Sentiment Analysis and Business Sense – Clarabridge

By Seth Grimes, Founding Chair, Sentiment Analysis SymposiumGiven: Sentiment — opinion, emotion, and attitude — is a clear customer-experience indicator. Discover business value in feelings in their many forms via sentiment analysis, technology that helps you measure and quantify opinion that helps you respond and engage. This article will discuss the sentiment-customer experience link and analysis approaches that derive value.Solutions […]

A Look At 2014's Leading Cannabis Stocks | Benzinga

Even though cannabis-sector stocks have dropped more than 50 percent since the March peak, the Benzinga 420 Marijuana Index is still up 244 percent YTD.  
The burst at the beginning of the year came after widespread media coverage of Colorado’s recreational legalization, but along with NASDAQ, the MJ market has recently corrected.
Heightened scrutiny by FINRA and the SEC (which […]

The Limits of Big Data: A Review of Social Physics by Alex Pentland …

In 1969, Playboy published a long, freewheeling interview with Marshall McLuhan in which the media theorist and sixties icon sketched a portrait of the future that was at once seductive and repellent. Noting the ability of digital computers to analyze data and communicate messages, he predicted that the machines eventually would be deployed to fine-tune society’s workings. “The computer can […]

Tweed Marijuana Inc. fourth most-traded stock on TSX Friday …

Tweed Marijuana Inc., the first publicly traded Canadian producer of the drug, rose from its private placement price as it began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.Tweed rose to $2.52 at 2:07 p.m. in Toronto Friday, up 183% from the issue price of 89 cents based on a private placement on March 7. The shares sank from an opening price […]

US sanctions send Russian stock markets sliding | Business | The …

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the financial markets, the world economy, the eurozone and business.Markets took the news that US interest rates could rises sooner than expected in their stride yesterday. New Fed chief Janet Yellen caught markets on the hop when she indicated that the first hike could come as early as March 2015. But […]

Stock Market Technical Analysis Video for March 18, 2014 in HD

In this video I show how the sensitive SMI (Stochastics Momentum Indicator) flashed a positive signal today possibly indicating that the trend up that began in the beginning of February has resumed. I talk a little about today’s volume and a little bit about the very questionable small head and shoulders tops on the major indexes that I talked about […]

A Real Yen For Stocks? | Benzinga

Let’s see a show of hands. How many of you out there struggle from time to time to ascertain why Ms. Market is doing whatever the heck she is doing on a given day?
Monday was a perfect example of why the word logic is rarely used in connection with the action in the stock market. In short, anyone perusing the […]


The S&P 500 has just hit a new all-time high at 1851.55 this morning.The previous peak was on January 15, when the index hit 1850.84. After that, the market fell 6% through February 3. Since then, it has surged higher, erasing all of those losses and then some.This morning, the index is up 0.8%, trading above 1851.The chart below shows […]

Aaii sentiment survey: pessimism rises to highest level since august

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hackny/Short-term pessimism among individual investors rose to levels not seen last since last August, according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Meanwhile, bullish sentiment fell for the fifth time in six weeks. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, fell 4.3 percentage points to 27.9 percent. This is the lowest level of optimism registered […]

Stock Market Disaster Forecast :: The Market Oracle :: Financial …

Stock Market Disaster ForecastStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Feb 05, 2014 – 11:52 AM GMTBy: Ronald_Rosen

This is not a correction. It is an absolute and total disaster. The stock averages will be losing 66 % of their maximum value.  […]