These Promising Cancer Therapies Are a Biotech Stocks “Triple Play”Companies / BioTechJun 19, 2015 – 03:04 PM GMTBy: Money_MorningErnie Tremblay writes: On Jan. 7, 2015, CytRX Corp. (NASDAQ: CYTR) announced positive results from a study of its experimental brain cancer drug, aldoxorubicin, and the company’s stock immediately jumped 15.8%. Then, over the next four months, it nearly doubled.Over the months […]
In Michael Lewis’ Moneyball, a data expert does what baseball scouts cannot: predict the future performance of a player with better accuracy. In addition to relying on the instincts of scouts, the Oakland A’s decided to use analytics to predict whether a player would be a top performer, thus gaining notoriety and kicking off an unprecedented winning streak.Ex-New Jersey Attorney […]
A Significant Decline is Coming to The Stock MarketBy: Robert McHugh | Sat, Jul 12, 2014SharePrintEmailLast week we wrote that a trend turn is coming to stocks. Stocks immediately declined sharply. However, we believe there is a much larger decline coming and that it could start soon. Didn’t it already start this past week? Maybe, maybe not. This past week’s […]
Jim Meyerle is the co-founder of Evolv, a big data company that optimizes workforce performance.As a co-founder at a big data analytics software company, where recruiting talented data scientists and engineers often feels like finding a needle in a haystack, I regularly get asked about lessons learned in building world class, big data-focused R&D teams.Given that the market for these […]
Academic researchers and corporate managers often seek experts or collaborators in a particular field to enhance their knowledge or maximize the talents of their workforce. Harnessing that data, however, can be a challenge. Researchers at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) have devised recommendation systems for expert and […]
APSee AlsoHere’s What Stocks Do When Interest Rates Are RisingHere Are 10 Things We Learned About The Economy And Markets In 2013The Weekend Is Over And Markets Are Mostly Drifting LowerWhen the Turkish stock market dives 5.2% like it did yesterday, it drags the world down with it.
Of course, it dragged down the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (which also fell […]
While it’s great fun and can be extremely rewarding to play the stock market (our own tips have performed pretty well as well), the main function of the stock market is to allocate capital.The joint stock company with public listing of shares started in our native Amsterdam at the beginnings of the 17th century, and it was clearly a very […]