Chovanec: China Destroyed Its Stock Market | naked capitalism

Yves here. We’ve stressed that, generally speaking, stock market crashes aren’t anywhere near as serious as bank runs or credit market seizures because stock market bubbles are generally the product of a serious excess of animal spirits, as opposed to leveraged speculation. That in turn is the result of most modern stock exchanges drawing on the US stock market as […]

trading has been halted at the new york stock exchange

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Traders, governors, and members of the New York Stock Exchange discuss what is happening following a halt in trading on the floor of the exchange in New York, July 8, 2015.Trading was halted at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning.The latest from the NYSE is that all symbols are not trading and all open orders are […]

The New York Stock Exchange is open after a 3 … – Business Insider

REUTERS/Lucas JacksonMembers of the New York Stock Exchange attempt to figure out what caused a halt in trading on the floor of the exchange in New York, July 8, 2015.The New York Stock Exchange is open after a 3-hour halt.At 11:32 a.m. ET on Wednesday, trading on the exchange was halted after a technical glitch. “The issue we are experiencing is […]

STTG Market Recap Feb 12, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

VIDEO UPDATE: Market analysis + CANSLIM stock picks.Thursday was a strong day for indexes as they gapped up at the open and buyers were firm all day.  The S&P 500 gained 0.96% and the NASDAQ 1.18%.  As expected it seems all those threats from Greece on their debt are falling away as most expected.  This has been a pattern for […]

Pfizer Partners With Young Little Known Biotech For Products With Huge Potential Value

Since its lows in mid-October, biotech stocks have sparkled, particularly the Big four – Amgen (AMGN), Biogen Idec (BIIB), Celgene (CELG), and Gilead (GILD) – which have demonstrated sustainable growth pathways. With the market’s renewed volatility in recent days, they have pulled back some, which only made them much more reasonably priced.But the more attractive buys in the sector, say […]

Biotech Stock Roundup: Sophiris & Cyclacel Plunge on Data …

With the holiday season coming up, it’s been a relatively quiet week for the biotech sector with very few pipeline and regulatory updates. However, companies like Sophiris (SPHS – Snapshot Report) and Cyclacel saw their shares plunging on disappointing pipeline updates.Recap of the Week’s Most Important Stories1. Sophiris faced a major pipeline setback following an interim analysis of an ongoing […]

Central Banks Buying Shares of Stock Market! | InvestmentWatch

Central Banks Buying Shares of Stock Market!
September 1st, 2014 Central Banks Trade S&P500 Futurescentral banks around the world trade (and by “trade” we mean buy) S&P 500 futures such as the E-mini, in both futures and option form, as well as full size, and micro versions, in addition to the well-known central bank trading in Interest Rates, TSY […]

The Role of Big Data in Improving the Quality and Efficiency of …

In part two of the healthcare analytics topic we take a look at the RMADA RFP.It is only through measurement that the quality of healthcare delivered can be improved and its delivery made more efficient. The Federal government can facilitate the highest quality at the lowest cost. Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) all involve the use […]

There's big bucks in Big Data, but will we be left poorer for it …

There’s big bucks in Big Data, but will we be left poorer for it? Mike Wheatley | August 13thREAD MOREWe see stories about how Big Data’s potential to change the world almost every day, especially where big business is concerned. But few people discussed the negatives it could have, such as its potential to disrupt the academic world in a […]

MapR Technologies Among First to Receive Big Data Competency …

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 29, 2014–MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Now part of the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program, AWS has named MapR as a Big Data Competency Partner based on customer […]