Big data solutions mean better technology, and better technology often means market opportunity. This blogroll is all about the monetary side of big data–the retail applications, the investment challenges, the algorithms behind the profit margins. Here’s a starter list of a few market opportunities for the big data fans who are economically inclined.

A Trillion-Dollar Transfer Of Wealth Is About To Hit Silicon Valley – Dan Lyon, ReadWriteWeb

What It Was Like Trying To Raise Money The Day Lehman Brothers Collapsed – Max Nison, Business Insider

Marketing Analytics: How To Start Without Data Scientists – Jeff Bertolucci, Information Week

Black Friday makes it official: ‘Tis the season for companies to wade through big data – Amit Bendov, Quartz

Black Friday Midday Report: Surge in Couch Commerce Fueled by Tablet Adoption – Cloud Times

Analytics, mobility drive Kimberly-Clark’s APAC biz – Liau Yun Qing

Boom and bust – Graphic Detail Blog, the Economist

Increasing Investor Interest in Big Data – Angela Guess, Dataversity

Massively Multiplayer Online … Shopping? It’s Real, Addictive and Brutal – Daniela Hernandez, Wired