The author introduces Cook, an advanced fair-sharing, preemptive scheduling backend for Spark.
Amid greater financial-market stress this summer, China appears well positioned to manage short-term risks, but the long-term outlook looks more challenging.
Soon, the U.S. Federal Reserve will likely begin hiking interest rates for the first time in almost seven years. The only question is “how fast?”
The steep declines in China’s domestic equity market from June highs to early July lows raises some concerns, but it ought not to inspire panic.
How has the concept of a level competitive playing field changed in an era of relentless innovation? We collaborated with The Economist Intelligence Unit, convening an array of experts from many different backgrounds, to shed light on the rapidly shifting dynamics among businesses, policymakers, and consumers.
Equity and currency markets seem less sensitive to the risk of Greek contagion than in the past. Are markets underpricing risks?
Two Sigma co-founder David Siegel argues in the Financial Times that since algorithms outperform people at many tasks, we should shed our biases against them.
Greece remains exposed to the possibility of a sovereign default and the reintroduction of the drachma, but three historical case studies suggest that the former need not induce the latter.
Good economic news really is good news most of the time, statistically speaking. Folk wisdom to the contrary may stem from behavioral biases.
The dollar has appreciated sharply since the beginning of 2014, but the exchange rate plays a smaller role than it once did in driving international trade.