Yes! It is a Stock and Bond Bubble!

7-1-15Secular Market Top – Since January 2000+53.3% Dow+171.8% Transports+94.2% Utilities+40.4% S&P 500+22.5% Nasdaq+52.2% 30yr Treasury Bond+304.6% Gold+132.3% OilFrom High to Low+304.6% Gold+171.8% Transports+132.3% Oil+94.2% Utilities+53.3% Dow Jones+52.2% 30 Year Treasury+40.4% S&P 500+22.5% NasdaqIt is easily seen that in the year 2000 the Nasdaq was horribly overvalued and gold was on the give away table, such lopsided returns 15 years later!Here […]

Slow growth wont last forever

I don’t agree with the slow-growth-indefinitely forecasts.I’ve long said that, until global deleveraging is completed, gross domestic product will continue to grow by about 2 percent annually. I’ve also noted that reducing debt levels after a financial crisis, especially one caused by a borrowing binge, normally takes about a decade. This episode is eight years old, and at the rate […]

Why The Fed Can't, And Won't, Let The Stock Market Crash | Zero …

When it comes to the stock market, while the biggest, and according to many only, beneficiary of the Fed’s ZIRP/QE policies of the past 6 years has been the wealthiest 1%, the reality is that said top crust of US society no longer needs the S&P to continue its relentless, manipulated and centrally-planned levitation.Between a third Hamptons residence, a 5th […]

Humanizing big data: The everyday impact of crowd science …

In my recent VentureBeat post, I explored the emerging field of crowd science, how this sub-niche of data science is at the intersection of analytics and psychology, and how we apply it to our customers’ innovation processes at Mindjet. Since then, I’ve stumbled upon numerous articles and news events that involve concepts from crowd science, leading me to believe it […]

Big Data school : 5 training programs for R language | SiliconANGLE

Big Data school : 5 training programs for R language Mellisa Tolentino | July 14thREAD MOREThere’s little surprise in seeing Java top the list of popular programming languages for 2014, but another language is gaining traction. R, the free software programming language and developer environment for statistical computing and graphics, cracked IEEE Spectrum’s top 10 list this year. With today’s wealth […]

The Revolution Analytics perspective on Big Data | #BigDataNYC …

When it comes to Big Data, it’s “one thing to be able to query it, but it’s another thing to be able to actually ask that data meaningful questions,” according to Revolution Analytics head of marketing and community David Smith. The executive dropped by theCUBE at SiliconANGLE’s recent Big Data NYC 2013 summit to discuss how his firm is helping […]

Peter Drucker and the Big Data Revolution | The Drucker Institute

Peter Drucker and the Big Data RevolutionRick WartzmanIn his latest column for Forbes online, Drucker Institute Executive Director Rick Wartzman writes about the growing ability of businesses to harness Big Data.Although ever more data is being generated by a host of new technologies, Wartzman writes, “this surfeit of information is not simply piling up, like grain in a silo. It is being carefully sifted […]