Entries Tagged as 'markets'

Facebook To Die Of Dysentery?

January 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · breaking news, markets

Given how much Facebook seems to love using data, maybe it’s about time someone gave it a taste of its own medicine and used some data on it. Two Princeton researchers (in the aerospace and mechanical engineering department, for whatever that’s worth) applied an epidemiological model to the rise (“infection”) and fall (“infectious recovery”) of […]

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Bots Gone Wild (Again)

August 1st, 2012 · No Comments · fail, markets

Not the first time, and I doubt it’ll be the last, but the market had another ‘lil glitch this morning. This one fell on the doorstep of Knight Capital Group – in the form of a disruption that affected a wide variety of stocks. NYSE is canceling a multitude of trades in affected shares: Only […]

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Bernanke Addresses Housing Market Problems

February 10th, 2012 · No Comments · all ur bankz, bernanke, markets

Ben Bernanke addresses housing market problems in a speech he gave to the National Association of Homebuilders in Orlando.

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Friday the 13th: S&P Slashes Credit Ratings

January 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · breaking news, Currencies, fail, loller euro, markets

On Friday the 13th, the S&P slashes the credit ratings of 5 European countries. Is Jason Voorhees the new head of the S&P?

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So This Happened…

September 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · bartertown, loller euro, markets

A ray of sunshine appeared on the BBC yesterday and made a case that the Eurozone rescue plan will fix everything, except he really did the opposite of that and Europe is going to go full Bartertown within a year.  

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