Highlight Gold futures to be launched in 3Q 2013

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 31): The government’s planned mercantile exchange will launch gold futures as its first product in the third quarter of 2013, according to deputy Finance Minister Datuk Donald Lim Siang Chai.

via Pocket http://www.theedgemalaysia.com/business-news/228276-highlight-gold-futures-to-be-launched-in-3q-2013.html December 31, 2012 at 06:37PM


R-Function to Source all Functions from a GitHub Repository

Here’s a function that sources all scripts from an arbitrary github-repository. At the moment the function downloads the whole repo and sources functions kept in a folder named “Functions” – this may be adapted for everyones own purpose. # Script name: fun_install_github.

via Pocket http://thebiobucket.blogspot.com/2012/01/r-function-to-source-all-functions-from.html#more December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Top 10 BI Predictions for 2012

This blog originally appeared at Forrester Research. Don’t fool yourselves into thinking data scientists live in ivory towers; far more work in the business world than in the halls of academe or think tanks.

via Pocket http://www.information-management.com/blogs/BI-mobile-cloud-DBMS-big-data-Evelson-10021526-1.html?ET=informationmgmt:e2723:2239154a:&st=email&utm_source=editorial&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=IM_Blogs_111611#.TsPoUKy4ACU.twitter December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Greenplum Debuts Analytics Workbench

The Greenplum Analytics Workbench – a 1,000-node cluster that will act as a lab environment for accelerating the pace of big data innovation – is now live.

via Pocket http://www.bigdataforfinance.com/bigdata/2012/05/greenplum-debuts-analytics-workbench.html/ December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Eaton to buy Cooper Industries for $11.8 billion

(Reuters) – Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp (ETN.N) agreed to buy electrical equipment maker Cooper Industries Plc (CBE.N) for $11.8 billion in cash and stock, its biggest-ever acquisition, a move that will lower Eaton’s taxes by shifting its incorporation to Ireland.

via Pocket http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/21/us-eaton-cooper-idUSBRE84K0O520120521 December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

James Burns Named Deputy Director in SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets

– The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that James R. Burns will become a Deputy Director in the Division of Trading and Markets. Mr.

via Pocket http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2012/2012-96.htm December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Bloomberg Vault Adds Cloud Archiving For IBM Message Software

Bloomberg announced that financial services firms using IBM’s messaging and collaboration software can reduce costs and streamline e-mail archiving and compliance by using Bloomberg Vault.

via Pocket http://www.rfpconnect.com/news/2012/1/17/bloomberg-vault-adds-cloud-archiving-for-ibm-message-software/?utm_source=daily-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17-01-12 December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Neonet Enters Execution Services Partnership With JRS Securities

Neonet, the independent execution services provider, announced an agreement with JRS Securities, a Stockholm-based brokerage firm, to deliver managed execution services for trading in Nordic equities. The order was booked in Q1, 2012.

via Pocket http://www.rfpconnect.com/news/2012/2/2/neonet-enters-execution-services-partnership-with-jrs-securities/ December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Big Data + Mobile + Sensors + Visualization + Gamification = Quantified Self

If you’ve yet to dive into material and begin to understand the impact of what is called the quantified self, we suggest you do. This movement is about to get huge as the sheer volume of those classifying themselves as self-quantifiers is doubling annually.

via Pocket http://www.topcoder.com/blog/2012/03/big-data-mobile-sensors-visualization-gamification-quantified-self/ December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

Cloudera Connector for Tableau Has Been Released

Earlier today, Cloudera proudly released the Cloudera Connector for Tableau.

via Pocket http://www.cloudera.com/blog/2012/02/cloudera-connector-for-tableau-has-been-released/ December 31, 2012 at 03:34PM

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