NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), October 26, 2018 in New York City. 

Futures lower; oil price, inflation data in focus

U.S. stock futures pointed to a negative open on Wednesday amid volatility in the oil market and as investors looked ahead to upcoming inflation data. As of 4:40 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were 78 points lower, indicating a lower open of -23 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were also in […]

Soybean meal in a dockyard in Nantong in east China's Jiangsu province Monday, Aug. 06, 2018.

China October export import trade data

China on Thursday reported exports and imports for the month of October that exceeded forecasts, the country’s General Administration of Customs reported. China’s overall trade surplus was $34.01 billion for October, lower than the $35 billion economists had expected. Exports denominated in dollars rose 15.6 percent from a year ago in October, exceeding an expected […]

FDA open source

FDA unveils open source code for collecting patient data

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday posted open source code for its MyStudies App to enable researchers to collect patient-provided data.   WHY IT MATTERS FDA explained that after going through a pilot test, the MyStudies App is not what’s actually available in the Apple Store or Google Play. Rather, the agency put […]

Only Google and Facebook rival us on data precision

Only Google and Facebook rival us on data precision

Few companies have the capacity to take on Foursquare, a location discovery platform that leverages its massive database to provide users with personalized recommendations, Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck said Friday. “Other than Google and Facebook, we are the Switzerland,” Glueck said in an exclusive “Mad Money” interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We are the sort […]