Finding small and unloved alternatives in hot sectors

Health care and consumer staples continue to be among the best-performing sectors on North American equity markets, with both established names and emerging companies getting love from investors. But all that attention creates high valuations, raising concerns about the potential upside for future returns and what might happen if sentiment takes a turn for the worse.There are still plenty of […]

Economy: The End Of Capitalism?

(Drivebycuriosity) – “The end of capitalism has begun”, claims the British paper “The Guardian” (theguardian). The text looks like a wet socialist dream. Paul Mason, a Marxist and author of this article, declares that information technology (Internet, software, cloud computing and more) will destroy capitalism and replace it by “postcapitalism”.I disagree. Capitalism is just changing its face, as it has […]

The Greek stock market might reopen Tuesday – Business Insider

REUTERS/Yiannis KourtoglouGreek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in Athens, July 26, 2015.The Greek stock exchange will remain closed on Monday but might reopen on Tuesday after a one-month shutdown, official sources said.”It’s certain that it will not open on Monday, maybe on Tuesday,” a spokesperson for the Athens Stock Exchange told Reuters on condition […]

Biotech Stocks Sell-Off on China, Greece and Network Outages

Biotech Stocks Could Not Hold the Fort -Global Concerns Mount
Pundits and IT Experts Say Cybersecurity Was Not Breached
We see today that even biotech stocks can sell-off on negative macro sentiment. All of the global news compounded by network issues with United Airlines and the NYSE rattled traders and created a bias toward profit taking. Some market experts say this was more […]

STTG Market Recap May 13, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

While the closing print on the U.S. indexes were near unchanged it was a disappointing day in the lens of a big gap up in the morning that was sold off.   The S&P 500 fell 0.03% while the NASDAQ gained 0.11%.  Retail sales data for April was flat, with the ex-autos figure up just 0.1 percent, below estimates of a […]

Stock Market News for May 12, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended in the red on Monday as investors were concerned about Greece’s debt crisis, while China’s rate cut to lift its economy did little to boost sentiment. Meanwhile, energy shares took a beating due to drop in oil prices. Yesterday’s total composite trading volume turned out to be the fifth lowest for this year.For a look at the issues […]

19 Lesser-Known Biotech Stocks With Robust Drug Pipelines

View gallery.The graphs below were produced by Capital Market Labs.A critical factor in assessing pharmaceutical and biotech companies is the quality of their drug pipelines. This is especially true as investors begin to look at the smaller companies in the space; the smaller the company, the more an investment is simply a bet on that particular pipeline.So, let’s take a look […]

Peak America? Peak Internet Freedom? Peak Lindzon?

Share on StockTwitsEmbedAs confident as I am in the social revolution and boom….I worry about all of the above in the title as I travel for a month talking to Stocktwits customers.Fun facts about global markets at this point in time:1. The US markets are at all-time highs (software and biotech continue to lead)2. Oil has dropped below $80/barrel for […]

Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 Toronto: Day 2 Highlights

Highlights from the presentations by Big Data leaders from Aviva, Canadian Imperial Bank, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and University Health Network on day 2 of Big Data Innovation Summit 2014. By Anmol Rajpurohit, @hey_anmol, Aug 7, 2014.As many organizations are now working with unmanageably large data sets, the importance of using and maintaining an analytics platform which […]

How Big Data Is Helping Snuff Out California's Wildfire Epidemic

California is currently in the grips of a major drought, one of the worst of this generation. The region’s lack of precipitation has not only hindered California’s agricultural industry, it’s also turned our forests into tinder. But researchers at the University of California San Diego have a potential solution: just wire up all the trees to the Internet of Things.Wildfires […]