US stock indexes are little changed in midday trading –

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are barely moving in midday trading as the market comes off two days of losses.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up six points to 18,076 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up two points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,101. The Nasdaq composite increased 11 points, or 0.2 percent, […]

A new angle in sports : Winning the gold with Big Data | #BigDataSV …

As part of this year’s Strata Conf. in Santa Clara, titled “Making Data Work”, David Epstein, Senior Writer with Sports Illustrated, delivered a Keynote which aimed to explain the role of “Small Data in Sports” and how “Little Differences Mean Big Outcomes.”“I want to talk about high performance in sports and what makes the difference between a top performer and […]

GOLDMAN: Why Stocks Are Not In A Bubble – Business Insider

REUTERS/Caren FirouzStocks had a fantastic year in 2013, surging 30% even as earnings growth was quite modest.
This discrepancy has more and more people freaked out that the stock market might be in a bubble.Yes, stock market valuations may be getting pricey.But Goldman Sachs’ Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani and Brett Nelson don’t think stocks are in a bubble.They think bubble-like conditions exist when […]