The meteoric rise of Ecommerce over the last 10 years has resulted in the streets of Manhattan hitting breaking point. More than 1.5 million packages a day are delivered to to the streets of New York City, thats a lot of daily packages for a population of less than 9 million. With NYC’s population shrinking…

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IBD Stock Screener

I was going through my weekend routine yesterday which involves reviewing the IBD Big Picture for the end of week & the weekends IBD 50. On one of the pages there was reference to the new IBD Stock Screener, something I have never heard of but it sounded good. And it was, & it is.…

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Crowdsourced hedge fund

Reading Exponential View this morning there is an interesting article about Numerai, a crowdsourced hedge fund made up of a network of data scientists around the world, combining their models to create a meta model.

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The Access Act

Interesting blog post from Fred Wilson this morning regarding a new legislation to try & open up the web services of large corps (large in this case meaning over 100mm monthly active users). The ACCESS Act has three main components that would apply to the largest tech platforms: Portability Interoperability Delegatability Would certainly be a…

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