China stock market hit by biggest one-day fall since 2007 | Business …

An electric board displaying falling stock prices in Hangzhou, in China’s Zhejiang province. Photograph: AP
Chinese shares has tumbled more than 8% after an unprecedented state rescue effort to prop up valuations abruptly stopped, raising doubts about the viability of Beijing’s plan to stave off a deeper crash.Major indexes had their largest one-day drop since 2007, shattering three weeks of relative […]

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

BLAIN UPDATE – Interview with Ross Cameron of DayTradeWarrior now available for viewing!Watch tonight’s video market recap on my channel, Mark333.Indexes continue to be troubled with the drop in oil as the S&P 500 fell 0.81% and the NASDAQ 0.84%.  As we said Friday, in good markets you don’t sell good news and that is what happened on the […]

Capital markets big data 'still at an early stage' says Thomson Reuters

Big data is underused in capital marketsMost capital markets firms are still not using big data and even those that do often lack a concerted strategy, according to a new report commissioned by Thomson Reuters.The survey, which was carried out by analyst firm Aite, reported that only 5% of the 423 firms contacted felt willing or able to talk about […]

STTG Market Recap July 18, 2014 – Stock Trading To Go

In yesterday’s recap when describing the late day selloff we wrote:
All the typical knee jerk reactions took place – U.S. Treasuries were bid up, oil and gold spiked, as did volatility etc.  How much of this is real humans trading and how much is just computers trading with each other we will soon see.
One must keep in mind how computerized […]

Denton-based retailer Sally Beauty reports improved results; stock …

Photo courtesy of Sally Beauty Supply
Denton-based Sally Beauty Holdings reported improved quarterly sales and reversed the sales declines from last summer and fall at its namesake stores.
Total sales increased 3.9 percent to $940.5 million in the company’s fiscal first quarter that ended Dec. 31. Same-store sales increased 2 percent from a year ago and increased 0.9 percent at its […]

Thomson Reuters Taps Into Twitter For Big Data Sentiment Analysis …

Twitter bases the majority of its revenue on advertising in and around its main content river, but a new service from Thomson Reuters points to how it also continues to build up its position as a big-data provider to different vertical sectors. Thomson Reuters is now incorporating sentiment analysis gained from Twitter for its Eikon market analysis and trading platform. The […]