Political CalculationsUnexpectedly Intriguing!Tracking the Number of Publicly-Traded Companies in the U.S. Stock MarketHow many U.S. companies have been publicly listed on the AMEX, NASDAQ and NYSE stock market exchanges over each of the past 40 years?The answer is graphically presented in the following chart!In the chart, we’ve also indicated the National Bureau of Economic Research’s official periods of recession in […]
All Eyes on Stock Market New HighsStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015May 10, 2015 – 06:30 PM GMTBy: WavePatternTradersDOWFinally it seems we may just see that new all time high to complete the ending diagonal pattern we have been following for the last few months, more importantly it also seems the DOW has also caught up with the SPX, which is […]
Stock Market Going Nowhere FastStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Apr 19, 2015 – 09:48 PM GMTBy: WavePatternTradersSPXLast week I mentioned the idea of a pullback on the SPX; it appears the bears were in tune with that idea, although it may still see a bit more downside as some of the European markets argue for a bit of weakness, such as […]
PhotoBrian Janezic: The new system improves quality control.Credit Chris Richards for The New York TimesToday’s QuestionWhat small-business owners think.We’ve just published an article about how more small businesses are finding ways to make use of big data. One example is Brian Janezic, 27, who owns two Auto Wash Express self-service locations in Tucson. Mr Janezic said he was standing in […]
PredictWallStreet announced the ability to tweet stock predictions via the Twitter account @predict.Aggregate predictions from PredictWallStreet’s online community of thousands of traders, investors, and online stock aficionados are processed through proprietary collective intelligence algorithms to produce Daily Forecasts of stock and index movements. These Stock Forecasts are then released for free prior to the opening bell each market day at […]
The general consensus among most people who seriously study markets is that technical analysis is mostly garbage.
After all, how can a investing method that completely disregards a company’s fundamental business prospects in favor of tracking its stock price over time possibly ever get anything right except by chance?
In fact, the most wide-ranging study conducted to date […]
Published on May 24th, 2014 |
by Jo Borrás
Was Washington’s GM Stock Sale a Case of Insider Trading?
BI IntelligenceThe world is awash in data.
The advent of smartphone-based computing had led to much more internet-based activity, as well as new opportunities to collect location data. The consumer stampede into social media means that the tastes, preferences, and frustrations of billions are shared online. In a couple of recent reports from BI Intelligence, we take stock of how […]
Danah boyd, founder of the critical Big Data think/do tank Data and Society, writes about the work she did with the White House on Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values [PDF]. Boyd and her team convened a conference called The Social, Cultural & Ethical Dimensions of “Big Data” (read the proceedings here), and fed the conclusions from that event back […]
In the ACLU’s new paper U.S. Government Watchlisting:
Unfair Process and Devastating Consequences [PDF], the group describes strange world of terrorist watchlists, including no-fly lists, where it’s nearly impossible to discover if you’re on a list, and nearly impossible to find out why you’re on a list, and nearly impossible to get removed from a list. As the ACLU points […]