Consensus Building for 2016 Stock Market Bubble, Crash | Cris …

The year 2016 will see a number of important events: the US presidential election, the Summer Olympics, and, according to a growing number of market analysts, another financial crisis.Why? What’s so special about 2016? That’s the interesting thing—they all have different reasons.First, I have to admit, I didn’t realize this pattern until it reached a certain level of blatant obviousness […]

Artificial Intelligence will be Crashing the Stock Market in 3, 2, 1…

A few weeks ago, Stephen Hawking opened the world’s eyes to the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI), warning that it has the potential of outsmarting humans in the financial markets. But few people realize that we are already in imminent danger of this happening.The stock market is a system for assigning value to companies through the buying and selling of […]

The Right to Forget the Stock Market's blemished Past | Practical …

One of the great pleasures of studying human behaviour is to see that what we find in our experiments, what we theorize in our papers and textbooks – as unlikely and counterintuitive it appears to be – actually predicts what happens in so-called real life. Take, for instance, the current build-up of a stock-market bubble in the UK, happening even […]

Study looks at stock market performance of polarizing brands

Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald’s? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what to expect – the good […]

Former Special Ops Innovators Launch Big Data Startup | ARLnow …

Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a 5,000-square-foot common area that includes a kitchen, lounge area, collaborative meeting spaces, and a stage for formal presentations.When launching a service-based technology startup, it helps […]

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 […]

Oslo Stock Exchange avoided earlier OL lull

Officials at the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) announced on Friday that even though trading almost came to a halt during the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer 20 years ago, it was as lively as ever during the recent Olympic action in Sochi, Russia. The lack of an “OL lull,” they think, reflects the larger numbers of non-Nowegian investors now active on […]

Stocks slump in January: What's next for markets? | Daily Ticker …

Investors who dismissed some hoary market rules of thumb last year as old wives’ tales did pretty well. Does that mean it makes sense to ignore the cautionary message of the so-called January Barometer following a decidedly weak first month of 2014?In 2013, on the way to as 30% ascent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (GSPC) refused to ratify […]

2013 Country Stock Market Performance – Bespoke Investment Group

There are now just nine trading days left in 2013, so below is an updated look at the year-to-date performance (local currency) of the stock markets for 76 countries around the world. The average year-to-date change of the 76 countries highlighted is currently just above 12%. Of the 76 countries, 57 are up (75%) in 2013 and 19 […]

Sentiment Analysis for social media and marketing – Digital Surgeons

In 1975, two New York inventors created the mood ring. The ring contained an element that changed color dependent on your mood. It skyrocketed in popularity and such rings are still sold today. Mood rings reflect your mood as much as twitter bots and strippers actually like your personality: not at all. Is sentiment analysis the mood ring of the […]