Stock market falls: four factors stoking global economic fears …

A shop worker in Jakarta, Indonesia, counts rupiah after a big fall in its value amid increasing fears for the health of the Chinese economy Photograph: Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images
China slowdownChina’s continued growth helped limit the impact of the global recession of 2009 but now fears are increasing that the world’s second-biggest economy could cause the next recession. China’s growth is […]

Biotech Stocks Buzz: Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ …

Investors have been flocking to biotech stocks this year, with the IBB, the ETF that tracks biotech stocks, making noteworthy gains. So far in 2015, several industries have either underperformed or provided mixed results, leading to a rather ho-hum showpiece for U.S. blue-chip indices.Biotech stocks, on the other hand, have consistently returned positive results in the markets over the past […]

Investors Are Getting Increasingly Panicked About A Potential Stock…

Yale via Schwab.comThe Crash Confidence Index has gone down steadily since the beginning of 2014.FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Investors Are Getting Increasingly Worried About A Market Crash (Charles Schwab)Investment strategist Liz Ann Sonders considers several measures of individual and institutional investor sentiment in her latest market perspective […]

Penny Stocks in Focus: Daimler AG (DDAIF), Telstra Corporation Ltd …

Daimler AG (USA) (OTCMKTS:DDAIF), along with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, distributes, and sells passenger cars and off-road vehicles, trucks, vans, buses, and related spare parts and accessories worldwide. The company operates through Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services segments.Daimler AG (USA) (OTCMKTS:DDAIF) started its trading session with the price of $82.38 and closed at […]

Finally, a Use for Big Data: Cracking the Voynich Manuscript …

The Voynich Manuscript might have been dropped to Earth by aliens; it might be a medieval cipher whose mystery outlived anyone who had the key; it also might be a prank and moneymaking scheme by some haggard rare bookseller. But whatever the book actually is, Brazilian scientists are pretty certain that the manuscript’s text—which is written in a language and […]

Burgeoning Global Capital Flows Mean Traditional Stock Market …

SummaryGlobal capital flows are growing.
So much so that the net of these flows are often greater than a country’s international trade balance.
The implications of these growing capital flows for investors are discussed in the article.
©Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D. All Rights ReservedIntroductionThe law of supply and demand ultimately determines the prices of goods/services. And this holds for stock markets “prices” and […]

Here's KKR's Outlook For The Stock Market And … – Business Insider

REUTERS/Shannon StapletonHenry Kravis of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is out with its outlook for 2014.
“We believe that we are now entering the global synchronous phase of a long but bumpy recovery process that started in 2009,” wrote Henry McVey, KKR’s Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation.”However, unlike many other synchronized global recoveries, developed […]

Soaring Caracas Stock Exchange Undergoes 1000 For 1 "Stock …

For generating the greatest “wealth effect” and highest return of any global stock market in the world in 2013, the Caracas stock exchange, which closed the year at the ripe level of 2.7 million, is getting surprisingly little attention or love (maybe because unlike other countries, here unpleasant inflation from currency debasement is a coincident indicator resulting in such things […]

Unlocking the Potential for Big Data in 2014 – The Next Web

Martina King is the CEO of Featurespace where she is responsible for the strategic direction and corporate vision at the company.A popular internet meme goes something like this: ‘It’s 2013: where’s my flying car?’ The question, asked on t-shirts and coffee mugs around the world, debated on technology forums, or bantered around with friends at a café, is essentially one […]

SENTIRE 2014 : 4th edition of Sentiment Elicitation from Natural …

Apologies for cross-posting,
Submissions are invited for the 4th edition of Sentiment Elicitation from
Natural Text for Information Retrieval and Extraction (SENTIRE), the IEEE ICDM
workshop series on opinion mining. The term SENTIRE comes from the Latin feel
and it is root of words such as sentiment and sensation. SENTIRE aims to provide
an international forum for researchers in the field of opinion mining and
sentiment […]