Investors in risk-off mode ahead of jobs data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Weak earnings dragged stocks lower on Thursday and oil fell on continued oversupply concerns, while Treasuries prices rose ahead of U.S. jobs numbers seen as key to determine the timing of a rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
Wall Street traded lower, weighed by biotech shares and on a second day of sharp declines in media companies […]

STTG Market Recap May 21, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

Another quiet session in a week full of them.  The S&P 500 gained 0.23% and the NASDAQ 0.38% as morning weakness was bought.  This is a good sign again, but these gains are of a grinding nature.  Existing home sales for April fell 3.3%, missing an expected 1% gain to 5.24 million units. Earlier in the week, reports showed home […]

The 3 Best Biotech Stocks Of The Last 30 Days – Array BioPharma …

This article is written by Christian Tharp, the author of 5 Star Trading.The S&P 500 hit its last all-time high back at the end of 2014, and has chopped lower since.The Nasdaq has fared a bit better over that stretch, but the index still has yet to hit a new bull market high since the end of December.Through this period […]

How to avoid a big data nightmare – BetaNews

Big data is no longer just the domain of big companies. As the perception of big data moves from futuristic hype to real-world opportunity, the promise of improved decision making, increased operational efficiency and new revenue streams has more organizations actively engaging in data analysis projects than ever before. That no longer only means more enterprise organizations, either. Midmarket companies […]

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) news: Sentiment In Social Media …

One well-accepted gauge of “fear” in the market is the VIX. The VIX typically rises in times of market distress as options traders hedge their positions, thereby causing an increase in the price of implied volatility – leading to a rise in the VIX. Popular ETFs such as VXX are constructed to replicate the value of the VIX. Hence, a […]

How to Use Sentiment Analysis to Improve Your Business?

Sentiment analysis has been lately a hot topic of debate among the social media professionals. The accuracy, the methodology of implementing and it’s practical usage, all have been discussed with different perceptions. Let’s take a quick look at why and how sentiment analysis can help your businesses grow.Why Sentiment Analysis?When there are hundreds of mentions around your brand, sentiment analysis […]

US Stock Market Top Forecast :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

US Stock Market Top Forecast

Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2013Dec 27, 2013 – 11:23 AM GMTBy: John_Hampson

Time for another run through the checklist of typical cyclical bull tops in stocks.1. Market valuation excessiveSecond highest market cap to GDP valuation outside of 2000, the 4th highest Q ratio valuation and 4th highest […]