Stocks to Watch: Silver Standard Resources Inc. (USA)(NASDAQ:SSRI), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

On Tuesday, Shares of Silver Standard Resources Inc. (USA)(NASDAQ:SSRI), subtract -9.40% and closed at $10.70 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $10.50 and $11.37. Silver Standard Resources Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of precious metal resource properties in the Americas. The company mainly explores for gold, silver, zinc, and lead deposits. Its principal projects include the Marigold mine located in Humboldt County, Nevada, the United States; and the Pirquitas mine located in the province of Jujuy, northern Argentina.

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), dropped -0.72% and closed at $156.46 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $155.82 and $158.53. The company’s Market capitalization is $148.38 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 955.84 million. Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc., three facilities with more than 900 acute care beds and part of Jefferson Health in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is working with IBM (NYSE:IBM) to launch cognitive hospital rooms powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) designed to enhance the patient experience and assist bring deeper levels of personalized, agile and responsive care to its patients. Jefferson is presently planning to deploy speakers in some hospital rooms, providing patients in those rooms with access to basic information, in addition to more control over their surroundings to assist make their stay more comfortable.

According to The Physician’s Foundation, 81 percent of physicians describe themselves as either over-extended or at full capacity, while only 19 percent indicate they have time to see more patients. Moreover, physicians spend 20 percent of their time on non-clinical paperwork.  Now, with the ability to interact with in-room speakers that are connected to the IBM Watson IoT Platform, patients can take control over their hospital stay and the overall experience — operating lights, window blinds, asking questions about hospital facilities or even getting background information on their physician.

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), lost -0.65% and closed at $101.22 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $101.04 and $102.21. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $78.52 and reached to max level of $102.38. Mastercard recently makes it even easier for developers to create next-generation commerce solutions with the launch of Mastercard Developers.

This single gateway facilitates Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) across payments, data and security. The platform also includes a ‘New and Experimental’ API category that facilitates partners to test new technologies and applications.

The experimental APIs, developed at the company’s eight R&D Labs around the world, will assist partners build, scale and facilitate payments on new platforms. At the same time, they will have a foundation to explore payments integration into new categories such as augmented reality, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.

“We see Mastercard Developers as empowering our customers, partners and their developers in their efforts to innovate and grow their own businesses,” said Oran Cummins, senior vice president for APIs at Mastercard. “The new platform will serve as a key way to integrate Mastercard technology and services into their digital solutions in an easy and cost-effective way. And, consumers will benefit from the simpler, faster and safer experiences driven by these efforts.”


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