This article was originally published on Moneyball Economics, home of the world’s most unique economic commentary.I’m putting my money where my mouth is. My 401K is entirely in equity market funds and stocks, and will stay there as long as I see the right signals from the economy and bond market. But make no mistake; I am getting ready to […]
Benchmarks ended higher on Wednesday following rise in oil prices and upbeat earnings results. While, energy shares gained as domestic crude oil price closed at the highest level this year, investors cheered mostly positive first quarter earnings results. Meanwhile, European Central Bank’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged while continuing with its asset purchasing program added to the bullish sentiment.For […]
Steven Davidoff Solomon, professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote a comment for the New York Times reports, General Motors’ Stock Buyback Follows a Worrying Trend:
General Motors’ announcement that it will buy back $5 billion worth of stock raises the question of whether the stock buyback has turned into a shareholder activist shakedown.G.M. did not open its […]
Why You Must Invest In Cloud Computing, Big Data, Analytics Companies For Long Term Gains by Bidness ETC : Tuesday 02:14:02 CTCategories: News, streamSpeculation and promises are inherent in the world of developing technology and those aspects of the industry make it more than an attractive place to put your money into. The promises are heavier than speculation in the […]
Benchmarks settled in the green for the fourth-straight session boosted by gains made by large-cap technology stocks. The S&P 500 closed at a record level for the 50th time in 2014, its highest number of record closings in a year since 1995. The Dow too posted a record close for the 35th time this year. Gains in technology shares offset […]
Benchmarks ended in the green zone on Thursday as upbeat economic reports and strong retail earnings results offset dismal data from the Euro-zone and China. Moreover, Intel’s encouraging earnings outlook helped tech shares to post solid gains. Rebound in oil prices boosted energy shares. The Dow and S&P 500 registered yet another record high.For a look at the issues currently […]
One of the easiest and simplest metrics that investors use to screen for, as well as value, stocks is the price-to-earnings ratio, better known as a stock’s price-to-earnings (P/E). Of course, on its face, a P/E is nothing more than a snapshot in time, but what if I told you it was far more complicated than that?There are several P/Es […]
SummaryIntel is planning to apply Big Data into medicine by pairing smartwatches with its analytics software.
Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation have joined hands for conducting a study on Parkinson’s disease.
In our original article, we said that Intel has tremendous opportunities in the IoT, although we didn’t anticipate that Intel would go into medicine.
The recent news confirms our view […]
About 60 percent of organizations are in the process of shifting resources from their existing data management investments to Hadoop, according to research from Wikibon.org, while 30 percent intend to begin on the journey by the end of the year. For Chris Selland, a former longtime analyst and current vice president of marketing and business development at Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Vertica […]
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 […]