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Why the US Shouldn't Panic About China's Stock Market Collapse …

Uncertainty continued to reign across the global stock market Wednesday as investors waited to see whether China could manage to stabilize its economy following its massive plunge on Monday.It was hoped the worst was over after the People’s Bank of China cut its interest rates late on Tuesday and lowered the amount of reserves it demands that banks hold, but […]

The stock markets have delivered a verdict against Narendra Modi's …

The stock markets have delivered a verdict against Narendra Modi’s big budget – Quartz

Not excited.(Reuters/Danish Siddiqui)
SHAREWritten byMadhura KarnikFebruary 28, 2015This post has been updated after the markets closed.After a volatile day of trading, the Indian stock markets closed 0.43% higher than the previous close. The improvement in the market sentiment only surfaced towards the end, when investors erased losses.The Sensex […]

How a 'stock market for people' is funding a shot at the next billion …

SAN FRANCISCO–If you can’t beat them, try beating them another way.In 2004, Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith launched a startup called Tagged. They hoped to outdo another nascent project, known at the time as “thefacebook,” in the then-wide open world of social networks.We know how that turned out. Facebook became the world’s largest social network, with 1.39 billion monthly active […]

Can CIA Agent Jack Ryan Stop The Next Rogue Stock Market …

Can CIA Agent Jack Ryan Stop The Next Rogue Stock Market Algorithm?20June, 2014We have always been fans of those Harrison Ford movies adapted from the Tom Clancy novels where he plays CIA agent Jack Ryan.  There is a new version of the series just out called “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”.  This time Jack Ryan is a young CIA financial analyst […]

This big data company has Hollywood DNA – Fortune Tech

Want to work at Tableau Software? You might have to get an Academy Award first.FORTUNE — Most big data companies don’t recruit Hollywood types, and most weren’t co-founded by executives with three Academy Awards under their belt.Tableau Software (DATA), a Seattle-based provider of data visualization tools, is a little bit different. Founded by Pat Hanrahan, an early employee at Pixar Animation Studios, along […]