Donald Trump’s war of words on the NFL stoked higher interest in pregame discussion on Sunday of Week 3. Sunday Night Football on NBC took the biggest hit: viewership of the game (Washington Redskins vs Oakland Raiders) fell 11% from last year and it was the lowest-rated Sunday NRead More »
Megyn Kelly, the no-holds-barred former litigator who rose to stardom at Fox News, debuted her new show on NBC on Monday. The network jump came after a tumultuous 2016 for Kelly — from clashing publicly with Donald Trump and his supporters to detailing allegations of sexual harassment against Roger Ailes.
Analyst day for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), which will be October 18th, brings an astounding four activist funds to the fore, writes RBC Capital’s Amit Daryanani, and perhaps a big debate over what the company should do with nearly $7 billion in cash on its balance sheet. Daryanani, who has a Sector Perform rating on the stock, and a $15 price target, writes that the meeting is set up for something of a showdown. “Analyst day should be interesting,” he writes, "given there are four distinct activists engaged in the name and at the same time HPE is sitting on a pile of cash and hasn’t made explicit comments regarding the future usage." Following HP’s various divestitures and spin-mergers
As companies try to understand consumer behavior, data scientists are in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000 and a job-satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data scientist was ranked No. 1 on the “Best Jobs in America” list in 2016 and 2017 based on the number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction. It was followed by devops engineers ($110,000 a year) — which combines development, testing and operations — data engineers ($106,000 a year), tax managers ($110,000 a year) and analytics managers ($112,000 a year). And the No. 1 skill most in demand for data scientists? The programming language Python (sought after in 72% of Glassdoor job postings), followed by R (64%),