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Techmix Magazine Digital Careers Show – TODAY

February 23, 2016 Comments (0)

Visit TradingScreen at stand #27 today, February 23, at the Techmix Magazine Digital Careers Show! We are showcasing our Graduate Analyst/Trainee Program and our Dream it. Code it. Win it. student coding competition with $80k in prizes. Check out our Techmix Magazine profile here!

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

February 22, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: Chinese Interest In Chicago Stock Exchange Rings Alarm Bells In Congress Dollar Hits Three-week High Against Euro LITIGATION: Apple Urges Government To Form Commission On Encryption Issues Sysco To Buy London’s Brakes Group For $3.1 Billion EFG International Buys BTG Pactual’s BSI For $1.34 Billion TECHNOLOGY: Salesforce Acquires PredicitionIO To Build Up Its Machine Learning Muscle Samsung Debuts Its First VR Camera, The Gear 360 Nokia:...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 02/18/2016

February 19, 2016 Comments (0)

IBM MAKES $2.6 BILLION DEAL (Bloomberg Business) – IBM released news that it will acquire Truven Health Analytics for a whopping $2.6 billion in an effort to grow its Watson Health business. Interestingly, this is the fourth health data-related acquisition that IBM has completed in the less than a year. The purchase of Truven’s cloud-based data repository grants IBM with access to 2,500 employees and 8,500 clients, including U.S. federal and state government agencies. Overall, the...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

February 16, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: SEC Publishes Guidance On Mutual Fund Sub-accounting Fees Hong Kong: SFC Consultation On Changes To The Guidelines For The Regulation Of Automated Trading Services LITIGATION: GoGoStock Plummets On American Airlines Lawsuit Fantasy Sports Industry Mounts Lobbying Blitz Pfizer To Pay $785 Million To Settle Medicaid Claims TECHNOLOGY: Home Security Giant ADT Bought For $7 Billion Stryker, the Medical Device Maker, Is About To Make A $1.28 Billion Acquisition...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 02/12/16

February 12, 2016 Comments (0)

VISA BUYS 10 PERCENT STAKE IN SQUARE (Yahoo! Finance) – It was announced that Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, not exactly shocking news. Square, the mobile payments services, was co-founded and led by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey. Shares spiked nearly 14 percent before the opening bell today amid the news. With Visa gobbling up nearly 10 percent, they are now the second-largest shareholder as billionaire Leonard Blavatnik controls 11.4 percent.   Square is a small physical...

Announcing Dream it. Code it. Win it. 2016

February 9, 2016 Comments (0)

DREAM IT. CODE IT. WIN IT. KICKS OFF CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING COMPETITION IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 3RD ANNUAL GLOBAL CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS OFFERS $80,000 IN PRIZES NEW YORK, PARIS and LONDON,  Feb. 9, 2016 – TradingScreen and The MIT Enterprise Forum of New York  today announced the launch of the third annual, award-winning “Dream it. Code it. Win It.” contest, an international student coding competition that rewards and promotes creative problem solving, diversity, and...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

February 8, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: China’s Foreign Currency Stockpile Fell Nearly $100 Billion Last Month U.S. Stocks Drop As Oil Sinks To $30 LITIGATION: Verizon Accused Of Net Neutrality Foul China’s Slowing Economy Means Litigation Growth Microsoft & GoPro Strike Licensing Deal TECHNOLOGY: Twitter Hits All Time Low Facebook Loses A Battle In India Over Its Free Basics Program THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: Five Reasons Why Oil Is Driving The Stock Market

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 02/05/16

February 5, 2016 Comments (0)

LINKEDIN FALLS 35%  (Fox Business) – The “social media for professionals” plunged 35% to a three-year low of $124.51 in early trading this morning. LinkedIn released news that revenue for the first quarter of 2016 would be about $820 million, shy of the $867 million that analysts were forecasting.    The drop eliminated $9 billion of LinkedIn’s value, shocking Wall Street as it fell far short of expectations. But it’s not all bad news, as LinkedIn’s largest amount...

TradingScreen Morning Roundup

February 1, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: After 40-year Ban, U.S. Starts Exporting Crude Oil AIMA Calls From Regulatory Reforms To Support Non-bank Finance LITIGATION: Barclay’s, Credit Suisse Settle Dark Pool Charges Online Lender Ezubao Took $7.6 Billion In Ponzi Scheme, China Says Abbott Labs To Buy Alere For $5.8 Billion TECHNOLOGY: Twitter Jumps On Report Of Possible Deal With Silver Lake Lexumo Lands $4.89 Million Funding To Ensure Open Source Code Security THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: January...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 01/29/16

January 29, 2016 Comments (0)

AMAZON TUMBLES (Fox Business) – The world’s largest online retailer has displayed not-so-juicy fourth-quarter revenue results and people are not happy. In early trading hours Thursday about $24 billion or so had been added to the company’s market value and by the end of the day poof! It had vanished. Responsibility for the decline falls on the company’s total operating expenses surging more than 20 percent to $34.64 billion in the fourth quarter. Factors like adding more...