Is Chinese Spending the Key to Global Economic Rebound?

The recent economic slowdown in China has raised questions about the possibility of the world economy having a rebound any time soon. Despite its more than 12 trillion US dollars in gross domestic product, contraction in consumer spending and retail credit default has slowed down the global economic powerhouse. When we dive into the Chinese …

Stocks Slump and Other Highlights of 2018 Financial Markets

2018 has seen the stock market post one of its worst performance in recent history. It has been an especially turbulent 4th quarter, thanks in part to a slew of political and economic debacles.The worsening trade war between the US and China, the recent US government shutdown and the looming head of Brexit next year …

Is Edge Computing Displacing Cloud Computing Anytime Soon?

Cloud computing used to be the hot new buzzword that everyone was raving about. The idea of easily accessing your data anywhere and across all your devices was a new and novel idea. “In the cloud” became an everyday phrase. At present, cloud computing has entered mainstream and is now a crucial feature of applications …

Innovative Fintech Companies to Watch Out For in 2019

The past few years have been a harbinger for financial technology companies, stemming from revolutionary alt banks to the proliferation of cryptocurrencies. So much has taken place in the past year that is worthy of optimism. 2019 is slated to be even bigger, with more and more people moving over to the more personalized and …

How Emerging Markets Fared In The Wake of G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina

As the G20 summit got underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina, currencies from emerging markets saw an upward trend, one of its strongest in months. This comes after  the US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman, Jerome Powell gave some speculative statements regarding the US dollar. In his statement, he portrayed a neutral outlook, stating that the US …

Toca 6 Trial Data Update: Tocagen Inc. (NASDAQ: TOCA)

Tocagen Inc. (Nasdaq: TOCA), a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company, today is presenting data describing the tumor microenvironment and immunogenicity  of Toca 511 (vocimagene amiretrorepvec) & Toca FC (flucytosine, extended-release) in patients with solid tumor malignancies at the International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference hosted by The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), the European …

Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE: GST) – Attention Seeking Stock

On Thursday, Shares of Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE: GST) expressed a change of -10.75% and closed its trade at $0.16. The stock exchanged hands with 12,435,538 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 4.64M shares. When trading is lighter than usual, it is said to be “thin.” When there’s more trading than …

Synthetic Biologics (NYSE: SYN) – Comprehensive Stock Analysis

On Thursday, Shares of Synthetic Biologics (NYSE: SYN) expressed a change of -34.30% and closed its trade at $0.13. The stock exchanged hands with 4,717,860 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 662.37K shares. When trading is lighter than usual, it is said to be “thin.” When there’s more trading than usual, …