Category Retail

Another Dismal Year Of The Obama Economic ‘Recovery’

FINANCIAL TIMES Five Things You Must Know About U.S. Growth By Robin Harding in Washington There are two reasonable responses to news of the US economy’s dismal 0.1 per cent annualized growth in the first quarter of 2014: either panic, or else curse the vagaries of economic data, and wait for revisions to straighten out […]

Ten Big Data Start-Ups To Watch

Ten Big Data Start-Ups To Watch http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Jeff Vance has an online article in Tuesday’s (April 15, 2014) Techworld.com, with the title above. Mr. Vance is a Santa Monica, CA. based writer and founder of StartUp 50, a site devoted to emerging tech startups. He writes that “The Big Data Space is heating up to […]

How Target Blew It; And Some Parallels To U.S Intelligence Community

How Target Blew It: Missed Alarms And 40M Credit Card Info Stolen; And Some Parallels To The Intelligence Community www/fortunascorner.wordpress.com Bloomberg Business Week had an article on Thursday (Mar. 13, 2014) noting that the “biggest retail hack in U.S. history wasn’t particularly inventive, nor did it appear destined for success,” wrote the authors, Michael Riley, […]

Stocks Retreat On Weak Jan. U.S. Manufacturing Data

Stocks Retreat On Weak Jan. U.S. ISM Number — 51.3 U.S. manufacturing grew at a substantially lower pace, as new order growth plunged by the most in 33yrs., driving overall factory to an eight-month low — come in at just 51.3. Expectations were for something in the 55-56 range. This comes after a December ISM […]

Incredible Run For FEYE; 6 More U.S. Retailers Hit By Target-Like Cyber Hack; Stock Market Update

Incredible Run For FireEye (FEYE); 6 More U.S. Retailers Hit By Target-Like Attack; Stock Market Update       Good morning to all.  Soon to be suffering football withdrawal as the NFC and AFC champions will be crowned.  So, get this update done and “get ready for some football!”  FIREEYE (FEYE), Cyber Security Firms Stocks — […]

Target Hackers Stole Customer’s Encrypted Bank Pins

This news should further cyber security stock plays today like: CUDA, PANW, & FTNT, among others.  RCP Exclusive: Target Hackers Stole Encrypted Bank PINs – source Wed, Dec 25 00:44 AM EST By Jim Finkle and David Henry BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised up to 40 million credit […]

What To Watch In Stocks This Week; Gold; Top 2014 Tech Trends

Stock Market Performance Thanksgiving Week; Top Tech Trends For 2014       Good day to all.  With just 25 trading days left in 2013 we are entering what is historically and traditionally the most bullish time period for stocks all year.  For the week of Thanksgiving, the DOW is up 55% of the time, the S&P […]