IBM's Watson Computer Heads to Wall Street for Post-Jeopardy Gig
By Sam Gustin | @samgustin | March 7, 2012 | + One year after IBM's Watson defeated two of the greatest champions in Jeopardy history, the supercomputer is taking a “job” on Wall Street helping banking giant Citigroup analyze data.
IBM's Watson Computer Gets Wall Street Job One Year After 'Jeopardy' Win
Citigroup To Work With IBM On Watson Technologies In Banking
Century-old IBM hits fresh all-time high
Archive for March 6th, 2012
What Happens If the Greek Debt Swap Deal Fails?
Greece has come back to the forefront of the markets' agenda over concerns about its debt restructuring package, with fears that the troubled euro zone country may finally default on its debt repayments. The possibility of a Greek default has hung over ...
Lack of Trust Hurting Greek Economy
Greek minister blames EU for not averting debt crisis
Greece may need more help - Austrian chancellor
Globe and Mail
Investors call Stanford verdict 'bittersweet,' say it won't make up for losses ...
HOUSTON — Investors taken in by Texas tycoon. R. Allen Stanford expressed relief and a sense of vindication after a federal jury convicted the jet-setting financier of swindling them out of more than $7 billion. But they said the verdict will never ...
Investors: Stanford verdict won't restore losses
$7B swindle may keep Stanford behind bars for life
Why I blew the whistle on Allen Stanford
iPad Launch Lets Apple Tout Tablet Market Potential
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The case studies Apple outlines, present and future, are key to Apple's marketing of the device to customers and investors. While the tablet market is seeing double-digit growth, fueled in large part by the iPad, analysts and investors still have ...
Apple iPad Continues to Dominate Tablet Market but New Trends Highlight ...
iPad holds 73 percent of the tablet market
iPad 3 will help Apple grab 70 percent of the tablet market in 2012
Consumer Trends in the Hot Drinks Market in the US, 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
This report provides the results for the Hot Drinks market in the US from Canadean's unique, highly detailed and proprietary study of consumers' Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) consumption habits, and forms part of an overall series covering all CPG ...
The Fresh Market, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2011 Earnings - MarketWatch (press release)Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
The Fresh Market, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2011 Earnings
MarketWatch (press release)
GREENSBORO, NC, March 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Fresh Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:TFM) , a high-growth specialty retailer, today announced unaudited sales and earnings results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 29, 2012.
British Banker's Association Backs Away From Libor
By Liam Vaughan and Jesse Westbrook on March 06, 2012 Twenty-six years after helping to design the London interbank offered rate, Britain's bank lobbyists are distancing themselves from their creation amid regulatory investigations and lawsuits.
Regulators consider Libor overhaul
UK regulators review Libor bank lending rate
Libor Links Deleted as U.K. Bank Group Backs Away From Rate
Rockefeller: Congress must act on mine safety bill
The Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sen. Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia says it's time for Congress to stop delaying federal legislation that would help keep coal miners safe. His comments come on the heels of an internal review criticizing the Mine Safety and ...
Report: MSHA missed problems at doomed W.Va. mine
Asian Shares End Lower On Global Growth Worries; Banks Underperform
Wall Street Journal
By Virginia Harrison in Sydney and Nick Godt in Mumbai MUMBAI (MarketWatch)--Asian stock markets ended lower Wednesday, with banks and resource firms among the worst performers, as renewed concerns over the global growth outlook and uncertainty over ...
Hong Kong, China shares slump to 3rd straight loss
Emerging Stocks Fall to Five-Week Low on Greece Concern, China Life Profit
Citigroup gearing up to enter China's credit card market
More natural gas vehicles hitting the market
DETROIT – More natural gas-powered vehicles will hit the market soon, as rising gasoline prices, booming natural gas production and proposed tax credits make them a more attractive option. But they're a long way from being a common sight in US ...