Data Points: Trends & Challenges

The stock market is up today, but yesterday it was down. Why? You’d think those decisions were made from fear and greed, when actually it’s some high-frequency computer algorithm that’s seeing a trend and responding by driving the markets—at least according toBloomberg. It feels almost inhuman, but the fact is that the investor response is based on analyzing existing data or forecasted market conditions.

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School Bus App SafeStop Releases Money-Saving Metrics

SafeStop, one of several apps that tracks and reports the real-time location and arrival of school buses, points to data collected from customers across North America that school districts can save about $20,000 a year in fuel costs from excessive idling.

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National Survey Describes Student Deaths at School Bus Stop

The Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit released its annual loading and unloading survey that shows a majority of the student fatalities last year were caused by the school bus as opposed to illegal passing vehicles.

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NTSB: Chattanooga School Bus Driver Deviated from Route

National Transportation Safety Board investigators have determined that Johnthony Walker was not supposed to be driving along Talley Road in the Brainerd section of Chattanooga, Tennessee, when he lost control of his school bus and crashed into a tree.

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