Oil and the Norwegian stock market | FRED Blog

Oil and the Norwegian stock marketPosted onMarch 5, 2015Norway is a small country with an oversized oil sector. So how do fluctuations in crude oil prices affect its economy? It is too early to look at Norway’s GDP for any effects from the recent drop in oil prices. But we can look at its stock market. The graph above shows […]

Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 Toronto: Day 2 Highlights

Highlights from the presentations by Big Data leaders from Aviva, Canadian Imperial Bank, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and University Health Network on day 2 of Big Data Innovation Summit 2014. By Anmol Rajpurohit, @hey_anmol, Aug 7, 2014.As many organizations are now working with unmanageably large data sets, the importance of using and maintaining an analytics platform which […]

Facebook open-sources Haxl: Big Data Haskell library | SiliconANGLE

Yesterday, Facebook announced the open-sourcing of Haxl, a Haskell library used to greatly simplify access to remote data, such as databases and API web-based services. This release continues a trend of Facebook’s strong bent towards data science and the processing of complex datasets, and at the same time sustains a commitment to the open source community.The Haxl project (the combination […]

Credit Markets Signal Stock Market Party To Continue In 2014 …

Ben Bernanke’s gift to the markets on Wednesday December 18, 2013 in my review was really no big surprise. What would have been a surprise was an announcement that in the coming year the Fed was actually going to move to a neutral monetary policy. But, as I stated in my last article, “now is not the time to exit […]