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October 27th, 2016 9:35 pm
Cybersecurity's weakest link: humans
There is a common thread that connects the hack into the sluicegate controllers of the Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York; the breach that compromised 20 million federal employee records at the Office of Personnel Management; and the recent spate of “ransomware” attacks that in three months this year ha...
October 27th, 2016 9:00 pm
"It's Halloween and that can only mean one thing... people who wear offensive costumes are literally Hitler."
This Halloween, don't be Hitler and have a trigger-free trick-or-treat by following the advice of Lauren and Faith from Rebel Media......
October 27th, 2016 5:29 pm
By Brendan Byrne. Originally published at ValueWalk.
P.T. Barnum once said that there is “a sucker born every minute,” while one might expect to use that quote to describe how Donald Trump won the Republican presidential nomination, in this case I’m flabbergasted that people would fall for such a scam over the phone and often cough up huge amounts of money to people claiming to be from the IRS.
The U.S. Department of Justice is finally handing down indictments for a wide-ranging ...
October 27th, 2016 2:58 pm
With bitcoin breaking out of its recent trading range as Chinese buyers once again flock to the currency as the Yuan slides (as we predicted over a year ago they would), even Wall Street analysts are starting to pay attention, and in a recent report by Needham's Spencer Bogart, the analyst has raised his price...
October 27th, 2016 10:22 am
Courtesy of Chris Kimble.
Four months ago the world seemed scared that the Brexit vote would be negative for Europe and potentially around the world. Four months later, almost the polar opposite deserves discussion.
Below updates the FTSE -100 Index on a monthly basis over the past few decades.
CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE
FTSE Index is now testing a resistance zone for the 4th time in the past 16-years at (1), as well as testing the underside of line (3) at the same time.
Monthly MACD has created a series of ...
October 27th, 2016 9:35 am
Financial Markets and Economy
Investors want out of the stock market (Business Insider)
Retail investors seem to have cooled on the stock market.
According to a note from Bespoke Investment Group, equity mutual funds have experienced their largest weekly outflows since August 2011.
The U.K.’s increased national minimum wage is showing signs of success.
The lowest-paid British workers had the strongest salary growt...
October 27th, 2016 12:00 am
Courtesy of Benzinga.Related BMY 20 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Thursday It's Big Tech Day, With Amazon, Alphabet, Twitter Stepping To The Plate Bristol-Myers, Celgene Stocks Rocket After Sweeping Q3 Expectations ...
October 26th, 2016 8:30 am
Courtesy of Nattering Naybob.Summary
October 25th, 2016 6:04 pm
Courtesy of Declan.It was a mixed day for indices. Large Caps remain bound by wedge support/resistance, but Tech broke upside yesterday from similar wedges and held those breakout today.
October 24th, 2016 9:34 am
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October 7th, 2016 2:29 pm
Good article on investing success:The Most Overlooked Trait of Investing Success
There is a reason no Berkshire Hathaway investor chides Buffett when the company has a bad quarter. It’s because Buffett has so thoroughly convinced his investors that it’s pointless to try to navigate around 90-day intervals. He’s done that by writing incredibly lucid letters to investors for the last 50 years, communicating in easy-to-understand language at annual meetings, and speaking on TV in ways that someone with no investing experience can grasp.
Yes, Buffett runs an amazing investment company. But he also runs an amazing investor company. One of the most underappreciated part of his s...
August 22nd, 2016 1:15 pm
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Epizyme was founded in 2007, and trying to create drugs to treat patient's cancer by focusing on genetically-linked differences between normal and cancer cells. Cancer areas of focus include leukemia, Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and breast cancer. One of the Epizme cofounders, H. Robert Horvitz, won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2002 for "discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death."
Before discussing the drug targets of Epizyme, understanding epigenetics is crucial to comprehend the company's goals.
Genetic components are the DNA sequences that are 'inherited.' Some of these genes are stronger than others in their expression (e.g., eye color). Yet, some genes turn on or off due to external factors (environmental), and it is und...
May 13th, 2016 2:40 pm
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December 15th, 2015 2:15 pm
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