Big Data: The Holy Grail of the Stock Market

Humans have recorded data for thousands of years, but only recently, we have amassed an unimaginable amount of information. We have always sought to collect and pass on knowledge as a community, whether this medium is hieroglyphics, spoken word or a written narrative. In more recent times however, this information has been stored as computer data. 90% of the current data in the world was created in the last two years, and we only need to look at our mobile phones to see our advances in data storage. We have started recording data like never before. Our smartphones track our every location, our credit cards track our every purchase and our computers are recording our every keystroke. Now this information is no longer static, it is being used for some…


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