Quant Cycles (formerly called the Cycle Projection Oscillator) is a technical tool that employs proprietary statistical techniques and complex algorithms to filter multiple cycles from historical data, combines them to obtain cyclical information from price data and then gives a graphical representation of their productive behavior. Other proprietary frequency domain techniques then are employed to obtain the cycles embedded in the price.
Earlier this year, engineers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT.N) who track rivals' prices online got a rude surprise: the technology they were using to check several million times a day suddenly stopped working.
U.S. wholesale inventories increased in March amid flat sales, confounding the government's initial estimate of a modest dip.
U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than six years in April and inflation rose steadily, more signs of an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again as early as June.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported slightly stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday as it booked its fifth straight gain in U.S. same-store sales, sending its shares up nearly 3%.
Continuing German-Greek drama caused a drop in stock index futures in the U.S.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said currency fluctuations cut second-quarter sales by $680 million and will weaken growth this year, adding pressure on the world’s largest retailer as it struggles to overcome slower demand in the U.S.
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