May” and on and on. I am sorry to sound harsh, but these indicators are less than useless. They are little […]
Rookie hype is very dangerous and it happens every season. Some owners give up way too soon on rookies and allow for great buy lows. Other times, people view prospects as the second coming of Hall of Fame players and would never sell them off. I’m going to give you my stock trader opinion on a bunch of rookies from this […]
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The incredible story of alleged high school whiz kid Mo Islam, reported by “star” financial journalist Jessica Pressler at New York magazine, is all over the news media today:This Kid Made $72 Million During Lunch
High school student scores $72M playing the stock market
New York teen made $72M trading stocks on his lunch breaks
High School Student Makes $72 […]
Big Data is hard to visualize, even with 3-D printers. New KDnuggets cartoon goes beyond 3-D and examines a 7-D Printer. comments
By Gregory Piatetsky,
@kdnuggets, Aug 3, 2014.
Big Data is hard to visualize, even with revolutionary 3-D printers.
Some researchers are already talking about the emergence of
But why stop at 4-D ?
New KDnuggets cartoon examines […]
The EconomistWhat a Scotsie 100 would look likeINDEPENDENT countries tend to have their own stockmarkets; of the last 32 nations to be created in Europe and Asia, all bar Kosovo and Turkmenistan have set one up. All current 28 EU members have their own exchange.So if Scots vote to leave the United Kingdom on September 18th they can be expected […]
What “harsh weather”, aka completely unpredictable cold snaps and snow during the winter were to Q1 US GDP, which somehow cratered from an expected 2.5% increase to a -2.9% collapse (a $200 billion negative swing in the US economy due to weather, let that sink in for a second), the Brazil world cup may be to the stock market. At […]
Singapore-based mobile virtual stock market game TradeHero is now finally available for download on Google Play, which would no doubt help boost its user numbers considerably, given that a large part of the world uses Android devices.TradeHero has a similar concept to Fantasy Football – you get to trade on its virtual platform with a $100,000 starting portfolio, and the market moves according to […]
Sport at the elite level has always adopted new technologies to capture data from players during play to better understand their performance and their team’s result.
Closely aligned with this is the practice of data analytics, […]
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsTaking a look at some of Cincinnati’s failings during their 27-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers.Falling: Andy Dalton. The subject of so many divisive debates, the question about Andy Dalton will head into the offseason without much resolution. However the third-year quarterback, one that captained Cincinnati to a third consecutive postseason and his first AFC North […]