Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market – seattlepi …

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.The world’s biggest online social network knocked the world’s largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on Monday and the gap widened on Tuesday.While the switch is […]

Facebook worth more than Wal-Mart on the stock market |

FacebookIn this June 11, 2014, photo, a man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. In a report released Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites are actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) […]

The NYSE has suspended trading in RadioShack – Business Insider

REUTERS/Robert GalbraithSee AlsoIBM is giving its CEO a big bonus again despite the company’s tumbling stock priceApple Stores will have custom-designed safes to store the gold Apple Watch inThe FCC is about to make a major decision on Net NeutralityUpdate 5:45 pm ET: A press release from the New York Stock Exchange on Monday night said the exchange is taking […]

Stock Market News for August 19, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

New deals, upbeat homebuilder confidence data and easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine handed markets strong gains on Monday. Meanwhile, investors waited for what Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi have to say at Jackson Hole, Wyo on Friday. The S&P 500 is now 1% away from its record high and Nasdaq closed above 4,500 points for the first time in […]

You don't have to be a data scientist to use big data — Tech News …

A majority of big data projects fail, and many others fall short of their objectives, due to the scarcity of personnel with data science skill sets, limited access to data and a lack of alignment between business and IT departments. There’s a better way.In a live webinar on July 2, the CTOs of Cloudera and Splunk will talk about how […]

Stock Market News for April 15, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended higher on Monday primarily boosted by encouraging retail sales data. Also, Citigroup’s better-than-expected quarterly earnings contributed to the bullish mood. At the same time, investors kept a close eye on recent updates from Ukraine.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to read today’s Ahead of Wall Street articleThe Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) […]