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Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015

Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months , with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M.<p>80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy …

Three Bargain Basement Stocks Wall Street Is Missing

Disclosure: I own shares of DHI<p>Investors who focus on hot social media and biotechnology stocks that are trading at astronomical valuations are missing an opportunity — stocks that are trading at bargain valuations like First Solar, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), and Horton D.R (NYSE:DHI).<p>First Solar, …

Cisco, Intel, Microsoft: Dow Tech Stocks Lag The Nasdaq Bubble

The Nasdaq Composite set a multiyear intraday high of 4,957.02 on Friday pulling the S&P 500 to an all-time intraday high of 2,110.61. The Dow Jones Industrial Average achieved its first all-time intraday high of 2015 at 18,144.29.<p>The tech-heavy Nasdaq is now just 3.6% shy of its “tech bubble” peak …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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Google buys Lift Labs, maker of spoon for Parkinson's tremors

Google on Wednesday announced that it's buying Lift Labs, a biotech company that developed a special spoon designed to make it easier to eat for people with diseases like Parkinson's or essential tremor. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.<p>The team will join Google X, the part of the …

GOLDMAN: The Stock Market Is Presenting An Investment Opportunity We Haven't Seen In At Least 25 Years

In other words, as Kostin puts it in a note to clients, stocks with different growth forecasts are now valued at similar multiples.<p>How did that happen?<p>"Investor demand for 'value' has been pervasive," says Kostin. "Low valuation stocks have outperformed higher valuation peers by 12% in 2013 on a …

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Walgreens Buys More Drugstores While Expanding Lab Services For Obamacare

A day after announcing a new relationship to bring quicker lab tests for cholesterol and other conditions into its stores, Walgreen Co. (WAG) said it would buy a North Carolina-based retail drugstore and specialty pharmacy business.<p>The acquisition of Kerr Drug, announced Tuesday, brings in more …

Google teams up with Harvard and MIT to help boost free online courses

Google said today that it will develop software for edX, a nonprofit created by Harvard and MIT that solicits and distributes online courses for free. Open edX, as the effort is called, is a platform for creating courses that can be taken by anyone with internet access. The move builds on Google's …

5 Surprising Uses For Cinnamon

This isn't some "gotcha" moment to lure you into a risky cinnamon challenge. After spending the past few weeks uncovering amazing new ways to use common household goods like tea, lemons and honey, we've decided to revisit the controversial spice and its beauty benefits.<p>Cinnamon has been used for …