Want to practice trading stocks? There's an app for that – Rappler

If trading stocks is part of your New Year’s resolutions for 2015, here’s an app for you to get oriented with capital markets – minus the risksImage from ShutterstockMANILA, Philippines – The sight of stock market financial ticker tapes can be daunting to the untrained eye.That’s why many companies offer seminars to individuals interested in investing and trading stocks. But […]

NYC Teen: I Made Up Story About Making Millions Off Stocks | NBC …

Local lawmakers are proposing a bill that would allow businesses to open investment accounts.A Queens teen says a viral magazine story portraying him as a stock-market whiz was all made up.”Frozen” Director Apologizes to Parents for “Let It Go”
A day after New York magazine published a story online describing how Stuyvesant High School senior Mohammed Islam made millions of dollars […]

This App Wants To Take Stock Trading Away From Fat Cats And Put …

Since the financial crisis, the credibility of Wall Street has taken a beating. These days MBA graduates are as likely to work at socially minded start-ups as mega-banks. And day trading isn’t quite the popular sport it was in the helter-skelter days of the 1990s. Helping the planet is cool. Making unthinkingly large amounts of money is not.In this context, […]

Adapting to the new Big Data world of practicality & data integration …

Adapting to the new Big Data world of practicality & data integration | #HPBigData2014 Rachel Schramm | August 14thREAD MOREThe Big Data marketplace is fraught with new challenges as it accelerates into the enterprise, with platforms like Hewlett-Packard, Co.’s Vertica being applied to business for practical reasons, according to Lawrence Schwartz. The VP of marketing at Attunity Ltd. characterized these […]

I call BS on Goldman's stock-market call—commentary –

Webster’s defines neutral as “not supporting either side of an argument.” And, with the “chance of a temporary selloff” looming, then I guess Goldman is really just covering its bases.Read More Heads or tails? You still might be a stock pickerTo confuse investors even more, they said that “the near-term risk/reward profile for stocks was less attractive, even as they […]

Negative Brand Sentiment | Bad Business Branding

Extensive thought, planning and design work goes into the creation of a company’s name, logo, and tagline in order to ensure that all 3 do a great job of properly representing the business, culture, and products or services.What does our name convey?What does this logo color mean?How might our customers interpret our message?I was following along on a recent Facebook […]

Social media is not a substitute for on-ground market sentiment …

Years ago, when I was working on a MNC account, the MD of the Indian operations (a Canadian) asked why his ads (for an FMCG brand) were not shown on sports channels during telecast of golf tournaments. When I told him that the numbers didn’t warrant it, he said, ‘but all my friends watch golf’. That’s the trouble with hanging […]

What does “not trading” mean in stock exchange terms? – How To …

A stock that one of my friends has been following is currently listed as “not trading” – but I thought there was always trading on the stock exchange, so why aren’t these shares available? Have they run out of shares, or is the company going down the chute?Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about […]

When looking like Justin Bieber is worse than dodgy stock trading

A couple of months ago my 13-year-old son came to me with a true story. One of his acquaintances had given him control of an Instagram profile with roughly 3,500 followers as a gift.A few days later, my son and his friends met some famous rappers. They took a few selfies with them and posted the images on the Instagram […]

Big Data…Big Deal? Maybe, if Used with Caution. « Statistical …

Big Data…Big Deal? Maybe, if Used with Caution.
Posted by David on 27 April 2014, 11:23 amAs we have witnessed, the term “big data” has been thrusted onto the zeitgeist in the past several years, however, when one pushes beyond the hype, there seems to be little substance there. We’ve always had “data” so what so unique about it this time? Yes, we […]