The former big-time CEO, cancer survivor and political candidate discusses the journey that has shaped the way she’s moving in the world of philanthropy. Now she’s pushing to use her C-suite skills to solve specific problems for women around the world.
The recent Twitter IPO is causing a tremendous amount of new interest in tech IPOs. Watch this video to see how you can track Twitter’s journey by using Thomson Reuters Eikon and learn what the Reuters journalist who covers Twitter has to say about other possible tech IPOs in the future.
As China surpasses the US as the world’s biggest net importer of oil, investors are straining to get a clearer picture about what’s happening inside China’s oil trade. Watch this video to learn about two key tools inside Thomson Reuters Eikon to help you get more detailed information about China’s energy sector.
Many analysts are expecting another month of slow job growth in the US when the October non-farm payroll numbers come out November 8th. While some pockets of the US economy are thriving, other parts are still in recovery mode. Using this video, you’ll see how you can use Thomson Reuters Eikon to track expectations ahead of the report and then follow the market reaction once the numbers are released.
The 8-time NBA all-star and former Houston Rockets center now shares the sport he loves with the children of China. Yao talks with Reuters about basketball, how sports give kids confidence and why China lacks a culture of philanthropy.
We are pleased to bring you a recording from a recent asset management customer investment seminar featuring two presentations by industry experts. They share insight and techniques for tracking real time inflation movements and predictive analytics to improve performance. TechVision is a speaker series featuring external thought leaders who share technology best practices and emerging trends. It is designed to accelerate the adoption of new ideas and technologies across the organization. Here’s more about the presentations:
31 Oct 2013Thomson Reuters
SmartEconomics: Building Better Forecasts
StarMine is famous for “analyzing the analysts” and creating the SmartEstimate earnings forecast, which weights each estimate based on the historical accuracy of the issuing analyst. The SmartEstimate is predicated on analyst forecasting ability being a persistent skill. In this presentation we compare the SmartEstimate for earnings estimates with those for economics and also show how the persistence of economist forecasting ability compares with that of sell-side analysts. After presenting the performance and accuracy of the SmartEstimates for economics, we describe the impact of economic surprises in various markets and show how investment managers and traders can take advantage of the new SmartEstimates for economics: (more…)
The networked platform revolution: Why integrated systems are replacing stand-alone products and what it means for business.
29 Oct 2013Thomson Reuters
The era of stand-alone products is ending. Every “thing” will soon become connected to the Internet. Every piece of consumer electronics, home appliance, and medical device, and more conventional products such as cars, furniture, clothes, and even groceries will be connected to the Internet. We’re seeing not only physical products, but also online products and services, being integrated into systems.
The simple act of connecting products changes their very nature. Apple’s iPod is more than a music player. Amazon’s Kindle is more than an e-book reader. These tools are integrated systems of hardware, web-based applications, and human services. Facebook is more than an online social network. Google is more than an Internet search engine. They are product-service ecologies — networked platforms creating opportunities for organic growth.
The networked platform revolution requires us to rethink our assumptions about products. We must think about integrated systems in new ways, define new ways to measure their progress, and organize new development processes. Watch the video below to learn about models for thinking about, building, and managing networked platforms: (more…)
Reuters is reporting a handful of buyout firms, including Cerberus Capital Management, are looking at a deal to buy all or part of supermarket chain Safeway. This video will show you how to use Thomson Reuters Eikon to better understand the impact of a possible LBO on Safeway shares.