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 […]

Trading the rally: 5 stocks to buy –

Trading the rally: 5 stocks to buy
The “Fast Money” traders give you 7 plays following the market’s record-breaking rally.
Traders saw a lot of bright spots in the market’s record-breaking rally on Thursday. CNBC “Fast Money” trader Guy Adami said Thursday that two stocks in particular are attractive plays.Palo Alto and FireEyeSource: Palo Alto Networks”Palo Alto Networks, all time high. Look […]

Cisco matures, stock is ready to join it – MarketWatch

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (MarketWatch) — Much has been made of the Nasdaq Composite Index’s recent surge to the 5,000-point level, a milestone not achieved since the height of the so-called “dot-com” bubble in March 2000. At the time, venerable software titan Microsoft was the most valuable company in the composite, but its status as number one was briefly surpassed in […]

Commentary for the week ending 2-20-15

The beginning of this year has been characterized by very large, volatile moves in the stock market. This week was different in that stocks moved very little until Friday. The news flow was no different than before – some headlines out of Europe and our Fed – so the lack of volatility was unusual, though refreshing.We’ll start with Europe, where […]

Will Higher Interest Rates Hurt Stocks?

Will Higher Interest Rates Hurt Stocks?by Jim Walker on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 | Comments OffOdds are that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015. Will higher interest rates hurt stocks? In the wake of the market crash of 2008 and the worst recession in three quarters of a century the actions of the Fed are widely […]

Stock Market News for November 12, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks were little changed on Tuesday as investors hardly found any reason to place big bets. The day was devoid of any major news that could move the markets significantly on either side. Trading volumes were light and the bond market was closed due to the U.S. Veterans Day holiday. However, the S&P 500 and the Dow posted modest gains […]

The Game Show Network Games and Big Data – The HP Blog Hub

By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy Nth Symposium was a few weeks ago and one of the keynotes was delivered by Portman Wills. Portman is the Chief Data Scientist at the Game Show Networks Games. Portman discussed how they log every action taken by gamers and with HP Vertica, they use that information to improve their users’ experience and drive higher revenue.For […]

The Big Data Combat | SPEC INDIA

A large unstructured big volume data set; too complex to be handled by commonly used database management systems like RDBMS or DBMS is BIG Data. The size of the data stored in the world has exploded as it is constantly being gathered by various sources and these keep increasing too. The capacity of the world to store data doubles every […]

[1406.0032] Comparing and Combining Sentiment Analysis Methods

Computer Science > Computation and Language
Comparing and Combining Sentiment Analysis MethodsAuthors:Pollyanna Gonçalves,
Matheus Araújo,
Fabrício Benevenuto,
Meeyoung Cha(Submitted on 30 May 2014)
Abstract: Several messages express opinions about events, products, and services,
political views or even their author’s emotional state and mood. Sentiment
analysis has been used in several applications including analysis of the
repercussions of events in social networks, analysis of opinions about […]

Open Cloud Test Bed Bolsters Big Data Innovation – HPCwire

On Friday, in the Western Massachusetts town of Holyoke, Governor Deval Patrick and officials from industry, government and academia joined together for the official launch of a $3 million capital investment, known as the Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) project. The public-private initiative will establish a new cloud computing infrastructure to serve as a virtual laboratory for big data researchers and […]