TPP to reshape stock portfolios with trade flows

WASHINGTON: Buy Japan. Buy Vietnam. Buy US media stocks. Buy Mexican food stocks. Sell China.For investors wanting to take advantage of the Pacific Rim free trade pact that appears to be nearing completion, that’s what a savvy stock strategy might look like.The 12 nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could wrap up an agreement in coming weeks, after the pact […]

US stock market ends lower as Greek bailout talks stall –

Concerns over Greece’s latest effort to avoid a default weighed on U.S. financial markets Monday.The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 107.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,791.17. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slid 9.68 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,084.43. The Nasdaq composite lost 21.13 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,029.97.Monday’s slide got started early after weekend negotiations between […]

STTG Market Recap Mar 23, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

U.S. indexes were generally positive until the closing minutes when some sort of selling program pushed indexes into the red.  The S&P 500 fell 0.17% and the NASDAQ 0.32%.  News flow was quiet as existing home sales in February were up 1.2%, to an annual rate of 4.88 million units, slightly below expectations.Fun fact:  The S&P 500 has gone 24 […]

Ag Economy; Farm Bill; Budget; Immigration; Trade; Biotech; and, Regulations

Ag Economy; Farm Bill; Budget; Immigration; Trade; Biotech; and, RegulationsCategories: Agricultural Economy /Budget /Farm Bill /Immigration /RegulationsAgricultural EconomyA news release yesterday from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) indicated that, “According to the November Crop Production report released today by [NASS], corn production is expected to reach 14.4 billion bushels this year, up 3 percent from 2013 [related graph]. Soybean production is […]

Stock Market Analysis: Biggest Selloff In Months Around The Globe …

* US stock markets finished sharply lower for the session, as weaker corporate earnings continued to weigh and geopolitics overwhelmed the bulls, after corporates said sanctions will hit their bottom line.* European stock markets slumped overnight, as the ramification of stricter Russian sanctions were of concern and earnings disappointed.* Asian stock markets fell yesterday, backing off six years highs, but […]

The Joe DiMaggio Stock Market… | Trends… Find them, ride them …

Share on StockTwitsEmbedIt’s time to put this boon in some more context. I really like the way Charlie has framed it:For you volatility home gamers, the $VIX might be breaking 7 year lows, but it’s most important to me to get a picture of what has come next and Charlie graphs it for us:As you can see clearly, volatility […]

Why the only thing better than big data is bigger data – Quartz

For many businesses, big data is superfluous. Except, a recently-published paper on the mathematics of big data reveals, when it isn’t. It turns out there is a kind of data that, like black holes or evil wizards of Middle Earth, only becomes more powerful the larger it grows. What’s more, suggest researchers Enric Junqué de Fortuny, David Martens and Foster […]

Big Data applied to Intermedia Art | Dublin Hackerspace, DIY … – Tog

Big Data applied to Intermedia ArtBig Data applied to Intermedia Art : Pierre Jolivet / Pacific 231TOG Hackerspace and Exchange Dublin are proud to host a talk by French artist / composer Pierre Jolivet on Big Data and Intermedia Art. The event forms part of a week long series of events and a gallery show celebrating our 5th birthday.“Big Data and […]

U.S. Stock Market Too Big to Pop :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

U.S. Stock Market Too Big to PopStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Jan 06, 2014 – 03:38 PM GMTBy: Peter_Schiff

Most economic observers are predicting that 2014 will be the year in which the United States finally shrugs off the persistent malaise of the Great Recession. As we embark on this sunny new chapter, […]