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Tune In Alert -- Yahoo! Finance & CNBC Launch New Program "Big Data Download"


Today,Wednesday, March 27, Yahoo! Finance and CNBC will premiere the first two episodes of "Big Data Download." Hosted by CNBC's Courtney Reagan and regularly featuring Yahoo! Finance's editor-in-chief Aaron Task, Senior Columnist Michael Santoli and Co-Host of "The Daily Ticker" Lauren Lyster, "Big Data Download" is a daily digital program that taps into the big data revolution to deliver valuable information to everyday investors and business decision makers. The show, which will air twice each day, will draw upon sources including Yahoo! Search data, social sentiment and investing algorithms created exclusively for this program from the Yahoo! Labs team.

Theinaugural episode of "Big Data Download" examines whether the housing market isreally in recovery by looking at both housing stocks and Yahoo! Search data. Inthe second episode, "Big Data Download" drills into gas prices. Are you beingripped off at the pump? "Big Data Download" explores oil, gas, distillateinventory numbers to shed light on where prices should be and which companieswill get a lift when the price goes up.

Tomorrow,Thursday, March 28, "Big Data Download" will look at several key economic indicatorsthat tell where the S&P 500 should really be right now. In tomorrow'safternoon episode, "Big Data Download" speaks with Ben Waber, Sociometric SolutionCo-Founder, President and CEO, about their new program at Bank of America thatincreased productivity, but raised eyebrows among privacy advocates.

"Big Data Download" airs Monday through Friday, with originalepisodes at 11 am and 2 pm ET. Watch the"Big Data Download' here:

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