US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high –

U.S. stock indexes spent Friday mostly drifting between tiny gains and losses, but the small moves were enough to nudge the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its second record high in two days.The Dow Jones industrial average also notched a gain for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq bucked the trend, closing slightly lower.Utilities stocks were among […]

Here are the drivers of future economic growth

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)Gone are the days of excessive leverage and the dominance of Wall Street. Gone are the days when the stock market –and U.S. economy — had to be led by banks.”The U.S. economy is transitioning from a financial services economy into something much more real,” said Meredith Whitney, the former star Wall Street analyst who now helps run […]

Stock Market News for August 25, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Markets ended mostly in the red on Friday as both US Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen and ECB President Mario Draghi’s speeches at Jackson Hole, Wyo failed to encourage investors. Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine also dragged the benchmarks down. Markets also witnessed the year’s lowest intraday composite traded volume for NYSE and Nasdaq.For a look at the issues currently […]

STTG Market Recap August 7, 2014 – Stock Trading To Go

Indexes opened up but could not hold gains; again very different action than we saw in June and July.  The S&P 500 fell 0.56% and the NASDAQ 0.46%.  We’ve been cautious for about a week now due to a technical breakdown and thus far nothing in the market action tells us to change course.   The normal culprit – geopolitics – […]

July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups …

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July 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Twitter buys Madbits, WalmartLabs buys Luvocracy, Zillow buys Trulia, Apple buys Booklamp, Yahoo buys Flurry, Salesforce buys RelateIQ, Couchbase, GE, Databricks, and more. By Gregory Piatetsky, Aug 7, […]

Couchbase Adds $60 Million As Big Data Demands Loom …

As the need for new computing infrastructure tools accelerates, thanks to the demands of distributed computing and the proliferation of mobile devices, startups focused on new data management and data processing technologies are raising big rounds to propel the next generation of computing.Couchbase, which has raised $60 million in new financing from new investors WestSummit and Accel Growth Fund, is […]

CRN 25 Big Data Infrastructure Companies – KDnuggets

We examine the top 25 Big Data Infrastructure companies, part of CRN Big Data 100, which includes Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft.
By Grant Marshall, June 2014.The CRN 25 Big Data Infrastructure companies includes notable companies who provide the tools for other companies to handle and analyze big data.One interesting observation about the companies in this list compared to the […]

Todd Harrison: Stock Market Observations From The Front | Random …

Editor’s Note: Todd posts his vibes in real time each day on our Buzz & Banter where subscribers can follow over 30 professional traders as they share their ideas in real time. Want access to the Buzz plus unlimited market commentary? Click here to learn more about MVPRO.I find I’m so excited that I can barely sit still or hold […]

Stock Market News for May 14, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs for the second consecutive session on Tuesday driven by an upward revision of March’s retail sales data and encouraging small-business sentiment. However, the Nasdaq ended in negative territory after Cisco forecasted disappointing fiscal third quarter results. A new deal between Keurig Green Mountain and Coca-Cola was also welcomed by the […]

Morning Movers: Earnings From Tesla, SolarCity, and More …

Morning Movers: Earnings From Tesla, SolarCity, and MoreBy Stefan Cheplick+ (@scheplick) editor @stocktwits |
May 8th, 2014

Share on StockTwits1.) Tesla ($TSLA) reported earnings yesterday and it’s been a top trending ticker ever since. It dropped as much as 10% in pre-market trading:Main takeaway from Tesla? Valuation matters. $TSLA results were not “bad.” But not good […]