While the closing print on the U.S. indexes were near unchanged it was a disappointing day in the lens of a big gap up in the morning that was sold off. The S&P 500 fell 0.03% while the NASDAQ gained 0.11%. Retail sales data for April was flat, with the ex-autos figure up just 0.1 percent, below estimates of a […]
Brandon Fleisher’s parents can thank his eighth-grade math teacher for a lot — $99,000, to be exact.The teacher asked students to pick a stock to follow. Brandon chose Avalon Rare Metals, which hit an all-time high that spring, CNN Money reports.That was four years ago. From there, the Toronto teenager started trading on paper and ultimately became so good his parents […]
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This is part one of a four-part series with 420 Investor Alan Brochstein.
Through most of the first quarter, cannabis stocks were on fire.
Unfortunately, the cannabis-rally has fizzled. Although the sector, as measured by the Benzinga 420 Marijuana Index, has more than doubled since the end of 2013, and is up 300 percent from the end of 2012, it has […]
Even factoring in a rough conclusion, cannabis stocks had a phenomenal first quarter.
Being bullish on this sector could lead to huge gains if correctly positioned, but it also could mean detrimental losses if the sector is misplayed.
A lot of traders are ‘all in’ on cannabis stocks. There is no reason not to be bullish on marijuana stocks, but traders must […]
Worldwide IT spending is expected to increase this year, but it’s nothing compared to how much money will flow into Big Data. And for employees at those companies, more money is certainly a good thing.
As a new IDC report reveals, spending in the Big Data market will reach $32.4 billion by 2017, or nearly six times the growth rate of […]
This year’s Gigaom Structure Data conference is bringing more case studies and end users to the stage than ever before. The focus has shifted from defining big data to discovering how big data can help make better products and bigger profits. That’s why this year’s speakers include Ford, McLaren, Watson Solutions, the FTC, MetLife, GUESS, Google Ideas and more. We hope […]
Time is the new gold standard for big data success. John Santaferraro, Vice President of Solutions & Product Marketing at Actian joins John Furrier and Dave Vellante in theCUBE, discussing the importance of rapid innovation. The co-hosts also explore the progression from Big Data 1.0 to 2.0.“It used to be you could transform yourself every five or 10 years, now you […]