China's state-rigged stock market is getting a state-mandated …

The Chinese government just announced that it will suspend stock trading on Sept. 3 and 4, according to the Shanghai Stock Exchange (h/t South China Morning Post’s George Chen) The official reason, as mandated by the securities regulator, is to commemorate the Japanese surrender (link in Chinese) that ended World War II.The motive you won’t find on any Chinese government […]

2015 Presidents' Day Holiday stock and bond trading hours …

Another holiday, another opportunity to get settlement day wrong. Plus some ancient history in which Washington’s Birthday is transformed into Presidents’ Day.Emanuel Leutze’s famed 1851rendition of Washington crossing the Delaware. (Via Wikipedia)WASHINGTON, February 11, 2015 – Some might wonder why we publish Wall Street’s holiday trading/settlement schedules in our CDN business and financial columns. The reason is simple. Inexperienced traders […]

Stock and bond year-end holiday trading schedule, 2014 …

Get those trades done before you head out to grandma’s. (Via Wikipedia)WASHINGTON, December 23, 2014 – As a public service, we’re listing dates, times and settlement dates for U.S. and Canadian holiday trading hour from today through the New Year’s holiday.Those trading on international exchanges during the holidays: your mileage may vary. Whether trading on US, Canadian or international markets, […]

10 stocks everyone will brag they own

If there’s one thing you can expect at holiday parties, it’s all the bragging about the stocks people owned. Funny, they’re all the stocks that went up.There are 10 stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500, including biotech Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Electronic Arts (EA) that you can be certain to hear people talk about owning. We […]

How Big Data & Analytics Hatched New Insights for BC Egg …

Anne-Marie Butler, Director of Finance and Administration with the BC Egg Marketing BoardBy Anne-Marie ButlerEggs, the classic, must-have ingredient for every kitchen, are a staple in our daily diets. And while it is a known fact that happy chickens lay more eggs, happy egg producers are able to track more of their production by using Big Data.The BC Egg Marketing […]

Schools, Stock Market and Banks Closed Monday for Presidents …

A number of businesses and services are taking the day off for Presidents’ Day on Monday.Financial markets, banks, government offices and schools are closed. There is no regular mail delivery and all post offices are closed except for the main office on Eighth Avenue at 33rd Street in Manhattan.Alternate side parking rules are suspended, but metered parking is still in […]

Report: GAME preparing to rejoin stock market | Joystiq

Report: GAME preparing to rejoin stock market
Thomas Schulenberg

on Jan 18th 2014 4:30PM
2012 wasn’t kind to retail chain Game – after closing more than 200 stores in the UK and Ireland, shuttering its Australian division, filing for administration (bankruptcy) and getting delisted from the stock exchange, its operations werepurchased by sister investment companies. Luckily for GAME, it appears to have phoenix-like […]

Facebook And Pinterest Bulk Up Their Big Data Teams – Business …

Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.terrykimuraPINTEREST READY TO DECIPHER BIG DATA: Pinterest has acquired an image recognition and visual search startup called VisualGraph. With the acquisition, Pinterest reveals that it is working on big data problems […]

ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: EWC, EWA, TLT Hinge on Trade Data and …

Following another holiday-shortened trading week, Wall Street started off the New Year on a sour note. U.S. equity markets did, however, manage to close out the year with broad gains; the Dow Jones Industrial Average logged in its biggest annual rally in 18 years, while the S&P 500 rose 30% in 2013 – its best year since 1997. This week, […]'s Big Resolution? Breaking Down Big Data – DMNews

January 03, 2014’s Big Resolution? Breaking Down Big Data’s Big Resolution? Breaking Down Big Data

The holiday hysteria may be over for most brands. But for, the shopping season is still in […]