Brendan McDermid | ReutersTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Insider selling jumped in the last week as executives looked to cash in on their companies after earnings came out.Vickers Stock Research’s “Total Eight-Week Sell/Buy” ratio, a comprehensive tracking of executive buying and selling, increased in the last week, with more than three sales for every purchase. To […]
Real estate brokers spend a lot of time looking for potential buyers and sellers, and now they’re putting some big data and analytics muscle into their work.Smartzip Analytics owns a big pile of property and demographic data that can help brokers understand the desirability of a property. But the company’s main draw is a product called “Smart Target,” which uses big data […]
Real estate has traditionally been a game won or lost based on old-fashioned networking and shoe-leather style hard work — deeply dependent on timing, detecting trends and more than a little bit of luck.
It may not be that way for much longer, however. Big data is changing the way real-estate professionals, buyers, sellers — and even banks — think about […]
The tourism industry, however, is still reeling from a plunge in visitors to the “Land of the Smile”, they said.Bank of Thailand spokeswoman Roong Mallikamas said the political uncertainty that began late last year had hit the financial market hard. Inflows of foreign funds fell compared to other countries in the region, which weakened the baht, she said.Domestic investors, however, […]
Benchmarks ended lower on Wednesday after minutes of the US Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting showed policymakers may continue with the tapering process. At the same time, they also debated when to raise short term interest rates. The largest drop in housing starts in about three years also weighed on the benchmarks coupled with International Monetary Fund’s view that that […]
Originally published December 24, 2013 at 5:57 AM | Page modified December 25, 2013 at 2:52 AM
NEW YORK — Stocks rose in a holiday-shortened trading day Tuesday, helped by a report that showed American companies were investing in their businesses at the fastest pace since January.Markets were open for just half a day ahead of the Christmas holiday, […]