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Amazon.com Inc.

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01-31-2019 after market close 10-25-2018 after market close 07-26-2018 after market close 04-26-2018 after market close 02-01-2018 after market close 10-26-2017 after market close 07-27-2017 after market close 04-27-2017 after market close
Actual EPS 6.04 5.75 5.07 3.27 2.16 0.52 0.4 1.48
Consensus EPS 5.55 3.29 2.49 1.22 1.85 0.01 1.4 1.03
Estimated EPS 5.55 3.29 2.49 1.22 1.85 0.01 1.4 1.03
Number of Estimates 14 16 14 14 14 12 12 12
EPS Surprise $0.49 $2.46 $2.58 $2.05 $0.31 $0.51 -$1.00 $0.45

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Amazon.com Inc is an online retailer. The Company sells its products through the website which provides services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. It also offers electronic devices like Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets.

Market Cap: 664 Billion

Primary Exchange: Nasdaq Global Select

Website: http://www.amazon.com

Shares Outstanding: 482 Million

Float: 399 Million

Dividend: 0.0 (0.0%)

Beta: 1.582992

Sector: Technology

Industry: Online Media

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 5.89 Million

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 316 trading days

From: 2014-01-21 To: 2015-04-23

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Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 04:50:49:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Manag… read more...

Oil Bounces On Tanker 'Incident' (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 03:41:02:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: Oil Spikes After Tanker Attacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 03:01:43:000

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Tracking Ruane, Cunniff, & Goldfarb's Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 01:28:24:000

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Sorry Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 01:25:04:000

Introduction I guess everybody has them: sorry stocks. Most people will think of the losers in their portfolio as sorry stocks, but for me, sorry stocks are something else. Sorry stocks are those that I still don't have in my portfolio and that have done awfully good in the meantime. Those (… read more...

Target fires latest shot in delivery wars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 23:11:49:000

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Retail REITs: Fears Of Retail Apocalypse 2.0

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 22:52:41:000

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21st Century Leaders Build Ecosystems: Contrasting Amazon And AT&T

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 13:53:04:000

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Alphabet: Too Much Regulatory Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 08:40:31:000

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Air Transport Services Group Leveraging Its E-Commerce-Driven Growth Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 07:25:13:000

With the rapid growth in e-commerce and Amazon's ( AMZN ) ever-growing logistics needs, Air Transport Services Group ( ATSG ) continues to look like a relatively below-the-radar name worth considering. Customer concentration is a notable risk, but Amazon appears deeply committed to growing its… read more...

TLT - Nowhere To Go But Lower (Long-Term Bond Yields Higher)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 05:00:00:000

Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria Sir John Templeton Life and investing are long ballgames. Julian Robertson Introduc… read more...

Amazon Is Betting Big On Satellite Internet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:57:24:000

In April, Amazon ( AMZN ) became the latest company to reach for the stars with the announcement of Project Kuiper, a planned constellation of 3,236 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites. Once operational, the constellation aims to deliver broadband internet connectivity to custome… read more...

Protests Roil Hong Kong Markets (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:42:25:000

Today's Top Stories: Protests roil Hong Kong markets; winning streak snapped; and adapting to tariffs. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Protests Roil Hong Kong Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 03:01:32:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The benchmark Hang Seng Index slid nearly 2% overnight as protests against Hong Kongs cont… read more...

The Crazy Stuff That Happens To A Stock Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 01:09:46:000

It seems that every few months I get a portfolio shocker. There's often big news surrounding the individual stocks. I'll admit that I do not watch my holdings all that closely, but I certainly get all of the news feeds of my portfolio holdings courtesy of my Seeking Alpha home page. Yesterda… read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 01:06:09:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsens 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Globals regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen… read more...

FDN: A Smart Bet On High-Quality Growth Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 16:59:43:000

The online world is home to many of the most powerful and dynamic companies in the market, and the opportunities for growth are particularly promising when investing in businesses operating through the internet. On the other hand, the competitive landscape is always changing, and this is an im… read more...

Pitney Bowes: Will This Fallen Aristocrat Rise Again?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 15:00:59:000

Introduction Founded close to 100 years ago, Pitney Bowes ( PBI ) has, for most of its existence, sold postage meters and provided mailing services. It was a steady and profitable business, and over the years, Pitney Bowes grew to become one of the largest mailing companies. It even managed … read more...

Barnes & Noble: The Market Is Expecting Something Special

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 08:56:35:000

On June 7th, the management team at Barnes & Noble ( BKS ) announced that they had reached an agreement to sell the firm, in its entirety, to funds advised by Elliott Advisors Limited in an all-cash transaction. This move represents a significant premium compared to where units of the … read more...

Amazon Announces Latest Effort to Fight Homelessness-$8 Million Donation to Housing and Homeless Nonprofits in HQ Regions and Company Match For Employee Contributions

via: Business Wire at 2019-06-11 05:00:00:000

Plymouth Housing will receive $5 million to provide permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Seattle; $3 million will go to the Arlington Community Foundation to increase access to affordable housing for low-income families and veterans The gift will help cr… read more...

Equities March Higher (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:39:13:000

Today's Top Stories: Equities march higher; big tech on trial; and Tesla annual meeting. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher SoundClou… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Equities March Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 03:01:08:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). It looks like there is another session of gains in store for Wall Street, with DJIA futures up by 1… read more...

Big Tech on trial at House hearing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 23:46:38:000

Congress will begin its scrutiny of America's tech giants this afternoon amid growing discomfort in Washington over the power that the companies wield over the industry and public life. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news,… read more...

Amazon Go is loving The Big Apple

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 23:22:33:000

Just a month ago, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) opened its first cashier-free convenience store in New York. This morning it will open another. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Amazon: Impact Of Increasing Rivalry With FedEx

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 18:06:02:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has made its intentions clear that it wants a big chunk of the shipping industry. FedEx ( FDX ) has recently announced that it would not be renewing the express shipping contract with Amazon. This should lead to greater investments by Amazon in its logistics network. In the… read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Personalize

via: Business Wire at 2019-06-10 14:07:00:000

Amazon Personalize enables developers to build applications with the same machine learning technology used by Amazon.com for real-time personalized recommendations with no machine learning expertise required Yamaha, Subway, and Zola among customers using Amazon Personalize … read more...

Apple Faces New Challenges In The Payments War

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 12:18:12:000

Apple ( AAPL ) is trying to improve the presence of Apple Pay in domestic and international markets. According to a recent report by Loup Ventures , Apple Pay has been activated in 43% of the iPhone installed base. They mention that Apple Pay is enabled by 363 million iPhone users out of an a… read more...

Diversify Your Dividend Growth Portfolio With Weyco Group

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 11:54:15:000

Thesis Investors seeking income and dividend growth investors often focus on large-cap stocks. These can provide consistent and growing dividends over many years. In fact, many Dividend Kings and Dividend Aristocrats are large-cap stocks. However, there are also many small-cap or mid-cap… read more...

Tracking Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 09:19:09:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Management 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Tiger Global's regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking Chase Coleman's Tiger … read more...

Blue Chip Dividend Aristocrats Are Beating The Market In A Bull Run

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 09:11:51:000

On a recent visit to the Sure Dividend site, I was surprised to find this chart. Yes, we might 'expect' the Aristocrats ( NOBL ) to outperform the broad market ( IVV ) through market corrections. That is the natural attraction of buying companies with a very meaningful dividend growth hist… read more...

Give Up The Latte Or Go To College? How To Grow A Nest Egg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 08:11:38:000

It all started with a simple question: is college a good investment? The rabbit hole ended up being deeper than I expected. Several attempts have been made to answer this question, as the cost of going to post-secondary school has skyrocketed in the U.S. (from less than $10,000 per year in… read more...

Amazon launches secured credit card; SYF +2%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 05:13:06:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN )and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) partner for the Amazon Credit Builder, which pairs a secured credit card with budgeting tools and advice. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Synchrony Financial, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Financial stocks news, … read more...

Aerospace And Defense Merger Monday (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 03:43:43:000

Today's Top Stories: Aerospace and defense merger Monday; at ease; and Mexico tariffs averted. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher Sou… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Aerospace And Defense Merger Monday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 03:03:08:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). United Technologies and Raytheon have agreed to an all-stock merger, creating the second-largest def… read more...

Setbacks At Tencent And JD.Com, While The New Economy Index Signals Tech Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 02:45:00:000

By ALT Perspective With President Trump in Europe after firing his tariff shots at Mexico, media attention shifted away from the US-China 'trade war'. The Chinese finally had a moment to catch a breather. On the other hand, bargain hunters got busy and sent the share prices of many China… read more...

Tracking Al Gore's Generation Investment Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 11:51:58:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Generation Investment Management's 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Al Gore's regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking Al Gore's Generation Investment Manage… read more...

3 Steps To Beat Warren Buffett (At His Own Game)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 09:11:52:000

Background The Oracle of Omaha is well-known for his long-standing track record of beating the market. Over the past 20 years, Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A ) ( BRK.B ) was up roughly 350% while the S&P 500 delivered a total return of 211%. Source: Yahoo Finance; data as of 6/6/2019. … read more...

Tracking Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-08 05:34:17:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Stephen Mandel's 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Mandel's regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital Portfolio article for… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 80

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 14:17:52:000

Race car driver Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky and her helmet (photo via Forbes ). Bulletproof Investing: Week 80 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This i… read more...

Dividend Aristocrats & Survivorship Bias

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 05:29:58:000

In a number of articles on Seeking Alpha, I have demonstrated for readers the long-run alpha achieved by the Dividend Aristocrats. Companies that have earned this distinction have increased dividends for twenty-five consecutive years. Collectively, these companies have higher risk-adjusted ret… read more...

Weighing In On Big-Name Tech And High-Yield Stocks For The Long Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 04:11:30:000

Alphabet ([[GOOG]]/[[GOOGL]]) announces a deal to buy Looker for $2.6 billion, hammering Domo (DOMO), Splunk (SPLK), and Tableau (DATA), while Cloudera (CLDR) earnings were not well accepted; the Looker deal did not help. More on that later. What I do want to highlight is that Thomas Kurian, t… read more...

Another Stellar Jobs Report? (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 03:38:06:000

Today's Top Stories: ECB eyed amid central bank shift; more gains; and tech cold war. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher SoundCloud … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Another Stellar Jobs Report?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 03:02:56:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). With trade war drums beating loudly, a strong employment report from the Labor Department this morni… read more...

Amazon: Dig Deeper

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 11:11:30:000

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Amazon's Bezos says robot hands still decade away

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 10:59:04:000

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN )Jeff Bezos reiterates previous company comments about the timeline for full warehouse automation during a presentation at the re:Mars conference. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

United Parcel Service Is Trading At A Discount And The Yield Is 4%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 07:09:18:000

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XPO Logistics Taking A One-Two Punch Of Slowing Macro And Persistent Business Quality Questions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 05:50:17:000

When I last wrote on XPO Logistics ( XPO ) roughly a year ago, I wasn't all that interested in the shares due to what I thought was an overheated valuation. Little did I expect the chaos that would ensue, including a large M&A transaction that never happened, the loss of a significant ch… read more...

ECB Eyed Amid Central Bank Shift (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 03:41:37:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: ECB In Focus Amid Central Bank Shift

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 03:01:11:000

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Barnes & Noble Balance Sheet Bust: True Book Value May Be Below $1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 12:43:24:000

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Amazon reveals Prime Air delivery drone

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 10:12:44:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reveals a new drone that will start test deliveries of toothpaste and household goods weighing as much as five pounds in the coming months. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon launching AI-powered clothing recommendations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 09:16:44:000

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Just Sell This Bounce

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 04:10:35:000

I Went Out on a Limb Calling this Bounce, and I am Going Out on a Limb Again Calling This a Temporary Bounce It's gratifying to have called this rally and see it come on so strong. I was a little early, it started last Thursday and got stopped in its tracks. With this crazy FTC and DOJ decla… read more...

An Update On The Autonomous Vehicle Sector And On My AV Stock Picks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 09:47:05:000

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Amazon Undercuts Apple On iPad Pricing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 09:43:09:000

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Simon Property Group And The Market's Long-Term Lens (Podcast Transcript)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 09:32:34:000

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IPO Update: Chewy Prepares For $749 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 09:22:03:000

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Amazon's market cap could still triple - Loop

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 07:32:24:000

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AWS teams with NASCAR, Amazon with L'Oreal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 05:30:19:000

NASCAR partners with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services in a multiyear agreement to archive 500K hours of video on the cloud. The transfer process could take 12 to 18 months to complete. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

NASCAR Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider

via: Business Wire at 2019-06-04 05:00:00:000

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The Worst Of Times Is The Best Of Times To Buy Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 04:07:06:000

I Hope You Started Buying Yesterday I've said this before but like a lot of what I do, it bears repeating. Stocks are the only item that loses attractiveness when the prices go down. Most people wait for a sale or they go to a discount store because they hate paying more for something if the… read more...

The Big Tech Crackdown (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 03:37:28:000

Today's Top Stories: Will market drop extend to June?; trade war endangers MAGA; and talks with Mexico. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitche… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: The Big Tech Crackdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 03:03:07:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The House Judiciary Committee unveiled a sweeping "top-to-bottom" review of unnamed tech companies l… read more...

AT&T: Fourth Wireless Carrier Isn't Happening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 15:38:43:000

The T-Mobile ( TMUS ) acquisition of Sprint ( S ) had the potential to reduce the pricing pressure of the domestic wireless market. AT&T ( T ) was poised to benefit from not having multiple carriers undercut their pricing, though the new T-Mobile was poised to become a formidable… read more...

This Is Not The Time For Tech To Crumble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 14:09:52:000

I'd say I could think of worse developments for a fragile market at a critical juncture than sweeping antitrust inquiries into some of the most important companies in America, but that wouldn't be entirely true. To be clear, it's been obvious for at least 14 months (i.e., since last March, w… read more...

Caught In The Geopolitical Crossfire

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 11:42:59:000

A while back, I wrote an article for SA entitled, " Transnational Companies - More Reliable Than Countries Right Now". I led off that piece with three points: a) "Cooperative and open international systems are under attack from the left and right", b) "To deny globalization is to ignore longs… read more...

Disney Vs Netflix: The Content War Begins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 10:56:33:000

Introduction In recent years, investors in the media industry have focused on the disruption brought about by Netflix ( NFLX ). The company has continued to grow and attracted foes both in media and in the telecommunication industry. AT&T has acquired Warner Media to expand its streami… read more...

SPY: Is This Pullback Finished?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 05:46:42:000

The SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) has turned bearish, is oversold and looking for at least a short-term technical bounce. After that, we expect a retest of the bottom. The real bounce may come with July earnings reports. Meanwhile, we expect the SPY to continue testing the downside. Lets look… read more...

Will Market Drop Extend To June? (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 03:58:59:000

Today's Top Stories: Will market drop extend to June?; trade war endangers MAGA; and talks with Mexico. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitche… read more...

Standing At The Edge Of The Abyss

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 03:10:21:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." - Sanford C. Bernstein & Company analysts, January 2017 "Bull markets are born… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Will Market Drop Extend To June?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 02:59:01:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Stocks are continuing to sour following the steepest May selloff in nine years as DJIA futures begin… read more...

Clicks Vs. Bricks: The Bifurcation Of Retail Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-02 21:23:58:000

The performance spread between traditional brick-and-mortar retail and online clicks retail is more than 15% this year, with the S&P Retail Select Index down 0.67% versus a 14.6% gain for the EQM Online Retail Index. Looking for bright spots in retail, it is all about online sales The … read more...

Amazon: Firing On All Cylinders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-02 19:59:37:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) continues to fire on all cylinders, with shares up over 18% year to date. Just last month, the company reported Q1 earnings for its 2019 fiscal year, announcing exciting new initiatives which continue to reinforce our long-term investment thesis. Source In Bezos' Blue O… read more...

Buy the telecom dip with Amazon unlikely to enter - JPMorgan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 12:52:34:000

The slip in the top two U.S. wireless carriers today is a dip-buying opportunity, JPMorgan says. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Buy the telecom dip with Amazon unlikely to enter - JPMorgan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 12:52:34:000

The slip in the top two U.S. wireless carriers today is a dip-buying opportunity, JPMorgan says. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Buy the telecom dip with Amazon unlikely to enter - JPMorgan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 12:52:34:000

The slip in the top two U.S. wireless carriers today is a dip-buying opportunity, JPMorgan says. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Amazon Will Grow Faster In 2023 Than Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:22:46:000

The month of May hasn't been great for stocks overall, with the S&P down around 5%. Amazon.com (AMZN) hasn't been immune to the selling with shares down more than 7%. Even with this recent downdraft, Amazon is still up about 17% for the year. A recent worry facing the company seems to be… read more...

Amazon Will Grow Faster In 2023 Than Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:22:46:000

The month of May hasn't been great for stocks overall, with the S&P down around 5%. Amazon.com (AMZN) hasn't been immune to the selling with shares down more than 7%. Even with this recent downdraft, Amazon is still up about 17% for the year. A recent worry facing the company seems to be… read more...

Amazon Will Grow Faster In 2023 Than Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 11:22:46:000

The month of May hasn't been great for stocks overall, with the S&P down around 5%. Amazon.com (AMZN) hasn't been immune to the selling with shares down more than 7%. Even with this recent downdraft, Amazon is still up about 17% for the year. A recent worry facing the company seems to be… read more...

Amazon buys Sizmek ad assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:15:19:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) purchases the ad tech company's ad server and Dynamic Creative Optimization unit, which will continue to operate independently of Amazon Advertising for now. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news, Read more … read more...

Amazon buys Sizmek ad assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:15:19:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) purchases the ad tech company's ad server and Dynamic Creative Optimization unit, which will continue to operate independently of Amazon Advertising for now. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news, Read more … read more...

Amazon buys Sizmek ad assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:15:19:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) purchases the ad tech company's ad server and Dynamic Creative Optimization unit, which will continue to operate independently of Amazon Advertising for now. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news, Read more … read more...

Dallas Fed Conference Surveys Impact Of Technological Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 07:49:47:000

The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank held a conference on technology-enabled disruption May 22-23. The first mornings panel featured business leaders discussing trends in their respective industries, which included CEO Greg Armstrong of Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA ), Craig Boyan of… read more...

Dallas Fed Conference Surveys Impact Of Technological Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 07:49:47:000

The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank held a conference on technology-enabled disruption May 22-23. The first mornings panel featured business leaders discussing trends in their respective industries, which included CEO Greg Armstrong of Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA ), Craig Boyan of… read more...

Dallas Fed Conference Surveys Impact Of Technological Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 07:49:47:000

The Dallas Federal Reserve Bank held a conference on technology-enabled disruption May 22-23. The first mornings panel featured business leaders discussing trends in their respective industries, which included CEO Greg Armstrong of Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA ), Craig Boyan of… read more...

Prometheus Unbound: Unshackling The American Middle Class Would Cause Stronger Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:31:27:000

The Greek Myth of Prometheus Source Introduction The so-called "secular stagnation" of recent years has held back long-term economic growth and undercut the prospects for long-term earnings growth for a number of larger public companies due to weak demand growth ( Larry Summers, 20… read more...

Prometheus Unbound: Unshackling The American Middle Class Would Cause Stronger Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:31:27:000

The Greek Myth of Prometheus Source Introduction The so-called "secular stagnation" of recent years has held back long-term economic growth and undercut the prospects for long-term earnings growth for a number of larger public companies due to weak demand growth ( Larry Summers, 20… read more...

Prometheus Unbound: Unshackling The American Middle Class Would Cause Stronger Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:31:27:000

The Greek Myth of Prometheus Source Introduction The so-called "secular stagnation" of recent years has held back long-term economic growth and undercut the prospects for long-term earnings growth for a number of larger public companies due to weak demand growth ( Larry Summers, 20… read more...

Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:33:51:000

Today's Top Stories: Markets shocked by Mexico tariff bombshell; USMCA hangs in the balance; and more trade war blues. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts he… read more...

Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:33:51:000

Today's Top Stories: Markets shocked by Mexico tariff bombshell; USMCA hangs in the balance; and more trade war blues. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts he… read more...

Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:33:51:000

Today's Top Stories: Markets shocked by Mexico tariff bombshell; USMCA hangs in the balance; and more trade war blues. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts he… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:02:06:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). President Trump has turned the tariff gun on his southern neighbor, saying the U.S. will impose a 5%… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:02:06:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). President Trump has turned the tariff gun on his southern neighbor, saying the U.S. will impose a 5%… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Markets Shocked By Mexico Tariff Bombshell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 03:02:06:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). President Trump has turned the tariff gun on his southern neighbor, saying the U.S. will impose a 5%… read more...

Amazon interested in buying Boost Mobile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 23:41:53:000

As Sprint (NYSE: S ) and T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS ) look to offload Boost Mobile to get their $26B merger over the regulatory line, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has turned up as interested buyer of the prepaid service. More news on: Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech sto… read more...

Amazon interested in buying Boost Mobile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 23:41:53:000

As Sprint (NYSE: S ) and T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS ) look to offload Boost Mobile to get their $26B merger over the regulatory line, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has turned up as interested buyer of the prepaid service. More news on: Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech sto… read more...

Amazon interested in buying Boost Mobile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 23:41:53:000

As Sprint (NYSE: S ) and T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS ) look to offload Boost Mobile to get their $26B merger over the regulatory line, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has turned up as interested buyer of the prepaid service. More news on: Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech sto… read more...

The Boom And Bust Of Netflix - A Netflix Original

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 15:39:43:000

Source: The Simpsons, picture modified using makeameme.org I have been to the future. It was an interesting experience, most cars were electric and self-driven, most energy was generated from renewables, and Netflix ( NFLX ) did not exist. Well, in fact, it existed but as a subsidiary of a… read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-30 13:54:00:000

Amazon MSK provides a fully managed, highly available, secure, and compatible service for Apache Kafka Vonage, Secureworks, Poshmark, Nutmeg, and Compass are among customers and partners using Amazon MSK Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), annou… read more...

Future Car: Takeaways From Our Visits To Japanese Companies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 11:11:42:000

Automobiles: Carmakers cutting costs to make bigger collaborations/investments to enjoy re-rating The automotive industry is undergoing a period of major changes as restructuring efforts pick up and investments for the future accelerate. On the other hand, in Japan, earnings stability has … read more...

This Is Not The End Of The Bull Market; An Agile Trader Can Be Successful Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 06:12:00:000

The World is Not Ending (even in 12 years) and Neither is the Stock Market Chief Strategist Joseph Zidle of Blackstone, I paraphrase: "The trade war will not pull the US or China into recession. A European recession will not bring us down either. The silver lining is that we will see an econ… read more...

Amazon Makes A Big Splash In Travel Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 05:21:24:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has started offering to book airline tickets from its platform. This service has been launched in collaboration with ClearTrip in India. Amazon is also offering healthy discounts of up to INR 2000 (approx. $30) if customers book domestic flights from its platform. Amazon Pay … read more...

Amazon Provides $1M Donation in Support of the Red Cross for Critical "Right Now Needs" of Blood Donations

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-30 04:45:00:000

$1 million donation will boost blood supplies and help save lives by enabling the Red Cross to thank 200,000 blood donors with a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card According to the American Red Cross, there is currently a critical shortage of type O blood across the country All donors are en… read more...

The Rule Of 72 - The Income Method

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 04:20:00:000

Co-produced with Treading Softly and PendragonY for High Dividend Opportunities Recently we've started a series of articles outlining the basics behind High Dividend Opportunities methods. All these articles share the same title - The Income Method - and are by design focused on the … read more...

(Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 03:30:56:000

Today's Top Stories: Modest equity rebound as Treasurys bounce; ending rare earth reliance; and new Iranian risks. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here )… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Modest Equity Rebound As Treasurys Bounce

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-30 02:58:07:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Investors today will monitor a flurry of economic figures, including the latest weekly jobless claim… read more...

AWS veteran joins Amazon's elite management team - CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 14:00:41:000

An Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) cloud-division veteran has made a move to CEO Jeff Bezos' elite team of managers , CNBC reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-29 14:00:00:000

Amazon Textract uses machine learning to automatically extract text and data, including from tables and forms, in virtually any document with no machine learning experience required The Globe and Mail, MET Office, PwC, Healthfirst, UiPath, Teradact, Ripcord, Kablamo, Vidado, B… read more...

Amazon's Stock May Be About To Turn Around

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 11:05:39:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock has quietly fallen about 8% from its May 3 highs. For the most part, the stock's decline hasn't gained much attention due to rising trade tension headlines. That may be about to change. Some bullish options bets suggest the stock may be about to rise to $1,970, and so d… read more...

TiVo's New Direction Still Doesn't Point Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 10:44:28:000

This month, following another rough quarterly earnings report , TiVo ( TIVO ) announced that it was cutting its dividend 55%, from $0.18 to $0.08 per quarter. This was probably necessary, as the dividend had been held steady for several years despite continuing declines in the fundamentals of… read more...

I Told You Not To Trust Yesterday Morning's Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 09:07:49:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome David H. Lerner as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more TAKING… read more...

Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5-Compact Design, Rich Sound, and Built-In Camera Shutter-Just $89.99

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-29 05:00:00:000

Alexa adds new features, including how-to videos from wikiHow, updated smart home controls, customizable morning and evening routines, new privacy features, and even more visual content (NASDAQ: AMZN)Today, Amazon announced the newest addition to the Echo Show familyEc… read more...

Embrace Uncertainty: Apple Vs. Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 15:36:45:000

But before we do, whats wrong with uncertainty = risk? Using conventionally-proposed investment analysis practice, uncertainty is calculated by taking long multi-year periods and finding the statistically-defined standard deviation of securities prices within those … read more...

Letters Home From The Privacy Wars: Apple Vs. Google And Facebook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 14:11:13:000

Dear Mother, The Privacy War is going splendidly! We are testing the latest iteration of the secure enclave, and the rebels will soon be on the run! Love, Your Son, Gen. Timothy Cook. Mathew Brady Battle Lines Now that the Corn Syrup Wars have thankfully ended without further loss of… read more...

Emirates NBD Building Artificial Intelligence-enabled Bank of the Future with AWS

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-28 12:30:00:000

One of the largest banking groups in the Middle East to accelerate digital innovation using AWSs breadth and depth of functionality to build personalized retail banking experience for customers Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced… read more...

Tailored Brands: A Speculative Bet On Debt Reduction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 10:28:07:000

Tailored Brands (NYSE: TLRD ) is down over 90% from its all-time high back in July 2015. The ongoing headwinds in the retail sector have beaten down the stock and capped its growth potential. The companys FCF quickly covers its attractive dividend yield and its interest expenses. Thus… read more...

Amazon cutting small wholesale suppliers - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 06:39:23:000

In the coming months, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN )will stop placing bulk orders with thousands of smaller suppliers, according to Bloomberg sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Cowen boosts Amazon on AWS customer spend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 05:10:54:000

Cowen raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN )target from $2,400 to $2,500, citing results from its annual Public Cloud report. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Mindy Kaling to Publish New Essay Collection with Amazon, Available Free for Prime Members

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-28 05:00:00:000

Next summer, the best-selling author, actor, and producer will offer her fresh take on life, love, and single mommy-hood in a series of bite-sized essays spanning the past few years (NASDAQ: AMZN)Amazon Original Stories, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today Mindy K… read more...

When REITs Lead To Large Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 03:45:00:000

Generally speaking, REITs are famous for three things: They pay high dividends. They are defensive investments. They tend to outperform in the long run: It is then not a surprise that an estimated 80 million Americans invest in REITs through their retirement savings and other inv… read more...

Building A Comprehensive System For Valuing Stocks With David Trainer (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 03:00:00:000

By Jonathan Liss Listen and subscribe to the Marketplace Roundtable on these podcast platforms: iTunes/Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher David Trainer doesn't want you to blindly accept financial reporting data from either the company doing the reporting … read more...

Shopify: The Right Business For The Wrong Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 15:30:20:000

Shopify ( SHOP ) is on fire lately, the stock has almost doubled in the past 12 months, as the company continues reporting impressive growth rates and crushing market expectations. However, this booming growth is already incorporated into market expectations, and the stock looks aggressively v… read more...

Why Newell Brands Must Maintain Its Dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 10:21:20:000

Just when Newell Brands ( NWL ) looked as though it would sink below $13.60 in April, buying interest spiked when the company reported first-quarter earnings. On top of that, shares offer income investors (of record May 30) a dividend yielding 6.11%. With the company around midway through … read more...

Where The Millennials Are And Some Implications

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 08:21:41:000

One sees two mythic themes in much coverage of the evolution of business, in media and here on Seeking Alpha. One of them is the death of retail. Another is the death of suburbs in the wake of re-urbanization. Like most mythic themes, there are true facts behind the myths. But also like most m… read more...

Recent Purchase: Lowe's

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 07:37:52:000

Its extremely rare to see a high-quality company trade down double digits in a single trading session. Its even more rare to see a dividend aristocrat do so. For the most part, when I see big red numbers like that, my eyes light up. Theyre always on the heels of some bi… read more...

Walmart's 5260, Computex And Healthcare Headwinds (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 04:04:30:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you can re… read more...

Tracking David Tepper's Appaloosa Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-25 13:09:13:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Teppers 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Appaloosa Managements regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking David Teppers Appaloosa… read more...

MTUM: The Curious Case Of The Largest Momentum ETF

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-25 10:28:36:000

At the end of January, the iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF ( MTUM ) conducted an ad-hoc rebalancing. The index threw out higher beta growth stocks and got defensive. A combined 36% weight between Tech and the fund's allocation to top holding Amazon ( AMZN ) was chopped in half. Consu… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Walmart's 5260, Computex And Healthcare Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-25 04:34:39:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. No formal trade talks are scheduled between the U.S. and China, but President Trump… read more...

Best Buy: Growth Is Dead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 22:56:20:000

Best Buy store. Source: Barron's. Best Buy ( BBY ) reported quarterly earnings Thursday. The company delivered revenue of $9.14 billion, non-GAAP EPS of $1.02 and GAAP EPS of $0.98. The company delivered an earnings beat, while revenue was in-line. Despite the positive earnings report the… read more...

Walmart Fights The Good Fight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 15:34:54:000

Walmart store. Source: Fortune Earlier this month Walmart ( WMT ) delivered an earnings beat, yet missed on revenue. The stock is up by single-digits post-earnings. Walmart and other traditional retailers have been trying to beat back an Amazon ( AMZN ) threat for several years. I assu… read more...

Whether Amazon Is Under Threat From Walmart And Target's Online Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 05:12:10:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has shown a slowdown in revenue growth rate while its main competitor in US, Walmart ( WMT ), has reported 37% growth in the ecommerce segment. Target ( TGT ) has also announced a good online sales growth of 42% . This has led some analysts to give a cautious note on Amazon'… read more...

Amazon could hit $3,000/share - Piper

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 03:20:05:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN )shares could soar more than 65% to within the next two to three years, write Piper Jaffray analysts Michael J Olson and Yung Kim. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Read more … read more...

May Departure Signals New Brexit Phase (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 03:05:04:000

Today's Top Stories: May departure signals new Brexit phase; futures look to rebound; and offsetting trade war losses. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts he… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: May Departure Signals New Brexit Phase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 02:38:56:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The time is up for Theresa May as the U.K. prime minister announced she will resign on June 7, while… read more...

One-day delivery push from Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 02:15:48:000

Looking to jump-start its Prime one-day shipping program, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is offering steep warehouse discounts of up to 75% to get sellers onboard. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

FedEx Is A Compelling, Long-Term Value Play

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 16:20:47:000

Source FedEx ( FDX ) has seen its shares drop rather quickly and unjustifiably. The only news we know is that the head of the Express division announced his retirement unexpectedly, and there is a potential economic slowdown although it is not showing up anywhere on U.S. soil or economic… read more...

Alibaba Getting Attractive At Close To $150

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 15:18:16:000

In the recent quarterly earnings, Alibaba ( BABA ) was able to beat its main rivals, JD.com ( JD ) and Tencent ( TCEHY ) in terms of revenue growth. After excluding the effects of acquired businesses, Alibaba reported YoY revenue growth of 39%. This was ahead of JD.com's 21% growth and Tencent… read more...

Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-23 15:06:00:000

Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language books with the free Kindle app and on Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Traditional Chinese with Kindle Direct Publishing (Nasdaq:AMZN)Amazon a… read more...

Grubhub's Position In Fast-Food Delivery

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 10:49:17:000

Overview Competition among fast food-delivery is heating up. After Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) most recent minority stake acquisition in London-based Deliveroo, investors are struggling in picking a "winner" in the global online food-delivery space. Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB ) has declined as m… read more...

Tesla: Liquidity Aside, Valuation Has Never Been So Reasonable As It's Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 09:07:00:000

Summary Let me start by saying that I'm fully aware of Tesla's ( TSLA ) stressed liquidity condition, and I'm not a Tesla bull - not at all. Nonetheless, if we put the liquidity stance aside for a minute - something that the company can (still) overcome, relatively easily, at this stage - … read more...

LinkedIn As A Key To Nadella's Plans For Microsoft

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 08:21:05:000

Introduction - focus on strategy This is my third article on tech's large cap lead horseman of the day, Microsoft ( MSFT ). The several Seeking Alpha articles on MSFT that followed its Q3 earnings release make the basic points well: MSFT is firing on all cylinders. I peg its 12-month for… read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Ground Station

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-23 06:35:00:000

With a network of satellite ground stations located in close proximity to AWS Regions around the world customers can download, process, store, analyze, and act upon satellite data quicker with substantial cost savings Capella Space, D-Orbit, Maxar Technologies, Myriota, NSLComm, Open C… read more...

Content Wars: Episode V - Disney Strikes Back (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 04:00:00:000

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … For years, the Disney Empire has been content to accept licence fees from other streaming services for their content. But the Mouse has been secretly building a weapon it hopes to use to intimidate the other providers into submission. ... read more...

Focus Turns To Europe (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 03:36:06:000

Today's Top Stories: Focus turns to Europe; DJIA futures fall almost 250 points; and May prepares resignation. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Focus Turns To Europe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 03:02:34:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Investor sentiment is shifting to Europe as elections across the EU and the potential rise of populist … read more...

Amazon developing wearable that reads emotions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 01:33:48:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions, according to Bloomberg. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Target: Expect More From This Retailer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 11:29:26:000

Good quality for cheap is not only what mega-retailer Target ( TGT ) tries to deliver to its customers every day. It's also what stock investors seem to be getting. On Wednesday, the company delivered a spotless quarter that beat consensus and management's own guidance across the board. Am… read more...

Amazon holders reject facial rec oversight; Washington disagrees

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 10:05:31:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) shareholders reject two non-binding proposals to either curb or audit the Rekognition service and its use by governments. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Time To Reconsider Value Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 09:23:41:000

Over the past few years, I have been reading vast amounts of research papers, articles, and analyses on how the stock market is massively overvalued due to vast amount of liquidity poured by central banks around the world and the zero interest policies adopted. I have never had any doubts th… read more...

An Update On The 5G Sector And On My 5G Stock Picks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 07:16:12:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on April 22, 2019; therefore, all data is as of that date. For a background on my 5G articles, you can read: August 2, 2018 - A Look At The 5G Opportunity August 14, 2018 - Top Seven 5G Stocks To Play The 5G Boom Starting In 2019 … read more...

Amazon's Revenue Slowdown Provides A Big Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 04:57:38:000

The only negative aspect in the latest quarterly earnings of Amazon ( AMZN ) was the continuing slowdown of top line growth. However, the concerns over a slowdown in revenue growth are exaggerated. The overall revenue growth rate was weighed down by marginal growth in physical stores segment. … read more...

Amazon: Using Price-To-Sales As A Technical Oscillator (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 04:00:00:000

We have tracked Amazon ( AMZN ) closely since the early days of StockWaves. In this video we take a detailed look at the Elliott Wave count, but also reexamine the use of the Price to Sales ratio (P/S) as an additional technical analysis tool. Back in our first Seeking Alpha article in August… read more...

Comcast says new device focused on health, not a smart speaker

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 13:10:25:000

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) is clarifying that contrary to earlier reports, a smart home device it's planning isn't a smart speaker and thus doesn't really compare directly with Echo (NASDAQ: AMZN ) or Google Home ( GOOG , GOOGL ). More news on: Comcast Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabe… read more...

Netflix's Strategy Is Unsustainable When Competition Starts Flexing Their Experienced Muscles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 10:32:41:000

Netflix ( NFLX ) has reshaped the media industry with massive content spending sprees to try and build an extensive portfolio of original content. While this big money strategy has produced some hits, the strategy is starting to become unsustainable. Investors can see this through the growin… read more...

Comcast working on smart device focused on health - CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 09:25:37:000

Comcast ( CMCSA +0.8% ) is working on a home device similar to Amazon's ( AMZN -0.3% ) Echo or Google ( GOOG +1.1% , GOOGL +1% ) Home -- but with an initial focus on health monitoring, CNBC says. More news on: Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Comcast Corporation, Tech stocks news … read more...

Dotdash-branded paints coming to Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 05:08:58:000

Millennial-focused digital publisher Dotdash will launch a curated line of interior paints called "The Spruce Best Home" to bolster its e-commerce efforts. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Masters Of Cloud, Part 3: The Dark Horses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 04:20:37:000

Over the course of the first two articles of this series, we have established the major public cloud companies and how they are competing based on salesforce and reach. The underlying themes that differentiate performance are the effective deployment of capital to harness their existing custom… read more...

Why I Remain Long Adobe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 14:22:38:000

I initially went long on Adobe ( ADBE ) because I like its invidious status as a pseudo-monopoly on design/content creation software products. I keep raising my bet on ADBE because this company is using Sensei Artificial Intelligence to accelerate its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and … read more...

Long FlexShopper - Asymmetric Nanocap Bet With +120% Expected Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 10:48:13:000

FlexShopper ( FPAY ) is a mix between an ecommerce website like Amazon ( AMZN ) and short term, high interest loans. They use a lease to own model and sell a wide range of goods. Customers make payments over about one year. Recently, FPAY partnered with brick and mortar stores selling produc… read more...

Amazon shareholders voting on Rekognition oversight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 10:27:08:000

At the shareholder meeting on Wednesday, Amazon ( AMZN -0.3% ) shareholders will vote on a proposal calling for more oversight into the Rekognition facial recognition technology. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon-Backed Deliveroo: A New Threat To Uber

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 08:07:40:000

Uber executives ring the bell at the NYSE during on the day of Uber's IPO (photo via Uber's Twitter account). Amazon Backs An Uber Eats Competitor As if Uber ( UBER ) didn't have enough on its plate, with the negative economics of its business so far, it now has Amazon ( AMZN ) backin… read more...

Buy Atlas Air Worldwide - Airplanes 50 Cents On The Dollar Makes For 100% Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 07:22:50:000

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( AAWW ) is an air freight and lease company. They own 66 planes, lease 21 and operate 27 of their customers. Primary risks for services they offer are labor rates and freight airplane prices, which are tied to world trade levels. Customers carry other risk su… read more...

Amazon: Valuation Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 06:00:52:000

Let's start with technical parameters. As it is typical for most public companies, the long-term dynamics of Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock price are quite qualitatively described by the exponential trend that always looks like a straight line on the graphs with log y-axis: As you can see, by the… read more...

Amazon Literary Partnership Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-20 05:00:00:000

The Amazon Literary Partnership awards more than $1 million in funding to 66 nonprofits dedicated to serving writers and announces a new Poetry Fund in collaboration with the Academy of American Poets and a Literary Magazine Fund with the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses Sin… read more...

Tracking George Soros's Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 03:30:09:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to George Soross 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on George Soross regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our Tracking Soros Fund Management Holdings … read more...

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund: A Small-Cap Growth CEF With Some Potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 02:57:46:000

For a while now, I have been on the lookout for a good technology-focused closed-end fund. Admittedly, this is something of a rare breed as most closed-end funds are focused on the generation of income, and technology stocks are generally considered to be growth investments. These stocks, part… read more...

Retail On Display (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-19 03:35:57:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you can re… read more...

VC Deals: Funds Feed Impossible Foods, Uber Eats Competitor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-18 07:20:25:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. Beyond Meat competitor gets $300M Beyond Meat (BYND) competitor Impossible Foods raised $300M … read more...

Stocks To Watch: Retail On Display

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-18 03:41:57:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Retailers cap off the Q1 earnings season in style as Target (TGT), Best Buy (BBY), … read more...

The IPO Rush - Promise And Peril

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-18 03:30:00:000

by Daniel Shvartsman All-time market highs, the ups and downs of trade negotiations, or the resurgence of volatility. There are a number of different flavors of breathless stock market coverage. The trick, for authors at Seeking Alpha and other outlets, is to translate the vicissitudes of … read more...

More Data On Amazon's Advertising Business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-18 03:00:17:000

Recently, Amazon's ( AMZN ) advertising business has attracted close attention. With the development of this direction, a significant increase in company profitability and capitalization is expected. But there are critically few concrete and systematic figures on this topic. Therefore, I tried… read more...

Audible's Next Chapter in Newark Begins with Grand Opening of Its Innovation Cathedral

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-17 08:47:00:000

80,000 Square-Foot Cutting-Edge Office Space in a Restored and Reimagined Century-old Church Offers Tech Companies a Unique Model for Responsible Urban Development Audible Founder & CEO Don Katz and New Jersey Elected Officials Reaffirm Commitment to Making Newark the Nation&#x2019… read more...

Amazon adds flights to Indian Pay

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 08:03:49:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) now offers flight tickets on its e-commerce platform in India. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

First 2019 Update To Steve's Dividend Portfolio And Strategy For Replacing My Salary With Dividend Income

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 05:30:00:000

On ugly days like Monday, when the Dow finished down $617.38 and the Nasdaq finished down $269.92, it makes me even more thankful for dividends. I have been constructing a dividend portfolio outside of my wife and my 401Ks and trading accounts. I add to the dividend portfolio by selling posi… read more...

Tracking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 03:32:51:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Berkshire Hathaways 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Warren Buffetts regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2019. Please visit our " Tracking 10 Years Of Berkshire Ha… read more...

Lingering Trade Worries Weigh On Equities (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 03:15:34:000

Today's Top Stories: Lingering trade worries weigh on equities; pounds worst week since October; and Amazon squares up to Uber. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Lingering Trade Worries Weigh On Equities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 02:51:56:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). A fresh bout of risk aversion is hitting global stocks after tough words on trade from Beijing suggested … read more...

Retail Is Dead! Except For The REITs That Are Not

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 02:12:00:000

This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments . 2019 has been an exceptionally difficult year for retail. Retail store closures in 2019 have dramatically surpassed analyst estimates for the first five months of the year. The elevated leve… read more...

It's official! Amazon takes slice of Deliveroo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 22:58:42:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) in investing millions in Deliveroo as it leads a $575M funding round that includes existing investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Greenoaks. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Uber Technologies, Inc., Just Eat plc, Top stock market news, Tech stocks news, … read more...

Apple: Assessing If ETF Ownership Is Impacting Potential Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 19:02:16:000

( Picture Source ) Whether its because of the burgeoning trade war, increasingly lackluster product offerings or just general investor malaise, it certainly does seem that Apple ( AAPL ) cant catch a break in 2019, being the second-worst performing FAANG stock so far this yea… read more...

Amazon mulls backing Uber Eats competitor - Sky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 13:11:30:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is in talks to join a $575M investment round in British food delivery app Deliveroo, according to Sky sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Uber Technologies, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

IMDb Bids Farewell to HBO's Game of Thrones

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-16 12:00:00:000

Ahead of the Sunday, May 19 Series Finale, IMDb and IMDbPro Reveal an Exclusive Look at How the Show has Dominated the Entertainment Landscape Since 2011 IMDb ( www.imdb.com ), the worlds most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, and IMDbPro ( … read more...

Amazon could buy Google's ad tech rival - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 11:21:32:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.7% ) is reportedly close to buying the ad-serving tech of bankrupt Sizmek, according to Bloomberg source s. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 77

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 08:15:46:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Image Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 77 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. T… read more...

Introducing the All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition-The Next Generation of Amazon's Most Affordable Kids Tablet, With Access to Over 20,000 Kid-Friendly Titles

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-16 05:12:00:000

The all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition offers a faster processor, 16 GB of storage, one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guaranteestill only $99.99 Amazon FreeTime Unlimited provides access to over 20,000 kid-friendly books , Audible books,… read more...

Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage, and Alexa Hands-Free-Still Only $49.99

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-16 05:09:00:000

Fire 7 is built for entertainment, now with more room for the movies, books, songs, and games you loveat home and on-the-go Ask Alexa to play a song, watch a video, listen to an Audible book, get the news, or make a video call on Fire 7, now using just your voice Fire 7 is… read more...

Amazon Providing Access to Over 9 Million School Breakfasts for More Than 50,000 Students in 450 Schools Across the U.S.

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-16 05:00:00:000

In collaboration with Share Our Strengths No Kid Hungry campaign, Amazons support is helping provide a healthy start to the day so kids are ready to learn in class Students who eat breakfast have higher test scores in math, perform better on standardized tests, an… read more...

SoftBank leads $200M round in Indian grocer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 04:43:32:000

SoftBank ( OTCPK:SFTBF , OTCPK:SFTBY ) Vision Fund leads the investment in online grocer Grofers India. Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital also participated. More news on: SoftBank Group Corp., SoftBank Group Corp., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

A Protracted Trade Dispute (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 03:12:42:000

Today's Top Stories: US stock markets are searching for a direction, tariffs remain on officials minds, and Walmarts earnings are on tap. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: A Protracted Trade Dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 02:41:24:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. stock index futures are on edge once again, flipping between red and green overnight, as the Tr… read more...

Buffett's Amazon stake valued at ~$860M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 12:46:35:000

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A )(NYSE: BRK.B ) acquired 483,300 shares of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) valued at about $860.6M at March 31, according to its 13F filing with the SEC. More news on: Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Financi… read more...

What First Quarter Earnings Mean For Amazon Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 09:13:04:000

Amazon (AMZN) reported Q1 2019 earnings last month, but the response was underwhelming. The stock dropped slightly in response, and some investors claimed that the top is nearly in for this stock . I looked over AMZN's earnings and found them neither impressive nor dire. Sentiment Analysis… read more...

Fire TV active users top Roku

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 07:47:09:000

Amazon's ( AMZN +1% ) Fire TV now has over 34M active users, up from the "well over" 30M execs touted at an event in January. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Roku, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Why REITs Outperform Stocks, And 3 Strong Buys In May 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 06:00:21:000

Currently more than 80 million Americans are invested in REITs directly or through REIT mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This is not surprising when you learn that the easiest way to outperform markets in the past 30 years, would have been to overweight REITs in your portfolio. … read more...

I Like Dividend Growth Stocks Because The Market Is NOT Rational

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 05:04:00:000

Friday was a perfect example of why I believe dividend growth stocks are the way for me and my family to achieve financial independence. On Thursday May 9th, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,950. President Trump tweeted early Friday morning regarding trade talks with China and t… read more...

Alibaba reports strong Q4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 04:12:04:000

Alibaba (NYSE: BABA ) gains 1.3% on strong Q4 beats with 51% Y/Y revenue growth. FY20 guidance has revenue of RMB500B versus the RMB508.86B. Peers that could move on the beat include JD (NASDAQ: JD ), Vipshop (NYSE: VIPS ), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), and MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI )… read more...

Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q1 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 04:00:03:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fishers 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Managements regulatory 13F Form filed on 04/22/2019. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fis… read more...

Nasdaq De-FAANGed? (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 04:00:00:000

We generally chart the regular NASDAQ ([[ NDX ]] or [[ QQQ ]], and the futures), but when you consider that a mere five momentum names, affectionately given the acronym "FAANG", comprise nearly 40% of the weighting of the entire index, a glance at the Equal Weight version is not a bad idea. I … read more...

Brexit Can-Kicking Coming To An End? (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 03:38:30:000

Today's Top Stories: Brexit can-kicking coming to an end?; whats next for U.S. markets; and IEA cuts oil demand outlook. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha P… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Brexit Can-Kicking Coming To An End?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 03:01:43:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Mark your calendar . The next stage of Brexit drama is set for the beginning of June, when Theresa Ma… read more...

Saving Capitalism: Some Modest Proposals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 13:03:20:000

Source INTRODUCTION In recent years there has been a populist rush to embrace socialism by those in the US whore politically on the hard left. Although this populist theme has gained traction with some Democrats and certainly with the media, it does not appear to be favored by … read more...

Big Tech Oligopoly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:39:03:000

As I write this today, the top 5 biggest publicly traded companies in the world are all American technology companies, with over $4.5 trillion of market capitalization between them (equivalent to roughly the size of Japan's GDP, the world's 3rd largest economy). World's most valuable public… read more...

Rite Aid: R-E-L-A-X

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 07:28:05:000

Thesis This article is detailed and factual; a serious effort that debunks the bearish perspective on Rite Aid ( RAD ) here on Seeking Alpha (or anywhere else). Rite Aid is substantially undervalued for two primary reasons: Bloated SG&A obscuring the true profitability of the enterp… read more...

Adobe, Amazon team for Magento stores

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 07:19:34:000

Adobe ( ADBE +1.7% ) is putting its $1.68B acquisition of e-commerce specialist Magento to good use with an Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) partnership . More news on: Adobe Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Amazon Re-Purposing Malls It Helped Vacate And Widening Tax Deficits In The Process

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 06:25:26:000

Two decades of easy credit and hyper-consumption from North American households have encouraged a massive overbuild in the retail sector and commercial real estate. In the process, retail - which includes online giants like Amazon (AMZN), eBay (EBAY), big-box chains, and smaller brick and mo… read more...

Why Stop At 65 Times Earnings?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 05:02:39:000

By Jeff Weniger Amazon (AMZN) is trying to take over the world, right? At 65, its price/earnings multiple anticipates perfection. At some point, you hit reality: a company that is valued at $919 billion, rallying hard for years, may be underestimating the very real possibility that someone… read more...

WPP survey names Amazon, Alibaba most valuable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 04:08:41:000

Ad firm WPP releases its annual survey and taps Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) as the most valuable retail brand. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Futures Claw Back After Stock Route (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 03:32:14:000

Today's Top Stories: Futures claw back after stock route; another round of aid for US farmers; and one-day shipping latest retail salvo. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Futures Claw Back After Stock Rout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 03:02:06:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Equities in Asia fell overnight , playing catch-up to yesterday's selloff on Wall Street, which saw t… read more...

One-day shipping latest retail salvo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 23:16:59:000

Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) is firing back against Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), which on April 25 promised one-day delivery for all Prime members and announced it would spend $800M toward the shipping goal in the second quarter alone. More news on: Walmart Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks new… read more...

Masters Of Cloud, Part 2: The Evolving Landscape

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 15:15:07:000

We thank the readers for their appreciation of the first article in this series. Additionally, we would also want to highlight a few pointers based on the reader questions and commentary: This analysis is limited to the listed players in the public cloud space and does not extend to appl… read more...

Consumer Reports: Retail Sales, Sentiment And Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 06:57:22:000

The U.S. Week Ahead (May 13-17) Investors in the week ahead are set to receive updates on the health of U.S. retail sales, as well as consumer sentiment, as earnings season winds down. The pace of economic data will shift into high gear with a mid-week report on Aprils advanced m… read more...

Amazon rolling out packing automation - Reuters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 05:22:39:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is rolling out automation to box up customer orders, according to Reuters sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon to fund ex-employee private delivery startups

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 04:14:05:000

UPS (NYSE: UPS ) and FedEx (NYSE: FDX ) are on watch after another expansion of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN )Delivery Service Partner program More news on: United Parcel Service, Inc., FedEx Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

My Biggest Investment Failure Ever: A Case Study Of CBL & Associates Properties

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 03:45:00:000

There are no secrets to success . It's the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure . Preparation and hard work are pre-given for most analysts. But learning from failure is much more challenging and often what separates the best from the rest. The majority of people o… read more...

JD.Com Stellar Q1; Tencent Gaming Monetization Tweak

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 03:15:00:000

By ALT Perspective In this week's issue of Chinese Internet Weekly ( CQQQ )( FXI ), my coverage will focus on the gaming breakthrough by Tencent Holdings ( OTCPK:TCEHY ) ( OTCPK:TCTZF ) and JD.com ( JD ) 2019 Q1 results. I will also highlight the battle between Alibaba Group ( BABA ) and A… read more...

Employees Turned Entrepreneurs: New Amazon Initiative Helps Employees Start Their Own Package Delivery Business

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-13 02:00:00:000

Amazon expands its Delivery Service Partner program in the US with a new incentive for current Amazon employees to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company Amazon commits to funding startup costs, up to $10,000, and the equivalent of the former employee&#x… read more...

Microsoft, Starbucks And The Ethereum Blockchain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-12 21:05:58:000

Leaders in their various fields, the three have found amazing ways to cooperate and better serve their customers. This article involves three completely different kinds of businesses that have found a way to co-operate with on other in a unique way. In short, Microsoft ([[MSFT]]) will offer … read more...

DouYu IPO: Company May Have An Enterprise Value Of $2.3 Billion.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-12 14:21:44:000

DouYu ( DOYU ) is a market leader among the streaming platforms in China. Additionally, the company presents more pages per visit than other international platforms. The companys financial stats are also favorable. The FCF is negative, but growing. The company reports a large amount of… read more...

China Redux, 13F Season And Blockchain Blockbuster (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-12 04:25:55:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you can re… read more...

Stocks To Watch: China Redux, 13F Season And Blockchain Blockbuster

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-11 05:18:22:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Investors still have trade handicapping on the agenda next week as talks between th… read more...

Amazon speaking with striking workers in Poland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-10 07:32:04:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is holding talks with Polish distribution center workers after unions threatened a strike. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Facebook: Et Tu, Chris Hughes?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-10 07:18:15:000

Screen capture from Thursday's episode of Bloomberg's What'd You Miss highlighting the New York Times op/ed written by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. Chris Hughes Joins The Fight Against Facebook Calls to break up Facebook ( FB ) aren't a new phenomenon - readers may recall the spl… read more...

Hailed Uber IPO Finally Arrives (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-10 03:26:13:000

Today's Top Stories: Hailed Uber IPO finally arrives; futures flat despite tariff hike; and CPI offers transitory test. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Hailed Uber IPO Finally Arrives

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-10 02:54:25:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). There's only one event today that competes for attention in markets with trade concerns - this year's b… read more...

Facebook: WhatsApp Faces Stiff Resistance In India Over Payments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 09:16:37:000

Facebook ( FB ) is conducting a trial of WhatsApp Payments in India and hopes to launch it in other countries in the future. The trial, expected to be completed by July, has irked the Indian government as it does not conform to the Reserve Bank of India's data localization norms. Therefore, th… read more...

Senators want Amazon probed for child privacy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 08:29:19:000

U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey, Richard Blumenthal, Dick Durbin, and Josh Hawley ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Amazon's ( AMZN -1.1% ) Echo aimed at children violates theChildrens Online Privacy Protection Act. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tec… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 76

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 06:33:04:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Image Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 76 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. T… read more...

SAP teams with Amazon, Google on cloud project

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 05:27:16:000

SAP (NYSE: SAP ) launches the Embrace project to customize a user's move toSAP S/4HANA in the cloud according to their industry. More news on: SAP SE, Microsoft Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Global Markets Suffer As U.S.-China Dispute Intensifies (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 03:19:29:000

Today's Top Stories: Global markets suffer as U.S.-China dispute intensifies; Asian markets drop after Trump says China broke the deal; and meaty stuff. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Global Markets Suffer As U.S.-China Dispute Intensifies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 02:42:07:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. stock futures point to a lower open as trade tensions escalate. China's vice premier arrives in… read more...

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting 2019: Finding 'Judas Iscariot'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 20:40:33:000

A little history lesson is needed from the New Testament of the Bible. Judas Iscariot was an apostle of Jesus Christ, who went everywhere with him during a three-year traveling ministry. He handled the finances of the ministry. Unfortunately for Judas, he was chosen by God to be the one apostl… read more...

Hackers drained Amazon seller accounts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 10:48:01:000

About 100 Amazon ( AMZN +0.3% ) seller accounts were drained over six months year as part of an "extensive" fraud by unidentified hackers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon bribed DoD cloud staff, says Oracle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 07:25:14:000

Oracle (NYSE: ORCL ) files an amended complaint challenging the Pentagon's winner-takes-all JEDI cloud contract. More news on: Oracle Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Better Buy: Microsoft Vs Google

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 06:20:11:000

Put money to work in the companies that represent the future. Put money to work in companies that are totally dominant in their markets, and put money to work in stocks that have serious momentum . Jim Cramer Alphabet ( GOOGL ) and Microsoft ( MSFT ) are some of the best-known techno… read more...

Amazon launches $90 Blink XT2 security camera

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 05:38:45:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) announces theBlink XT2 indoor/outdoor security camera with the price starting at $89.99 and available to customers in the U.S. and Canada on May 22. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon: Strong Buy For Value And Growth Not Buffett's Purchase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 05:10:00:000

Purchasing shares of Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) at a share price of $1,950.55 may seem expensive, but this is a company that is just scratching the surface on their true potential. If you were to go back to June 1 st , 1985, the same statement about Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) (BRK.B) cou… read more...

Introducing All-New Blink XT2-The Next-Gen Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera with Extended Battery Life and Enhanced Motion Detection for 25 Percent Less Than Blink XT

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-08 05:10:00:000

Features two-year battery life on two AA lithium batteries with a combination of two-way talk, live view, and motion recordingdouble the usage of the XT when exclusively recording video Enhanced motion detection allows you to precisely customize motion detection and reduce fals… read more...

InvestEd: Ep. 212 - Berkshire Annual Meeting 2019 Recap - Part 1 (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 02:32:17:000

When I made my mistakes in investing. Its because I thought I knew something when I didnt. It was hubris. I just didnt realize it. I didnt realize this company was more complex than I thought. - Phil Town This week, Phil and Danielle reco… read more...

Alibaba to let retailers outside China sell products - FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 20:46:27:000

Alibaba (NYSE: BABA ) will change up its AliExpress model, allowing for retailers outside China to sell products on its platform, the Financial Times reports. More news on: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Global news and forex, Top stock market news … read more...

Consumer Confidence Pushing Q1 U.S. Retail Sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 17:29:31:000

By Jharonne Martis The Q1 2019 retail blended earnings growth estimate is 6.3%. In the U.S. retail landscape, ongoing strength in consumer spending continued in Q1, but is the economy's strength sustainable? Let's dig in and see: The Refinitiv consumer confidence index remained stron… read more...

IPO Update: Fastly Seeks $169 Million In U.S. IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 10:12:20:000

Quick Take Fastly ( FSLY ) has filed to raise $169 million in an IPO of its Class A common stock, per an amended registration statement . The company operates an Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud computing platform and content delivery network. FSLY is generating accelerating growth, pr… read more...

In REITs, Bricks And Mortar Wins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 04:26:38:000

Are you a horse-racing fan? Before you get upset at me for titling this article Bricks And Mortar Wins, let me explain that the so-named horse did, in fact, win the Old Forester Turf Classic, the final race before the Kentucky Derby. According to Blood Horse , before the… read more...

A Very Rough Future For Tanger Factory Outlet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:45:00:000

In a recent article entitled: Tanger: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly , I explain that Tanger ( SKT ) could make a decent short-term investment given the deep value in its shares but I remain on the sidelines because I can find better long-term oriented opportunit… read more...

Stocks Skittish After Trade Blow (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 03:26:29:000

Today's Top Stories: Stocks skittish after trade blow; possible outcomes to U.S.-China talks; and can May/Corbin do a Brexit deal? If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Stocks Skittish After Trade Blow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 02:58:26:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. markets on Monday recovered most of their lost ground after a steep initial plunge, as stocks s… read more...

Amazon Go opens its doors in New York

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 02:23:02:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is opening up its twelfth cashier-less convenience store in the U.S. at Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Top stock market news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

4 Reasons AT&T's Streaming Plans May Disappoint Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 01:31:30:000

A year ago, had the Department of Justice been unable to at least delay the AT&T ( T ) acquisition of Time Warner, the telecom giant may have had a fighting chance to enter the competitive streaming video market and secure the market share scraps industry leader Netflix ( NFLX ) couldn&#x2… read more...

Amazon Publishes 2019 SMB Impact Report; Launches "Build Your Business with Amazon" Website to Help Businesses, Authors, and Developers Succeed with Support from Amazon

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-06 23:01:00:000

More than 1.9 million small and medium-sized businesses, content creators, and developers in the U.S. are currently working with Amazon Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazons stores have created an estimated 1.6 million jobs worldwide, up from 900,000 in 2017 … read more...

Tech Giants Rethink The Businesses That Made Them Big

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 15:39:54:000

This headline in the Wall Street Journal points to the dilemma that the big Techs are apparently facing as they look out into the future. Urgency is the word used by the press to define this dilemma: Google, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and other tech giants have … read more...

Arista: Warning Signs And What's Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 13:53:16:000

Here was Arista (NASDAQ: ANET ) last week running up into earnings and after earnings. Arista reported earnings last week, saying that some customers, one in particular, slowed orders. We'll show you the warning signs that showed up ahead of time. Going forward, there's a lack of visibility … read more...

Masters Of Cloud, Part 1: The Players

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 12:35:42:000

The origin of the phrase cloud computing has long been debated. Arguably, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services ((AWS)) deserves credit for popularizing cloud as an alternative to tradition storage. The lure of operating efficiencies and a natural extension of their business mode… read more...

CTS Eventim Is A Formidable Player In Ticketing, But The Share Price May Be Too High

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 09:41:01:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome The European View as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more 1. CTS… read more...

Chewy Seeks $100 Million In U.S. IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 08:39:58:000

Quick Take Chewy ( CHWY ) has filed to raise gross proceeds of $100 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm operates a pet-oriented e-commerce platform in the US. CHWY is generating significant revenue but also losing money quickly. Company &… read more...

Amazon: Leader In The Cloud Computing Space

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-05 18:25:08:000

I am sure many investors have come across the term "cloud computing" by now. It may sound highly technical, but I will try my best in this article to cut through the jargon and present an investment thesis on the cloud computing business model. So, what is cloud computing in simple terms? … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 75

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 20:35:23:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Image Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 75 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. T… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 75

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 20:35:23:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Image Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 75 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. T… read more...

Why Value Will Outperform Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 13:01:25:000

Investment Thesis The world of stocks was always divided into growth and value stocks. Value investors and growth investors showed different performance results for different investing periods. In recent years, growth investing was much more successful than value investing. However, an analy… read more...

IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo Reveal the Top-Grossing Films in April 2019 and the Most Anticipated Films Opening in May

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-03 09:00:00:000

Avengers: Endgame Earns Over $427 Million in Just Five Days, Leading a Record-Breaking April at the Domestic Box Office, Totaling Over $1.03 Billion; Year-to-Date Box Office Tops $3.4 Billion IMDbPro Data Shows Audiences are Most Excited for Aladdin , John Wick: Chapter 3 &#x2013… read more...

It's Jobs Day (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 03:10:55:000

Today's Top Stories: Its jobs day; Fedspeak coming up; and IPO watch. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher SoundCloud Googl… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: It's Jobs Day

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 02:42:21:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Dow futures are up 75 points , with S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures ahead by 0.3% and 0.5% , respectiv… read more...

Individual Stocks Can Teach Us Even More About The Virtue Of Patience

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 00:53:53:000

Investors who embrace index funds and those who create portfolios of individual stocks face many of the same emotional and behavioural challenges. It can be difficult to stay the course when your investments are fluctuating in value and the market prognosticators are hitting you with bad news … read more...

5 Mega Investment Trends To 2025 And The Main Players

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 07:06:26:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on March 14, 2019; therefore all data is as of that date. With 2025 just a little over five years away, I decided to give a brief outline of what looks to be the biggest ("mega") trends ahead to 2025. Added to that in each trend (or sub-tren… read more...

Amazon And Industrial REITs: An Incredible Tailwind, But Future Looks Cloudy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 05:46:01:000

On February 15, 2019, shares of XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO ) fell 14% after the company announced that it was losing some contracts with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ). XPO is a third party logistics provider (or 3PL) that received $900 million in revenue from AMZN in 2018 for delivering packages to… read more...

Time For GameStop To Use The 'Konami Code'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 05:15:00:000

Thesis GameStop ( GME ) can free up nearly $50M in cash a year and increase EPS by over 40% by completing the already authorized $300M share repurchase. GameStop has also announced a $100M net-net profit improvement plan that could increase EPS by $1.00 to $1.40 (depending on the number of… read more...

Amazon warehouses far from full automation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 09:01:08:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) says the tech for fully automating a single order is at least a decade away. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

IBM: Hybrid Cloud Is The Future

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 07:01:02:000

Thesis In this article I discuss International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ). IBM is one of the most well-known companies in the world. The company is currently the subject of many bullish and bearish analyses. Bullish analyses often focus only on the high dividend yield and low va… read more...

Horizon Kinetics Commentary Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 05:27:00:000

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ClearBridge Large Cap Growth ESG Strategy Portfolio Manager Commentary Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 04:49:00:000

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ClearBridge Large Cap Growth Strategy Portfolio Manager Commentary Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 04:30:00:000

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Fed Meeting Puts Powell In Hot Seat (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:26:16:000

Today's Top Stories: Fed meeting puts Powell in hot seat; Apple comeback; and bulls take charge. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher S… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Fed Meeting Puts Powell In Hot Seat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:01:34:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The FOMC is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged today as it maintains a "patient" monetary p… read more...

New Middle East marketplace for Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 00:06:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has launched a new Middle East marketplace, two years after buying the Dubai-based e-commerce company Souq.com for $580M. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Top stock market news, Consumer stocks news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Enhanced Indexing: Understanding The Challenges And Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 21:56:26:000

( Photo Source ) Enhanced indexing has been used by professional portfolio managers for decades. The approach calls for investing the majority of client assets in core holdings that hug an index, essentially providing a low tracking error core to the portfolio. From there, the manager will m… read more...

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Thirteen Metros

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-30 20:01:00:000

Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market Expands To Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn., Destin and Tallahassee, Fla., Greensboro and Wilmington, N.C., Allentown, Pa., Fort Collins, Colo., Huntsville and Montgomery, Ala., Jackson, Miss., Palm Desert, Calif., and Portland, Maine. Prime mem… read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-30 12:30:00:000

Amazon Managed Blockchain provides a fully managed service that makes it easy and cost-effective to create, manage, and scale blockchain networks AT&T, Nestl , and Singapore Exchange Limited among companies using Amazon Managed Blockchain Today, Amazon Web Services Inc… read more...

Ross Stores: Management's Lack Of Confidence Is Reason For Concern

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 11:18:22:000

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST ) has a history of strong earnings growth and the analysts are expecting its earnings growth going forwards to continue. The company operates with decent profit margins and high returns on equity. Over the last decade the companys profit margins have av… read more...

Industrial Logistics Properties: Flying Below The Radar With Amazon As Its Largest Tenant

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 10:27:59:000

Many investors have not heard about Industrial Logistics Properties ( ILPT ) because the company is a newer REIT and a smaller REIT. To start, I will be doing a brief overview of their business. ILPT owns 270 industrial and logistics properties focusing on industrial and logistics segments. Wh… read more...

Amazon testing Uber Freight competitor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 10:04:34:000

Amazon ( AMZN -0.4% ) has been testing an Uber ( UBER ) competitor that matches truck drivers to shippers since late year, according to CNBC sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Uber Technologies, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon adding 400 tech jobs in Denver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 06:21:59:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will expand its Denver Tech Hub with a new 90,000 square foot office downtown, which joins the Boulder office that opened last fall. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

HealthEquity - Priced For Perfection?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 06:01:28:000

Introduction and Management Guidance HealthEquity provides several different options for managing healthcare accounts including Health Savings Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, and Flexible Spending Accounts. The firm's network partners include health plans, insurance companies… read more...

Amazon Expands Denver Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-30 05:03:00:000

Amazon to more than double its tech workforce in the metro area and open new office downtown Amazon has created more than 3,500 full-time jobs in Colorado and invested over $1.5 billion in the state since 2016, including infrastructure and compensation Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) to… read more...

All Cap Growth Strategy Q1 '19 Commentary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 04:17:00:000

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Why You Probably Shouldn't Buy VNQ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 03:45:00:000

In a recent article entitled " REI T Investors: The 5 Investment Rules that You Should Know , " I go on to present how individual investors can seek to outperform the broader REIT indexes by following some simple rules to stock picking. Most readers agreed that our strategy is posed to… read more...

Large Cap Growth Strategy Q1 '19 Commentary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 03:30:00:000

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A Possibly Fatal Blow To Private Health Insurance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 12:48:45:000

Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) has proved a boon for health insurance providers since 2010, as U.S. law mandated insurance purchases by ordinary citizens. However, can the industry survive today's push by liberal and socialist Democratic thinkers for Medicare for All ? Quite simply, th… read more...

Montlake Romance to Publish International Bestselling Author Sylvia Day

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-29 11:25:00:000

International bestselling and award-winning author Sylvia Days first new book since 2016, Butterfly in Frost, coming from Amazon Publishing in August 2019 (NASDAQ: AMZN)Montlake Romance, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, today announced a new deal with #1 New York Ti… read more...

Amazon creating 400 HQ jobs this year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 08:23:45:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) says it's "ahead of schedule" on hiring for the Virginia HQ location. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon rattles trucking and logistics sectors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 06:21:07:000

There's another Amazon ( AMZN -0.1% ) shock to the retail sector after FreightWaves reports the e-commerce giant's digital freight brokerage platform is set to go live. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Air T, Inc., C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move … read more...

Stocks Hover Near Record Highs (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 03:38:22:000

Today's Top Stories: Stocks hover near record highs; Trump wants cheap oil, Saudis want higher prices; and Boeing CEO to pitch 737 Max comeback. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Stocks Hover Near Record Highs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 03:00:04:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a muted open ahead of this morning's release of the Fed's p… read more...

ClearBridge All Cap Growth Strategy Portfolio Manager Commentary Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 02:50:00:000

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All The Consequences Of Disney+ (For All The Players)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 02:34:10:000

Introduction Disney's (DIS) stock price action has not exactly been on a tear over the last three years, to put it mildly. Even after the big spike after the announcement of Disney+, the stock still underperforms versus the market: Data by YCharts But the announcement of Disney+ has ma… read more...

Alexander Skarsgård Receives the IMDb STARmeter Award at the Tribeca Film Festival

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-28 05:00:00:000

Fan Favorite Alexander Skarsgrd Receives the IMDb STARmeter Award as Determined by IMDbPro Data on the Page Views of More Than 250 Million Monthly IMDb Visitors Worldwide Previous IMDb STARmeter Award Recipients Include Bill Skarsgrd, Sam Rockwell, Tatiana Maslany, Brie Lar… read more...

Podcast: Samsung Galaxy Fold, Microsoft, Amazon, Intel Earnings, IBM IoT Exchange

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-28 03:32:49:000

This week's Tech.pinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob O'Donnell discussing the ongoing controversies around the Samsung (SSNLF) Galaxy Fold, analyzing the recent earnings reports from Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN) and Intel (INTC), and chatting about IBM's (IBM) IoT Exchange ev… read more...

Is Amazon Leaving China, Or Not?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 12:09:21:000

The e-commerce headlines have been buzzing these last few days with word that global giant Amazon (AMZN) is abandoning China, representing the latest setback for a western Internet company in the large market. Amazon has come out with some statements clarifying the matter, in a move somewhat a… read more...

Is Amazon Leaving China, Or Not?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 12:09:21:000

The e-commerce headlines have been buzzing these last few days with word that global giant Amazon (AMZN) is abandoning China, representing the latest setback for a western Internet company in the large market. Amazon has come out with some statements clarifying the matter, in a move somewhat a… read more...

Well-Performing BJ's Wholesale To Rise Amid Deleveraging

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 11:44:16:000

Investment thesis Smaller in scale, but not so in profitability, BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings (BJ) stands far superior to its larger competitors even through a debt-heavy balance sheet. While the member acquisition of BJ outpaces Costco Wholesale (COST), the renewal rate is gradually growi… read more...

Well-Performing BJ's Wholesale To Rise Amid Deleveraging

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 11:44:16:000

Investment thesis Smaller in scale, but not so in profitability, BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings (BJ) stands far superior to its larger competitors even through a debt-heavy balance sheet. While the member acquisition of BJ outpaces Costco Wholesale (COST), the renewal rate is gradually growi… read more...

Amazon in talks to join Sinclair's regional sports bid - New York Post

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 07:28:52:000

Amazon.com ( AMZN +0.9% ) -- already a key part of the discussions around a multibillion-dollar sale of the New York sports network YES -- is in talks to join Sinclair Broadcast Group ( SBGI +1.1% ), the New York Post reports, in what would be a leading bid to acquire the other 21 … read more...

Amazon in talks to join Sinclair's regional sports bid - New York Post

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 07:28:52:000

Amazon.com ( AMZN +0.9% ) -- already a key part of the discussions around a multibillion-dollar sale of the New York sports network YES -- is in talks to join Sinclair Broadcast Group ( SBGI +1.1% ), the New York Post reports, in what would be a leading bid to acquire the other 21 … read more...

Amazon launching Hi-Fi music service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 06:41:55:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will launch a high-fidelity music streaming service by the end of the year that will cost around $15/month, according to Music Business Worldwide . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon launching Hi-Fi music service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 06:41:55:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will launch a high-fidelity music streaming service by the end of the year that will cost around $15/month, according to Music Business Worldwide . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon: Fails To Impress

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 05:53:57:000

Investment Thesis While Amazon (AMZN) has done terrifically well in the past 20-plus years, that is of little use right now . All that today's shareholder truly cares about is the next two years (if that). Amazon today is unquestionably growing slower than it was in the past. While its va… read more...

Amazon: Fails To Impress

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 05:53:57:000

Investment Thesis While Amazon (AMZN) has done terrifically well in the past 20-plus years, that is of little use right now . All that today's shareholder truly cares about is the next two years (if that). Amazon today is unquestionably growing slower than it was in the past. While its va… read more...

Disney: The Floodgates Have Opened

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 05:30:00:000

(Source: Comicbook ) Investment Thesis In recent weeks, The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) has become the talk of the market, thanks to its much-hyped and well-received presentation of the company's upcoming Disney+ streaming service at its most recent Investor Day. With the $71 billion ac… read more...

Disney: The Floodgates Have Opened

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 05:30:00:000

(Source: Comicbook ) Investment Thesis In recent weeks, The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) has become the talk of the market, thanks to its much-hyped and well-received presentation of the company's upcoming Disney+ streaming service at its most recent Investor Day. With the $71 billion ac… read more...

Analysts adjust Amazon targets after earnings smasher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:51:33:000

Cowen raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) target from $2,250 to $2,400 and maintains an Outperform rating, citing the "game-changing" shift to free one-day shipping for core Prime customers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Analysts adjust Amazon targets after earnings smasher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:51:33:000

Cowen raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) target from $2,250 to $2,400 and maintains an Outperform rating, citing the "game-changing" shift to free one-day shipping for core Prime customers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

U.S. GDP Data, More Earnings To Highlight Friday Trade (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:14:57:000

Today's Top Stories: U.S. GDP data, more earnings to highlight Friday trade; Deutsche Bank profit surges but full year revenue target cut; and Japan eyes possible GDP retraction as Q1 factory output declines. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your da… read more...

U.S. GDP Data, More Earnings To Highlight Friday Trade (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:14:57:000

Today's Top Stories: U.S. GDP data, more earnings to highlight Friday trade; Deutsche Bank profit surges but full year revenue target cut; and Japan eyes possible GDP retraction as Q1 factory output declines. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your da… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. GDP Data, More Earnings To Highlight Friday's Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:03:02:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. stock futures are marginally lower as investors await official domestic GDP data and another ba… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. GDP Data, More Earnings To Highlight Friday's Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 03:03:02:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). U.S. stock futures are marginally lower as investors await official domestic GDP data and another ba… read more...

Amazon.com, Inc. 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 19:08:59:000

The following slide deck was published by Amazon.com, Inc. in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Amazon.com, Inc. 2019 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 19:08:59:000

The following slide deck was published by Amazon.com, Inc. in conjunction with their 2019 Q1 earnings Read more … read more...

Amazon's core Prime getting one-day shipping - earnings call

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 13:56:37:000

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) earnings call includes announcing that the core free Prime two-day shipping will become one-day shipping. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Kohl's: Partnering With Amazon Is A Right Strategic Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 13:18:19:000

The significant rapid growth of the e-commerce wave, led by Amazon ( AMZN ), has been hurting traditional retailers in different industries, including clothing, home furnishing, consumer electronics, and household products. According to UBS , assuming online sales grow by 9% to account for 25… read more...

Amazon +1.6% as profit doubles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 12:23:12:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) +1.6% reports Q1 results that beat EPS by a hefty $2.44 and met revenue estimates with 17% Y/Y growth. In-line Q2 guidance has revenue from$59.5-63.5B (consensus: $62.42B) and operating income of$2.6-3.6B (consensus: $4.2B). More news on: Amaz… read more...

Amazon beats by $2.44, revenue in-line

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 12:03:25:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ): Q1 GAAP EPS of $7.09 beats by $2.44 . Revenue of $59.7B (+17.0% Y/Y) in-line. Shares +2.7% . Press Release More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Tech stocks news, read more...

Amazon.com Announces First Quarter Sales up 17% to $59.7 Billion

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-25 12:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March31, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 89% to $34.4 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $18.2 billion for the trailing twelve months ended March31, 2018. Free… read more...

Want To Generate More Alpha? Try These VC Strategies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 11:58:27:000

Investors want to " buy low, sell high " or " be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful " as Warren Buffett likes to put it. The real problem is that people fail to properly execute on these principles because these principles are too broad and too vague. Jus… read more...

Amazon: Quantitative Valuation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 10:41:51:000

It is always useful to estimate the fundamental value of a company using different tools. And today, I suggest looking at Amazon ( AMZN ) in a way that you probably haven't looked at it before. What is the main indicator in Amazon's financial statements that you care about most of all? Most … read more...

Watch profit, AWS in Amazon Q1 print

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 10:29:05:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reports Q1 results after the bell with analysts expecting revenue growth of 17% Y/Y, the slowest growth rate since Q1 2015. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

NFL Draft And Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 07:04:33:000

I am at the beach this week. That means that Seeking Alpha readers get a little more content from me than my work schedule typically permits. It also means I get the chance to read some interesting subject matter. I am comfortable with the fact that I was the only nerd reading Behavioral Scie… read more...

Widows And Orphans Are Overpaying For DGI Stocks, Coca-Cola Edition - MMWIS April Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 06:36:57:000

In "my portfolio" updates, I typically take a deep dive on one of the stocks I either own or am considering entering. Often, I'll choose a company that is making waves as with my article on Boeing (BA), or when I wrote about the market's silly tantrum regarding Facebook (FB) ( how has that… read more...

Notable earnings after Thursday's close

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 13:35:04:000

AEM , AFL , AJG , ALK , AMZN , ASB , ATEN , ATRC , AVT , BABY , BEAT , BGG , BJRI , BMRN , BOOM , BYD , CERN , COF , COLM , CUBE , CVA , CXP , CY , DFS , DLR , EHC , EMN , ENVA , F , FET , FFBC , FHB , FII , FIX , FTI , FTV , GCAP , GRUB , HTA , HTH ,… read more...

Reviewing Hasbro After A Tremendous Quarter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 13:09:00:000

Image Source: Hasbro Inc - IR Presentation By Callum Turcan Toy maker Hasbro Inc ( HAS ) just reported earnings that pleasantly surprised the market, sending shares up around 14% on April 23. We like Hasbros promising dividend growth trajectory and the company yields 2.7% as … read more...

Amazon tests knockoff removal program - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 10:25:32:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is testing a program to help merchants combat patent infringement by connecting the merchant, accused seller, and a third-party lawyer to evaluate the case. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

AMC's Earnings: How The Show Goes On

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 09:56:44:000

Among the thick crowd of companies awaiting to announce earnings this season, AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE: AMC ) is set to deliver its results for the first three months of 2019. The Kansas-based exhibitor continues to contend with competition headwinds from the disruption of streaming… read more...

Lumentum: Why I Sold Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 07:36:54:000

Back in January, I wrote a Seeking Alpha article recommending Lumentum ( LITE ) after the stock had sold-off as a result of concerns that orders from its #1 customer - Apple ( AAPL ) - would be drastically lower. I suggested the loss in Apple-related revenue might easily be recovered by … read more...

Amazon begins to market PillPack

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 05:38:40:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.1% ) is beginning to proactively market PillPack to its broader customer base, according to TJI Research. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., CVS Health Corporation, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Tech stocks news, Healthcare stocks news Read more… read more...

Vertafore Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-24 05:00:00:000

Insurance technology leader leverages AWS to accelerate its pace of innovation, unlock data-driven insights, and automate insurance processes in the cloud Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Vertafore, a leading software and dat… read more...

FANG Stocks Doing Well In Spite Of Lower Economic Growth Projections

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 10:54:53:000

Six technology companies have gained $916.2 billion in market value so far this year. This same group lost $945 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. This increase in value is a major reason that the S&P 500 stock index is up 16 percent this year. The six technology companies incl… read more...

Amazon center remodels hit thousands of workers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 10:45:43:000

Yahoo Finance sources say Amazon ( AMZN +2.1% ) told thousands of employees at fulfillment centers inCalifornia, Illinois, Texas, and New Jersey that the facilities will be closed and vacated in two months for remodeling. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read… read more...

Automatic, AWS bring connectivity to Ford vehicles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 10:16:45:000

Ford (NYSE: F ), Automatic, and Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN ) collab on anAutonomic Transportation Mobility Cloud to build connected vehicles at scale. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Facebook: Buyers Be Warned

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 09:23:07:000

Source: NYTimes I exited my Facebook ( FB ) stake in 2018 shortly after the Cambridge Analytical Scandal. Since then, the company has continued to attract all sort of negative stories. While the stock has made some recovery, it has been clouded by the recent scandals. In this article, I wi… read more...

Clouds Part: Amazon And Microsoft In Focus Ahead Of Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 09:22:15:000

Two U.S. companies arguably dominate the growing cloud infrastructure and they both report later this week even as they wrestle each other to be the second highest-valued stock by market capitalization. Were talking about Microsoft ( MSFT ) and Amazon ( AMZN ), both companies that … read more...

Amazon Is Breaking Out Ahead Of Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 07:39:41:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock has been scorching hot since the Christ mas Eve lows, rising nearly 41%, almost double the pace of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF ( SPY ). Investors have returned to Amazon in mass to take advantage of the company's blistering earnings and revenue growth. An options anal… read more...

Amazon launches Key for Garage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 07:18:23:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.6% ) launches in-garage deliveries that were first announced at this year's CES. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

IBUY: The First Online Retail ETF Turns 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 07:14:08:000

The First Online Retail ETF EQM Indexes, the firm I co-founded, launched the EQM Online Retail Index (IBUYXT) back in December 1, 2015. It was our first ETF index and we licensed it to a new player in the ETF industry at the time, Amplify ETFs . Amplify was founded in February of 2016 by … read more...

Liberty Global bringing Amazon Prime Video to Virgin Media

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 06:55:06:000

Liberty Global ( LBTYA -0.5% ) has a deal with Amazon.com ( AMZN +1.2% ) to bring Amazon Prime Video to its Virgin Media TV platform in the UK. More news on: Liberty Global Plc, Amazon.com, Inc., Liberty Global Plc, Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Key for Garage Available Starting Today

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-23 03:46:00:000

In collaboration with Chamberlain Group, in-garage delivery offers secure, convenient delivery for Amazon Prime packages (NASDAQ:AMZN)Today, Amazon announced that Key for Garage is available to customers. Key for Garage allows eligible Amazon Prime members to get deliveries in… read more...

Fastly Starts $100 Million U.S. IPO Process

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 10:47:39:000

Quick Take Fastly ( FSLY ) has filed to raise gross proceeds of $100 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm operates an Infrastructure as a Service [IAAS] edge cloud computing platform and content delivery network [CDN]. FSLY has p… read more...

Nintendo: Why I'm No Longer Bullish, And What It Would Take To Change My Mind

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 09:00:17:000

About three months ago, I went bullish on Nintendo ( NTDOF ) ( NTDOY ) following a pullback of almost 35% in the stocks valuation and the outsized success of its classical game console special sales. Unfortunately, my timing was terrible - the stock dropped 10% in t… read more...

Amazon's Ad-Supported Streaming Music Is No Threat To Spotify

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 08:50:12:000

Last week, Amazon ( AMZN ) launched an ad-supported free streaming music service. When the news first broke last Monday, Spotify's ( SPOT ) stock was down over 5% at one point that day before closing down 4.4%. Clearly, the market got spooked that Amazon's entry into the free ad-supported stre… read more...

Apple spending $30M/month on AWS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 04:42:11:000

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) is one of the biggest customers of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services, according to CNBC sources . More news on: Apple Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Disney+ Sets The Stage For A Battle With Netflix, Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 04:03:33:000

Walt Disney ( DIS ) is a global entertainment powerhouse that is effectively leveraging its range of popular brands including Mickey Mouse, Frozen, and ESPN. It has both a strong movie track record and a slate of films in the pipeline that are expected to drive growth in its Studio Entertainme… read more...

Oil Spikes, Futures Lower Ahead Of Earnings Push (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 03:08:12:000

Today's Top Stories: Oil spikes, futures lower ahead of earnings push; Tesla will webcast autonomy day; and Samsung cancels Galaxy Fold launch event. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Oil Spikes, Futures Lower Ahead Of Earnings Push

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 02:55:15:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Futures are lower after the Easter long weekend that could make Monday the quiet before one of the b… read more...

ETV: A Good Option Income Fund, But Overpriced

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 18:27:37:000

Eaton Vance ( EV ) has made something of a name for itself over the years due to its successful management of numerous actively-managed funds. One of the more unique things that the company has done is popularize closed-end funds that use various options strategies to generate income. These of… read more...

Fastly files $100M IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 03:49:54:000

Fastly will list its Class A common stock on The New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FSLY . More news on: Akamai Technologies, Inc., Limelight Networks, Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., Read more … read more...

Earnings Blitz And Autonomy Talk (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 03:37:16:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you c… read more...

Can You Simply Add To Your High Quality Dividend Growth Stocks When They're Down, Because They're Down?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-20 07:37:16:000

My readers will know that for our US holdings (for my wife's retirement accounts and my retirement accounts), I skimmed 15 of the largest cap Dividend Achievers ( VIG ) back in early 2015. Here's Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Without Looking . Now certainly the index did 'look' and it tak… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Earnings Blitz And Autonomy Talk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-20 04:05:40:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Another nice ramp-up of earnings arrives next week to keep investors busy. All told… read more...

The Amazon Jungle Continues To Grow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-19 03:15:23:000

Source: Digiday The Internet has impacted every sphere of life and it has proven to be particularly disruptive for the retail sector due to the enablement of and growth E-commerce. E-commerce has grown at an unprecedented rate all over the world and it's expected to become the largest re… read more...

Breaking Down The Streaming Wars: The Market Guide

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-19 03:15:00:000

by Daniel Shvartsman Welcome to The Market Guide ! This weekly newsletter features our Marketplace authors zeroing in on one of the hot topics of the week. The Marketplace is our platform for authors to run services that provide research, guidance, and ideas to investors, and to lead in… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 73

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 23:47:57:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Image Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 73 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. T… read more...

Has The Market Reached A Double Top?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 16:59:22:000

Source: USA Today The S&P 500 has just staged one its most powerful short-term rallies in years. The most widely watched U.S. stock index is now up by about 24% since the December bottom. Yet, with the market approaching new all-time highs, there is increased speculation about a poss… read more...

Spotify gains as Amazon soft launches competitor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 11:47:44:000

Amazon ( AMZN -0.1% ) Music launches its free streaming tier to compete with ( SPOT +1.3% ). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Spotify Technology S.A., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

YouTube returning to Amazon products

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 05:57:02:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) and Google ( GOOG +0.2% )( GOOGL +0.2% ) have stopped bickering over supporting each other's products. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Alibaba Is A Pone Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 05:00:12:000

Alibaba ( BABA ) is well positioned to take advantage of secular growth trends in the Chinese market. The company is attractively valued given the future economics of the business. Alibaba operates as a near monopoly which has a established an "ecosystem" retailing platforms, namely the Ta… read more...

Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-18 05:00:00:000

The official YouTube apps will be available on Fire TV in the coming months, giving users seamless access to a world of entertainment including music videos, their favorite creators, movies, shows, news, live sports and more Prime members streaming to Chromecast and on Android… read more...

Online players help lift retail sales tally for March

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 04:48:33:000

Retail sales came in solidly ahead of estimates for March, up 1.6% M/M and 3.6% Y/Y. The 1.6% monthly gain is the strongest since September of 2017. More news on: Wayfair Inc., eBay Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., News on the U.S. economy, News on ETFs Read more … read more...

Pinterest, Zoom Test Red Hot IPO Market (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 03:32:55:000

Today's Top Stories: Pinterest, Zoom test red hot IPO market; futures point to slight losses and more gloom for German manufacturing. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Al… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Pinterest, Zoom Test Red-Hot IPO Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 03:01:28:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Pinterest will begin trading on the NYSE today under ticker symbol "[[PINS]]" after being priced abo… read more...

Realty Income: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-18 02:45:00:000

Realty Income ( O ) is the pound-for-pound most popular income vehicle on Seeking Alpha. The company has a near cult-like following from investors who have greatly profited in the past, and now only swear by O, regardless of its share price. We believe that this is a flagrant indication of… read more...

Netflix Has Many Risks That Threaten Its Valuation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 20:54:34:000

Introduction Netflixs ( NFLX ) stock climbed ahead of its earnings report on Tuesday as analysts and investors grew confident that it would beat on expectations; before the market opened, Deutsche Bank (DB) upgraded the stock to a buy with a $400 price target. During trading, Netfl… read more...

Is The Death Of Retail Trade Greatly Exaggerated? Part 16

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 19:57:44:000

Introduction Simply Google the phrase what effect is Amazon having on retail and youll discover a significant amount of information, articles and theories. Personally, I found the following article written by Susan Ward that articulated the sales of brick-and-mortar… read more...

Why Microsoft Remains A Better Buy Over Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 10:43:50:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) and Microsoft ( MSFT ) continue to battle in the cloud storage and services market. The cloud market has been key to Microsoft's growth resurgence and Amazon's improving profitability over the past couple of years. With that being said, Microsoft's stock looks to be the bet… read more...

Amazon exiting Chinese marketplace sales - Reuters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 10:36:36:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.1% ) will close its domestic marketplace business by mid-July, according to Reuters sources, which means Chinese shoppers will only be able to purchase from third-party merchants in other countries. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, JD.co… read more...

CNBC: Facebook building entry to voice assistants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 10:18:23:000

Facebook ( FB +0.1% ) is working on its own rival voice assistant to take on Alexa, Google and Siri, CNBC says. More news on: Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Facebook, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Top stock market news Read more … read more...

SpaceX Backtracking On Satellite Internet Puts Future Profits In Doubt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 06:28:32:000

SpaceX ( SPACE ) has been at the forefront of the commercial space industry for years. Its rockets carry government and commercial satellites into orbit and have even delivered supplies to the International Space Station. But this is just the beginning, according to founder and CEO Elon Musk. … read more...

Why I Own Amazon Stock For The Long Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 06:02:42:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) is one of the most followed companies in the market. However, it can be easy to miss the forest for the trees when discussing such a dynamic and controversial business. Let's take a step back and consider the long-term thesis in Amazon stock from a big-picture perspective. Th… read more...

Do The Numbers Justify Nasdaq 8,000?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 05:56:30:000

8,000 on the Nasdaq Composite! 5,150 was the top in 2000 before the great crash took it back to 1,200, a 76% drop which took many years to recover from. In fact, we only got back to 5,000 in 2016 but here we are, less than 3 years later, up another 3,000 (60%) and no, I don't think this ti… read more...

The Income Method: How 'High Dividend Opportunities' Succeeds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 03:20:00:000

Co-produced with Treading Softly and PendragonY for High Dividend Opportunities Investment Thesis Investing for in high yield securities for immediate income is readily becoming a necessary step for many individuals. This type of investing requires additional diligence to avoid… read more...

EXD's New Strategy Provides A Catalyst For Discount Contraction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 03:17:13:000

This article was first released to subscribers 1 month ago. This article was co-produced with Triple F Fred for CEF/ETF Income Laboratory . Today I will profile a small Eaton-Vance CEF Fund with a recent fairly radical remake (a better opportunity in my opinion!). My efforts with CEF… read more...

IT H/W: Key Takeaways From Our March 2019 Visits To Japan And Taiwan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 08:43:00:000

Aspeeds sales signal server DRAM price recovery in 3Q; wafer shortage likely in 2021 We visited the major IT H/W (hardware) companies in Japan and Taiwan from March 18 to 23 and checked the current concerns of the IT H/W industry. What we learned from our visit is as follows: 1) Se… read more...

Baidu, Alibaba, And Tencent - Strange Bedfellows United By Common Foes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 07:30:00:000

In this week's issue of Chinese Internet Weekly ( CQQQ )( FXI ), my coverage will focus on the strange bedfellowship of the BAT trio - Baidu Inc ( BIDU ), Alibaba Group ( BABA ), and Tencent Holdings ( OTCPK:TCEHY )( OTCPK:TCTZF ). The trio is ostensibly united thanks in part due to their co… read more...

Why Computex Is A Positive Catalyst For AMD's Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 07:11:18:000

2019 Computex is scheduled for May 28-June 1. AMD ( AMD ) CEO Lisa Su will give the keynote address. This appearance could potentially give a spark for the stock, sending it higher. If AMD announces a number of product refreshes, the technical lead over Intel ( INTC ) could accelerate unit s… read more...

Alphabet starts 2019 with strong U.S. spending - OTR

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 06:47:33:000

Alphabet's ( GOOG -0.1% )( GOOGL -0.1% ) Google search and YouTube U.S. spending fundamentals started the year strong, according to OTR Global. More news on: Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Amazon Publishing Brings Together Bestselling and Award-Winning Authors Blake Crouch, N. K. Jemisin, Veronica Roth, Amor Towles, Paul Tremblay, and Andy Weir for a Sci-Fi Short Story Collection

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-16 05:00:00:000

Coming from Amazon Original Stories in September 2019, Forward will offer readers mind-bending, binge-worthy short stories from some of todays most acclaimed authors (NASDAQ: AMZN)Amazon Original Stories, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, announced today the forthcomi… read more...

Next Round Of Corporate Earnings (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 03:20:37:000

Today's Top Stories: Next round of corporate earnings; U.S. bank results underwhelm; and the four biggest economies haggle over trade. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking A… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Next Round Of Corporate Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 02:35:31:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Dow futures are up 100 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq pointing to gains of 0.4% as inves… read more...

AMC Networks: This Zombie May Have Life In It Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 09:11:46:000

Introduction AMC Networks ( AMCX ) is a small player in a rapidly changing industry, facing significant competition and eroding traditional cable subscribers. It's also been left for dead by investors because a) it lacks scale relative to most competitors and b) its largest programming fra… read more...

Add Amazon ahead of Q1 print - Barclays

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 06:00:17:000

Barclays advises "taking advantage and adding selectively" to Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) positions ahead of the earnings print on April 25. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Spotify -3.5% on Amazon competition - Billboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 04:22:16:000

Spotify (NYSE: SPOT ) drops 3.5% pre-market after Friday's Billboard report that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to launch an ad-supported music streaming service. More news on: Spotify Technology S.A., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

The U.S. Week Ahead (Apr 15-19), Cracks In The Foundation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 03:01:05:000

A deluge of economic data, corporate earnings and Federal Reserve rhetoric is set to descend on the docket in the week ahead, as investors continue to contend with a host of global uncertainties. Among the long list of releases, the U.S. Census Bureau and IHS Markit are each scheduled Thursd… read more...

QYLD: Performs Exactly As Expected, And That's Why It Is Not The Best Choice For Investors!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 16:37:48:000

Source: Pexels In our last article we discussed a fairly popular technology-focused closed-end fund. It sought an attractive total return while reducing income, the Nuveen NASDAQ 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund ( QQQX ). The fund accomplishes that goal by employing a covered call option… read more...

A Focus On Energy: Chevron Is Paying A Fair Price For Anadarko

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 06:18:56:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10. Sanford C. Bernstein & Company analysts, January 2017 Bull markets are bo… read more...

A Focus On Energy: Chevron Is Paying A Fair Price For Anadarko

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 06:18:56:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10. Sanford C. Bernstein & Company analysts, January 2017 Bull markets are bo… read more...

A Focus On Energy: Chevron Is Paying A Fair Price For Anadarko

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 06:18:56:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10. Sanford C. Bernstein & Company analysts, January 2017 Bull markets are bo… read more...

Get Ready For Earnings Season (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:40:11:000

Today's Top Stories: Get ready for earnings season; strategic energy combination; and Tesla now offering Model 3 leases. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts … read more...

Get Ready For Earnings Season (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:40:11:000

Today's Top Stories: Get ready for earnings season; strategic energy combination; and Tesla now offering Model 3 leases. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts … read more...

Get Ready For Earnings Season (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:40:11:000

Today's Top Stories: Get ready for earnings season; strategic energy combination; and Tesla now offering Model 3 leases. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Get Ready For Earnings Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:02:02:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Earnings season kicks off in earnest today, with major U.S. banks - JPMorgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC) a… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Get Ready For Earnings Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:02:02:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Earnings season kicks off in earnest today, with major U.S. banks - JPMorgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC) a… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Get Ready For Earnings Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 03:02:02:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Earnings season kicks off in earnest today, with major U.S. banks - JPMorgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC) a… read more...

Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-11 23:00:00:000

The Amazon Future Engineer grants fund FIRST robotics program registrations to start a robotics club, $10,000 to expand access to computer science education, and a personal tour of a local Amazon fulfillment center Thousands of children in 100 schools across 21 states set to benefit st… read more...

Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-11 23:00:00:000

The Amazon Future Engineer grants fund FIRST robotics program registrations to start a robotics club, $10,000 to expand access to computer science education, and a personal tour of a local Amazon fulfillment center Thousands of children in 100 schools across 21 states set to benefit st… read more...

Amazon Provides Robotics Grants to 100 Schools in Underserved and Underrepresented Communities Across the Country to Inspire Next Generation of Computer Scientists

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-11 23:00:00:000

The Amazon Future Engineer grants fund FIRST robotics program registrations to start a robotics club, $10,000 to expand access to computer science education, and a personal tour of a local Amazon fulfillment center Thousands of children in 100 schools across 21 states set to benefit st… read more...

Walmart's Stock Has Run Too Far Too Fast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 14:33:41:000

Walmart (WMT) investors have a hard choice to make. One of the biggest challenges in the market is when you pick a good stock and it does exactly what you expect. In the last year, Walmart shares have risen from just under $86 to around $100 for a return excluding dividends of more than 16%…. read more...

Amazon.com to Webcast First Quarter 2019 Financial Results Conference Call

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-11 12:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2019 financial results on April 25, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least three… read more...

A Focus On Energy: Starting Valuations Matter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 08:57:15:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born … read more...

Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund: Goodbye Premiums

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 07:20:10:000

Source: Pexels In the summer of 2017, I covered a set of Nuveen closed-end funds that really hit my interest check-boxes. They were low cost, unlevered, and generated meaningful income from covered call options, all while providing investors market exposure with reduced risk. One of the fu… read more...

Microsoft, Amazon named Pentagon cloud finalists

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 06:36:31:000

After hinting yesterday, the Department of Defense confirms that Microsoft ( MSFT ) and Amazon ( AMZN -0.1% ) are the remaining competitors for the $10B winner-takes-all JEDI cloud contract. More news on: Microsoft Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., International Business Machines Corporat… read more...

Retail Review: A Look At XRT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 04:48:09:000

Current Retail Environment Retail performance is generally thought to be quite cyclical. There is the typical Christmas season surge in retail sales and periods of highs and lows in between. In an economy where almost anything can be purchased online through platforms like Amazon ( AMZN ), t… read more...

Bezos prods competitors on minimum wage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 04:03:28:000

Jeff Bezos challenges competitors in his annual letter to Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) shareholders:Today I challenge our top retail competitors (you know who you are!) to match our employee benefits and our $15 minimum wage. Do it! Better yet, go to $16 and throw the gauntlet back a… read more...

Payton Planar Magnetics - Not Just Under The EV Hood, But Also A Play On Cloud Data Centers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 04:00:00:000

Since the publication of our Top Idea article on Payton Planar ( Payton Planar A Hidden Gem Under the Electric Vehicle Hood) the stock increased 60% at vibrant turnovers driven by blow-out H1/2018 results and the announcement of new $46M agreement with a tier-1 car … read more...

Milestone Reached For U.S.-China Trade Relations (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 03:28:51:000

Today's Top Stories: Milestone reached for U.S.-China Trade Relations; Amazon listening to what you tell Alexa; and IEA says hard to put a finger on oil prices. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iT… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Milestone Reached For U.S.-China Trade Relations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 02:57:03:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). The timing of a U.S.-China trade agreement remains unclear, but the two countries have "pretty much … read more...

Pentagon's $10B cloud contract down to two companies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 10:41:36:000

The Pentagon says a review shows the $10B, winner-takes-all JEDI cloud contract wasn't tainted by alleged conflicts of interest, and the selection process can proceed. The decision could come this month. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Tech stoc… read more...

Whole Foods could grab 110 Sears stores - BMO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 10:15:50:000

BMO Capital Markets says Amazon's ( AMZN +0.5% ) Whole Foods could be interested in filling as many as 110 old Sears and Kmart stores based on the surrounding demographics and lack of another nearby Whole Foods location. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more …. read more...

Pinterest Growing Into Valuation With Margin Expansion And Higher Monetization

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 09:10:16:000

Introduction Prior to the past couple weeks, my familiarity with Pinterest came entirely from looking up inspiration to turn my tiny NYC apartment into an arboretum. While I have certain reservations about this IPO, I wanted to point out some of the more noteworthy parts of the recent S-1… read more...

Reflections Of The Autonomous Vehicle Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 08:55:39:000

The automobile industry generated more than $4.4 trillion in revenues in 2018. A total of almost 80 million vehicles were sold around the world. While the industry is seeing some growth, auto manufacturers are feeling the heat of disruption. Electric vehicles such as those manufactured by … read more...

T-Mobile unveils TVision Home TV service for eight markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 05:46:00:000

T-Mobile ( TMUS +0.4% ) has rebranded its Layer3 television product as TVision Home , an upgraded offering it's rolling out in eight markets. More news on: T-Mobile US, Inc., DISH Network Corporation, AT&T Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Electric Vehicle And Battery Metal News (March 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 05:26:55:000

We are witnessing a generational shift towards the electrification of energy. The growth in the development of the electric vehicle market is astounding. Billions in investments are pouring in to drive research and development in EV batteries, superchargers and new EV models. Here are the late… read more...

T-Mobile and Amazon to Bring Prime Video to TVision Home

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-10 05:16:00:000

Amazon Prime Video to launch on TVision later this year, so subscribers can discover and watch in one place T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced an agreement bringing Prime Video to TVision Home , T-Mobiles rebranded and upgraded version o… read more...

Amazon Go stores will accept cash - CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 04:57:00:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Go stores will start accepting cash payments after SVP of physical stores Steve Kessel told employees "additional payment mechanisms" were coming, according to CNBC sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Asheville, Charlottesville, Columbia, Lexington, Little Rock, Manchester, Mobile, Naples and Savannah

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-09 23:01:00:000

Prime members in 75 metros can now enjoy delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market Plus, grocery pickup fromWhole Foods Marketexpands to Columbus (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic product… read more...

IHeartMedia Starts IPO Effort

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 13:58:25:000

Quick Take iHeartMedia ( IHRT ) intends to raise $100 million in an IPO of its Class A common stock, according to an S-1 registration statement , although the final figure may be much higher. The firm operates an online radio station and audio streaming service worldwide. IHRT is emergi… read more...

Sony chatter debates spin-off of entertainment business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 12:51:56:000

Conflicting chatter is springing up around whether Sony (NYSE: SNE ) would consider letting go of its motion picture unit. More news on: Sony Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Global news and forex Read more … read more...

Pinterest IPO: The Valuation May Get More Interesting Soon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 11:41:40:000

Reporting revenue growth of more than 60%, Pinterest ( PINS ) should be studied closely by growth investors. While the company is not reporting gross profit margin, operating losses are diminishing, which should attract investors. Having mentioned these beneficial features, Pinterest is sellin… read more...

Amazon: Pressure On Whole Foods?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 10:08:38:000

Stepping away from my usual areas of coverage within the market, I wanted to pen a little op-ed on perhaps the markets biggest darling: Amazon ( AMZN ). A little lighter on numbers and deeper on feeling and nuance than my usual work, I wanted to share some thoughts on how Amazon will i… read more...

Amazon Releases 50 New Tools and Services for Selling Partners since the Beginning of the Year, Enabling SMBs to Sell More Than Half of All Units in Amazon's Stores

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-09 05:00:00:000

New tools and services launched since January 1 help small and medium-sized businesses succeed in selling their products online and grow their business Top tools include increased analytics for brand owners and a new workflow for selling globally Amazon invests billions of dollars… read more...

Amazon In Risk Zone Part 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 12:09:59:000

In March I published the DCF model for Amazon ( AMZN ) which indicated a low growth potential of the companys capitalization on account of its record WACC. Then, in the follow-up article , I looked at the history of the Beta coefficient of Amazon which has a significant impact on th… read more...

Amazon Shares Are Headed Higher From Here

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 11:33:00:000

A Look At The Headwinds I'm reiterating my positive outlook on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) stock, and raising my price target from $1,750 to $1,950 despite my belief that headwinds may increase longer term. What are these headwinds? Increased regulation Capital intense business Increase… read more...

The Retiree's Dividend Portfolio - John's February Update - Game Of Thrones Edition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 08:43:03:000

This article was severely delayed because my fiance got me hooked on Game of Thrones ((GOT)) and I have made a concerted effort to watch all of the currently available seasons before the release of the 8th and final season. While this has taken away from my normal free time (and I mean literal… read more...

March Madness: Final 4 Investing Bracket 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 06:53:06:000

Has your alma mater or favorite team already been bounced from the NCAA basketball tournament? My Portfolio Guide cant change that fact, but we can offer you a fresh chance with our annual spin on March Madness. For the ninth year in a row, we are rolling out our unique way to share in… read more...

February 2019 U.S. Monthly Retail Landscape Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 06:15:00:000

Our firm tracks monthly retail sales numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau and would like to provide our views to readers. The following is the year-over-year retail sales growth rate from Sept. 2017 until Feb. 2019 by categories: Source: U.S. Census Bureau Year-over-year Inventory turno… read more...

Sony +7% on report Third Point building stake to push for change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 06:12:32:000

Sony (NYSE: SNE ) has spiked 7% as Reuters reports that Daniel Loeb's Third Point is (again) building an activist stake in the company. More news on: Sony Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Netflix, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Top stock market news Read more … read more...

Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-08 05:00:00:000

Three new wind farms in Ireland, Sweden, and the United States will produce more than 670,000 MWh annually and support AWSs goal to power 100% of its global infrastructure with renewable energy Today, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced three new renewable energy projects as p… read more...

Tribeca Trade Group Weekend Newsletter March 31, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 04:05:00:000

Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Microsoft Might Be The Best Technology Dividend Play

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 02:45:00:000

In the digital age, major enterprises are adopting digital processes to change the way they conduct business. An increasing number of enterprises are using digital technologies for not only engaging with their customers but also for empowering their employees and optimizing their business oper… read more...

The U.S. Week Ahead (Apr 8-12), Earnings: Buyers, Bankers And Beyond

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 02:18:00:000

Market participants will be gearing up for the unofficial start to earnings season in the week ahead, while a slew of economic releases and Federal Reserve speeches flood the calendar. Investors will likely be focusing on the health of the U.S. financial sector, with J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE:… read more...

Yandex: The Russian Google Isn't Attractive At These Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-07 12:20:20:000

Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX ) looks like a fantastic company on paper. It is often regarded as the Russian Google because it has roughly the same search capabilities as Alphabet's ( GOOG / GOOGL ) Google but tailored for the Russian market. This makes the stock an exciting opportunity for investor… read more...

Disney+ And Bank Majors Step Out (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-07 03:37:15:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you c… read more...

VC Deals: Alphabet Bets On Data, AI Hardware

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 05:49:44:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Firm news: Andreessen Horowitz plans to become a registered investment advisor in a shift away from venture capital… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Disney+ And Bank Majors Step Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 04:39:00:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. The week ahead sees a heavy dose of healthcare companies presenting at investor con… read more...

Yelp Valued For Growth, But Relying On Miracles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 14:59:00:000

Summary Yelp ( YELP ) currently trades at a PE ratio of close to ~60X and is guiding for significant growth in the coming years. This is despite its core business deteriorating, its first slowdown in paid accounts, and increased competition from Google ( GOOG ) ( GOOGL ) and Amazon ( AMZ… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 71

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 09:23:48:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 71 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers…. read more...

Project $1M: March Delivers Solid Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 06:47:21:000

Project $1M continued to deliver the same solid progress in March that it had done in February . Unexpectedly good results from CTRIP (CTRP) and a continued reappraisal of Mercadolibre's ( MELI ) prospects upwards led to some steady share price appreciation in both stocks. As a result, the … read more...

Advertisers shifitng from Google to Amazon - WSJ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 04:21:59:000

WPP, the world's largest ad buyer, spent about $300M for its clients on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) search ads last year and about 75% of that came from Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) search budgets, according to WSJ sources . WPP spent $100M to $150M on Amazon ads in 2017. More news on: Amazon.com, … read more...

Jobs Report Reveals Latest On The Economy (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 03:28:58:000

Today's Top Stories: Jobs report reveals latest on the economy; trade progress pushes futures higher; and border open now but tariff threat looms. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find a… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Jobs Report Reveals Latest On The Economy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 03:01:03:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). Today's jobs report is one of the more important ones for investors, as it will not only address rec… read more...

Costco Wholesale: Looking Beyond The Special Dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 22:11:33:000

Investment Thesis Costco Wholesale Corporation ( NASDAQ: COST ), with a gain of nearly 18.4% YTD (compared to approximately 14.5% in S&P 500), trades with more than 50 percent premium to the forward P/E of its peers. It comes as COSTs FY19 Q2 EPS beat consensus estimates backed… read more...

Amazon is reportedly making an Apple AirPods competitor that will let you talk to Alexa

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 12:37:54:000

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Amazon planning AirPods rival - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 12:18:36:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to make an Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) AirPods rival as its first Alexa-enabled wearable, according to Bloomberg sources. More news on: Apple Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Walmart CEO: The American 'consumer is in pretty good shape' right now

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 11:38:24:000

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Microsoft CEO joins dialogue about sexual-harassment claims after internal email discussion

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 11:29:39:000

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Jeff Bezos to keep 75% of couple's Amazon stock after finalizing divorce

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 09:13:48:000

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Roku downgraded, sinks on report that Amazon is betting big on streaming TV ads

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 09:05:57:000

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Amazon preps generic move, pharmacies drop - report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 08:30:14:000

Cleveland Research analyst Rob Eich says Amazon ( AMZN -0.5% ) could make a "more meaningful move" into U.S. pharmacies in the next six to 12 months, focusing on Prime members wanting to pay cash for generic medications. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Rite Aid Corporation, Walgreens Boo… read more...

Amazon launches HIPAA-compliant Alexa skills

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 06:54:59:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) opens an invite-only program allowing select developers to create HIPAA-compliant healthcare skills for Alexa. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

5 powerful traits that separate successful millionaires like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg from everyone else

via: CNBC at 2019-04-04 06:16:03:000

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Amazon wants to offer satellite broadband

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 06:11:51:000

Federal filings show that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) wants to build a network of more than 3,000 satellites in an attempt to provide global internet access. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

CBS missed its internal deadline to name a new CEO - and don't expect a decision soon

via: CNBC at 2019-04-03 11:53:47:000

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Amazon wants millions for Roku rival

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 11:36:57:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.4% ) is asking advertisers to commit millions to a content expansion for its streaming service, according to Cheddar sources . The talks include media execs and ad agencies, and Amazon is asking for commitments that rival a large cable network. More news on: Amazon.com,… read more...

Facebook dips on report that user records were exposed on Amazon cloud servers

via: CNBC at 2019-04-03 10:54:39:000

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Amazon demotes its private label ads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 10:09:05:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.2% ) sellers and consultants tell CNBC the tech giant has scaled down prominent promotions for its private label products. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon starts shipping nationally - TJI Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 09:44:11:000

Amazon Shipping is now operational for invited sellers with warehouses in the greater Los Angeles, Chicago and New York/New Jersey areas, according to TJI Research. Sellers are reportedly being told packages will arrive on the ground within five calendar days. More news on: Amazon.com, I… read more...

Amazon quietly removes promotional spots that gave special treatment to its own products as scrutiny of tech giants grows

via: CNBC at 2019-04-03 09:23:44:000

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Whole Foods price cuts may not give Amazon the traffic boost it's seeking, former Walmart US CEO Bill Simon says

via: CNBC at 2019-04-03 08:21:59:000

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IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo Reveal the Top-Grossing Films in March 2019 and the Most Anticipated Films Opening in April

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-03 08:00:00:000

Captain Marvel Adds $354 Million to the March Box Office Total of $962 Million; Year-to-Date Box Office Hits $2.4 Billion IMDbPro Data Shows Audiences are Most Excited for Avengers: Endgame , Hellboy and Shazam! in April Extensive Domestic and Worldwide Box Office Data Po… read more...

Drone Delivery Canada Leaps Ahead Of Amazon Prime Air And Google Wing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 07:45:14:000

Introduction There is little doubt that drone technology will be a big part of our future. Drones can be used for search and rescue, crop surveying, areal photography, military, border patrol and much more. What has gained the most attention and press is drone delivery. Companies like Zipli… read more...

Equity CEFs: You Should Be Listening To Me

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 07:11:29:000

Let me throw out a simple calculation that would have saved investors a lot of money over the years. Yes, PIMCO cut the distributions on several of their most popular and overpriced CEFs yesterday, and the funds were down -11% plus yesterday as a result, but I'm not talking about just one da… read more...

Amazon: Buy If You Can Handle The Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 15:13:05:000

Investment Thesis Source: Amazon Investor Presentation Q4 2018 Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) is one of the most prominent firms in the entire US and global stock market. When the stock was trading at its all-time-highs, it afforded the e-commerce giant membership to the exclusive league of c… read more...

If the Saudis actually hacked Jeff Bezos' phone, here are the details security experts want to know

via: CNBC at 2019-04-02 13:23:29:000

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3 Reasons Why Lyft Is Not A Good Investment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 12:16:06:000

Lyft ( LYFT ) looks like a great investment idea if you look at it for the first time: Their platform business model, which is about bringing together drivers and riders and taking a cut from every transaction, looks very enticing because of its low capital intensity and presumably easy scal… read more...

Forget China Internet Companies: Right Models In A Wrong Market Destroy Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 08:39:00:000

Background Quite often, market conditions have the more say about business success than internalities, such as management, business model, product quality and strategy. This is why my factor-based equity scoring model incorporates a few external factors, such as competitive landscape, bu… read more...

Whole Foods' price cuts are a sign of a 'cutthroat competitive landscape' in grocery

via: CNBC at 2019-04-02 08:19:14:000

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Online shopping officially overtakes brick-and-mortar retail for the first time ever

via: CNBC at 2019-04-02 08:06:12:000

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Apple And Netflix: Toe To Toe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 06:31:31:000

Apple ( AAPL ) and Netflix ( NFLX ) have already done much to turn the worlds media consumption on its head. Netflix has blazed a trail that has successfully convinced millions of viewers to abandon the staid television time slots of old dished up by traditional paid-TV satellite and c… read more...

EV Company News For The Month Of March 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 06:26:07:000

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of Electric Vehicle [EV] company news. March saw February sales slowdown somewhat after a stellar January, but still a solid result. Meanwhile there was plenty of good EV news. Global electric car sales as of end February 2019 Global electric car sal… read more...

Cramer: My sources at Amazon indicate to me they'll do whatever it takes to undercut Walmart

via: CNBC at 2019-04-02 06:14:23:000

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Takeaways From The Citi Global Real Estate Conference

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 05:01:08:000

In March, the Chilton REIT team participated in the Citi Global Real Estate Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, attended by over 185 CEOs of real estate companies from around the world. Perhaps slightly influenced by the +12.0% year to date total return of the MSCI US REIT Index as of March 1… read more...

Cramer: Nasdaq, Goldman Sachs, and Amazon are de-risked IPO plays

via: CNBC at 2019-04-01 14:30:35:000

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Changes to H-1B visa lottery create 'stress' for tech companies and employees

via: CNBC at 2019-04-01 12:19:17:000

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Whole Foods will slash prices on hundreds of items starting Wednesday

via: CNBC at 2019-04-01 11:52:42:000

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Whole Foods price cuts on the way again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 11:41:37:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.8% ) has once again dialed up a round of price cuts at Whole Foods stores, according to The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., The Kroger Co., Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move Read more … read more...

Amazon cutting Whole Foods prices - WSJ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 11:36:41:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.7% ) plans to cut prices on more than 500 items at Whole Foods this week, according to documents viewed by The Wall Street Journal . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., The Kroger Co., Walmart Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon taps Mexico's Oxxo for cash payments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 09:50:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is now accepting cash payments at Oxxo, Mexico's top chain of corner stores. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Wynn Resorts, Redfin, Amazon & more

via: CNBC at 2019-04-01 08:46:54:000

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How To Beat The Market In The Late Stages Of The Cycle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 08:14:35:000

Is it possible to achieve a 20%+ total annual return in the late stages of a market cycle? Yes, it is - with sector rotation. All it takes is gradually taking profits on the more cyclical names in one's portfolio when they're running hot and shifting into high quality defensive names when th… read more...

One of the iPhone's most useful features is hidden just to the left of the homescreen

via: CNBC at 2019-04-01 08:10:18:000

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Amazon's AI lead drives target boost

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 04:31:32:000

Oppenheimer raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) price target from $1,975 to $2,085 citing a model revision to include AI's impact on cloud adoption. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Social Media Regulation Won't Harm Facebook If Zuckerberg Is Calling For It

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-31 11:44:58:000

It could be seen as more than a little odd when a CEO asks the politicians to come regulate his company. Surely, the cries of all those right wing economists are correct, business just hates regulation? Desires to be left on its own to just get on with things without bureaucrats around their n… read more...

Mark Zuckerberg's call for tougher Internet regulation won't save Facebook from these investigations

via: CNBC at 2019-03-31 06:03:26:000

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Pinterest quietly elevates co-founder Evan Sharp to board of directors

via: CNBC at 2019-03-29 14:39:48:000

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Pinterest quietly elevates co-founder Evan Sharp to board of directors

via: CNBC at 2019-03-29 14:39:48:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 70

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 14:33:17:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 70 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. Th… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 70

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 14:33:17:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 70 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. Th… read more...

Target's Bright Future Could Be Dimmed By Competition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 14:01:17:000

On March 5 th , Target ( TGT ) released its 2019 fourth-quarter earnings. Investors responded nicely to positive holiday results, pushing the stock up 5 percent over the following two trading days (up 4.6 percent March 5 th , up 1.2 percent March 6 th ). The rally extended into the month with … read more...

Target's Bright Future Could Be Dimmed By Competition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 14:01:17:000

On March 5 th , Target ( TGT ) released its 2019 fourth-quarter earnings. Investors responded nicely to positive holiday results, pushing the stock up 5 percent over the following two trading days (up 4.6 percent March 5 th , up 1.2 percent March 6 th ). The rally extended into the month with … read more...

Amazon plans video news app - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 10:03:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to launch an ad-supported video news app for its Fire TV streaming devices, according to The Information sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon plans video news app - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 10:03:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to launch an ad-supported video news app for its Fire TV streaming devices, according to The Information sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

As Lyft goes public, profitability is a long-term goal, not a near-term likelihood

via: CNBC at 2019-03-29 05:16:18:000

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As Lyft goes public, profitability is a long-term goal, not a near-term likelihood

via: CNBC at 2019-03-29 05:16:18:000

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What Europe's copyright overhaul means for YouTube, Facebook and the way you use the internet

via: CNBC at 2019-03-28 22:01:36:000

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What Europe's copyright overhaul means for YouTube, Facebook and the way you use the internet

via: CNBC at 2019-03-28 22:01:36:000

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Buffett on Apple's entertainment push: It can afford to make a mistake or two

via: CNBC at 2019-03-28 10:00:07:000

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Bed Bath & Beyond lays off nearly 150 of its 65,000 employees

via: CNBC at 2019-03-28 07:41:34:000

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Amazon adding 800 jobs in Austin

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 05:31:56:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will add 800 jobs to its Austin, Texas tech hub and expand into an additional 145,000 square foot office to accommodate the new hires. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon says it will bring 800 new tech jobs to Austin

via: CNBC at 2019-03-28 05:00:29:000

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Amazon Expands Austin Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 800 New Tech Jobs

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-28 04:31:00:000

Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation Amazon employs more than 20,000 employees across the companys growing network of North American Tech Hubs Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN… read more...

Apple can see incredible profits from its move into health tech: Former CEO John Sculley

via: CNBC at 2019-03-27 13:34:08:000

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AWS Announces General Availability of Concurrency Scaling for Amazon Redshift

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-27 10:12:00:000

With more than 200 new features and enhancements in the last two years, Amazon Redshift delivering an average of 10x faster query times and over 10,000 customers (the clear cloud leader for data warehouses) Pfizer, McDonalds, Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Amazon.com, Yelp, Intuit, R… read more...

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive-the Lowest Cost Storage in the Cloud

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-27 10:11:00:000

New Amazon S3 storage class meets customers long-term data retention requirements and eliminates the complexity of managing tape, while ensuring that data is preserved for future analysis Deluxe, Vodacom, and Academic Preservation Trust among customers using S3 Glacier Deep Arc… read more...

Elizabeth Warren slams big agriculture, unveils plan for reversing 'anti-competitive mergers'

via: CNBC at 2019-03-27 09:16:47:000

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Western Union Stages Turnaround - Plenty Of Work To Do

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 08:56:49:000

Image Source: Western Union By Callum Turcan The Western Union Company ( WU ) is a leading player in the consumer to consumer money transfer services market, and that division represented 80% of its revenue in 2018. Western Union also offers cross-border and foreign currency solution… read more...

5 Non-Advertising Growth Areas For Google

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 08:49:29:000

Alphabet, generally referred to as Google, is one of the worlds biggest companies with a market cap of $782 billion. It is the dominant leader in online search, making most of its money from ads shown to people who type queries into its search engine . But Google also controls a l… read more...

Billionaire 'Shark Tank' star Mark Cuban: This is how to know if a business will be successful

via: CNBC at 2019-03-27 07:51:26:000

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Open for Business: Shop Amazon's Curated Storefront for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-27 04:56:00:000

Amazons new festival-inspired storefront includes everything attendees need to make the most out of their time at Coachella portable phone chargers, sunglasses, sunscreen, and more available to ship to an Amazon Locker inside festival gates, at no additional cost … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Boeing, Southwest, Novartis, Apple, Amazon & more

via: CNBC at 2019-03-27 03:58:35:000

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Boeing, Capitol Hill Shine Spotlight On 737 MAX (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 03:31:36:000

Today's Top Stories: Boeing, Capitol Hill shine spotlight on 737 MAX; US futures turn lower; and Renault eyes Fiat bid after Nissan merger. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seek… read more...

Cramer Remix: Don't panic over the housing start number; Instead, use it to buy into these stocks

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 15:30:20:000

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Cramer: Wall Street will get flooded with IPOs if we don't see more mergers

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 14:15:05:000

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Many have looked at buying Bed, Bath & Beyond. So far, all have passed

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 10:31:58:000

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Electronic Arts: Hopping On The Battle Royale Train

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 10:21:46:000

The Battle Royale craze started back in 2017, when games like PUBG and Fortnite quickly stormed the traditional video gaming industry and offered players a unique gameplay experience in a Hunger Games fashion. For the last two years, Battle Royale titles created more hype than any triple-A r… read more...

Google is getting back into robotics after its last attempt fizzled out

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 10:17:07:000

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GOP begins grassroots campaign to sell Trump's trade deal with Mexico and Canada to skeptical voters and lawmakers

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 08:45:46:000

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IMDbPro Track Now Notifies Members About Updates to IMDb Pages of Professionals and Projects They Follow

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-26 08:45:00:000

By Selecting People, Movies and TV Shows to Track on IMDbPro, Members Receive Instant Notifications about Production, Cast and Crew Updates IMDbPro Reveals the Top 10 Female Directors and Screenwriters Members are Tracking as well as the Most-Followed Pre-Release Films with a Female Di… read more...

Roku CEO explains why Apple is breaking with tradition and putting its streaming services outside its famous walled garden

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 08:14:27:000

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Zoom Video: 118% Revenue Growth Y/Y And Gross Profit Margin Of 81%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 08:06:33:000

Zoom Video ( ZM ) reports that Sequoia Capital is among its shareholders, which seems enough to attract the attention of institutional investors. But, there is much more. The company reported revenue growth of 118% in the year ended January 2019 and gross profit margin of 81%. Having these fig… read more...

Oprah Winfrey had the best explanation for what the weird Apple TV event was really about

via: CNBC at 2019-03-26 08:01:36:000

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Everybody's missing how Apple's 'subtle' approach could drive its stock higher, says tech investor Gene Munster

via: CNBC at 2019-03-25 14:13:40:000

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Google Aims To Be The Netflix Of Gaming - Here's Why You Should Care

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 12:59:50:000

Investment Thesis Software is a commodity. The real value is in the ecosystem. And Google ( GOOG ) is offering a vision that could gather and retain the gaming world within the same ecosystem. Cloud software represents the future of gaming and I believe Stadia could impact meaningfully … read more...

Apple made its most important announcement in years on Monday, but critical details were strangely absent

via: CNBC at 2019-03-25 12:45:20:000

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Google Investors Are Expecting Too Much From Stadia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 11:37:52:000

"There's a good chance we'll remember Google's Stadia announcement as a landmark moment in gaming." That was a comment in a recent Engadget article , to which I would reply slow down there Sparky. Alphabet (GOOG) (GOOGL) aka. Google's Stadia's game streaming platform seems impressiv… read more...

'ABC Healthcare' Not Ready To Break The Mold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 09:12:33:000

Amazon ( AMZN ), Berkshire-Hathaway ( BRK.A ), ( BRK.B ), and Chase ( JPM ) are in the healthcare business with the "not-for-profit" venture that now seems to be generally named "ABC Healthcare" - we still don't know what the real name will be - and showing themselves to be less than revolutio… read more...

Roku stock rises on Apple deal

via: CNBC at 2019-03-25 08:49:47:000

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Supreme Court rejects Zappos appeal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 06:48:28:000

The U.S. Supreme Court turns away an appeal by Amazon.com's ( AMZN -0.8% ) Zappos unit related to a 2012 hack that exposed the personal information of 24M customers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Stock market winners list this year features odd bedfellows in 'FANG' and utility stocks

via: CNBC at 2019-03-25 05:53:30:000

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Amazon Selling Partner Conferences Sell Out in Six Weeks, with 1,800+ Small and Medium Sized Businesses Set to Learn about How to Build and Grow their Sales Online

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-25 04:06:00:000

Events will run in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and Seattle, WA between March and October 2019 Attendees will learn how to leverage tools and resources to help their business succeed in Amazons Stores, prepare for seasonal surges, network with fellow selle… read more...

Beto O'Rourke is getting all the attention, but Elizabeth Warren's economic policy proposals are leading the 2020 pack

via: CNBC at 2019-03-25 04:00:41:000

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I bought a used car off the internet and to my surprise, it was easy and fun

via: CNBC at 2019-03-24 05:19:59:000

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Apple Makes Its Video-Streaming Move (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-24 04:10:31:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday (you c… read more...

VC Deals: Women-Led Unicorns Guide The Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 06:57:04:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. SoftBank, Qualcomm bet $1.25B on satellites SoftBank ([[SFTBF]],[[SFTBY]]) led and Qualcomm (QCOM) participat… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Apple Makes Its Video-Streaming Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 05:05:44:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. The increasingly hot market for online video delivery is set to take another sharp … read more...

How a premature ejaculation drug sparked a $150 million legal battle over trade secrets

via: CNBC at 2019-03-23 04:48:37:000

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Pinterest has to spend at least $750 million on Amazon's cloud through mid-2023

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 14:07:52:000

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Pinterest's IPO filing shows how dependent websites and apps have become on Google and Facebook

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 13:20:07:000

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Pinterest files to go public: Booked $756 million last year and claims more than 250 million monthly users

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 12:24:07:000

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Apple is keeping partners in the dark about how it plans to package and price its video service

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 11:02:43:000

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Merck Portfolio: Halftime Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 09:54:42:000

Image via Merck's Twitter page . A Hedged Portfolio Around An Merck Position Last August, I wrote about the performance of a bulletproof, or hedged, portfolio built around a position in AT&T ( T ) in 2017 and presented a new one, which completed last month (each portfolio las… read more...

Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Disney Or AT&T: A Surprising Winner In The Streaming Service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 09:15:33:000

We will see a number of big giants enter the streaming market in the next few quarters. All of them have lined up enormous cash piles to boost their streaming platforms. However, Amazon ( AMZN ) has some big advantages against the new player. For the past few years, Amazon has been building a … read more...

Wall Street analysts this week are increasingly worried about Amazon hurting the stocks they cover

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 07:56:52:000

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CEO who hired for Microsoft, Amazon: Top 3 in-demand skills by 2030-and the interview questions employers ask to see if you have them

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 06:48:29:000

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You may be earning less than a 20-year-old Silicon Valley intern

via: CNBC at 2019-03-22 05:47:39:000

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E.U. Grants Brexit Extension, But Not For Long (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:20:27:000

Today's Top Stories: E.U. grants a Brexit extension, but not for long; Goldman Sachs cuts May's deal chances to 50%; and Indonesia cancels Boeing jet order. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes… read more...

Sonos: Lost The Battle Before It Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 11:18:08:000

Source: Sonos Recommendation We recommend selling Sonos ( SONO ) as it is fairly valued now according to our DCF model (suggesting $9.74). We do, however, have a bearish view of the company in the long term for three reasons. For value investors, the company lacks a sustainable moat th… read more...

Amazon launching mobile ads challenging Google - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 10:52:34:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is launching video ads on its smartphone shopping app to take a bite of the $129B digital advertising market. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet Inc., Alphabet Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

A Tech Giant Enters The Cloud Gaming Arena

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 09:48:49:000

Googles (GOOGL, GOOG) Stadia is a potential new area of growth for the company. Stadia will benefit from the vast resources of their parent company when competing in this space and is well positioned to gain market share as this area grows. Cloud gaming is still in its infancy but offe… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 69

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 08:26:09:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 69 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This… read more...

Wirecard - Ignore The Noise And Focus On Fundamentals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 07:13:34:000

1. Introduction Wirecard ( OTCPK:WRCDF ; OTCPK:WCAGY ), until recently the high flyer on the German stock exchange, which last year had managed to rise to the highest German index, Dax 30, and in terms of market capitalization left the two major German banks Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank b… read more...

Amazon blocks unprofitable ads, S.F. banning Go?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 06:59:08:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.4% ) is aggressively blocking vendor and wholesaler ads for unprofitable products to help boost its profits. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

My Top 2 Retail REITs For 2019 Revisited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 05:55:25:000

The U.S. Retail sector continues to see a strong divergence among its retailers: some continue to gain strength while others continue to die. Despite the clear divergence in performance, all retail REITs have taken a beating and trade at steep discounts to NAV, creating a significant opportuni… read more...

Facebook: Deep Comparable Valuation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 23:59:35:000

I would like to offer a comparable valuation of Facebook ( FB ) through historical-priced and forward-priced multiples. Here's what I did. Based on historical data I calculated the EV/Revenue, EV/FCF and EV/EBITDA multiples for each company on the FAAAMG list (Facebook, Apple ( AAPL ), A… read more...

Cloud Migration Remains A Secular Growth Story

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 22:58:34:000

By Peter Bourbeau and Margaret Vitrano Amazon, Microsoft Continue to See Strong Cloud Results The migration of corporate workloads and data storage from on-premise to the cloud is one of the most important and far reaching trends in technology. That migration began to hit some speed … read more...

Amazon launches MLB.TV Prime channel

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 11:44:48:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) launches MLB.TV on Prime Video Channels, which will let subscribers watch regular season, out-of-market baseball games live or on demand. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

MLB.TV Now Available on Prime Video Channels

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 11:10:00:000

Prime members in the U.S. can subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular season out-of-market Major League Baseball games (NASDAQ: AMZN)Amazon today announced the launch of MLB.TV on Prime Video Channels, allowing Prime members to subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular season out-… read more...

AT&T CEO: Focus on retiring debt, not M&A

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 10:40:25:000

Addressing a concern on every shareholder's mind, AT&T ( T +0.2% ) CEO Randall Stephenson responds to questions about M&A plans simply: "We have one focus, paying down debt." More news on: AT&T Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Netflix, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, St… read more...

Apple's Brand Image Is Adding New Challenges

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 09:55:23:000

Apple ( AAPL ) is betting the farm on subscription services like video, news, and music. The next phase of growth in the Services segment will come from these subscription services as Apple tries to leverage its massive installed base. Apple Music has shown rapid growth and a possible Apple Ne… read more...

A Multi-Step Rx For Rite Aid's Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 07:54:21:000

On March 12th, Rite Aid ( RAD ) surprised investors by issuing a press release announcing a comprehensive restructuring of the corporate suite at the company, styling it as a "leadership transition". Departing are COO Kermit Crawford (immediately) and CFO Darren Karst (following a short tr… read more...

Amazon's Breakout May Fuel A Return To Its All-Time Highs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 07:53:36:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) shares have suddenly roared back to life, and now the stock finds itself on the cusp of what may be a significant breakout based on the technical charts. It could result in the shares rising back to its previous highs in September at roughly $2,000, a jump of almost 13% fro… read more...

Tough Times Ahead For Apple Services Segment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 07:31:40:000

Source: Spotify With Apples ( AAPL ) hardware sales declining, the company is shifting its focus to its lucrative services segment. This segment includes services like Apple Music, Apple Pay, Appstore, and Licensing among others. Next week, the company is expected to announce its e… read more...

Amazon launches skincare private label

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 07:15:27:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) launches Belei, its first dedicated skincare line as it pushes further into private labeling and competes with the platform's third-party sellers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

PillPack gains licenses; Kindle gets upgrade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 05:40:48:000

Jefferies says Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) PillPack main-order prescription service gained 20 new state licenses in the first two months of the year, bringing the total to 39 states. And the firm expects Amazon to continue pursuing licenses over the next three to six months. More news on: Ama… read more...

All-New Kindle Now With an Adjustable Front Light For Just $89.99

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 05:01:00:000

Most affordable Kindle now includes a built-in adjustable front light so you can read comfortably in even more places, day or night Refreshed design thats thin and light so the all-new Kindle is easy to hold for hours of reading Three months of Kindle Unlimited included fo… read more...

In The Clouds: The 2019 IPO Market Is Dependent On AWS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 12:10:00:000

Going Public: The 2019 IPO Class Lyft (LYFT) filed for an IPO on March 1, with a valuation ranging between $20 and $25 billion . With a mission to "improve people's lives with the world's best transportation," the company wrote a $911M loss against $2.1B in revenue for 2018 . Lyft oper… read more...

2019, Thus Far, Is Delivering The Best Start To A Year Since 1987

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 10:33:33:000

Prologue Over the past 15 months, the S&P 500 ( SPY ) has been mostly contained within the 2,600-2,800 range. Some pundits said, before the new year started, that one thing is for sure: 2019 is going to be a difficult year for investors. So far, indeed it is (not)… The S&P 50... read more...

Tilray chief bullish on growth prospects

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 09:23:27:000

In an interview with CNBC, Tilray ( TLRY -2.1% ) CEO Brendan Kennedy reviewed Q4 results and added the following: More news on: Tilray, Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Another Way To Hedge Tech Stock Volatility

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-19 02:28:53:000

By Jim Iuorio At a Glance Nasdaq-100 futures offer multiple ways to protect against sudden swings when tech earnings are reported. When bitcoin hit its high in December 2017, its total market cap was approximately $420 billion. By contrast, when the five stocks in the FAANG plus [[MS… read more...

Amazon In Risk Zone Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 09:36:58:000

A few days ago, I published an article with the Amazon ( AMZN ) DCF model in which I noticed the extremely high current Beta coefficient and indicated that this is a strong negative technical factor. Today I would like to continue this topic and show in more detail what the current situation… read more...

GM: Ignore Decelerating Growth And Focus On Cruise And Rivian

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 08:33:05:000

General Motors ( GM ) is one of the best-performing auto-manufacturing stock this year. The stock has gained by 15%, which is higher than that of Tesla ( TSLA ), Ford ( F ), Volkswagen ( OTCPK:VWAGY ), BMW ( OTCPK:BMWYY ), and Daimler ( OTCPK:DDAIF ). Investors have cheered the Q4 earnings a… read more...

MakeMyTrip: Dominant Market Share, Fastest Growing Major Economy, South Asia Tourism Boom - 12% Upside Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 08:00:06:000

Founded in 2000 to serve the travel needs of the US-based Indian community, MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ: MMYT ) has evolved into a leading travel company providing a comprehensive range of travel and travel-related services through its websites www.makemytrip.com , www.gobibo.com , and www.redbus.i… read more...

Amazon brands not dominating as feared

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 07:42:45:000

A study conducted by Marketplace Pulse found that consumers aren't flocking to buy products from Amazon ( AMZN +1.5% ) brands, even with the magnitude of the e-commerce giant's platform and ability to promote itself. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Mattel, Inc., Hasbro, Inc., Consumer … read more...

Lessons From Boeing And The Dow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 05:48:49:000

Stocks had a good week last week. However, many retail investors' perception of last week's performance may be understated. That is because a lot of folks focus on the performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA ) as their market gauge. While the venerable Dow produced a 1.64% return… read more...

German Bank Giants In Merger Talks (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 03:30:32:000

Today's Top Stories: German bank giants in merger talks; US futures open mixed with potential catalysts ahead; and Fidelity National Information Services to buy payment processor Worldpay. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in th… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: German Bank Giants In Merger Talks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 02:54:26:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). It's official! Deutsche Bank (DB) and Commerzbank (CRZBY) have confirmed they're in talks about a me… read more...

The FAANG Trade In Focus Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 22:31:14:000

Since the equity market peak in the third quarter of 2018, the average return of the FAANG basket of stocks, i.e., Facebook ( FB ), Amazon ( AMZN ), Apple ( AAPL ), Netflix ( NFLX ) and Alphabet f/k/a Google ( GOOGL ) (GOOG), has underperformed the broader S&P 500 Index as seen below. I ha… read more...

Will Tech Giants Of Today Be Around Tomorrow?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 21:23:30:000

With combined market cap in the trillions, the five big tech companies have been instrumental to market leadership. Vitali Mossounov, Global Technology Analyst, TD Asset Management , shares his take on the transformative changes and outlook for the Read more … read more...

Amazon wins final HQ2 incentive deal in Virginia

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 01:44:13:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has scored the last approval it was seeking for an incentive plan that helped lure the retailer to Northern Virginia. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

VC Deals: Airbnb Competitor Gets $24M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-16 07:08:53:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. Amazon backs Indian insurance startup Amazon (AMZN) participated in a $65M Series C round f… read more...

Amazon confirms accepting HSA, FSA cards

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 13:02:24:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) confirms shoppers can now use HSA or FSA debit cards towards eligible purchases in the tech giant's latest healthcare push. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

AT&T: The Big Battle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 09:47:33:000

The markets have rebounded strongly from their Christmas Eve's low following rising optimism surrounding the U.S. - China trade war. Still, despite the markets rallying there are always individual stocks underperforming the markets or even dropping. For long-term dividend investors seeking rel… read more...

KeyBanc ups Amazon on "accelerating profitability"

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 03:36:22:000

KeyBanc upgrades Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) from Sector Weight to Overweight with a $2,100 price target, implying a nearly 25% upside. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Tracking Ruane, Cunniff, & Goldfarb's Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 03:00:00:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarbs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on their regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Ruane, Cunniff, & Goldfarb… read more...

Tracking Wallace Weitz's Weitz Investment Management Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 22:53:24:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Wallace Weitzs 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Weitzs regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Wallace Weitzs Weitz Investment Manag… read more...

Amazon In Risk Zone

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 10:10:27:000

Having updated my DCF model for Amazon ( AMZN ), I have come to the conclusions that contrast with my series of positive articles devoted to Amazon. Amazon - is actually three almost separate companies: North America e-commerce, International e-commerce, and Amazon Web Services. So, in ord… read more...

The Last Investment Edge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 09:02:40:000

Financial markets are extremely competitive. There are thousands of sharp, highly-educated, and highly-motivated investors out there. Most of them work at large hedge funds and other institutions that have large research budgets. Every resource is at their disposal. As a result, it is very d… read more...

E-Commerce Is Wiping Out Mall Retailers One By One. Here's The Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 00:20:55:000

Department store sales hit a new record low in the data going back to 1992. E-commerce sales in the fourth quarter soared 12.1% from a year ago to a new record of $132.8 billion (seasonally adjusted), the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday morning. For the whole year 2018, e-commerc… read more...

Acadia Realty Trust's Competitive Advantages Drive Strong Lease-Ups

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 11:30:38:000

Acadia Realty Trust's ( AKR ) recent release of its Q4 and FY18 results validated my thesis that their strong core portfolio - which focuses on high barrier to entry retail real estate - would be the number one driver of long term out-performance. However, despite these strong results, sha… read more...

Amazon: AI And The $10 Trillion Healthcare Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 06:44:54:000

Back in 2017, I wrote an article highlighting Amazon's ( AMZN ) under-appreciated investments in AI and why is a significant source of competitive advantage. Since then, AI has become more important than ever for the company and shareholders, though the company continue to remain relatively … read more...

Amazon's auto tech moves bump up against GM

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 06:23:53:000

Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas advises investors to pay attention to Amazon's ( AMZN +0.8% )relationship with General Motors ( GM +0.6% ) after the e-commerce juggernaut's recent moves in auto tech, including a $700M investment in Rivian and $530M investment in autonomous player… read more...

Gogo goes all-in on AWS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 06:21:38:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services announces that Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO ) is going all-in on its cloud. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Gogo Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Gogo Goes All-In on AWS

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-13 05:00:00:000

Leading inflight internet and entertainment provider relies on AWS to deploy and develop applications faster, expand globally in minutes, and achieve higher availability of its core services Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that G… read more...

Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-13 03:19:00:000

New research by U.S. Chamber of Commerce commissioned by Amazon shows that increased adoption of online tools and digital services for businesses across rural America could create more than 360,000 jobs in the next three years Increased adoption could grow annual revenues of rural smal… read more...

At The U.S. Retail Sales Register

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 10:40:43:000

The U.S. Week Ahead (Mar 11-15) U.S. economic releases are set to surge in the week ahead, while investors grapple with a long list of uncertainties, including slowing Chinese growth, monetary policy shifts in Europe, as well as trade negotiations and Brexit developments. Among the host… read more...

Axios: Amazon to let partners offer lower price elsewhere

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 13:48:51:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will end a practice where it tells third-party merchant partners that they can't offer the same goods for a lower price elsewhere, Axios reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Kroger Has An Advantage Over Amazon In Groceries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 11:30:19:000

Trepidation is growing with each new breathless article on Amazon's ( AMZN ) plans to disrupt the industry. Investors have seen what happened to retail and aren't going to underestimate Amazon this time. But what if groceries are fundamentally different and require a new strategy which doesn't… read more...

4 Reasons I Own Amazon And So Should You

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 04:11:05:000

(Source: imgflip ) While I'm a passionate dividend growth investor, there are six reasons why Amazon (AMZN) is the only non-dividend paying company I own. That includes being one of the best led and most innovative companies of our age, which why I used late 2018's correction to triple… read more...

Bunker Dividend Growth Portfolio: Our First New Dividend King

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 01:09:05:000

(Source: imgflip ) Introduction To The Bunker Dividend Growth Portfolio I'm a huge fan of dividend growth stocks and dream of eventually becoming financially independent as defined by being able to live on 50% of my post-tax annual dividends alone. Being able to live 100% off passive … read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 00:09:52:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsens 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Globals regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen&#… read more...

FedEx Is Attractive Despite International Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-10 17:41:18:000

We noticed increased hedge fund chatter regarding FedEx ( FDX ) recently following large declines in its stock price. We think the price declines made it a promising investment opportunity for the next 12-24 months. FedEx has around 5,000 operating facilities that link over 99% of the world'… read more...

Tracking Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-10 16:30:51:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Chase Colemans Tiger Global Management 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Tiger Globals regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2019. Please visit our Tracking Chase Co… read more...

Podcast: Facebook Manifesto, Warren Tech Company Breakup, USB4 And WebAuthn

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-10 05:59:18:000

This week's Tech.pinions podcast features Ben Bajarin and Bob O'Donnell analyzing Mark Zuckerberg's latest post on the what he sees as the future of social networking, discussing the plan from Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren to break up big tech companies like Facebook (FB),… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 67

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 09:55:19:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 67 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This i… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 67

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 09:55:19:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 67 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This i… read more...

Jeff Bezos: Forget Mars, humans will live in these free-floating space pod colonies

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 08:15:00:000

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Jeff Bezos: Forget Mars, humans will live in these free-floating space pod colonies

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 08:15:00:000

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Jeff Bezos is finally ending secrecy over Amazon's role in carbon emissions

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 05:29:00:000

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Jeff Bezos is finally ending secrecy over Amazon's role in carbon emissions

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 05:29:00:000

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Warren proposes tech giant breakups, oversight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 05:09:25:000

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, unveils a plan to break up tech giants like Amazon ( AMZN -2% ), Facebook ( FB -1% ), and Google ( GOOGL -0.9% ) as part ofbig, structural changes to the tech sector to promote more competition.&#x… read more...

Warren proposes tech giant breakups, oversight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 05:09:25:000

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, unveils a plan to break up tech giants like Amazon ( AMZN -2% ), Facebook ( FB -1% ), and Google ( GOOGL -0.9% ) as part ofbig, structural changes to the tech sector to promote more competition.&#x… read more...

Dollar Tree, Abercrombie and Charlotte Russe: Store closures announced this year climb to 4,810

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:46:00:000

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Dollar Tree, Abercrombie and Charlotte Russe: Store closures announced this year climb to 4,810

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:46:00:000

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Positioning Your Portfolio For A Slowing Economy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:42:26:000

Photo Source The U.S. stock market has been put to the test in recent years, showing its resilience in the face of such headwinds as trade skirmishes with the countrys largest trading partners, a 35 day government shutdown, climbing federal debt, uncertainty in Washington on multip… read more...

Positioning Your Portfolio For A Slowing Economy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:42:26:000

Photo Source The U.S. stock market has been put to the test in recent years, showing its resilience in the face of such headwinds as trade skirmishes with the countrys largest trading partners, a 35 day government shutdown, climbing federal debt, uncertainty in Washington on multip… read more...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pushes to break up big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:05:00:000

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren pushes to break up big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:05:00:000

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How the epic 'Lord of the Rings' deal explains Amazon's slow-burning media strategy

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:00:00:000

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How the epic 'Lord of the Rings' deal explains Amazon's slow-burning media strategy

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 04:00:00:000

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LGBTQ Equality Act is heading back to Capitol Hill, this time with massive corporate support

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 03:28:00:000

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LGBTQ Equality Act is heading back to Capitol Hill, this time with massive corporate support

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 03:28:00:000

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South by Southwest isn't just big for tech, film and music. Retailers make a splash at SXSW

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 03:00:00:000

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South by Southwest isn't just big for tech, film and music. Retailers make a splash at SXSW

via: CNBC at 2019-03-08 03:00:00:000

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Variety: Music streamers (without Apple) appeal songwriter royalty hike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 12:04:39:000

Spotify (NYSE: SPOT ), Pandora (NASDAQ: SIRI ), Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) are headed into an appeal of a Copyright Royalty Board ruling that would increase payouts to songwriters by 44% if implemented, Variety reports. More news on: Spotify, Sirius XM Hold… read more...

Kroger isn't the only retailer struggling to make money from digital, analyst says

via: CNBC at 2019-03-07 10:41:00:000

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Will Apple Be Soured In The Streaming-Services Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 10:27:44:000

EarningDiary.com Where is Apple Now? Apple ( AAPL ) has been on a roller coaster in recent months, leaving many investors feeling a sense of whiplash. Just last August, the stock rallied on Warren Buffet's comments about Apple's large cash flow. Then, there were problems in China that h… read more...

The Genius Way Amazon Finance Its Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 09:25:02:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) presented its financial report for 2018 the 31 of January. Sales grew by 31% and net profit by 237%. One would expect the stock to soar with such numbers, but that didn't happen and I will explain why Amazon is not valued based on profits. It seems strange but the CEO Jeff … read more...

Netflix is losing another longtime executive - Chief Marketing Officer Kelly Bennett is out

via: CNBC at 2019-03-07 07:41:00:000

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Microsoft to buy energy from 74-megawatt solar power facility in North Carolina

via: CNBC at 2019-03-07 05:19:00:000

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Amazon spent record $14.2M lobbying in 2018 - report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 03:49:27:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) spent $14.2M on lobbying last year, up from a previous high of $12.8M in 2017. The company's lobbying has grown 460% since 2012. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Investors drive Kroger shares down 12% as earnings show cost of competing against Amazon

via: CNBC at 2019-03-07 02:59:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Allergan, General Electric, Qualcomm & more

via: CNBC at 2019-03-07 02:47:00:000

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Cramer Remix: This is something Bristol-Myers should do

via: CNBC at 2019-03-06 15:52:00:000

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Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan names health JV Haven

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 12:21:25:000

The health-care organization formed by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B ) (NYSE: BRK.A ), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM ) announces its name--Haven. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway B, Berkshire Hathaway A, Financial stocks news, Healthcare stocks… read more...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase Health Care Venture Launches Website and Announces Its Name: Haven

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-06 11:05:00:000

Today, the health care organization founded by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), announced its name Haven and launched a new website at www.havenhealthcare.com . This press release features multimedia. Vie… read more...

Amazon's joint health-care venture finally has a name: Haven

via: CNBC at 2019-03-06 11:05:00:000

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Amazon to close all of its 87 pop-up stores in the US beginning in April

via: CNBC at 2019-03-06 10:27:00:000

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Amazon closing all U.S. pop-ups - WSJ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 10:08:55:000

Amazon ( AMZN -1.1% ) will shut all 87 of its U.S. pop-up stores by late April, according to WSJ sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Is Amazon's Announcement An Opportunity For Walmart Investors?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 08:02:28:000

Last time I wrote about Walmart ( WMT ) was two years ago, when the stock was trading in the mid-60s. I calculated a fair value of $75 for the stock and, projecting its growth into 2017, predicted it to rise to $88, setting my price target. However, as it neared my price target I feared a … read more...

France targets Google, Amazon and Facebook with 3% digital tax

via: CNBC at 2019-03-06 03:01:00:000

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The More It Drops, The More I Buy - Revisited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 03:00:00:000

I hate to say it but " I told you so "… When REITs sell off due to interest rate fears, it is time to load up on them. It is now the 5th time that we make this same call on Seeking Alpha (with always the same article title) and each time the results have been same: REITs sell off lead... read more...

As measles outbreak spreads, study finds no link between vaccine and autism

via: CNBC at 2019-03-06 02:07:00:000

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Amazon: It Looks Like Day 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 00:17:53:000

Jeff Bezos began his 2016 letter to Amazon ( AMZN ) shareholders as follows: Jeff, what does Day 2 look like? … Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1. ... read more...

Amazon will need to occupy tons of office space to get tax incentives for HQ2 in Virginia

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 11:11:00:000

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Amazon, Mexico in talks for mobile payments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 10:32:13:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.5% ) is in talks with Mexico's central bank to help launch a new government-backed mobile payment system that would let shoppers pay with a QR code, according to a Reuters report . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., MercadoLibre, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bill Gates: 'For the first time in my life, people are saying, Okay, should you have billionaires?'

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 09:02:00:000

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Here's Why Amazon Stock Faces Trouble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 08:18:08:000

Reports late last week noted that Amazon ( AMZN ) may be making a push into a grocery store concept. Should such a move happen it would not be all that surprising given Amazon's attempts to add more brick and mortar stores in recent years, including books stores and the purchase of Whole F… read more...

The new head of HBO is already taking shots at Netflix, saying it 'doesn't have a brand'

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 06:24:00:000

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Trump rises 51 spots on Forbes billionaires list - but his net worth stays flat at $3.1 billion

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 06:06:00:000

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Tesla, after cutting prices and closing stores, is no Apple, Barclays warns

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 03:33:00:000

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Here's the key level Amazon needs to break to retake $2,000

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 03:15:00:000

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Target shares surge as company beats Wall Street earnings estimates

via: CNBC at 2019-03-05 01:32:00:000

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Key Node Speaker: TSMC And This Investable Tech Recession

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 14:42:44:000

Twin theses of this article These are: 1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited ( TSM ), branded as TSMC, may be a solid source of long term alpha while paying out more regular dividends during a potential wait for the tech sector to revive. At least in the US, TSM has to be t… read more...

CFRA says Amazon could disrupt smart homes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 10:24:04:000

Research firm CFRA says Amazon's ( AMZN +1.2% ) next win will be in the smart home market thanks to its recent acquisition of mesh router maker Eero. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon Moves Forward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 08:34:52:000

Last years spectacular 3-quarter market run propelled Amazon ( AMZN ) (green-red bars) to a 66% YTD gain, breaking briefly through the $1 trillion threshold in market capitalization in the first week in September. Equally spectacular was the companys fall from grace after pea… read more...

Amazon's online data use has been 'less dangerous' than Facebook's: Tech investor Roger McNamee

via: CNBC at 2019-03-04 07:57:00:000

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Project $1M: February Brings New Highs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 06:46:10:000

The steep correction of December 2018 now seems a distant memory. Project $1M made new all time highs in February as a result of renewed optimism on China and a swag of positive results from portfolio components. Overall, the portfolio finished up some 4.96% for the month, marginally outperf… read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Kraft Heinz, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond & more

via: CNBC at 2019-03-04 06:38:00:000

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Walgreens: At The Corner Of Profitable And Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 05:52:34:000

(Source: Walgreens Boots Alliance Homepage ) An undervaluation in the making - come on in It's no secret, given my last article on CVS Health ( CVS ), that I'm a fan of undervalued pharma/drugstores. I, among other things, went ahead and bought AbbVie ( ABBV ) during the past month. But t… read more...

Amazon stock seems cheap if investors look at profit growth, analyst says

via: CNBC at 2019-03-04 03:49:00:000

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Podcast 3/3/19: Week In Review And Share Buybacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 03:36:50:000

The Investing Caffeine podcast is designed to wake up your investment brain with weekly overviews of financial markets and other economic-related topics. Episode 2 Market Review, Stock Ideas, and The Weekly Rant: Share Buybacks. Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this artic… read more...

The Momentum Investor For Feb. 25-March 1; McDonald's, Amazon And Costco In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 03:35:40:000

Investment thesis: McDonald's (MCD) is consolidating at in a triangle pattern after rallying at the end of last year. Amazon (AMZN) announced further expansion news on Friday and gapped higher on strong volume. Costco (COST) continues to move higher. All three companies have solid cash flow … read more...

Evercore raises Amazon on gross profit potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 02:59:48:000

Evercore raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) price target from $1,800 to $1,965 saying that gross profit has become a "more important indicator" than Y/Y revenue growth. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

3 Reasons Why I Own MercadoLibre Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-03 05:58:46:000

A simple and straightforward investment thesis can be particularly effective. Fundamental quality, financial performance, and abundant potential for appreciation are three key reasons to invest in MercadoLibre ( MELI ) stock over the long term. 1. A High-Quality Business MercadoLibre is t… read more...

The future of cable may be no TV at all, as one small company from Arizona shows

via: CNBC at 2019-03-03 05:43:00:000

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Amazon's year-long publicity blitz for HQ2 has backfired

via: CNBC at 2019-03-02 05:33:00:000

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Cramer's game plan: Why Friday's jobs report is more important than usual

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 13:12:00:000

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House Rep. Schiff calls Amazon's anti-vaccine content 'threat to public health' in letter to Bezos

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 09:14:00:000

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Amazon plans new grocery chain - report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 07:50:52:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the U.S. that have a lower price point and broader offerings than its Whole Foods stores, according to WSJ sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Kroger Co., Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer … read more...

Lyft plans to spend $300 million on Amazon Web Services through 2021

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 07:05:00:000

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NYC deputy mayor suggests that if women ran firms like Amazon the HQ2 deal might have survived

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 05:59:00:000

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Berkshire's Biggest Risks Are Hard To Analyze: Buffett Needs To Be On Top Of His Game

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 04:31:58:000

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." - attributed to baseball player Yogi Berra, movie maker Sam Goldwyn, and physicist Niels Bohr - but likely bas… read more...

New York leaders wrote an open letter to Jeff Bezos asking him to bring Amazon HQ2 back to Queens

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 03:59:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Tesla, Gap, Nordstrom, Dell & more

via: CNBC at 2019-03-01 02:54:00:000

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Retail Sales Week Comes To An End (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 02:37:45:000

Today's Top Stories: Retail earnings week comes to an end; US futures up as S&P nears major inflection point; and big news from Tesla. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeki… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Retail Earnings Week Comes To An End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 02:02:13:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Seeking Alpha , iTunes , Stitcher and Spotify (click the highlighted links). As consumers change rapidly on every facet, investors this week focused on retailers as Q4 results pour… read more...

AWS chief Andy Jassy says it's 'really easy to cut prices'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 18:43:00:000

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Cramer: I'm kicking myself for not recommending these stocks

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 18:21:00:000

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Gov. Cuomo reportedly pleaded to Jeff Bezos to bring Amazon HQ2 back to New York

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 17:35:00:000

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Rexel Delivering On Its Turnaround, But Getting No Credit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 16:55:31:000

In closing my last article on Rexel ( RXEEY ) ( RXL SF), I commented that turnarounds can test investor patience, and that has certainly been true for this global electrical products distributor. The market hasnt been too keen on many stocks in the distribution spac… read more...

Amazon: Digital Ads Won't Drive Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 16:09:49:000

It is no surprise to anyone following the digital ad space or Amazon ( AMZN ) that the company is making a lot of progress growing revenues and market share. The leading online retailer continues shifting their focus to new retail ventures. Image Source: Amazon website Digital Ad Space … read more...

Amazon hires GM global manufacturing chief

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 15:30:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has reportedly hired outgoing GM (NYSE: GM ) EVP of global manufacturing Alicia Boler Davis. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., General Motors Company, Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Amazon Vs. Microsoft: Which Is Faster?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 14:53:03:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) and Microsoft ( MSFT ) are very similar. Of course, not in terms of their businesses but in how, in the long term, investors tend to react to their financial results. And this similarity makes it possible to determine which company is likely to show a large price return in the … read more...

Tech earnings were ugly Wednesday night and the companies that reported are getting crushed

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 11:25:00:000

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You can expect more JC Penney store closures in 2020 and beyond

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 10:30:00:000

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New Jersey and Brooklyn offer glimpses of what might have been for Amazon in Queens

via: CNBC at 2019-02-28 09:48:00:000

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Cramer explains the six things going right in the economy that are helping him sleep at night

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 18:15:00:000

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Amazon pulls back Seattle expansion

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 13:56:16:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is scaling back its Seattle expansion by looking to sublet 30 floors of office space it leased, according to GeekWire . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Jeff Bezos: This is how I organize my time

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 13:34:00:000

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Amazon reportedly pulls plans to expand into new Seattle skyscraper after scrapping NYC headquarters

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 12:53:00:000

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Amazon chooses head for pharma initiative - CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 12:09:25:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has tappedNader Kabbani to lead its new pharmacy initiative, according to CNBC sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Amazon taps 14-year company vet who also plays concert piano to lead pharmacy business

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 12:00:00:000

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Amazon, Comcast, EA in bidding for stake in Nexon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 10:48:53:000

Amazon.com ( AMZN -0.9% ) and Comcast ( CMCSA -0.9% ) have jumped into bidding for a stake in Japan-based videogame publisher Nexon ( OTCPK:NEXOF ), according to South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper. More news on: Nexon Co Ltd., Amazon.com, Inc., Comcast Corporation, Tech stocks n… read more...

One Stock To Rule Them All: Boeing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 10:16:07:000

One stock to rule them all , one stock to find them , one stock to bring them all and in the darkness bind them . I realize that it is a very crude play on a famous quote from Lord of the Rings, but I find the analogy to be an interesting way to ponder the current state of the markets… read more...

The world's largest wealth fund picked up $22 billion worth of stocks during 2018 rout

via: CNBC at 2019-02-27 06:53:00:000

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MongoDB shares plunge on concerns that Lyft could be moving to rival Amazon service

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 15:19:00:000

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Netflix makes JP Morgan's list of best internet ideas

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 14:53:00:000

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Amazon being pushed out of NYC by Ocasio-Cortez was 'disgraceful,' says billionaire Leon Cooperman

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 14:26:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 65

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 14:06:52:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 64 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is … read more...

Bernie Sanders jumps into a union fight sparked by GE spinoff in 2020 swing state Pennsylvania

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 13:52:00:000

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Warren Buffett on wealth inequality: 'A rich family' takes care of its own and the US should too

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 13:10:00:000

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Walmart pushes harder into digital ads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 12:31:28:000

Walmart ( WMT -0.8% ) wants to use its shopper data to sell more digital and store ads and take on Amazon ( AMZN -0.7% ), according to WSJ sources . More news on: Walmart Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., WPP Plc, Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news Read more … read more...

Twitch created a business around watching video games - here's how Amazon has changed the service since buying it in 2014

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 12:17:00:000

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AI may replace today's jobs, but imagine a teacher for every student and no lines for the doctor

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 12:09:00:000

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Kroger makes another bold move in bid to woo grocery shoppers

via: CNBC at 2019-02-26 12:04:00:000

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Netflix: The Art Of War

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 17:25:32:000

When an enemy tries to strip you out of your advantages, you need to retaliate quick and take the initiative back into your own hands. That's precisely what Netflix ( NFLX ) is doing by spending $8 billion last year on original content, trying to keep its momentum and remain at the top of it… read more...

Amazon names former Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi as new board member

via: CNBC at 2019-02-25 16:37:00:000

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Microsoft is pitching its most futuristic technology to businesses instead of consumers

via: CNBC at 2019-02-25 15:22:00:000

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Three ways to play retail's busy earnings week

via: CNBC at 2019-02-25 15:17:00:000

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Pentagon review into Amazon bias delays JEDI

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 15:14:01:000

The Pentagon wants a federal court to pause an Oracle ( ORCL +0.4% ) lawsuit so the government can look into whether a former employee's Amazon ( AMZN +0.3% ) ties corrupted the $10B JEDI cloud contract selection process. More news on: Oracle Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc. Read mor… read more...

Amazon Vs. Alibaba: Changes In Cloud Market Can Throw A Big Surprise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 14:56:25:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has converted AWS into a major profit center as new services are added to the cloud operation. The operating margin within this segment is also on an uptrend. There was an improvement of 2.8 percentage points in the operating margin of AWS from the year-ago quarter while the gr… read more...

The diversity challenge facing tech

via: CNBC at 2019-02-25 14:37:00:000

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Partnership With Amazon Is A Growth Catalyst For Western Union

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 13:50:05:000

Being the world's biggest money transfer/remittance service provider is not helping Western Union (WU) get out of its stagnant situation. Western Union's revenue growth performance over the last 10 years is embarrassing. As you can see from the chart below, the revenue CAGR for the last deca… read more...

AWS customers have climbing costs - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 13:37:38:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services customers are receiving higher than expected bills, according to The Information . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Pinterest, Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Trump's policies on student and work visas are pushing legal immigrants to Canada

via: CNBC at 2019-02-25 13:18:00:000

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Microsoft reveals an A.I. camera for developers that costs $399

via: CNBC at 2019-02-24 12:58:00:000

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Kids with debit cards? Maybe it's not such a bad idea after all

via: CNBC at 2019-02-24 11:00:00:000

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Boeing 767 cargo jet crashes outside of Houston with 3 people on board

via: CNBC at 2019-02-23 15:54:00:000

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Jeff Bezos told employees that fear of Amazon is overblown - some rivals are proving him right

via: CNBC at 2019-02-23 14:00:00:000

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3 Technology Titans Reshaping Retail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-23 13:31:27:000

By Stephen H. Dover, CFA, Executive Vice President, Head of Equities; Dan Searle, CFA, Vice President, Research Analyst, Franklin Equity Group; Katherine Owen, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst, Templeton Global Equity Group; Mary Killian, Research Analyst, Franklin Equity Group; Purav… read more...

VC Deals: SoftBank Leads $1B In Freight Startup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-23 11:40:19:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. SoftBank leads $1B in freight startup SoftBank ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) led the $1B round in freight startup Fle… read more...

Elon Musk says the tech is 'mind-bogglingly stupid,' but hydrogen cars may yet threaten Tesla

via: CNBC at 2019-02-23 09:00:00:000

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Trump calls Amazon's HQ2 "big loss" for NYC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 16:47:47:000

During a White House press conference, President Donald Trump calls Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) abandoned HQ2 "a big loss for New York City." More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Trump: Amazon's decision to pull HQ2 is 'a big loss for New York City'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 16:28:00:000

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Jefferies believes this small cap has an 'Amazonian Business Model'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 13:59:00:000

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Judge won't block hire by Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan health JV

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 13:35:49:000

A district court judge declined to block a UnitedHealth Group ( UNH +0.3% ) unit's ex-executive from working at a new healthcare venture started by Amazon.com ( AMZN +0.7% ), Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.B -1.7% )( BRK.A -1.7% ), and JPMorgan Chase ( JPM -0.1% ). More news on: Amaz… read more...

Goldman has a portfolio which tracks hedge funds that is trouncing the market - here's what's in it

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 10:59:00:000

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Stamps.com threw USPS under the bus and cratered 57% because it's betting big on Amazon shipping

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 09:01:00:000

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FANG stocks aren't the growth names they used to be, strategist says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 08:30:00:000

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What to watch for in Warren Buffett's annual shareholder letter this week

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 06:50:00:000

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Top 10 S&P 500 Stocks: How Does Forward Earnings Growth Look?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 03:44:22:000

If readers can get on your cheaters and look at the attached spreadsheet, you'll see the expected 2019 EPS growth for both the top 10 weights in the S&P 500 and the Top 10 Financial stocks in the S&P 500. All but Apple ([[AAPL]]) and Exxon ([[XOM]]) and are expected to show positive … read more...

Amazon's China unit is reportedly considering a merger. That's 'too little too late,' expert says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-22 03:00:00:000

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Food-delivery company DoorDash valued at $7.1 billion in new fund-raising round

via: CNBC at 2019-02-21 16:30:00:000

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Best Buy Is Not Compelling At The Current Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 15:23:34:000

Overview And Thesis Retailers are undergoing a dramatic shift in their business model from a bricks-and-mortar focus to one where they incorporate a hybrid business model of online and bricks-and-mortar operations. Amazon ( AMZN ) changed how retailers operate, but companies such as Costco… read more...

Alphabet: The Market Is Wrong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 14:11:58:000

Alphabet ( GOOG ) ( GOOGL ) continues to struggle in the market rebound as the stock is being left behind by the other tech giants. Now, the company is facing a plethora of negative headlines hitting the stock again. Absent a lasting problem beyond the headlines, Alphabet remains an incredib… read more...

A Little Known Blunder By Google In 2012 Cost Them Billions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 13:04:53:000

Way back in 2012, Google ( GOOG ) (GOOGL) made a costly error in its strategy toward shopping: it shifted shopping on Google.com to a pay to play model . It's hard to remember, but in 2012 Amazon.com ( AMZN ) was under a $100 Billion market cap while Google was close to 3X the size of Amazon…. read more...

NYC developer: Ironically, many of protested Amazon perks are 'on the books' for all newcomers

via: CNBC at 2019-02-21 12:29:00:000

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Jeff Bezos explains how his rocket for space tourists will help Blue Origin take on SpaceX

via: CNBC at 2019-02-21 11:59:00:000

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SoftBank is leading a $1 billion investment in logistics start-up Flexport

via: CNBC at 2019-02-21 11:48:00:000

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Amazon Future Engineer Brings Computer Science Courses to More Than 1,000 High Schools in Underprivileged Communities Across All 50 States

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-21 09:30:00:000

By this fall, more than 1,000 high schools will offer Introductory and Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science courses funded by the Amazon Future Engineer program part of Amazons $50 million investment in computer science and STEM education More than 700 of the of hi… read more...

Amazon exec says A.I. in health care is finally moving beyond hype

via: CNBC at 2019-02-21 09:20:00:000

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Audible Introduces Dedicated Home for Spanish-Language Audio Entertainment

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-21 09:00:00:000

Audible Latino Provides the Largest Selection of Spanish-Language Audiobooks in the United States Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull) and Carlos Ponce among Top Performers Creating Spanish-Language Listening Experiences and Celebrating Latino Storytelling Spanish-Language Ha… read more...

Amazon: Revenue Slowdown Is Not A Problem

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 16:37:05:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) 18% year-over-year revenue growth rate has shocked Wall Street to some extent. Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth has dipped to the lowest point in the last three years. However, a large part of this drop has been because of the one-time jump which Amazon got in the year-a… read more...

Apple has been dethroned as most innovative company - here are the top 10, from Fast Company

via: CNBC at 2019-02-20 16:20:00:000

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Rite Aid: Turnaround Worth A Gamble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 15:02:13:000

There's little doubt that online delivery and shopping has crushed a large portion of brick-and-mortar retail and Rite Aid ( RAD ) is among those affected. The company, which once stood as a hallmark of brick-and-mortar giants with their drug stores and convenient stores nationwide, is now a d… read more...

Spotify Struggles To Become Netflix Of Audio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 11:56:14:000

In 2018, investors cheered when Spotify ( SPOT ) went public that they pushed its stock price to an all-time high of $196. The enthusiasm faded and the stock priced declined to an all-time low of $106. This year, the stock has gained by more than 30% despite weak Q4 earnings . The company rem… read more...

Microsoft Is Firing On All Cylinders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 11:44:06:000

Microsoft corporate logo. Source: The Wall Street Journal Microsoft ( MSFT ) has been firing on all cylinders. Its cloud revenue has been growing like a bad weed, but every other segment has shown strength as well. Its diversification away from Windows revenue has been impressive. Has reve… read more...

Amazon's ad business will steal market share from Google this year, says eMarketer

via: CNBC at 2019-02-20 11:02:00:000

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Walmart's smart hiring will make it Amazon's 'worst nightmare' within 2 years, strategist says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-20 10:53:00:000

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Tesla is going to be the next Amazon, says a major shareholder with a $4,000 per share target

via: CNBC at 2019-02-20 10:50:00:000

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Pure Play Tech Stocks To Benefit From IaaS Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 10:40:28:000

This is the second article in a two-part series. The first article, Best Bet for Growth Stocks in 2019? Secular IaaS , was published earlier today. One reason for Microsofts (MSFT) success with growth rates of 76% in the last two quarters is the companys hy… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 64

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 10:28:06:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 64 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is … read more...

Amazon changed how it reports its retail footprint - and now it's not as clear

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 17:03:00:000

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MySize: An Under The Radar Way To Play The Growth Of Online Retail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 16:49:55:000

Investment Thesis The online retail industry is booming. Over the past decade there has been a fast-paced shift online with pretty much anything that can be sold in a store being offered online. Firstly, margins are slightly better when there's no need for high maintenance expenses like faci… read more...

Apple's Q4 HomePod shipments grew 45%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 15:08:49:000

Global smart speaker sales reached 86.2M in 2018 after Q4 shipments gained 95% to 38.5M units, according to a new Strategy Analytics report . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Three experts weigh in on Walmart as the company soars on earnings

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 15:08:00:000

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Hedge funds load back up on Facebook shares - these are their favorite stocks

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 14:07:00:000

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Diller: Hollywood 'irrelevant,' and Netflix has won the game

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 12:39:13:000

Media mogul (and now tech mogul) Barry Diller weighs in on the media-industry topic du jour -- whether we've now reached a tipping point of power in the streaming evolution: " Hollywood is now irrelevant ." More news on: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Viaco… read more...

Amazon isn't killing Walmart online

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 12:36:00:000

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Google acquires a small cloud start-up as it looks to catch up to Amazon and Microsoft

via: CNBC at 2019-02-19 11:35:00:000

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Pie Plate Economics And The Campaign For A More Intrusive Administrative State

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 11:34:00:000

Source Introduction The recent proposal of a "Green New Deal" ("GND") by a brand-new (millennial) member of Congress has been endorsed as a concept by many Progressives, including a number of presidential hopefuls (cf. National Public Radio, 2019 ; Zack Colman, 2019 ; Ari Natter &am… read more...

Audible and Broadway Video Join Forces to Create Robust Slate of Original Audio Comedy Projects

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-19 11:30:00:000

Kickoff original production HEADS WILL ROLL created, produced by and starring Kate McKinnon and Emily Lynne Guest stars include Meryl Streep, Peter Dinklage, Tim Gunn, Queer Eye s Fab Five, Audra McDonald and more Next production 63 rd MAN hails from SNL co… read more...

Western Union: 4+% Yield, But I Think It's A Value Trap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 13:52:05:000

Overview and Thesis In this article, I discuss The Western Union Company ( WU ), which is the world leader in money transfer services. The company has 4.5% dividend yield that has increased for four straight years. The actual increase duration could have been longer but the dividend was fl… read more...

Amazon aims for greener package delivery

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 12:48:57:000

Spending the past two years mapping its carbon footprint, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has announced plans to make half of all its shipments carbon neutral by 2030. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

GrubHub - Appetizing Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 09:15:07:000

The same way that Amazon ( AMZN ) champions the online retail market, and Netflix ( NFLX ) dominates the entertainment market, GrubHub ( GRUB ) is dominating the online food delivery market. Cleverly referred to as the virtual food court, we are witnessing a quite seismic shift in how people o… read more...

RiverPark Large Growth Fund Fourth Quarter 2018 Performance Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 09:15:00:000

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New Zealand next to plan digital tax

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 03:36:52:000

Extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net, New Zealand plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by digital firms like Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ). More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. C… read more...

Costco's Business Model Explained - Costco Vs. Amazon (Part 1)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 03:31:54:000

In this video we talk about Costcos amazing business model and why it will survive the Amazon threat. For the slide presentation, go here . Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Read more … read more...

Microsoft Wants Part Of This $180-Billion Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-17 23:30:41:000

Its hard to believe that Microsoft Corporation's (MSFT) stock was dead money for multiple years. From around year 2000 to 2013, the stock was essentially range-bound. Investors who bought in the last five years have been treated to a very different experience. With shares moving from… read more...

As Uber, Slack, And Airbnb Prepare For IPOs, Investors Should Compare These Firms To...Whom?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-17 16:50:04:000

Tech firms like Facebook ( FB ), Google ( GOOG ), Apple ( AAPL ), and Amazon ( AMZN ) defy easy classification because they operate or impact so many different industries. So when a company like Uber (PRIVATE: UBER ), Lyft (PRIVATE: LYFT ), or Airbnb (PRIVATE:AIRBNB) goes public, how sho… read more...

Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

via: CNBC at 2019-02-17 16:00:00:000

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Apple and Amazon could be the next to disrupt ETFs

via: CNBC at 2019-02-17 10:35:00:000

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Apple hires an ex-Microsoft exec to revamp its smart home business, and catch up to Google, Amazon

via: CNBC at 2019-02-16 16:09:00:000

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Controversy, dissent and baggage are good for your stock portfolio

via: CNBC at 2019-02-16 12:02:00:000

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VC Deals: SoftBank Puts $940M In Self-Driving Bots

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 10:38:51:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. SoftBank bets $940M on autonomous delivery bots SoftBank ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) Vision Fund invested $940M i… read more...

How To Get High Growth With Half The Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 09:00:00:000

A vast majority of our articles are based on conservative or income-oriented strategies mostly focused on retirees, near-retirees, or folks who are within 10-20 years of their retirement. This article is a bit of an outlier and focused on investing in fast-growing companies. However, rather th… read more...

Amazon's NYC breakup over HQ2 may spark more outrage over corporate subsidies nationwide

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 15:14:00:000

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Epic CEO Judy Faulkner: We would never sell to Apple

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 14:33:00:000

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Warren Buffett's right-hand man Charlie Munger: Amazon is 'an utter phenomenon of nature'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 13:20:00:000

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'Million Dollar Listing' agent Ryan Serhant: Buyers are 'freaking out' about Amazon ditching NYC

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 12:55:00:000

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Amazon abandons NYC but still plans to pay new workers $150,000 in Arlington and Nashville

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 12:25:00:000

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Amazon: The Most Undervalued Company Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 12:16:34:000

Today, I offer a comparable valuation of Amazon ( AMZN ) relative to the companies from the FAAMG (Facebook ( FB ), Apple ( AAPL ), Alibaba ( BABA ), Microsoft ( MSFT ), and Alphabet/Google ( GOOGL ) ( GOOG )) list through multiples. I provided something similar for Apple the other day, and … read more...

Walmart 'holding its own' against Amazon ahead of earnings report

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 11:17:00:000

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Amazon invests in electric truck startup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 10:26:15:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) leads a $700M round in electric truck startup Rivian, which plans to launch an electric pickup and electric SUV in the U.S. next year. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon held last-minute talks for NYC HQ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 09:57:55:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) held last-minute talks with union and local officials before cancelling its HQ2 plans for NYC, according to Bloomberg sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon held last-minute meetings with union and local officials before canceling HQ2

via: CNBC at 2019-02-15 09:25:00:000

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Government Pressure Mounts On Tesla's Struggling Solar Unit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 18:39:24:000

Tesla ( TSLA ) claims the somewhat grandiose mission of accelerating the worlds transition to sustainable energy. That is an awfully lofty goal for a niche electric car company, yet it has won over countless supporters in the financial world, media, and general publ… read more...

CBS reaches its 8 million streaming subscribers goal two years early

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 16:40:00:000

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New York will lose the bulk of the 25,000 jobs that were promised by Amazon HQ2

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 15:53:00:000

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Health tech is so old-fashioned that Google had to adapt its cloud service to work with fax machines

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 15:19:00:000

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S&P 500 Resolves To The Upside - But Not For Long

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 15:05:33:000

The S&P 500 broke over the high made on February 5 th this week on continued technical divergences, decreasing volume, and declining advancing issues. This last Sunday I wrote: First, keep in mind that B-waves and 4 th waves are the most difficult market action to trade, and for many g… read more...

How 1-800-Flowers.com grew from one flower shop to $1.2 billion annually

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 14:06:00:000

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Alphabet replaces Amazon as Citi top pick

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 13:42:15:000

Alphabet ( GOOG +0.5% )( GOOGL +0.5% ) unseats Amazon ( AMZN -0.7% ) as Citi's top pick for U.S. internet companies. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Google knocks out Amazon as Citi's top pick for US internet companies

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 13:01:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: MGM Resorts, AIG, Marathon Oil & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-14 12:44:00:000

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SL Green slides after Amazon nixes NYC HQ

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 12:07:41:000

Office REIT SL Green Realty ( SLG -1.3% ) slides after Amazon ( AMZN -1.2% ) canceled its plans to build one of the HQ2s in Queens, New York. More news on: SL Green Realty Corporation, Vornado Realty Trust, Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., Financial stocks news, Stocks on the move… read more...

There's a looming threat for the stock market and it has nothing to do with China, Cramer says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 18:11:00:000

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MTUM: The Momentum ETF Just Changed Again, Is It An Improvement?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 16:36:24:000

Rebalancing within an ETF is a pretty boring and fairly unremarkable process that occurs regularly without fanfare. One ETF for which the rebalance process does attract attention is the iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF ( MTUM ) . Twice a year, in May and November, it reconstitutes it… read more...

Silicon Valley hedge funder Glen Katcher sees an 'incredible opportunity' in SoftBank

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 16:29:00:000

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Apple: Comparable Valuation That Will Surprise You

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 16:23:01:000

Showing no emotions, let us compare Apple ( AAPL ) with the companies from the FAAAMG (Facebook ( FB ), Amazon ( AMZN ), Alibaba ( BABA ), Microsoft ( MSFT ) and Alphabet/Google ( GOOGL ) (GOOG)) list through multiples… I believe that a direct comparison of multiples does not give a correc... read more...

Two ways GM and Amazon can make money on Rivian's electric pickups

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 15:53:00:000

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Apple is targeting April to launch its new video service: Netflix not included, HBO in doubt

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 13:53:00:000

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Alibaba: Conservatively Undervalued By 20-30%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 13:36:16:000

Image Source Alibaba ( BABA ) has surged by about 30% ever since the companys shares hit a triple bottom earlier this year. Nevertheless, the stock is still off by more than 20% from its all-time high, and by relatively conservative estimates, shares remain undervalued by rough… read more...

Google will spend $13 billion on U.S. real estate in 2019, expanding into Nevada, Ohio and Texas

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 13:00:00:000

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Donald Trump's workday starts at 11 a.m.-here's how his morning routine compares to 7 millionaires

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 11:19:00:000

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Seaport says GM is leader in China, trucks and autonomous cars. Initiates as a buy with $48 target

via: CNBC at 2019-02-13 11:09:00:000

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Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian - Reuters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 18:05:29:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) and General Motors (NYSE: GM ) are in talks to invest in Rivian Automotive in a deal that would value the electric pickup truck manufacturer at $1B-$2B, with an announcement possible later this month, Reuters reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., General Motors … read more...

Amazon's cloud competitors keep hammering home the same message: We won't compete with you

via: CNBC at 2019-02-12 16:51:00:000

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California governor proposes data dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 15:16:24:000

In his State of the State address, California Governor Gavin Newsom announces he has asked his team to develop a data dividend for residents' personal data. More news on: Facebook, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 63

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 14:16:13:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 63 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is … read more...

IBM's Ginni Rometty says she sees no change in CEO confidence since Powell's last fed speech

via: CNBC at 2019-02-12 13:40:00:000

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Top 5 Tech Stocks To Match My Top 5 Tech Trends For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 12:56:01:000

This article was first published on Trend Investing on December 11, 2018; therefore all data is as of that date. For some background it is best to read my related article first: December 2, 2018 - Top 5 Tech Trends For 2019 In 2019, most flagship android phones will have Qualcomm… read more...

New Google cloud boss Thomas Kurian warns, 'You will see us competing much more aggressively'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-12 12:06:00:000

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Here's how Amazon could use the Wi-Fi tech it just bought

via: CNBC at 2019-02-12 11:09:00:000

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Amazon heads to Coachella

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 11:08:02:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) will set up its Amazon Lockers on site at Coachella for the first time. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Read more … read more...

Bill Gates: Taxing the rich is fine, but 'extreme' politicians like Ocasio-Cortez miss the point

via: CNBC at 2019-02-12 10:03:00:000

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Amazon.com acquiring home Wi-Fi company eero

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 17:06:57:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is acquiring eero , the maker of mesh Wi-Fi systems for the home. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., NETGEAR, Inc., Ubiquiti Networks, Inc., Tech stocks news, Merger & acquisition news Read more … read more...

Amazon is acquiring home Wi-Fi start-up Eero

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 16:56:00:000

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Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-11 16:50:00:000

Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire eero, a company that offers products and services for high-performing, reliable, and simple home WiFi Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eero today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which A… read more...

The house where Jeff Bezos founded Amazon is on sale for a bargain price

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 16:37:00:000

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Paul Tudor Jones says 'mania' in share buybacks threatens to have 'social consequences'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 15:22:00:000

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Plunge in crypto sets stage for Facebook and other tech giants to hire blockchain experts

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 15:17:00:000

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One of Snap's former top execs is going to take on Amazon with his new start-up

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 13:41:00:000

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'This is a union town' - NYC councilman says Amazon's HQ2 is 'antithetical' to our values

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 13:22:00:000

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Salesforce rolls out tool for hospitals to spot patients who need other kinds of help, like a ride

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 10:12:00:000

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Toys R Us tries for a comeback a year after going out of business

via: CNBC at 2019-02-11 08:56:00:000

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A tech bear starts to 'creep out of the bunker' and says the Nasdaq could outperform the market

via: CNBC at 2019-02-09 16:34:00:000

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A tech bear starts to 'creep out of the bunker' and says the Nasdaq could outperform the market

via: CNBC at 2019-02-09 16:34:00:000

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VC Deals: SoftBank's Vision Fund Spends Half Its Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-09 11:27:28:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. SoftBank's ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) Vision Fund announced it has spent $50B of its $99B in working capital. The … read more...

VC Deals: SoftBank's Vision Fund Spends Half Its Capital

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-09 11:27:28:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. SoftBank's ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) Vision Fund announced it has spent $50B of its $99B in working capital. The … read more...

Alphabet: Don't Get Confused

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 19:15:21:000

Right along with my previous complaints with the Q3'18 numbers, Alphabet ( GOOG ) ( GOOGL ) reported one of the most complex quarterly results to decipher this week. The internet search giant regularly has substantial one-time income and charges that detract from the operations leading to … read more...

Alphabet: Don't Get Confused

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 19:15:21:000

Right along with my previous complaints with the Q3'18 numbers, Alphabet ( GOOG ) ( GOOGL ) reported one of the most complex quarterly results to decipher this week. The internet search giant regularly has substantial one-time income and charges that detract from the operations leading to … read more...

Cramer Remix: What Jeff Bezos' private life means for investors

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 19:01:00:000

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Cramer Remix: What Jeff Bezos' private life means for investors

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 19:01:00:000

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Cramer Remix: What Jeff Bezos' private life means for investors

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 19:01:00:000

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Amazon launches Live to take on QVC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 14:55:14:000

Amazon ( AMZN -1.8% ) launches Amazon Live to take on QVC ( QRTEA -1.4% ). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Qurate Retail Group A, Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

If you invested $1,000 in Amazon 10 years ago, here's how much you'd have now

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 14:15:00:000

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'We need Amazon,' Gov Cuomo says after report that it might cancel New York HQ2 plans

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 13:48:00:000

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Ex-National Enquirer editor: David Pecker used Bezos story for 'kissing and making up' with Trump

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 13:42:00:000

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Why Amazon Is Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 13:17:52:000

AMZN stock price (add $1,000 to numbers). Source: Finbox.io . Amazon ( AMZN ) stock fell after it met the high-end guidance for revenue and exceeded it by 5% for a 78% growth in operating income. The upper bound guidance projects 71% growth in operating income. This would take the c… read more...

4 of the boldest business moves Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has ever made

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 13:14:00:000

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Silicon Valley start-up investors haven't been this pessimistic since the financial crisis

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 12:58:00:000

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Federal prosecutors are reviewing the National Enquirer's handling of Jeff Bezos story

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 12:39:00:000

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Amazon shares have fallen since personal woes for Bezos began, but analysts say not to worry

via: CNBC at 2019-02-08 12:08:00:000

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Bezos publishes Enquirer mails, accuses AMI of blackmail

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 18:30:54:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) chief Jeff Bezos has published an article accusing the National Enquirer and its publisher American Media of blackmail and extortion over personal photos they came to possess. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news Read mor… read more...

Microsoft backs facial recognition legislation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 15:48:43:000

Microsoft ( MSFT -0.7% ) is backing a facial recognition bill in Washington state that includes a requirement for makers of AI software that can identify faces to open the software up for third-party testing. More news on: Microsoft Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news Read… read more...

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68M

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 13:38:24:000

Woody Allen files a $68M suit against Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Studios alleging a breach of contract after the studio backed out of a four-picture deal and refused to air one film that was completed six months ago. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Jeff Bezos: You can't pick your passions

via: CNBC at 2019-02-07 13:17:00:000

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Woody Allen is suing Amazon for killing his movie deal

via: CNBC at 2019-02-07 12:20:00:000

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Audible Announces Second Round of Theater Commissions from $5 Million Emerging Playwrights Fund

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-07 12:00:00:000

10 Playwrights Selected to Create Original Theatrical Works Designed with Audible Listeners in Mind Chisa Hutchinsons Proof of Love to Debut at the Minetta Lane Theatre in Spring 2019 Audible Inc., the worlds largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobo… read more...

Amazon just invested in self-driving car company Aurora

via: CNBC at 2019-02-07 11:34:00:000

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Amazon's Stock Is Facing Even Steeper Declines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 11:16:12:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock continues to struggle since reporting results last week. Again, as we pointed out last week, there are now clear signs of slowing growth is taking hold in many of Amazon's big business units. With that slowing growth, the valuation for Amazon now needs to be readjuste… read more...

eBay: Despite Elliott, Poised For Big Growth Gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 08:45:45:000

Activist investors are knocking on eBay's ( EBAY ) door to encourage growth in the company. eBay's guidance for the year is paltry, at best, when you consider rival's growth rates. Considering where EPS multiples are for the company, and given the meager growth rate for merchandise sales at eB… read more...

Subaru Slashes Profit Guidance (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 07:22:10:000

Today's Top Stories: Subaru slashes profit guidance; May in Brussels for Brexit talks; and Novartis CEO calls for halt on rebates. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha… read more...

Apple is once again the most valuable public company in the world

via: CNBC at 2019-02-06 16:05:00:000

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The New York Times is proving that the internet did not kill the news business

via: CNBC at 2019-02-06 14:12:00:000

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Canopy's Moat: Powered By ebbu

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 13:03:08:000

There's no Better Moat than a Branded Product based upon Patented Technology: Back in November, Canopy Growth ( CGC ) completed the purchase of little-known cannabis R&D shop, ebbu. Source: ebbu website Canopy Growth said about this transaction: Intellectual Property ("IP") an… read more...

Full transcript: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek discusses podcasts and competing with tech giants

via: CNBC at 2019-02-06 13:01:00:000

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Tech stock that's up 40 percent this year is due for a pullback, says chart watcher

via: CNBC at 2019-02-06 12:30:00:000

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Amazon will overtake MELI in Mexico - HSBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 10:49:10:000

HSBC analysts see Amazon ( AMZN -0.7% ) taking the e-commerce lead from MercadoLibre ( MELI -0.2% ) in Mexico within three or four years. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., MercadoLibre, Inc., Tech stocks news Read more … read more...

Data Center REITs On Sale Despite Record Leasing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 10:38:32:000

The data center REIT sector had a rough year in 2018. For the first time ever, its total return, -16.1% on an equal-weighted basis and -13.7% on a market cap weighted basis, was more than 650 basis points (or bps) behind the -4.5% and -7.1% total returns of the MSCI US REIT Index (Bloomberg: R… read more...

Kreos Capital Has Launched EUR 700 Million (USD 800 Million) Kreos Capital VI

via: PR Newswire at 2019-02-06 09:00:00:000

LONDON , February 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kreos is celebrating 20 years as the European and Israeli growth debt market leader In sync with celebrating Kreos Capital's 20-year anniversary, Kreos has launched its latest, and to date largest growth debt fund, EUR… read more...

Amazon Crossing To Publish a True Crime Story From the Archives of Stieg Larsson, the International Best-Selling Author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-06 08:45:00:000

In The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larssons Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin, journalist and author Jan Stocklassa uncovers Larssons unknown research into the unsolved murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Cro… read more...

Keeping An Open Mind In Tech (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 07:00:07:000

Tech is always in the news, and it's started 2019 as a renewed market leader. But between trade talks, the ups and downs for Apple (AAPL) and other big names, and periodic calls for regulation, it's unclear where the sector will go from here. Joe Albano , author of Tech Cache , shares… read more...

Cramer: Why companies like Alphabet get 'little to no credit' for their massive cash piles

via: CNBC at 2019-02-05 18:24:00:000

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Google no longer considers Microsoft Cortana a competitor

via: CNBC at 2019-02-05 16:05:00:000

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Banks Report Loan Demand Is Weakening

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 15:45:38:000

The latest data point that confirms the deceleration in global and domestic economic activity comes in the form of the Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey by the Federal Reserve. In this report, responses from 73 domestic banks and 22 U.S. branches of foreign banks were collected from December… read more...

Amazon pushes into baby Skills, products

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 14:27:45:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.5% ) announces it will launch a new Baby Skill Activity API that makes it easier for developers to integrate Alexa into baby apps and baby care devices. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 62

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 13:58:29:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 62 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is … read more...

Amazon makes clear it's now competing with shippers such as FedEx and UPS in its annual filing

via: CNBC at 2019-02-05 13:18:00:000

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The Patriots & Investing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 11:15:44:000

In the United States, where capitalism and free markets reign, our most popular professional sports league, the National Football League, tends towards socialism. Revenue sharing, a hard salary cap, unbalanced schedules, and a draft order based on worst records all seeks to drive "competitive … read more...

Apple holds 6% of U.S. smart speakers - report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 10:13:36:000

Apple's ( AAPL +1.5% ) HomePod accounts for 6% of the U.S. installed base of smart speaker devices, according to new Consumer Intelligence Research Partners data . More news on: Apple Inc., Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A Read more … read more...

The most important numbers from Alphabet's Q4 earnings report - and why they sent the stock down

via: CNBC at 2019-02-05 09:53:00:000

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Apple's smart speaker is struggling against rivals from Amazon and Google

via: CNBC at 2019-02-05 09:06:00:000

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Hold Facebook If You Own, Wait For A Dip To Buy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 18:12:43:000

Overview Source: Facebook Investor Events Facebook ( FB ) reported positive Q4 and FY 2018 results on Wednesday 01/30/2019, despite concerns from investors and analysts alike. The company reported year-end EPS of $7.57, revenues of $55,013 million, and net income of $22,112 million - e… read more...

Amazon-led health venture hires technology chief to work under Gawande

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 17:59:00:000

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Winner of the 2018 CNBC stock draft bet on AMD and it paid off big

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 17:10:00:000

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Alphabet drops after revealing declining advertising prices and rising costs

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 15:33:00:000

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One way to play momentum stocks without making a big bet on Alphabet

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 15:10:00:000

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Microsoft: Anti-Amazon Paying Off

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 14:45:27:000

The market wasn't pleased with FQ2 results from Microsoft ( MSFT ), but the numbers continue to show the benefit of offering the anti- Amazon ( AMZN ) cloud solution. As my previous research pointed out, the stock was on the expensive side and ideal for buying on dips like the current o… read more...

Amazon added a first-ever warning about counterfeit products to its earnings report

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 13:19:00:000

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Gold Rally Is Not Over Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 12:18:12:000

It's been two months of intense stress for the financial markets. We assisted at one of the worst December performance in recent history, driven by uncertainty around China and USA trade deals, and some question marks on the Brexit deal. During the same timeframe, Gold spiked from $1200/Oz lev… read more...

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly About Shopify

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 11:35:39:000

Introduction I have followed Shopify ( SHOP ) closely for many years and admired its growth trajectory. I was an early investor in the company when it launched its IPO but I exited the investment in 2017 because I believed the company was a bit overvalued. That was a mistake since the stock … read more...

Alphabet, the last FANG stock to report earnings, isn't a buy until this level, technician says

via: CNBC at 2019-02-04 11:25:00:000

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Bystanders of Sears' downfall will get their day in court Monday

via: CNBC at 2019-02-03 12:04:00:000

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Disney, Alphabet And Super Bowl Players (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-03 07:35:41:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions, and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday, look f… read more...

How Jeff Bezos' 'change of heart' helped turn Amazon into a top US advertising spender

via: CNBC at 2019-02-02 16:02:00:000

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What To Expect When Your CFO Leaves You

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-02 10:30:00:000

Happy Trails To Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja It's common for bears and short-sellers to point to a CFO departure as a strong negative for a company and its stock. A similar reaction emerged after Tesla's earnings call Wednesday when Elon Musk announced the departure of CFO Deepak Ahuja . It's A… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Disney, Alphabet And Super Bowl Players

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-02 08:39:18:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. The market is moving in the right direction after some cooling off of Washington-Be… read more...

Dumb Money

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-02 00:08:57:000

It has got to be the most derisive playground insult that you can hurl at someone on Wall Street. Dumb money. It's worse than vocalizing the untoward virtues of another investor's mother, embellished with a derisive "and your sister, too." The funny thing is, I don't even know precisely who … read more...

Cramer's game plan: Be ready to 'buy the next dip' in this 'ideal backdrop for stocks'

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 18:11:00:000

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Patriots will win the Super Bowl according to Alexa and Cortana, but Google is pulling for the Rams

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 14:58:00:000

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Amazon sellers get caught in US-China trade spat as money transfer service abruptly closes

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 13:54:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Amazon, Merck, Exxon Mobil & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 12:48:00:000

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Amazon Is Now A Slowing Growth Story

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 12:40:49:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) fourth quarter results revealed that its great story of accelerating growth appears to be coming to an end. The latest results, although topping consensus analysts forecasts, revealed that many of Amazon's key business segments have slowed down significantly from their peak… read more...

Morgan Stanley says Spaceflight Industries is 'entirely' disrupting the rocket launch market

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 12:36:00:000

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Amazon falls into bear market territory

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 10:07:00:000

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The Walt Disney Company: What's In The Cards In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 09:15:04:000

The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) is one of the largest companies in the world by market value. It is no astonishment that the company is the market leader in many of the segments it operates in. In terms of the market share, Disney is the No. 1 in Cable networks segment, No. 1 in Parks & Re… read more...

Analysts trim Amazon after earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 09:08:50:000

Morgan Stanley maintains an Overweight rating on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) and drops the target by $200 to $2,200 but still believes the tech giant can drive earnings higher. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Amazon, Merck, Cigna, Honeywell & more

via: CNBC at 2019-02-01 07:53:00:000

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Amazon turns lower as CFO tackles margin, India on call

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 18:19:44:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ), up as much as 3.4% in postmarket trading after its earnings report , has given up gains and then some, dropping to a current 4.6% decline as its conference call went on. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Stocks on the … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Amazon, Yum China, Cypress and more

via: CNBC at 2019-01-31 17:13:00:000

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Amazon reports holiday beats; AWS +46%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 16:24:12:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reports Q4 results that beat EPS and revenue estimates with 20% Y/Y revenue growth.Note that Amazon has a mixed record with beating revenue estimates for its holiday quarter and sales were also underwhelming in Q3. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks ne… read more...

Amazon Web Services reports 45 percent jump in revenue in the fourth quarter

via: CNBC at 2019-01-31 16:06:00:000

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Amazon beats by $0.39, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 16:02:45:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ): Q4 GAAP EPS of $6.04 beats by $0.39 . Revenue of $72.4B (+19.8% Y/Y) beats by $520M . Shares +3% . Press Release More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Tech stocks news, read more...

Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Sales up 20% to $72.4 Billion

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-31 16:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December31, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 67% to $30.7 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $18.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended December31, 201… read more...

Here's how much Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett could pay under Bernie Sanders' tax plan

via: CNBC at 2019-01-31 15:47:00:000

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Amazon stock drops sharply during earnings call after company warns of increased investments

via: CNBC at 2019-01-31 15:31:00:000

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Amazon removing items ahead of Indian policy - report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 14:10:48:000

Amazon ( AMZN +3.3% ) has started removing products from its India website to comply with the policy change that begins tomorrow, according to Reuters sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 61

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 13:58:30:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 61 Performance Each week, since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is … read more...

Amazon Q4 2018 Earnings Preview

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 17:35:41:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is scheduled to announce Q4 earnings results on Thursday, January 31st, after market close. The consensus EPS Estimate is $5.65 (+50.7% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $71.89B (+18.9% Y/Y). Over the last 2 years, AMZN has beaten EPS estimates 75% of … read more...

Notable earnings after Thursday's close

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 17:35:05:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Facebook, Microsoft, Tesla and more

via: CNBC at 2019-01-30 17:28:00:000

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Embark autonomous semis hauling Amazon cargo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 15:33:01:000

Amazon ( AMZN +4.7% ) is hauling some cargo in Embark self-driving trucks on the I-10 interstate highway, according to CNBC sources and online photos. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Amazon is hauling cargo in self-driving trucks developed by Embark

via: CNBC at 2019-01-30 15:19:00:000

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Idea Generator: 3 Quantitatively Strong Companies With Vigorous Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 14:13:04:000

The PowerFactors quantitative system screens for companies with strong quantitative attributes in terms of quality, value, fundamental momentum, and relative strength. According to the backtested data, companies with elevated PowerFactors rankings tend to outperform the market in the long term… read more...

Amazon Gains A Big Win As Rival Backs Down

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 13:42:38:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has built a strong subscription business on the back of a robust delivery platform and massive investments in streaming business. Walmart ( WMT ) wanted to challenge Amazons dominance by starting its own streaming business. However, recent reports have shown that Walma… read more...

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the cable TV bundle will unravel this year, but he's jumping the gun

via: CNBC at 2019-01-30 12:57:00:000

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Microsoft shares are jumping before earnings results - here's what major analysts expect

via: CNBC at 2019-01-30 11:59:00:000

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Microsoft Earnings Preview

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 11:46:01:000

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Source: Knowledge Wharton Microsoft ( MSFT ) reports Q4 earnings Wednesday. Analysts expect revenue of $32.5 billion and eps of $1.09. The revenue estimate implies about 12% growth sequentially. Investors should focus on the following key items. All About … read more...

Amazon Makes A Decisive Change In Its Growth Strategy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 16:22:18:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock will no longer depend solely on revenue growth as the company focuses on non-retail segments to improve margins. The online store sales growth in the last few quarters has been moderating. The sales growth for online store segment was as high as 22% in Q3 2017, while … read more...

Amazon plans Middle East push - CNBC

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 14:04:42:000

Amazon ( AMZN -2.2% ) plans to launch a new marketplace targeting Middle Eastern countries, according to CNBC sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

A few of the secret portfolios Goldman gives clients are doubling the market's return this year

via: CNBC at 2019-01-29 14:03:00:000

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Amazon to launch a new Middle East marketplace, two years after buying Souq for $580 million

via: CNBC at 2019-01-29 12:15:00:000

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Why Amazon May Fall Following Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 11:53:22:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) could be due to fall following its fourth quarter results based on recent trends in the options market and the technical charts. The company is due to report results on Jan. 31 after the close of trading. According to data from YCharts, analysts are looking for earnings to … read more...

Apple and Facebook have a better chance than Amazon of beating earnings expectations

via: CNBC at 2019-01-29 11:11:00:000

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Etsy Cannot Live Up To Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 10:08:52:000

Investment Thesis Etsy ( ETSY ) is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. It connects creative artisans with thoughtful consumers looking for items made by real people. Etsys mission is to Keep Commerce Human. To exist, it has to offer original pro… read more...

Another jab at Amazon: Walmart is bringing sports apparel retailer Fanatics to its website

via: CNBC at 2019-01-29 09:03:00:000

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Large Cap Growth Strategy Q4 2018 Commentary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 09:00:00:000

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Kohl's is putting a Weight Watchers studio in one of its stores as part of a wellness push

via: CNBC at 2019-01-29 09:00:00:000

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Stock could be in for sharper decline, as Apple and other big tech firms report

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 16:12:00:000

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Attention cord cutters: Netflix has more 'certified fresh' movies than Amazon, Hulu and HBO combined

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 16:11:00:000

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How streaming has changed the definition of a hit movie or TV show

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 15:22:00:000

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UPS Vs. FedEx: One Has Serious Issues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 14:51:31:000

Introduction I really enjoy this comparison because it provides, in my opinion, great insights into the age old question: how should a company's management return shareholder capital? For new investors and for seasoned investors alike, the answer is pretty much never cut and dry. Many var… read more...

Avoid this FANG stock as tech earnings roll out this week, says technician

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 14:45:00:000

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Tracking Ken Fisher's Fisher Asset Management Portfolio - Q4 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 14:44:58:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Kenneth Fisher's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Fisher Asset Management's regulatory 13F Form filed on 01/25/2019. Please visit our Tracking Kenneth Fisher's Fisher Asset Mana… read more...

The House seats Democrats want to flip in 2020 show the growing chasm between the two major parties

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 14:27:00:000

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Amazon scaling back Channels - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 11:22:40:000

Amazon ( AMZN -2.7% ) is scaling back plans to expand the add-on services for Prime Video members, according to T he Information sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Analyst cuts Amazon target before earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 10:11:15:000

Credit Suisse analyst Stephen Ju maintains an Overweight rating on Amazon ( AMZN -2.5% ) but reduces his target by $300 to $2,100 ahead of earnings. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Smucker's and Mondelez are the food companies most unprepared for Amazon, says Bernstein

via: CNBC at 2019-01-28 10:00:00:000

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Sonos' Future May Depend On Services, Not Hardware

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 18:19:17:000

Sonos Inc. ( SONO ) went public last year on the strength of its high quality, premium wireless speakers and soundbars and will now reportedly launch headphones . But for the company to push forward in a such a competitive consumer electronics market, Sonos will likely need to develop complim… read more...

Self-Driving. Too Many Wolf Cries? Or Are We Ignoring The Elephant In The Room?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 17:22:32:000

Overview Every day, we hear of one company or the other planning, developing, testing or launching a self-driving vehicle. So much so that we tend to tune out this information. There is clearly a lot of corporate interest in self-driving. Dozens of companies are pouring hundreds of million… read more...

Seattle start-up building the Amazon Prime of primary care with backing from Larry Fink and others

via: CNBC at 2019-01-27 13:56:00:000

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Facebook's plan to merge its messaging services ignites further antitrust concerns

via: CNBC at 2019-01-27 09:30:00:000

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Signals And Immunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 09:15:22:000

Communication is key to progress. As our species evolved we learned more efficient ways to share information. A signal can be shorthand for what happens next. The Greeks, Chinese, and Native Americans used smoke signals to share news, signal danger, or gather people together. Today, we trust… read more...

Tech Giants Step To The Plate (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 07:08:23:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions, and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday, loo… read more...

CEOs Aren't Worried About The Shutdown - Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-26 10:30:00:000

Dear ESSENTIAL subscribers: Hi! I'm Seeking Alpha managing editor Mike Taylor. Welcome to ESSENTIAL Weekly, a subscriber-exclusive look at Seeking Alpha's top news and analysis. I'll guide you through this week's market themes, highlight some analysis you might have missed, and preview comin… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Tech Giants Step To The Plate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-26 09:45:39:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Mega-cap tech companies Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Facebook, (FB), Alibaba (BA… read more...

Apple's dismissal of 200 self-driving car employees points to a shift in its AI strategy

via: CNBC at 2019-01-26 09:19:00:000

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Cramer's game plan: We may be coming in 'too hot' to the busiest week of the year

via: CNBC at 2019-01-25 18:09:00:000

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Mindy Kaling Receives the IMDb STARmeter Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-25 16:32:00:000

Fan Favorite Mindy Kaling Receives the IMDb STARmeter Award as Determined by IMDbPro Data on the Page Views of More Than 250 Million Monthly IMDb Visitors Worldwide Previous IMDb STARmeter Award Recipients Include Bill Skarsgrd, Sam Rockwell, Tatiana Maslany, Brie Larson, Felicit… read more...

Apple, Microsoft and Amazon could drive the market in the next wave of earnings

via: CNBC at 2019-01-25 15:39:00:000

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Amazon responds to Rekognition bias report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 14:02:46:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) responds to the MIT Media Lab report that found bias in its Rekognition facial recognition product. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Stocks making moves midday: Airlines, Ford, Western Digital, Vale & more

via: CNBC at 2019-01-25 12:30:00:000

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Amazon considers Meritage Homes partnership - The Information

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 10:20:16:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.1% ) is in talks to partner with Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH ), according to The Information sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Meritage Homes Corporation, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Gender, racial bias found in Amazon's Rekognition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 10:07:29:000

A new MIT Media Lab report finds that Amazon's ( AMZN +1.4% ) Rekognition performs worse at identifying gender in women and darker-skinned individuals than lighter-skinned men. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Tech stoc… read more...

Amazon Publishing Announces Amazon Crossing Kids, an Imprint for Children's Books in Translation

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-25 09:00:00:000

Amazon Crossing Kids will publish English-language translations of popular and award-winning picture books from across the globe (NASDAQ:AMZN)Amazon Publishing today announced the launch of Amazon Crossing Kids, a new imprint for childrens picture books in translation…. read more...

Amazon Suffers A Big Setback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 09:00:00:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) suffered a major setback in one of the most important regions for the company outside the US. Amazon has been spending massive amounts in India to gain better market share against its rival Flipkart. Besides the online platform, it has invested heavily in local content and dig… read more...

Senate Looks To Break Shutdown Deadlock (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 07:37:45:000

Today's Top Stories: Senate looks to break shutdown deadlock; Asian markets gain on U.S.-China talks; and China approves 2 mobile games for Tencent. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find … read more...

Stock market faces hurdles after Intel earnings miss sours chip rally

via: CNBC at 2019-01-24 18:43:00:000

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My Dividend Growth Investing Wish List

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 16:58:41:000

It's been a little while since I wrote a focus ticker piece here at Seeking Alpha. The start of the year is always a busy time with work, and I had to take time out to post 2018 recap pieces , as well as Nick's Picks for 2019 . Furthermore, I've only made a couple of trades thus far in the n… read more...

Value Stocks Making Stronger Showing On Market Forecast Barometer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 15:49:07:000

This article serves as a portfolio-based market barometer that shows which types of portfolio algorithms are outperforming from week to week. Leveraging different forensic, value, fundamental, momentum, and anomaly portfolios, we may be able to anticipate changes not only in market direction b… read more...

Super-rich early Amazon investor: Wealth gap crisis is the 'direct result' of 'moral failure'

via: CNBC at 2019-01-24 14:13:00:000

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Deal or no deal, Sears' challenges will boost Macy's, J.C. Penney and Dillard's business

via: CNBC at 2019-01-24 14:13:00:000

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You can now buy an actual hospital room on Amazon

via: CNBC at 2019-01-24 14:07:00:000

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This is going to be a 'transformational' year for Disney, Morgan Stanley says

via: CNBC at 2019-01-24 14:01:00:000

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Microsoft: The Long Game That Investors Are Missing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 12:06:37:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Alexander Johansson as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Edito… read more...

Kiplinger's 19 Picks For 2019 Vs. Gates' 20 Vs. Buffett's 50 Show Possibilities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 11:48:46:000

Buffett Vs. Kiplinger Vs. Gates 2019 Portfolios As the market dithers into the new year, income investors search for viable model investments to compare with their own holdings. Many examples exist and future Arnold Dogcatcher articles will bring others forward. This is an answer for tho… read more...

Netflix: The Down Cycle Is Coming, Act Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 09:48:03:000

Investment Thesis In Q3, we called out negative trends and fundamentals break down in many areas of Netflix. Now, in Q4, these same areas have shown further deterioration. We urge investors to revise their thesis and adjust their expectations. The stock is unlikely to continue its meteoric r… read more...

UnitedHealth sues ex-executive for taking trade secrets to Amazon joint health venture

via: CNBC at 2019-01-23 18:20:00:000

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Stocks would have to drop nearly 50% for the market to be fairly valued: Morgan Creek Capital

via: CNBC at 2019-01-23 16:28:00:000

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Prepare For A Deep Recession And Bear Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 15:12:54:000

Well, I did warn you, indirectly at least. On November 2, 2017, I wrote an article titled " Beware 2-2.5%, Credit Ratings, And Debt ." I hinted that a stock market peak could happen when the Fed Funds rate was about 2.0-2.5%, thinking that could be when the 30-year treasury meets the Fed Funds… read more...

eBay Is Still Relevant And A Safer Bet In Retail Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 14:09:10:000

Investment thesis eBay ( EBAY ) is a fascinating company in a very crowded and fast-changing retail space. In recent years, consumers have moved on from the thrill of auction shopping. They want convenience at a good price for which Amazon ( AMZN ) has been the main beneficia… read more...

Amazon's self-driving Scout starts deliveries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 12:40:03:000

The Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Scout self-driving delivery device will start dropping off packages to a Snohomish County, Washington. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Should I Be Aiming To Buy Target? - Portfolio January 2019 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 12:23:01:000

Owners of Target ( TGT ) stock have taken a beating as the merchandisers shares have been whacked to the tune nearly 20% since mid November. TGT data by YCharts Ouch. Shares first started to fall in early November, but things really got going when the retailer released its 1… read more...

Amazon debuts its adorable delivery robot called Scout

via: CNBC at 2019-01-23 12:16:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 60

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 11:43:50:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 60 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is a… read more...

Palantir CEO rips Silicon Valley, accuses it of selling out America and failing to protect the country

via: CNBC at 2019-01-23 10:00:00:000

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IMDb Brings the Sundance Film Festival Experience to Film Fans around the World with Original Video Interviews and a Celebration of the Hit SHOWTIME Comedy SHAMELESS

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-23 10:00:00:000

IMDb Activities at the Festival will Include Original Video Interviews With Talent and Directors Hosted by Filmmaker Kevin Smith at Acura Festival Village, a Celebration of SHAMELESS Co-Hosted by Amazons Prime Video Channels, and an IMDb Dinner Party Presented by Dolby The IM… read more...

Here's why you won't be able to see Netflix's best picture nominee 'Roma' at most theaters

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 16:29:00:000

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Elliott thinks Walmart, Google and private equity could be interested in eBay's marketplace business

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 15:52:00:000

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Nicholas Ward's Dividend Growth Portfolio: 2018 Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 15:34:09:000

Man oh man, its crazy to think about boiling down a years worth of portfolio management into a single article like this (especially, after a year like 2018). To be honest, Id much rather be writing about the fundamentals of a given company that Ive recently boug… read more...

Amazon's automated grocery store has some empty shelves thanks to sudden Munchery bankruptcy

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 13:51:00:000

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Amazon Is Just Getting Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 11:59:41:000

While analysts and Wall Street have been focused on Amazon's ( AMZN ) decelerating revenues, a juggernaut has been emerging, hidden within the financial reports Amazon produces each quarter. That hidden juggernaut has been unassumingly known as "Other" in Amazon's financial reports, as seen in… read more...

Netflix joins major Hollywood lobby group Motion Picture Association of America

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 11:59:00:000

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Ocasio-Cortez: A system that allows billionaires to exist alongside extreme poverty is immoral

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 10:12:00:000

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Waitr: Closes Acquisition Of Bite Squad, Stock Should Deliver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 09:00:00:000

On Friday, Waitr ( WTRH ) quietly announced the completion of its acquisition of Bite Squad , a transaction originally announced on December 12th and slated to close in Late January (see attached merger presentation ). We believe this merger of equals should prove greater than the sum o… read more...

Mercadolibre -2% as Amazon starts Brazil sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 08:19:44:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) begins direct sales in Brazil after months of logistical delays. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., MercadoLibre, Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Johnson & Johnson, Nike, FedEx & more

via: CNBC at 2019-01-22 07:49:00:000

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Microsoft: Anti-Amazon Winner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-21 08:41:57:000

After a decade of failure in the smartphone and hardware sector, Microsoft ( MSFT ) is suddenly in a good position without exposure to that market. The company is even positioned as the savior to the Amazon ( AMZN ) empire driving the relative strength in the stock. Image Source: Micros… read more...

Netflix: An Original Series

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 10:10:50:000

Netflix ( NFLX ) has enjoyed a pretty good run, doubling more or less each year since its inception back in 1997 as a DVD renting and online viewing company. It's currently the 10th largest technology company in the world by revenues after it pioneered (in good quality) monthly subscription se… read more...

Digital giants in crosshairs of EU tax

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 05:11:07:000

Following some hiccups last month, a European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies may soon be in reach. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Facebook, Apple Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

VC Deals: Niantic Gets $245M Before 'Harry Potter'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-19 11:23:09:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. 1. SoftBank backs Katerra (again) SoftBank's ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) Vision Fund was in talks to lead a $700M rou… read more...

Analysts Were Right In 2018: What Are Their Top Picks For 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-19 06:45:00:000

In late 2017 I published an article based on analyst recommendations and how well those recommendations pan out. The data was based on information compiled by FactSet Research for analyst recommendations as of Dec.31, 2016. The ratings were divided up in quintiles based on the highest percen… read more...

Stocks getting a bit frothy after move higher, could pause as more earnings roll out

via: CNBC at 2019-01-18 18:38:00:000

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Disney is already losing over $1 billion in streaming, and its Netflix competitor has yet to launch

via: CNBC at 2019-01-18 17:30:00:000

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Amazon: The Supplier Grinding Might Be Overdone

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 16:51:26:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) profits have skyrocketed in 2018. That growth came mainly from improvements in e-commerce profitability. The stock price joined the ride and went to its all-time high, above $2,000. Then, it followed the market on the way down. However, even after the correction, Amazon still t… read more...

Why I Am Reducing My Etsy Holdings By Half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 16:07:12:000

Source: Fast Company I developed a keen interest in Etsy ( ETSY ) in 2015 shortly after its IPO. I spent a few months in the sidelines and decided to buy the stock in May 2017 shortly after I published a Seeking Alpha article arguing that it could be acquired. Since then, I have continue… read more...

IMDbPro Reveals the Most Anticipated Movies Premiering at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-18 15:00:00:000

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Leads Films Premiering at This Years Festival, According to IMDbPro MOVIEmeter Data on the Actual Page Views of the Hundreds of Millions of IMDb Customers Worldwide The IMDbPro App is the Ultimate Sundance Film Festival Companion f… read more...

FT: Spotify plans in-car voice-controlled music player

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 13:40:37:000

Spotify ( SPOT +0.9% ) is planning its first push into hardware this year, via a voice-controlled in-car music player , the Financial Times reports. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Spotify, Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Stocks on the move, Read m… read more...

The Bristol-Myers Celgene Deal, And Other Ideas

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 13:05:36:000

by Daniel Shvartsman It's a cliche to say mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a sign of 'animal spirits'. It's an old John Maynard Keynes saying, and not literally tied to M&A. I take the cliched usage to mean that if companies are confident enough to splash cash at a premium to wha… read more...

Amazon Stores Helping Build the Future of Business: More than 50,000 Small and Medium-sized Businesses Exceeded $500,000 in Sales in Amazon's Stores in 2018

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-18 09:00:00:000

Third-party sales are growing at a faster rate than first-party sales in Amazons stores More than half of units sold in Amazons stores are from small and medium-sized businesses Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazons stores are estimated to ha… read more...

Loup's Gene Munster: Netflix could lose luster on Wall Street as new streaming rivals launch

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 19:17:00:000

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Momentum Strategies That Continue To Dominate Through January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 16:24:11:000

The 20 stocks in the Premium Portfolio from my membership service that draws from a wide range of different models in the financial literature has surged to 15% gains through January. These gains again appear to be primarily based on the strength of momentum and forensic negative stock selecti… read more...

Amazon.com to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-17 16:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2018 financial results on January 31, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least th… read more...

Netflix beats on subscriber growth, but misses slightly on revenue - stock falls after hours

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 15:29:00:000

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Walmart taps 4 more delivery companies to help it get groceries to homes

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 14:00:00:000

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Shareholders are pressuring Amazon to stop selling facial recognition tech to the government

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 13:49:00:000

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Walmart abandons plans for video streaming service and will focus instead on Vudu

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 13:42:00:000

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Free Cash Flows: Let's Have A Discussion Towards A Better Understanding

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 13:32:12:000

This Article Is Intended To Promote Discussion On: 1. The usefulness of FCF in deciding on whether to commit to discretionary spending such as: 1.1 business expansion, 1.2 dividends to shareholders, 1.3 share repurchases, and 1.4 pay down debt. 2. The Usefulness Of FCF To Calcula… read more...

Doom and gloom: Department stores' disappointing holiday sales results spell trouble for 2019

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 13:23:00:000

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Netflix's price hike is a 'Catch-22' that actually helps Disney's upcoming streaming service

via: CNBC at 2019-01-17 13:04:00:000

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2018 In The Numbers And What It Means For 2019 - Part VI: Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-17 11:00:08:000

There is no future without a past, because what is to be cannot be imagined except as a form of repetition. - Siri Hustvedt Background Normally, in a broadly-diversified portfolio, there's something that's working well, in any given year. The most intuitive example is the (histori… read more...

Amazon is on a hiring spree in India, even as new restrictions on foreign sellers loom

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 15:38:00:000

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The Apple TV can do so much more than stream Netflix: Impress your friends with these tricks

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 14:18:00:000

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Information Technology Sector: AAPL's Warning Weighs Ahead Of Q4 Reports

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 13:50:42:000

Normally the information technology sector is seen as a higher-growth one, but that doesnt look to be the case this quarter around as Q4 earnings season gets underway. As of Jan. 9 the blended revenue growth rate, a measure that includes analyst estimates and reported results, is jus… read more...

Here are top analysts' 5 favorite growth stocks for 2019

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 11:03:00:000

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The Consumer Discretionary Sector Will Outperform In 2019, Where Should You Put Your Money?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 10:54:33:000

The Consumer Discretionary Sector will be a market leader in 2019. The sector will be driven by sustained improvement in consumer spending that is in turn supported by labor-market health, wage increases, and the outlook for earnings growth. If you don't believe me, believe Jamie Dimon. In h… read more...

IMDb Launches New Digital Series, UnMade, Enlisting Comedians to Reveal Their Passion Projects That Never Got off the Ground

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-16 10:00:00:000

Ten Comedians Including Tig Notaro, Nick Cannon, Rainn Wilson and Weird Al Yankovic Unearth Unproduced Scripts and Pitches for New Short-Form Video Series New Episodes of UnMade Will Debut Weekly on IMDb.com, IMDbs Mobile Apps and Social Channels, and on IMDb … read more...

Cramer calls Bank of America the 'Amazon' of financial stocks

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 09:46:00:000

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Kimberly-Clark: Why Investors Should Remember Its Long History Of Underperformance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 09:45:09:000

Source: KC Thesis From a distance, Kimberly-Clark ( KMB ) seems like a good buy. It is an international consumer-packaged goods company with five $1 billion brands and comprehensive annual income of more than $18 billion. It has an exciting dividend yield of 3.48%, which is higher th… read more...

Snap nosedives nearly 14% after its CFO unexpectedly resigns less than one year into his job

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 08:54:00:000

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Sears reaches deal with Chairman Eddie Lampert to save company and roughly 400 stores

via: CNBC at 2019-01-16 08:11:00:000

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Cramer: Netflix's price bump means Amazon, Apple's stocks are bargains

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 18:11:00:000

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The Microsoft-Walgreens deal is the latest tie-up among two industries that need each other

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 17:56:00:000

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AWS acquires cloud optimization startup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 14:32:08:000

TechCrunch reports that Amazon ( AMZN +2.4% ) Web Services has acquired TSO Logic, a Vancouver-based startup that provides analytics-driven insights to optimize cloud migration and workloads. Terms weren't disclosed. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

A Game-Changing Deal With Amazon Puts Balyo Into The Spotlight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 14:16:53:000

Regular readers will probably already know about my interest in robotics and automation, and I do believe it is a major emerging trend that is going to significant reshape how companies approach manufacturing and logistics. On the logistics side, Ive spent quite a bit of time looking a… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 59

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 14:00:11:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 59 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is a… read more...

Wall Street is cheering Netflix because it still sees the service as a bargain

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 13:43:00:000

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Attorney general pick Barr hints he would look at antitrust in tech

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 13:04:00:000

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Amazon has listed its first two job openings referencing New York's HQ2

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 12:34:00:000

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Online holiday sales up 17% in 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 10:05:09:000

Online holiday sales increased 16.5% to over $126B this year, according to data from Adobe Analytics. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Walmart Inc., Target Corporation, Consumer stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Netflix raised prices and the stock soared

via: CNBC at 2019-01-15 09:21:00:000

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Morgan Stanley: Videogame makers winners if Amazon does cloud gaming

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 18:16:27:000

Big videogame publishers are the "clearest beneficiaries" of a purported Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) cloud-based streaming gaming service , Morgan Stanley says. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Activision Blizzard, Inc, Electronic Arts Inc., Tech stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more …... read more...

Marin Software Favorably Positioned In The Middle Of The 'Ad Wars'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 15:33:45:000

Shots have been fired in the simmering Ad Wars between FANG titans Amazon ( AMZN ) and the incumbent duopoly for online advertising spend, Google ( GOOG ) and Facebook ( FB ). Amazon is coming for Google and Facebooks main source of revenue, setting up a pot… read more...

CVS Vs. Walgreens - Who Is The Better Drug Store?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 14:12:49:000

Every corner you see them. This is no coincidence that Walgreens ( WBA ) has their motto of, "At the corner of happy and healthy", as they are literally at each major intersection on the roads. What else is not a coincidence is at each location of Walgreens, you will find a CVS Pharmacy ( CVS … read more...

Apple needs to buy a production house like A24, Lionsgate, or Sony Pictures: Analyst

via: CNBC at 2019-01-14 13:28:00:000

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Bernie Sanders picks a new fight over $15 minimum wage as he explores running for president in 2020

via: CNBC at 2019-01-14 11:05:00:000

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Choice Hotels Goes All-In on AWS

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-14 09:00:00:000

Leading hospitality company migrates to AWS to enhance companys leadership in innovation using the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Choice Hotels International, Inc. (N… read more...

Forget The Debt, AT&T Is Too Cheap To Ignore And Pays A 6.6% Dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 06:45:00:000

If cash is king, then there is definitely something peculiar with how AT&T's ( T ) stock price has languished even as other telecom providers have flourished. In the last 5 years, Verizon ( VZ ) has provided investors with a 43% return while AT&T sputtered along at just 9.24% - tra… read more...

Youngevity Inks Deal With Icelandic Water Holdings - It's Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 12:23:45:000

Youngevity ( YGYI ) investors got a bit of a nice treat to start off 2019. While many watchers of the stock have been eagerly awaiting the company to get into the hemp growing business by purchasing a farm and processing operation, the company has been busy expanding its deal structure on cons… read more...

Fans are using Venmo to tip celebrities like Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky and SNL's Michael Che

via: CNBC at 2019-01-13 12:08:00:000

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Apple's famous walled garden is starting to show cracks

via: CNBC at 2019-01-13 09:25:00:000

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2019 Predictions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 02:15:11:000

I love predictions. Nothing is more certain than the past, nor more uncertain than the future. Similar to a jet launching off an aircraft carrier, predictions ask us to mentally chart a path on the hard surface of the past. We leave the safety of the flattop and trust our wings of logic and cr… read more...

The sweater you don't like is a trillion-dollar problem for retailers. These companies want to fix it

via: CNBC at 2019-01-12 14:00:00:000

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Holiday Shopping During The Apocalypse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 10:30:00:000

Dear ESSENTIAL subscribers, Hi! I'm Seeking Alpha managing editor Mike Taylor. Welcome to ESSENTIAL Weekly, a subscriber-exclusive look at Seeking Alpha's top news and analysis. I'll guide you through this week's market themes, highlight some analysis you might have missed, and preview comin… read more...

Amazon Go seen as long-term winner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 09:57:11:000

Loup Venture sees Amazon Go (NASDAQ: AMZN ) as a long-term bet by the Seattle e-commerce giant due to the heavy tech investments being made at each store. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Walmart Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Spectrum Of Momentum Stocks Dominating The Early Returns For January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 13:31:12:000

The 20 stocks in the Premium Portfolio from my membership service that draws from a wide range of different models in the financial literature has surged to 12% gains into early January. These gains appear to be primarily based on the strength of momentum and forensic negative stock selections… read more...

Amazon and Google are going to be in every aspect of your life whether you want them to or not

via: CNBC at 2019-01-11 13:29:00:000

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Oppenheimer confident on Amazon's Q4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 09:39:06:000

Oppenheimer is out with an early preview of Amazon's ( AMZN -0.7% ) Q4 earnings report. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Macy's just had its worst day ever, but there are still bargain buys in the retail space

via: CNBC at 2019-01-11 09:23:00:000

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Fox says it won't bid on regional sports nets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 09:19:22:000

In an SEC filing , New Fox ( FOX , FOXA ) says that it doesn't intend to bid for any of the regional sports networks that Disney (NYSE: DIS ) is putting up for sale, putting a wrinkle into that sales process. More news on: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.,… read more...

Amazon may be going after cloud gaming, but Microsoft has a big head start

via: CNBC at 2019-01-11 09:00:00:000

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Netflix, Amazon on track to be the best trades of this decade

via: CNBC at 2019-01-11 08:03:00:000

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Volkswagen Looks For Auto Sales Crown (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 07:40:09:000

Today's Top Stories: Volkswagen looks for auto sales crown; US futures mixed post-Powell speech; and Japan indicts Ghosn for a second time. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seek… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Volkswagen Looks For Auto Sales Crown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 07:01:17:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Volkswagen posted an annual sales record by selling 10.83M cars in 2018, an increase of 0.9% Y/Y and likely establ… read more...

More reports of big Whole Foods expansion

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 06:31:56:000

What's going on with the shuttered stores that were previously home to Sears, Kmart and other struggling retailers? More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Cramer picks his favorites in the race back to a $1 trillion market cap

via: CNBC at 2019-01-10 18:36:00:000

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GE And FAANGs: History Is Shouting In Our Ears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 17:23:00:000

By Jeff Weniger, CFA The FAANG trend is coming apart. Even after their recent bounce higher, an equal-weighted basket of Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX), and Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) parent Alphabet - the darlings of yesteryear - has fallen a collective 23% since Ju… read more...

Department stores are 'fighting for their lives,' says ex-Target exec Gerald Storch

via: CNBC at 2019-01-10 16:40:00:000

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Amazon comes for Facebook's ad money - Cowen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 16:10:58:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) could have 12% of total US ad spending by 2020, roughly double its current share, according to a new Cowen survey via Recode . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Facebook, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Whole Foods eyes vacant Sears stores

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:53:13:000

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Whole Foods is eyeing locations that were home to Sears, Kmart, and other fallen retailers, according to Yahoo Finance sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Kroger Co., Walmart Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

German court says Amazon's Dash violates law

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:03:57:000

A German court has ruled that Amazon's ( AMZN -0.3% ) Dash buttons violate consumer protection legislation by not giving sufficient information about the ordered product or its price. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apple will disrupt the health sector as the iPhone did wireless, former CEO John Sculley says

via: CNBC at 2019-01-10 14:38:00:000

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Apple is portraying itself as the defender of privacy, but it's one slip away from embarrassment

via: CNBC at 2019-01-10 14:37:00:000

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Report: Amazon developing game-streaming service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 13:58:09:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is joining the fray working to develop an online videogame streaming service , The Information reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Amazon will let you stream free movies and TV shows through IMDb

via: CNBC at 2019-01-10 13:09:00:000

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AWS Announces Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB Compatibility)

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-09 17:38:00:000

Fully managed MongoDB compatible database service designed from the ground up to be fast, scalable, and highly available Capital One, Dow Jones, and The Washington Post among initial customers using Amazon DocumentDB Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ… read more...

How the Bezos divorce could impact Amazon shareholders

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 17:04:00:000

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Amazon hires Disney vet for Gadgets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 16:15:16:000

TechCrunch reports that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has hired Disney vet Kyle Laughlin to head its Alexa Gadgets division. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon is meeting sellers at CES to pitch them a support service that costs up to $60,000 a year

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 14:10:00:000

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Here are Jefferies' favorite internet stocks for 2019

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 13:40:00:000

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JP Morgan's Dimon hosted a private dinner for pharma executives, and a major topic was Amazon

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 13:29:00:000

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Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert to work on a higher bid to keep Sears alive

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 12:59:00:000

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Mercedes' new CLA coupe loaded with high-tech extras in clear pitch to millennial luxury buyers

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 10:36:00:000

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2019: What To Take Forward And What To Leave Behind

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 10:22:46:000

Welcome to the first Monday of 2019. According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 is the Year of the Pig which may not, at first blush, inspire much excitement for the 358 days ahead of us. Its almost as bad as saying its the Year of The Sloth&#x… read more...

Cramer: The Buffett-Bezos-Dimon health venture needs to 'embrace the Apple ecosystem'

via: CNBC at 2019-01-09 10:09:00:000

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Hulu hits 25 million subscribers, CEO says it's 'absolutely possible' to catch up to Netflix

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 18:45:00:000

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Cramer: It's not too late to buy into Facebook, Apple, Amazon or Alphabet

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 18:08:00:000

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Amazon: The Competition Gets Jealous

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 16:25:44:000

Investment Thesis Throughout the past 2 months, Amazon ( AMZN ) had been adjusting its valuation towards a more realistic valuation. This timing coincided with Amazon's Q4 2018 guidance. Then, towards the back end of December 2018, Amazon announced ''a record-breaking holiday season''. T… read more...

The Chinese middle class is buying up American residential real estate

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 15:54:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 58

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 14:19:22:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 58 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is a… read more...

Analyst sees Amazon stock going from a bear market to beyond its record $1 trillion valuation

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 14:09:00:000

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How Can Apple Recover When Its Business Model Limits Growth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 13:46:07:000

Apple Stock Price Source Finbox.io Apple (AAPL) stock has fallen 35% in three months but so have its prospects. I recommended the purchase of Apple because I believed that the higher revenue per phone would offset the lower unit sales. That was true in the United States and other dev… read more...

Sonos Now Looks To Be An Attractive Play Heading Into Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 13:35:06:000

A Year Of Growth Back in November I projected Sonos Inc. ( SONO ) would decline down to as little as $9 per share as SONO displayed weakness in the beaten tech sector. The stock hit a 52 week low of $9.23 in late December and now is beginning to look much more attractive in 2019. Sonos has… read more...

Walmart taps Udelv for latest driverless car tests to deliver groceries

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 13:30:00:000

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Google plans 584,000 square-foot campus in Los Angeles

via: CNBC at 2019-01-08 12:12:00:000

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How Amazon became the world's most valuable public company

via: CNBC at 2019-01-07 17:21:00:000

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Here's why Amazon would buy an obscure Israeli company that specializes in disaster recovery

via: CNBC at 2019-01-07 17:15:00:000

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Apple: Regrets, I Had A Few, And Did It My Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 16:22:06:000

(This article was written on Thursday, January 3rd, after market closed) Regrets, I've had a few But then again, too few to mention I did what I had to do And saw it through without exemption I planned each charted course Each careful step along the byway And mor… read more...

Kohl's Corporation: Dividend Stock Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 15:55:20:000

In today's dividend stock analysis, I wanted to review a company that is not currently in my portfolio. However, through holiday shopping, it was impossible to ignore this company's doorbusters, deals, or other product offerings. The company we will be reviewing is Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KS… read more...

Bed Bath & Beyond Could Falter Wednesday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 15:24:42:000

Source: Forbes Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY ) reports quarterly earnings January 9th. Analysts expect revenue of $3.04 billion and eps of $0.17. The revenue estimate implies 3% growth sequentially. Investors should focus on the following key items. Is Digital A Blessing Or A Curse? I… read more...

It's lights out for Sears on Tuesday unless Eddie Lampert can sweeten his bid

via: CNBC at 2019-01-07 14:45:00:000

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Amazon Key comes to Ring, garages, businesses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 14:09:17:000

Amazon's ( AMZN +2.9% ) keyless parcel delivery service expands its offering for Prime customers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Perishable food play from Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 13:45:53:000

Amazon ( AMZN +3.7% )appears to be prepping to make a deeper push into ready-made meals, according to some digging by TJI Research. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Blue Apron Holdings, Inc., HelloFresh, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

Key by Amazon Introduces New Products and Services to Expand Its Secure, Convenient Keyless Entry Offerings for Customers

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-07 13:42:00:000

Introducing the all-new Schlage Encode Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt, the first WiFi-enabled smart lock for Key making keyless entry simple and easy Key for Garage opens a new delivery option for Prime members and keyless entry for all U.S. customers with a myQ-connected garage door opener … read more...

Bill Miller says fund is off to a strong start in 2019, believes Amazon will double in three years

via: CNBC at 2019-01-07 13:22:00:000

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Apple has a message for Amazon and Google and it's plastered on the side of a hotel

via: CNBC at 2019-01-06 15:07:00:000

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Here's what Wall Street bankers think Apple should buy, if Tim Cook decides to go deal hunting

via: CNBC at 2019-01-06 09:45:00:000

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These 9 retail brands are the ones to watch in 2019

via: CNBC at 2019-01-06 08:00:00:000

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Amazon-Google rivalry is going to heat up even more during the biggest gadget show of the year

via: CNBC at 2019-01-05 13:00:00:000

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Salesforce's Marc Benioff unplugged for 2 weeks, and had a revelation that could change his industry

via: CNBC at 2019-01-05 12:03:00:000

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Wall Street expects Amazon to bounce back after the stock suffered its worst quarter in a decade

via: CNBC at 2019-01-05 11:38:00:000

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Stocks To Watch: CES Headlines Action-Packed Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-05 09:01:44:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Like action? What a week ahead with a cavalcade of companies due to present across … read more...

Cramer's game plan: Health care, economic data in focus after Fed preaches patience

via: CNBC at 2019-01-04 18:12:00:000

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Report: More than 100M devices featuring Alexa have been sold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 17:47:42:000

More than 100M devices featuring Amazon.com's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Alexa digital assistant have been sold, The Verge reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Netflix soars 10% amid tech recovery

via: CNBC at 2019-01-04 16:13:00:000

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Sears believes Eddie Lampert's bid to save the company is short. It may liquidate without a fix

via: CNBC at 2019-01-04 15:30:00:000

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What's next for media in 2019 as Apple, Disney, AT&T and more jump into the streaming business

via: CNBC at 2019-01-04 13:54:00:000

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Amazon Go seen generating huge sales

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 11:18:45:000

RBC Capital sees huge potental for Amazon's ( AMZN +4.1% ) convenience store roll-out. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

GameStop shares surge 12% on report it could be announcing a buyer next month

via: CNBC at 2019-01-04 10:27:00:000

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Top 5 Tech Trends For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 08:54:15:000

As we approach the end of 2018, I take a look at what I view as the top 5 tech trends for 2019. 5G has the potential to create a surge in several other tech areas and is rated as my number 1 tech trend for 2019. The 2016 chart below gives McKinsey's view on where the big money in tech will f… read more...

Amazon: Perhaps Slower Growth But Huge Margin Expansion To Come

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:46:53:000

It's been ten months since my Amazon pitch , where I provided my multiple scenario analysis and valuation work. At the time in March of last year, AMZN was trading at $1,391 per share. Subsequently, the stock hit an all-time closing high of $2,040 per share in early September, and has since… read more...

Jobs Report And Powell Speech (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:42:05:000

Today's Top Stories: Jobs report and Powell speech; market rebound on US/China trade talks announcement; and Apple shares have plunged 39.1 percent since October. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: … read more...

Perspecta: A Shareholder Is Selling At The Worst Time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 14:46:05:000

Without revenue growth and small gross profit margins, Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP ) seems to have one very serious issue, its debt. The company does not seem to have sufficient CFO or cash in hand to pay its debt in 2019. Investors should expect sale of equity, which could lead to share price dep… read more...

Apple's revenue warning about China is yet another example of Trump's impact on the tech industry

via: CNBC at 2019-01-03 14:35:00:000

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Here's why Apple's slowdown in China could mean bad news for Best Buy

via: CNBC at 2019-01-03 13:37:00:000

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My Top 2 Retail REITs For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 13:33:44:000

The U.S. Retail sector just enjoyed its best holiday shopping season in six years, with sales up a whopping 5.1% year-over-year. However, many publicly-traded retail landlords continue to trade at deep discounts to NAV. While the flattening yield curve and increasing macroeconomic turbulence… read more...

Amazon Vs. Google: There's One Clear Stock To Buy Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 12:01:57:000

Both Google ( GOOG ) (GOOGL) and Amazon ( AMZN ) have suffered in the latest market correction. Google's stock is trading 18% off of 52-week highs and Amazon is trading 25% off of 52-week highs. With that being said, I see Google as the superior stock to buy for the following reasons: Ther… read more...

Amazon workers on strike in Spain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 11:57:20:000

Amazon ( AMZN -0.7% ) workers at the company's largest warehouse in Spain are on a two-day strike ahead of the gift-giving at Epiphany. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Canaccord ups Alphabet on modest Amazon competition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 11:24:12:000

Canaccord upgrades Alphabet ( GOOGL -1.6% ) from Hold to Buy seeing only about 1% of its ad revenues as vulnerable to Amazon ( AMZN -0.8% )competition. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Investing Beyond Flash And DRAM

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 09:38:35:000

Two long years ago, I penned a piece entitled, " Intel Has No Plans For 10 Nanometer Chips ". This drew the regular response from the ever-present Statler and Waldorf types that seem to be very much at home here on the Internet. As usual, none of the responses included the premise that perha… read more...

Cloudera is gearing up to take on Amazon, but investors are skeptical

via: CNBC at 2019-01-03 09:12:00:000

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Canaccord upgrades Alphabet, calls it the most defensive 'FANG' stock

via: CNBC at 2019-01-03 08:51:00:000

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Eddie Lampert offers to save Sears or salvage pieces in a partial liquidation

via: CNBC at 2019-01-02 13:58:00:000

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Best Performing Large Cap Stocks In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 13:23:02:000

It was the worst year in the past decade for the S&P 500, but some S&P 500 ( SPY ) constituents were able to buck the trend and deliver solid returns. This article looks at the best performing decile of S&P 500 constituents. From the distribution below, you can see that over 60% of… read more...

These are the three big questions facing Apple in 2019, analyst says

via: CNBC at 2019-01-02 12:53:00:000

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Ring launching new security lights?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 12:03:48:000

Amazon's ( AMZN +1% ) Ring might launch its first outdoor security lights that don't include a camera, according to two FCC filings spotted by Dave Zatz . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon bull wants gas stations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 10:36:21:000

D.A. Davidson wants Amazon ( AMZN ) to enter the gas station business with analyst Tom Forte saying the move could help advance Amazon's delivery efforts, cashier-free checkout technology, and customer location data. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Hedge fund all-star David Einhorn posts his worst year ever, losing 34% in 2018

via: CNBC at 2019-01-02 08:56:00:000

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Evercore lowers Amazon target, revenue estimates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 08:27:53:000

Evercore maintains an Outperform rating on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) but lowers the target from $1,990 to $1,800. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: ATVI, GOOGL, TSLA, WFC & more

via: CNBC at 2019-01-02 07:50:00:000

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Netflix led FANG trade in 2018, but this tech giant could take the top spot this year

via: CNBC at 2019-01-02 07:11:00:000

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Cheap Can Always Get Cheaper

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 06:30:00:000

2018 seems to be ending on the wrong note in the markets. December is setting the wrong kind of records, and Q4 has been a bumpy one in general. This is what happens in the stock market sometimes, but it's been easy to forget over the decade-long bull market. We're using the end of the year … read more...

December 2018 - Passive Income Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 18:07:07:000

December 2018 - Passive Income Update Here we go! The start of another fantastic year. Happy New years to all of you. I hope you all had a wonderful new years with a couple cold beers or whatever you fancy. This is our December 2018 Passive Income Report. December was yet again a great m… read more...

Walmart isn't the only retailer already winning in 2019

via: CNBC at 2019-01-01 08:00:00:000

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How will the FAANGs perform in 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 05:32:12:000

It's been a mixed year for the so-called FAANG stocks. The group expanded their reach into other industries and partnerships, but faced widespread calls for regulation, industry privacy scandals and fallout from rocky trade negotiations with China. More news on: Facebook, Amazon.com, Inc.,… read more...

Netflix faces 'fundamental challenge' from Disney and WarnerMedia streaming services in 2019

via: CNBC at 2018-12-31 17:13:00:000

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Walgreens: Back On The Radar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 16:48:23:000

Like most stocks this year, Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA ) gave up recent rallies to make the stock more interesting entering 2019. The pharmacy retailer faces retail headwinds and the Amazon ( AMZN ) threat headed into 2019, but the stock is exceptionally cheap with plenty of market sha… read more...

Microsoft closes out 2018 as the top public company

via: CNBC at 2018-12-31 16:06:00:000

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A year ago the FAANG stocks were a hot buy - here's where they stand heading into 2019

via: CNBC at 2018-12-31 16:01:00:000

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Project $1M Portfolio Squeezes Out A Positive Return For 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 15:49:09:000

2018 was certainly a rollercoaster year for Project $1M. The overall objective of the portfolio is to turn an initial capital base of $275,000 that was deployed in late 2015 into $1,000,000 by the end of 2025. This will be done primarily through buying and holding high quality businesses, help… read more...

Analyst: Market needs FAANG to recover

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 13:56:40:000

UBS' Art Cashin tells CNBC that if the market wants to head into 2019 higher, it needs "unified and consistent" FAANG stocks. More news on: Facebook, Apple Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, , News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Tech's 'FAANG' stocks need to be 'unified and consistent' for market to go higher, says Art Cashin

via: CNBC at 2018-12-31 12:14:00:000

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Amazon targets rural India market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 09:35:36:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) turns to local help as it builds a logistics network targeting rural India and 800M people with little access to retailers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: AMZN, DB, VZ, GOOGL & more

via: CNBC at 2018-12-31 07:57:00:000

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2018 Comes To A Close (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-31 07:45:11:000

Today's Top Stories: 2018 comes to a close; U.S. futures rallying; and Austria to levy big tech taxes. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking Alpha Podcasts here ) Stitcher… read more...

Square: Lower Reset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 18:32:03:000

Despite obvious valuation issues, Square ( SQ ) investors were riding the stock higher above $100 earlier this year. The mobile payments provider traded at a market valuation approaching $50 billion while the company only guided adjusted revenues to $1.57 billion for the year. My previous a… read more...

Why technology companies are predicting Amazon's New York headquarters will boost the sector

via: CNBC at 2018-12-30 08:44:00:000

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Niche services are taking on Netflix and Amazon by going after sci-fi fans and Broadway lovers

via: CNBC at 2018-12-29 15:00:00:000

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Austria makes plans to tax digital giants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-29 13:12:30:000

Having failed to broker a deal on a digital tax during its EU presidency, Austria said it plans to introduce its own levy on tech companies including Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) while the bloc works out its plan. More news on: Facebook, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks… read more...

UBS: Holiday toy spending comes up short

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-29 12:28:11:000

U.S. toy sales fell at a high-single digit percentage in the fourth quarter, according to UBS data, with the two weeks before Christmas failing to provide as big a lift as it did in previous years. More news on: Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Ne… read more...

Now is the time to figure out the ethical rights of robots in the workplace

via: CNBC at 2018-12-29 12:10:00:000

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Sears wins reprieve from liquidation as Chairman Lampert makes last-minute bid on bankrupt company

via: CNBC at 2018-12-28 17:41:00:000

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Fundamentals Are The Wrong Scapegoat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 12:14:02:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on… read more...

'Safer Dividend Picks From Barron's 10 For 2019 And Kiplinger's 12 Forever Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 10:04:01:000

'Safer' Dividend Barron's/Kiplinger Selections At year end, Barron's features a list of 10 top picks for the coming year. The December 17 list caught my dogcatcher eye because all but one were dividend payers. And I had already featured picks by Bloomberg and Fortune in other articles. Whe… read more...

Amazon Prime might have helped you survive holiday shopping, but you can't live on Prime alone, yet

via: CNBC at 2018-12-28 09:00:00:000

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Apple and Netflix could be your best FAANG bets heading into 2019, traders say

via: CNBC at 2018-12-28 08:33:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: PG, IBM, SAVE, AMZN & more

via: CNBC at 2018-12-28 07:53:00:000

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Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair for Yes Network

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 07:35:38:000

The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) and Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ: SBGI ) about a joint bid for the team's regional sports network, Yes, WSJ reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Altice USA, Merger & acquisition ne… read more...

Retail Was Nice, Amazon Was Nicer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 01:07:04:000

Success in the retail space According to recent reports, U.S. holiday retail sales are at their strongest in years. According to a Mastercard SpendingPulse study , total U.S. retail sales, excluding automobiles, rose 5.1% between November 1 and December 24 from a year earlier. Overall, cons… read more...

Sears may be down to its last 24 hours. Iconic retailer likely liquidates if no bid by tomorrow.

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 16:15:00:000

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Jefferies says Amazon's Solimo label decelerating

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-27 16:08:34:000

Jefferies says Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Solimo-branded private label products shows decelerating growth with the number of SKUs increasing 3% this month, a smaller gain than between prior months. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Blue Apron surges on the news of its healthy eating partnership with Weight Watchers

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 12:06:00:000

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No car keys? No problem. Hyundai rolls out fingerprint technology that makes keys obsolete

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 11:28:00:000

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Indian Government's New Regulations: A Massive Blow For Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-27 10:39:46:000

Indian Governments Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released a policy document providing clarity on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules in e-commerce, and prohibiting foreign e-commerce companies from following inventory based model in India. Amazons ( AMZN ) Indian … read more...

Tech companies are fighting an $80 billion legal battle to help attract top talent

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 09:55:00:000

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Investing In Amazon: Not As Safe As You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-27 09:02:15:000

Intro There are a lot of Amazon( AMZN ) bulls out there and from a historical viewpoint, it is easy to see why. Amazon investors have basically pulled in "easy money" over the past decade as one of the first movers in both online retail and cloud infrastructure rewarded investors with a 2,78… read more...

Amazon's stock is closing out its worst quarter since the 2008 recession

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 09:00:00:000

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Amazon gets into health insurance - and more 2019 health-tech predictions

via: CNBC at 2018-12-27 08:31:00:000

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Jingle All The Way? (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-27 07:44:46:000

Today's Top Stories: Wednesday marked the biggest post-Christmas rally for U.S. stocks ever, a U.S. trade team will travel to Beijing to hold talks with Chinese officials, and India will ban e-commerce companies from selling products in which they have an equity interest. If you are… read more...

FAANG kicks its losing streak in post-Christmas rally

via: CNBC at 2018-12-26 16:08:00:000

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Has Amazon's Stock Finally Bottomed?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 13:30:57:000

Amazon's ( AMZN ) stock has been in free fall, dropping 31% from its highs in early September. But after a steep decline, it may finally be in a range that makes its shares reasonably valued, suggesting the start of a bottoming process. Business at Amazon appears to be healthy - the company … read more...

India's new rules could hit Amazon, Walmart

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 13:26:20:000

India will ban e-commerce companies from selling products in which they have an equity interest, which could impact Amazon ( AMZN +5.9% ) and Walmart's ( WMT +3.3% ) Flipkart. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Walmart Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Groupon: No Valuation Discounts In Sight For This Discount Provider

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 11:45:17:000

Groupon's ( GRPN ) business model is in at an inflection point . The company is moving its focus away from the legacy email voucher model that connects local merchants with local customers (higher margin, lower frequency) to a global marketplace model (lower margin, higher frequency). Curre… read more...

Dividend Sensei Positions For 2019: What You Should Expect Next Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 10:00:00:000

(Source: imgflip ) After a blissful 2017 when the market rose 22% with a peak drawdown (from all-time highs) of 3%, 2018 has seen volatility come roaring back with a vengeance. Today, the stock market ( SPY ) ( DIA ) ( QQQ ) is experiencing its second correction of the year, something tha… read more...

Report: Amazon advised U.S. government on portal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 09:02:42:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) exec Anne Rung privately advised a top U.S.Government Services Authority official Marie Davie on a procurement portal that could be worth billions, reports The Guardian with emails obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request. More news on: Amazon.com, In… read more...

Mark Hibben Positions For 2019: Better Days Ahead For Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 09:01:00:000

Is tech's tumble a worrying sign? Mark Hibben , who has been following tech stocks on Seeking Alpha since 2013, along with handling his Rethink Technology Marketplace service, thinks the fall presents an opportunity. Also, in this article, Hibben presents his thoughts on the large shifts … read more...

Amazon claims a record-breaking holiday season as it seeks to beat weak outlook for the quarter

via: CNBC at 2018-12-26 08:52:00:000

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What Companies Should You Buy For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 08:19:21:000

Welcome back to my fellow readers to my yearly Christmas article. I haven't been as active as I would like this year due to becoming a father, relocating to a safer area and just being busy in general. Though in that year my readership has grown to nearly 2,000 followers so I'm grateful to … read more...

Final Chance For A Santa Rally (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 07:50:23:000

Today's Top Stories: Traders returning from the holiday are sending U.S. futures higher , g old climbs to a six-month high , and Amazon (AMZN) customers made this holiday season record-breaking with more items ordered worldwide than ever before . If you are interested i… read more...

Here are a bunch of things you can do with your new Amazon Echo

via: CNBC at 2018-12-25 15:00:00:000

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Microsoft: Better Than All Of FAANG

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 00:02:53:000

Microsoft ( MSFT ), the third best-performing stock in 2018 in the Dow Jones and one of the best performers of the broad S&P 500, has finally pulled back from its 52-week high and crashed into double-digit territory. It is still up roughly 15% YTD and of the last beacons of stability in … read more...

Alphabet: Hardly Matters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 14:19:44:000

As other tech giants make the move to high-margin services, Alphabet ( GOOG , GOOGL ) continues making the odd shift into hardware. A big part of the move is to lock consumers into their services and advertising revenue streams. The stock remains incredibly cheap back below $1,000 as high… read more...

XLK Holdings Analysis Part 1: Is Microsoft's Valuation Stretched?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 13:55:27:000

The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF ( XLK ) has fallen over 20% from its highs set formerly in 2018, which is usually a good enough pullback to resume a bullish uptrend. So, the question is, is it time to start buying the dip in technology stocks again? Or, is this the actual beginning of a … read more...

The More It Drops, The More I Buy - Revisited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 10:00:00:000

So far, December has punished investors with further downside as the market remains focused on interest rate increases, trade wars, and a potentially looming recession. The whole market took a hit, but relatively speaking, REITs ( VNQ ) have fared well in comparison to the broader market ( S… read more...

The most important tech stories of 2018 - in tweets

via: CNBC at 2018-12-24 09:15:00:000

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SEC pressures Amazon on Prime revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 09:08:21:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is among the companies the SEC is pressing to disclose more revenue information to investors, according to WSJ sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Barron's 10 Picks For 2019 Vs. Kiplinger's 12 Forever Stocks Show Target Gains And Losses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 08:28:57:000

2019 Vs. Forever Selections At year-end, Barron's features a list of 10 top picks for the coming year. The December 17 list caught my dogcatcher eye because all but one were dividend payers. And I had already featured picks by Bloomberg and Fortune in other articles. When Kiplinger Today f… read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: TSLA, FB, AAPL, CS & more

via: CNBC at 2018-12-24 07:55:00:000

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An Update On The Autonomous Vehicle And Ride Sharing Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 07:36:43:000

Thanks to Alphabet Google's ( GOOG ) ( GOOGL ) Waymo autonomous vehicles [AVs] have now arrived in November 2018, just 2 months earlier than I had expected. For a background on this topic investors can read my earlier article: May 2018 - How To Benefit From The Autonomous Vehicles Trend … read more...

Amazon's Rational Capitalization Based On EBITDA

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 07:36:25:000

Objectively, Amazons ( AMZN ) revenue growth rates have reached the limit beyond which it is difficult to expect further acceleration. In any event, what concerns the FAAAMG list, only Facebooks ( FB ) revenue growth rate is ahead of Amazon, despite the fact that Amazon&#x201… read more...

Facebook is the 'biggest concern' among the FAANG stocks, analyst says

via: CNBC at 2018-12-24 02:06:00:000

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ARKK - Is Innovation Worth Higher Volatility?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 18:05:45:000

In my mind, due to the years of publishing on Seeking Alpha, the vast majority of the "managed money" products such as exchange traded funds, mutual funds and closed end funds have become a blur. The only products which seem to stand out are those that are famous, infamous or truly innovative…. read more...

Why Companies like Netflix and Amazon are partnering with Dolby to bring us better entertainment

via: CNBC at 2018-12-23 09:00:00:000

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Amazon's Fire TV can do more than stream videos: Impress your family with these tricks

via: CNBC at 2018-12-22 16:52:00:000

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You can now get Blue Apron for under $1 - not the meal kit, but the company's stock

via: CNBC at 2018-12-22 13:00:00:000

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Rite Aid's Tough Road Is Showing Some Positive Developments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 12:05:10:000

On Dec. 19, after the market closed, the management team at Rite Aid ( RAD ) announced financial results for the third quarter of the drugstore chains 2019 fiscal year. Despite having some decent information for shareholders regarding next year, investor optimism was elusive, wit… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 56

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 10:56:34:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 56 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is a… read more...

'Bumblebee' will test whether 'burned out' fans will come back to the 'Transformers' franchise

via: CNBC at 2018-12-22 08:00:00:000

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Hair Of The Bear: Where Is Santa?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 01:58:38:000

Note: All graphs are sourced to Bloomberg unless specifically noted otherwise. Introduction Based on the immediate market reaction to the results of the Fed meeting and conference, there was still some hope of much more dovish signals from the Fed that would suggest a pause was at hand. … read more...

2019 Is Going To Be A Banner Year For Value Equities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 20:16:00:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born … read more...

Can Oracle Buy Its Way In Its Effort To Win Over Amazon?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 20:07:30:000

Oracle (ORCL) has had a few rough quarters in the recent past. Analysts are concerned that it's taking longer than expected to deliver on the cloud strategy . The recently-announced results seemed to dispel some of the concerns as Oracle managed to surpass cloud-based revenue expectations. … read more...

Nvidia's 54 percent plunge this quarter makes it the biggest loser in S&P 500

via: CNBC at 2018-12-21 16:05:00:000

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Apple's Siri got a lot smarter over the last 9 months

via: CNBC at 2018-12-21 12:34:00:000

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Air Transport Group Shareholders Have A Lot To Consider

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 11:29:53:000

Its been a tough stretch for Air Transport Group ( ATSG ) since the companys early October announcement that it would be acquiring Omni Air, with the shares down about 20%. The good news, if you really want to call it that, is that the companys close… read more...

UPRO Approaching Bear Market Territory, Money Management Is Key

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 10:12:40:000

The ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 ETF ( UPRO ) has fallen over 40% from its highs recently of around $59 per share, which is equivalent to almost a 15% correction in the overall SPDR S&P 500 ( SPY ), and this is forcing some investors to ask tough questions about their portfolios. Doe… read more...

$13 Million Investment Bank Managed Stock Market And Bond Portfolio Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 10:05:15:000

A month or something ago, I was contacted by an investor that had just set up a portfolio with an investment bank. He told them that his risk tolerance is minimal and that he would like some capital appreciation in the long term. He asked me to review the portfolio and that is what we are goin… read more...

Amazon Announces First Mississippi Fulfillment Center

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-21 09:00:00:000

New facility will create 850 full-time jobs in Marshall County Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for the first Mississippi fulfillment center to be located in Marshall County. The facility will create 850 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Employees at t… read more...

Institutional Investors Already Bailed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:37:33:000

By K C Ma and Bilal Hashmi We like to watch how and when institutions trade. Unlike retail investors, institutional investors rely more on fundamentals and less on sentiments to make investments decisions. One way to observe how institutions trade, with a time lag, is through the changes of … read more...

RBC sees $19B in Alexa revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:01:16:000

RBC Capital's fourth annual Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Alexa survey shows a 31% U.S. penetration for the devices compared to 41% for overall smart speakers. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Apple at the 'forefront of vulnerability' to the next phase of US-China trade war, strategist says

via: CNBC at 2018-12-21 06:45:00:000

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As Walmart takes on China's booming delivery market, it's going for a smaller store

via: CNBC at 2018-12-21 01:00:00:000

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Morgan Stanley chief strategist defends Powell's policy: 'This is not the place to be selling'

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 17:09:00:000

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Can FedEx Weather The Storm Of A Recession?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 15:39:29:000

When one thinks of the most rapidly growing trends in business today, e-commerce is likely at the top of that list, along with ventures such as the cloud, the app economy, paperless payments, and FinTech. Therefore, in such a rapidly growing industry, it should be a seamless endeavor to spot c… read more...

Microsoft executive boasts that even Google employees are adopting one of its products

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 15:17:00:000

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When stocks are careening toward a bear market, these names tend to get hit the hardest

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 14:09:00:000

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FedEx: At Least Amazon Wasn't The Culprit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 13:26:05:000

Along with FQ2 earnings , FedEx ( FDX ) dropped the bombshell that the package delivery company was making a big cut to earnings guidance. As predicted , the feared Amazon ( AMZN ) threat hasn't materialized, but international trade is now a major drag on their business. The EPS cut is p… read more...

Nasdaq dips into bear market territory briefly Thursday as investors bail on Apple, Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 13:26:00:000

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Report: Amazon lowering seller fees

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 13:12:12:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is lowering its minimum fees for third-party sellers and the percentage it charges for some Marketplace categories, according to an email viewed by Business Insider. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Twitter plummets after Citron Research calls company 'toxic' following Amnesty International report

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 12:49:00:000

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Building A Bulletproof Portfolio Around Merck

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 12:06:39:000

Photo credit: Merck's Twitter page . Merck And The Hedged Portfolio Method Over the summer, I wrote about the performance of a bulletproof, or hedged, portfolio built around a position in AT&T ( T ) last year and presented a new one. Like AT&T, Merck ( MRK ) tends to attract… read more...

Facebook says it got users' permission to share data. Those users might say differently

via: CNBC at 2018-12-20 07:45:00:000

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Facebook's biggest problem is that I can stop using it - and be just fine

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 14:51:00:000

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Wells Fargo, Bank Of America Unlikely To Lose Deposit Dominance To Fintech Firms

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 14:35:44:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome SharesPost as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Despite the em… read more...

Is Dropbox Worth $9 Billion?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 12:52:30:000

Thesis Dropbox ( DBX ) was one of the largest tech IPO this year. The company went public in March raising more than $756 million. On the inaugural day, the stock opened at $21 valuing the company at more than $12 billion. As of this writing, the companys stock is trading at $22 gi… read more...

Here's why the 'retail apocalypse' won't happen

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 10:44:00:000

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A cost-free way to trade Amazon amid FANG carnage

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 10:30:00:000

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Kmart was once rescued from bankruptcy by Eddie Lampert. Now it needs an encore.

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 10:04:00:000

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With Alexa and Siri for the office, complaining at work is going to get a lot more dangerous

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 10:02:00:000

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Apple's services margins will blow estimates out of the water as iPhone sales lag, Jefferies says

via: CNBC at 2018-12-19 09:13:00:000

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One Rate Hike Over The Line (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 07:43:04:000

Today's Top Stories: One rate hike over the line; Italy reaches informal agreement with EU over budget plan; and Softbank plunges in IPO debut. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: One Rate Hike Over The Line?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 06:59:38:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point today, but may c… read more...

DSW, Inc. - Buy The Dip In The King Of Discount Shoes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-18 15:02:14:000

DSW, Inc. ( DSW ), informally known as "Designer Shoe Warehouse", is an apparel retailer focusing on the footwear segment also selling handbags and accessories. The company with a 60 year history has been publicly traded since 2005 and now operates 978 stores across the U.S. and Canada between… read more...

CNBC: Amazon exec leaves after two-year hiatus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-18 14:44:40:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.1% ) senior exec Diego Piacentini leaves the company after taking a two-year hiatus to work with the Italian government, according to CNBC sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Top Amazon exec who was large shareholder is leaving after two-year hiatus, adding to exodus

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 14:21:00:000

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You can now ask Alexa to play Apple Music on your Amazon Echo - here's how

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 13:57:00:000

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Bernstein downgrades tech sector, looks for cheap buys

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 13:03:00:000

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Amazon is tracking for its worst quarter since 2008 and now faces a key technical test

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 12:45:00:000

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Billionaire Bill Gates: 3 strategies to deal with anxiety over the world's big problems

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 11:41:00:000

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At one point, Amazon lost more than 90% of its value. But long-term investors still got rich

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 11:00:00:000

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IMDb Announces the 2018 Box Office Champs and the IMDb Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows of 2019

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-18 11:00:00:000

Black Panther Leads 2018 U.S. Box Office, According to IMDbPro and Box Office Mojo Data Captain Marvel is the Most Anticipated Movie of 2019 Among IMDb Fans; Good Omens is the Most Anticipated TV Show of 2019 Based on IMDb Page Views IMDb ( www.imdb.com ), the wo… read more...

How to find the perfect last-minute gift on Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-12-18 10:27:00:000

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Cramer's lightning round: 'Yield will protect you in this awful market'

via: CNBC at 2018-12-17 18:48:00:000

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Four things need to happen for the stock market to bottom, Jim Cramer says

via: CNBC at 2018-12-17 18:13:00:000

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Tech companies favor central role of Fed in real-time payments: American Banker

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 16:35:28:000

Big tech companies and some other fintech firms support the Federal Reserve taking a central role in developing a real-time payment system in the U.S., pitting them against the nation's big banks, who oppose the idea, American Banker reports. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., A… read more...

Facebook Looks Like 'Dead Money'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 16:30:10:000

In the investment management industry, going long Facebook ( FB ) looks like what we refer to as "dead money". It is a slang term that refers to positions which appears to offer unappealing risk-reward in the short to medium term, which to me means "over the next 3 to 12 months". This is of co… read more...

Aegis names internet M&A potentials for 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 15:03:26:000

Aegis Capital analyst Victor Anthony thinks several SMID cap Internet names might be acquisition targets if the economy slows next year. More news on: Etsy, Inc., Yelp, Shutterfly, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

JPMorgan sticks with Costco

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 14:33:05:000

JPMorgan takes some lumps for riding into Costco's ( COST -1.9% ) earnings report with a positive view on the retailer. More news on: Costco Wholesale Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

QYLD: Considering A Different Strategy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 13:36:06:000

Interest rates have been rising. Volatility in equities has picked up. With the recent, broad-based drop in stock prices, dividend yields have been inching forward. After nearly a decade of low income (i.e. very little paid to holders of interest-bearing instruments) and a growth bias in t… read more...

France moves ahead with tech tax

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 11:33:51:000

France will impose a new tech tax worth $570M annually starting the first of the year. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Apple Inc., Facebook, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

5 of Warren Buffett's best tips for investing in the stock market

via: CNBC at 2018-12-17 11:30:00:000

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AWS signs on in Oracle's JEDI suit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 10:29:10:000

Amazon ( AMZN -1.6% ) Web Services has joined the U.S. government as a defendant in Oracle's ( ORCL -0.5% ) lawsuit over the Pentagon's $20B, winner-takes-all JEDI cloud contract. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Oracle Corporation, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

How Sony's 'Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse' uses AR to put a new spin on the world-famous hero

via: CNBC at 2018-12-16 08:41:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 55

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 13:59:35:000

Safety First: Sprint Racer McKenna Haase and her helmet (via Racing News ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 55 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is… read more...

The Profitable FANG+ Stock Anomaly Continues Into The 8th Iteration

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 06:04:31:000

Laying the Groundwork The FANG+ stock index is an equally weighted NYSE index that boasts one of the highest correlations to technology and related stocks. The NYSE FANG+ index includes 10 highly liquid stocks that represent the top innovators across today's tech and internet/med… read more...

Fundamentals Do Matter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 17:30:05:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on… read more...

CNBC: Amazon considered health test acquisition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 16:32:33:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) explored acquiring at-home health test company Confer Health earlier this year, but the talks didn't lead to a deal, according to CNBC sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Intel Readies The Nukes For ARMed Battle As It Leads Competition To Barren Wasteland

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 16:18:08:000

Investment Thesis Intel is financially firing on all cylinders but sentiment towards the stock has soured recently. Now the title it has enjoyed as the undisputed and dominant force in computer processor technology is at risk. The all-important and lucrative server business is in jeopardy…. read more...

Amazon has explored getting into consumer health diagnostics - testing for disease at home

via: CNBC at 2018-12-14 15:54:00:000

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Apple's $1 billion Austin campus is the latest big investment from top tier firms: Texas governor

via: CNBC at 2018-12-14 14:55:00:000

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FedEx And UPS Are Both Too Cheap To Ignore

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 14:28:17:000

Its pretty rare for me to describe an investment decision as a no-brainer. Risk is inherent in the equity space and there are no sure things. Disruption is constant in a competitive marketplace and no one has a crystal ball. However, when it comes to long-term growth tr… read more...

Amazon Plans To Save Billions With Planes And Vans

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 14:17:31:000

For most investors, watching a stock they own increase in value by more than 30% in one year would be reason to celebrate. However, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) isnt just any company, and investors havent been used to a prolonged decline in the stock. Since late September, Amazon&… read more...

Google and Amazon will launch Apple AirPods competitors next year, top analyst says

via: CNBC at 2018-12-14 13:35:00:000

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Amazon Versus All Others: A New Risk Developing?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 13:27:35:000

Yesterday, Instacart announced winding down of its partnership with Amazon ( AMZN ) owned Whole Foods Market. The transition will happen over the next few months with Instacart removing 243 of its in-store shoppers from Whole Foods stores by February 10, 2019 and gradually stopping deliver… read more...

The S&P 500 And You: Why Most Investors Did Not Beat The Market In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 13:24:25:000

Underperformed your benchmarks this year? There are quite a few reasons why that likely occurred most of which are reoccurring. As we get into the close of what has been a very tough Q4, I wanted to disseminate the data I generally put together each December on S&P 500 ( SPY ) c… read more...

JP Morgan likes these 3 tech stocks, best for 2019

via: CNBC at 2018-12-13 16:41:00:000

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Industrial REITs: What Trade War?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 16:20:20:000

REIT Rankings: Industrial In our REIT Rankings series, we analyze each of the commercial and residential real estate sectors. We rank REITs within the sectors based on both common and unique valuation metrics, presenting investors with numerous options that fit their own investing style … read more...

Report: AWS replaces Juniper routers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 16:06:29:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services has been replacing some of its Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR ) routers and switches with in-house hardware, according to The Information sources . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Juniper Networks, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

New York City and New Jersey lawmakers target cashless businesses, alleging bias against the poor

via: CNBC at 2018-12-13 14:49:00:000

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Instacart will stop Whole Foods deliveries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 13:52:24:000

Instacart will stop delivery groceries from Whole Foods, which is owned by rival Amazon ( AMZN -0.9% ). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Why The Bears May Have It Completely Wrong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 12:50:00:000

I feel sorry for those that think investing is easy - it is not. It takes a significant amount of courage and energy to invest, let alone put your neckline on the line to try to predict where the stock market may be heading. Investing is more than just the fundamentals, but there's also a ps… read more...

Amazon ran a sting to root out counterfeit textbooks, but some small sellers were unfairly targeted

via: CNBC at 2018-12-13 12:30:00:000

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Investor: Don't let tech stock turmoil stop you from getting behind the next industrial revolution

via: CNBC at 2018-12-13 11:49:00:000

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Amazon Go goes real small in Seattle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 11:40:49:000

Amazon ( AMZN -0.4% ) opened a small Amazon Go store inside one of its buildings in Seattle yesterday as the company continues to experiment with the cashier-less concept. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd. ADR, Kroger Co., Consumer stocks news, Tech … read more...

Overstock: Retail Business May Be Worth Less Than You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 11:16:04:000

Overstock.com Inc. ( OSTK ) has gone all-in on blockchain services and technology announcing its intention to sell its previously "core" e-commerce business with a deal expected by February . The stock is down 70% YTD as the value has been speculatively linked with the price of cryptocurren… read more...

Chart analyst Katie Stockton sees 'very bullish' signs for S&P, Apple and Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 17:34:00:000

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Democratic state senator blasts Amazon's HQ2 as a PR scam, saying 'New York fell for it'

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 17:04:00:000

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N.J. labor coalition wants code of conduct for Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 16:48:53:000

A coalition of labor groups wants New Jersey to enforce a "code of conduct" for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) warehouse workers that includes minimum wage, stable hours, and union rights. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Excessive GaaS Is A Good Thing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 16:19:08:000

Investment Thesis The top video game publishers in the world offer some of the best performing stocks of the 21st century, and most of them are currently offered at discounts not seen since the Great Recession. GaaS (Games as a Service) are the unsung heroes of the internet , implement… read more...

CVS: A Great Value Opportunity For The Long Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 15:23:51:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Josiah Radford as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investmen… read more...

NYC council members and Amazon executives got into a heated debate over incentives offered for HQ2

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 14:46:00:000

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Multiple Positive Developments Are Not Yet Reflected In Super Micro's Shares

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 14:24:50:000

I have written several bullish takes on Super Micro ( SMCI ) since August when their stock took a big hit on the notice that their stock would be delisted from Nasdaq due to a delay in getting their filings current (which is due to an ongoing accounting review). Since that time, I have r… read more...

AWS CEO Andy Jassy talks competition and innovation in an interview at re:Invent 2018

via: CNBC at 2018-12-12 14:10:00:000

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Auto Parts Network, A Speculative Buy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 12:58:59:000

We think Auto Parts Network ( PTRS ) is a speculative buy here on low valuation, two interesting deals that can possibly act as catalyst. But against that there are pretty intractable problems as well, most notably declining traffic to their websites. Auto Parts Network ( PRTS ) appointed a… read more...

2018 Turns Out To Be A Good Year For Toys In The U.S.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 11:23:44:000

In spite of all the turmoil besetting the toy industry this year the death of Toys"R"Us, the threat of tariffs, and the meltdown of Kmart 2018 is turning out to be a good year for toys. The main reason is that the economic situation for the majority of the U.S. population … read more...

Splunk CEO talks data analytics company's new capabilities in voice, AR

via: CNBC at 2018-12-10 18:22:00:000

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You can now ask Amazon Alexa to read your email messages and respond by voice - here's how

via: CNBC at 2018-12-10 11:15:00:000

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Stock Returns And Bond Ratings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 11:05:46:000

Stocks and bonds - domestic and international - small cap and large-cap, commodities, and real estate - have all broadly produced low or negative returns in 2018. However, if you combined a signal from the bond market as a guide to stock selection, you could have produced near double digit gai… read more...

Without Toys R Us, one iconic, international toy chain could soon make its mark in the US

via: CNBC at 2018-12-10 10:09:00:000

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Berkshire Hathaway: Are Warren Buffett & Co. Losing Their Midas Touch?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 07:37:30:000

Introduction Last week, we had an interesting discussion on our chat room regarding the high level of cash, about $103.64B (or 34.6% of the liquid-invested portfolio), that Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A )( BRK.B ) maintain on its balance sheet. It started with a question by one of our subsc… read more...

Amazon reportedly plans to launch its first physical 'Go' store outside the US

via: CNBC at 2018-12-10 07:24:00:000

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Amazon Go flagship for London?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 07:17:03:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reportedly plans to open a flagship Amazon Go store in London's West End, according to The Telegraph . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Alphabet May Be The Most Attractive FANG Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 07:07:51:000

Alphabet, Inc.'s ( GOOG , GOOGL ) stock may have fallen too far, with the stock nearly 19% off its highs, and the valuation suggests that may be the case. The stock is now trading at 18.6 times its 2020 earnings estimates. It places the stock's P/E ratio at the lower end of its historical ran… read more...

Here's Why Microsoft Could Beat Amazon On Cloud In 2 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 21:11:37:000

The cloud infrastructure market is expected to reach $83.5 billion by 2021, up from $40.8 billion in 2018. Amazon Web Services was launched in 2006, which means it took twelve years for the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market to reach $40 billion but will take only three years f… read more...

This patient's medical record said she'd given birth twice - in fact, she'd never been pregnant

via: CNBC at 2018-12-09 12:02:00:000

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Actor Edward Norton is trying to change how the TV industry measures viewership

via: CNBC at 2018-12-09 11:35:00:000

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Wall Street is expecting a two-year pause in big media and telecom deals after a crazy 2018

via: CNBC at 2018-12-09 09:24:00:000

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Has The Market Been deFANGed?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 07:44:42:000

By John Q. Frank, CFA, QQQ Equity Product Strategist on Dec 7, 2018, in Exchange-Traded Funds Familiar growth names have led during the market's rise - and its fall. So what may come next? Investors have been predicting the end of the current bull market for years, but it's continu… read more...

2018's Most Innovative Firm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 05:35:42:000

The UK Parliament released a trove of emails illuminating the inner workings of Facebook (FB). I believe the navel-gazing around "what to do" about Zuck and Sheryl Sandberg has become ridiculous. Each day, a different media outlet calls me and asks, "What can Mark and Sheryl do?" Failing to … read more...

Here's how to change Alexa's name on your Amazon Echo so you can wake it up by saying something else

via: CNBC at 2018-12-08 17:00:00:000

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Hotel Reservation Startup Adds Grab To Its $1B Round

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 11:53:00:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Data analytics : Alphabets ([[GOOG]], [[GOOGL]]) CapitalG participated in a $103M Series E funding for dat… read more...

Amazon-Target intrigue again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 10:36:18:000

Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster continues to believe that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) acquiring Target (NYSE: TGT ) would make sense as the company looks to rapidly grow its physical retail presence to compete head on with Walmart (NYSE: WMT ). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Target C… read more...

HDGE: Strategies To Help You Beat The Bear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 09:47:44:000

( Pic Sourced Here ) The passing of a President may be a solemn time to mark the end of era, but in 2018, investors were glad for any excuse so they could take a breather from a burgeoning trade war thats added fuel to the ongoing market rout that has investors looking for the exits…. read more...

Stocks To Watch: Tencent Music, Starbucks And Under Armour In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 09:31:22:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Investors are prepping for another week of volatility as concerns over the China tr… read more...

Market Structure Is Still Broken

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 16:43:14:000

A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets are born on… read more...

ARMed Attack: Intel And AMD Do Not See The Torpedo Headed Their Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 16:09:00:000

Apologies in advance for all the ARM wordplay, Im only human. At least its not pot stock puns. UnARMed Under its visionary leader, Steve Ballmer, Microsoft ( MSFT ) went from a company whose operating system ran 90% of computing devices in the world to, um, not that. … read more...

Apple and Alphabet erase their gains for the year

via: CNBC at 2018-12-07 16:03:00:000

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Facebook and Alphabet job openings show 'early signs' of slowdown in growth: Citi's Mark May

via: CNBC at 2018-12-07 15:54:00:000

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Market slump continues amid trade tensions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 13:43:55:000

Markets go up, and markets go down. For U.S. stock markets, it's now down's turn, as U.S.-China trade tensions persist. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Online holiday sales tracking at +19% pace

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 12:28:28:000

Oline retail sales for the period from November 1 to December 6 was up 18.6% Y/Y to $80.3B, according to tracking by Adobe Analytics. More news on: Walmart Inc., Target Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Tech stocks news, News on ETFs, Top stock market news, Read more… read more...

How Coldplay, a band that says rock is 'done', grossed $500 million

via: CNBC at 2018-12-07 12:18:00:000

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Amazon's Next Catalyst

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 11:33:20:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Louis Stevens as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Amazon&#… read more...

3 Chinese Stocks To Bank On

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 10:41:14:000

Source: WorldAtlas.com 3 Chinese Stocks to Bank on Ive been a proponent of several Chinese companies for some time now. Most notably, my long positions have been in Baidu ( BIDU ) and Alibaba ( BABA ) , which have both earned stellar results in recent years. However, despite t… read more...

Elon Musk's latest legal bout with the UAW may have ripple effects across Silicon Valley

via: CNBC at 2018-12-07 10:40:00:000

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We See An Opportunity In United Parcel Service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 18:02:05:000

United Parcel Service ( UPS ) stock has been under a lot of pressure in recent weeks. Transportation names have felt the pinch of late and fears of competition are growing. However, we believe that there is opportunity to scoop up shares of UPS on this most recent selloff. The company has… read more...

Walmart to acquire home decor site Art.com, further extending its e-commerce push

via: CNBC at 2018-12-06 16:06:00:000

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FedEx: Immediate Amazon Threat Overstated

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 15:47:22:000

The time to buy FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) is when the market gets anxiety over Amazon ( AMZN ) expanding into the package delivery space. While the large online retailer is always a threat, FedEx should continue riding the delivery economy higher. Image Source: Amazon website Amazon … read more...

Apple is in talks to buy a violent Israeli TV show with Richard Gere as possible lead

via: CNBC at 2018-12-06 14:03:00:000

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Amazon invites users to help Alexa

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 12:34:08:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.8% ) opens Alexa Answers to let select users help the voice assistant answer questions. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon Should Have A Happier Holiday Than Portrayed By Guidance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 10:58:55:000

Source: Finbox.io Note the first digit (thousands) is missing from the graph Amazon ( AMZN ) fourth quarter should exceed guidance based on strong Cyber Monday sales and new business introductions. The guidance for revenue growth of 10 to 20 percent is much lower than the historic… read more...

Amazon Still Has A Lot Of Growth Potential Driven By Prime

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 09:32:26:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has experienced impressive growth so far, and the company has a lot more room to grow. Amazon is taking its substantial cash flow and making acquisitions to further enhance its growth rate. Shareholders can also expect to see organic growth as Amazon Prime continues to grow its… read more...

Walgreens launches next-day prescription delivery with FedEx to compete with Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-12-06 08:16:00:000

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Buffett On Discount Rates: How To Apply His Methodology Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 08:02:07:000

As a therapeutic exercise during this crazy quarter, I have been re-watching old Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ) (NYSE: BRK.B ) annual meeting videos, which are now available (from 1994-onwards) on both youtube and CNBC. With all of the hullabaloo about rising rates and equity risk premi… read more...

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: FB, GOOG, SIG, CVS, THO & more

via: CNBC at 2018-12-06 07:59:00:000

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Microsoft's CFO is keeping an eye on gaming now that it does $10 billion in annual revenue

via: CNBC at 2018-12-05 16:37:00:000

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The Chemist's Closed-End Fund Report - November 2018: Discounts Blow Out As The Stock Market Corrects

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 14:11:24:000

Author's note: All data is as of November 2, 2018, so numbers may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds ((CEFs)) for further … read more...

Mike Bloomberg says he'd try to sell Bloomberg LP if he becomes president

via: CNBC at 2018-12-05 12:57:00:000

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Comcast set to launch Amazon Prime Video on Xfinity platform

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 11:19:16:000

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) say Amazon Prime Video will launch in the coming week on Comcast's Xfinity X1 platform. More news on: Comcast Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Be Thankful If You Stayed Out Of The Danger Zone (And Avoided Companies Like Snap) This Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 10:18:30:000

It's the time of year to reflect on the things for which we're thankful. Investors tend to focus their gratitude on the winners they pick, but research shows that it might be more profitable to focus on avoiding losers. To that end, we're summarizing some Danger Zone picks that steered readers… read more...

Why Property REITs Are A 'Must Own' For Retirees And Income Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 08:35:00:000

Co-produced with Jussi Askola and PendragonY for High Dividend Opportunities As a person who heavily relies on income from my dividend stocks, I understand the needs of retired people and especially the one for passive income generation. In fact, one of the questions that we rece… read more...

Crowded Trades Are Unwinding And It's Time To Take Advantage (William Koldus)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 08:10:10:000

Background for the Interview: William (Travis) and Brian discuss what the crowded trades appear to be in today's markets, what to be careful of, and what opportunities the market may currently be offering investors. For those who prefer to read, my full interview notes are copied below. … read more...

Analyst: Google, Amazon releasing AirPods rivals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 07:31:40:000

Noted Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests Google ( GOOG , GOOGL )and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) are working on AirPods competitors, but he thinks Apple can keep the market lead by adding new functions. More news on: Apple Inc., Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc…. read more...

Santa Rally Stuck In The Chimney? (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 07:28:22:000

Today's Top Stories: Santa rally stuck in the chimney; which markets are closed for Bush day of mourning; and EU finance ministers fail to agree on digital revenue tax. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Santa Rally Stuck In The Chimney?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 07:00:32:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Europe and Asia followed the U.S. into the red overnight as equities slumped on the latest economic growth and yie… read more...

The FAANG stocks shed $140 billion in Tuesday's market rout

via: CNBC at 2018-12-04 16:08:00:000

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Amazon, Stamps.com drop on suggested USPS hike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 15:33:07:000

A commission appointed by President Trump recommends that the U.S. Postal Service hike its rates for shipping packages. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Stamps.com Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Rea… read more...

Amazon: False Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 15:07:41:000

Investment Thesis Amazon ( AMZN ) has rallied strongly in the past 2 weeks, giving investors both respite, as well as a false sense of security. It is my strong contention that this is a false signal, this feeling of safety which the stock of this tech giant gives, which is not only misleadi… read more...

Salesforce Knocks It Out Of The Park

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 14:23:51:000

Its been a grueling winter for tech stocks and countless number of positive earnings reports have fallen on deaf ears. Will the bloodletting stop? Not if Salesforce ( CRM ) has something to say about it! And if you thought that techs secular tailwinds had vanished, this l… read more...

Trump's Tariff Threat For Apple

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 14:00:00:000

The administrations threat of levying 10% on iPhones is a great sign for the technology sector as a whole. The short-term media sensationalism has flipped this story the other way around crying about this as if it is a major penalty to Apple ( AAPL ). Dont get me wrong, the… read more...

Will The FAANGS Finally Kill Off Television?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 13:30:46:000

If you were waiting for the other shoe to drop, well, it dropped. That is the takeaway from finding out that Amazon ( AMZN ) is making a daredevil bid to pry away the last remaining crown jewels from the traditional television dinosaurs. In the first round of bidding, Amazon has flexed its… read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 53

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 13:12:51:000

Safety first: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Photo via Autowise ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 53 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This i… read more...

The Case For Breaking Up IBM

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 12:47:57:000

I have been bearish about International Business Machines ( IBM ) for a while now. In May 2017, I published an article, describing the reasons why I believed that the Big Blue was fading . In the article, I wrote about the weak performance of the company under Virginia Rometty, the missed opp… read more...

Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

via: CNBC at 2018-12-04 12:22:00:000

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50 Worst Performing S&P 500 Constituents In November

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 11:05:19:000

As late as November 23rd, the S&P 500 ( SPY ) had produced a -2.7% return in November. On the heels of October's -6.8% return, the index had erased its year-to-date gain. A late month bounce on dovish Fedspeak and hopes for a trade war truce pushed index returns positive at +2.0% for the m… read more...

Kroger Earnings: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 18:43:56:000

During the second quarter, same-store sales at Kroger ( KR ) showed evidence of weakness while profit margins were negatively impacted by heightened investments in online infrastructure. Rising competition levels within the grocery industry have forced Kroger to become more aggressive in effor… read more...

How Microsoft bounced back

via: CNBC at 2018-12-03 17:16:00:000

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Amazon is now in the running in a three-way race to become the world's most valuable public company

via: CNBC at 2018-12-03 16:08:00:000

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FT: France, Germany plan digital tax compromise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 15:00:29:000

France and Germany abandon an EU plan to impose a digital tax on tech companies. The duo will instead propose a 3% tax on digital ad revenue, according to plans viewed by the Financial Times . More news on: Facebook, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more… read more...

The Big Elephant In The Room For AT&T And 3 Things To Watch Out For In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 15:00:10:000

2018, although it is not yet over, has been a dismal year for AT&T ( T ) investors. While the dividends kept rolling in like clockwork, the rest of the business performed nothing close to Swiss clockwork, and as a result, the stock tanked up to 25% before making up some lost ground at the … read more...

Clothing is back in fashion for the holidays. But not all retailers will benefit from the trend

via: CNBC at 2018-12-03 14:37:00:000

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StarTek's First Combined Entity Quarter: Many Hidden Bright Spots

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 14:11:05:000

Investment Thesis Follow Up The investment thesis described on my last Top Idea article remains intact with Q3'18 Startek/Aegis combined results confirming a number of points: Zero merger overlap resulting in the integration progressing ahead of schedule and in the implementation $12.5… read more...

Yext: Price Matters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 12:10:35:000

Yext ( YEXT ) appears to be another example of a stock trading on extreme momentum when the underlying business hasn't shifting meaningfully. Yext has already dipped from over $27 back in September to under $15 now. My investment thesis is highly bullish on this dip as the stock got too pr… read more...

Code.org and Amazon Kick Off Hour of Code: Dance Party to Introduce One Million Girls to Coding

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-03 11:30:00:000

Amazon and Code.org partner for this years Hour of Code, which aims to inspire one million girls during the first week of December to try coding their own dance party Over 1,000 Amazon employees volunteering at schools and events around the world to inspire young people to lear… read more...

QQQ: Bad Karma?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 11:06:10:000

Stock markets continue to trade in highly precarious territory. Many investors have suggested that these events simply represent "bad karma" after a period of excessive hubris. The Invesco NASDAQ Trust ETF ( QQQ ) has lost 9.55% since the beginning of October, as exuberant investors have pushe… read more...

Amazon's cloud service is locking in bigger upfront commitments, helping it run away with the market

via: CNBC at 2018-12-02 13:07:00:000

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Podcast: Amazon AWS ReInvent, HP Inc. And Dell Earnings, Apple Music And Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-02 00:52:45:000

This weeks Tech.pinions podcast features Ben Bajarin and Bob ODonnell analyzing multiple announcements from Amazons (AMZN) AWS re:Invent conference, including the launch of several new custom chips, discussing the impact of HPs (HPQ) and Dells (DVMT) ear… read more...

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a 'smart home'

via: CNBC at 2018-12-01 16:00:00:000

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Berkshire Hathaway Invests In Emerging Markets Consumer Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-01 13:37:53:000

By Kara Marciscano, CFA At Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) (BRK.B) 2018 annual shareholder meeting, Warren Buffett lamented missing the opportunity to invest in Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) and Amazon (AMZN). The chairman and CEO admitted he did not understand the technology well enough to determine… read more...

How Morgan Stanley's 'mad scientist' became the top Wall Street analyst on the space industry

via: CNBC at 2018-12-01 12:12:00:000

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Salesforce is not the fastest-growing enterprise software company ever - it's Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-12-01 12:00:00:000

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Apple loses spot as world's most valuable public company to Microsoft

via: CNBC at 2018-11-30 15:25:00:000

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How to beat Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-11-30 15:12:00:000

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In a rare move, Apple is partnering with Amazon to let you control Apple Music with Alexa

via: CNBC at 2018-11-30 09:02:00:000

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Apple Music coming to Amazon Echos

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 08:28:08:000

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) Music is coming to Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Echo speakers beginning the week of December 17. Amazon made the announcement in a blog post . More news on: Apple Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon's cloud business is competing with its own customers

via: CNBC at 2018-11-30 08:04:00:000

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Some tech stocks are safe, but pick wisely: Nuveen equity strategist

via: CNBC at 2018-11-29 18:25:00:000

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J. Crew reportedly discontinues budget line, calling Amazon deal into question

via: CNBC at 2018-11-29 17:02:00:000

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Lawmakers push Amazon harder for facial rec answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 15:33:25:000

U.S. lawmakers send Amazon ( AMZN +0.3% ) a list of four questions about its Rekognition facial recognition software's operations and bias. Amazon has a strict deadline of December 13 to respond. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Netflix: 3 Reasons To Buy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 15:18:19:000

Investment Thesis Netflix ( NFLX ) is one of the best stock investments in the last two decades. Even though shares are up considerably over the years, there is still room to run in my opinion. That is because Netflix, despite its size, is far from being a mature business. Even though c… read more...

Amazon Is Hiding A Big Surprise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 15:17:18:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) is unfairly punished by the market due to its lower growth guidance. The company has shown a continuous fall in growth rates from its online stores segment, which makes over 50% of the total revenue. This segment is the lowest margin business for Amazon. On the other hand, high… read more...

Is Wall Street still too bullish on FAANG? Some say so

via: CNBC at 2018-11-29 14:30:00:000

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Reports: MLB joining crowded ring fighting for Fox RSNs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 14:14:41:000

Major League Baseball is joining a very crowded field bidding for the 22 regional sports networks being put up for sale by Fox and Disney ( FOX +0.2% , FOXA +0.2% , DIS +0.3% ) as part of their $71B asset deal, according to reports. More news on: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., T… read more...

AWS Announces the DeepRacer League (DRL)

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-29 13:34:00:000

AWS launches the first global autonomous racing league, open to everyone Developers train and race on simulated tracks or in-person with 1/18 th scale cars driven by reinforcement learning in quest of the coveted DeepRacer Cup Today at AWS re:Invent,Amazon Web Services… read more...

Amazon has a new way to record HD TV shows even if you don't pay for cable - here's how it works

via: CNBC at 2018-11-29 12:30:00:000

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Buy Walmart, Target as online sales growth starts to outpace Amazon's: Bank of America

via: CNBC at 2018-11-29 10:32:00:000

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Tech stocks soar 3%, but Facebook lags behind

via: CNBC at 2018-11-28 16:19:00:000

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Why Amazon Could Buy Barnes & Noble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 16:17:50:000

Barnes & Noble (BKS) will probably join Sears and J.C. Penney (JCP) in the retail graveyard this holiday season. The bookseller reported its seventh straight net loss in a row on October 27, 2018. Barnes & Noble has reported net losses and operating losses for every quarter since… read more...

Amazon launches Security Hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 15:56:08:000

Amazon ( AMZN +6.2% ) announces the new AWS Security Hub service lets users streamline high-profile security alerts and compliance status across AWS accounts. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Tenable Holdings, Tech stocks news, News on ETFs, R… read more...

Despite cryptocurrency crash, Amazon sees opportunity to embrace blockchain

via: CNBC at 2018-11-28 14:34:00:000

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Lessons from the 'Nifty Fifty' in the 1970s could be applied to the FANG trade today

via: CNBC at 2018-11-28 14:27:00:000

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AWS announces its A.I. chip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 14:10:05:000

Amazon ( AMZN +4.9% ) Web Services announces its entry into A.I. chips with Inferentia, which will become available next year. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon Web Services Announces 13 New Machine Learning Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip for Machine Learning Inference, and a 1/18 Scale Autonomous Race Car for Developers

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 14:00:00:000

New Amazon SageMaker capabilities make it easier for customers to build, train, and deploy models; SageMaker Ground Truth produces high-quality labeled training data, SageMaker RL delivers clouds first managed service for reinforcement learning algorithms and simulators, and a new m… read more...

Amazon Web Services Announces Series of New Database Capabilities

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 13:50:00:000

Significant new features for Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB; brand new purpose-built databases for time series data and ledger systems of record Amazon Aurora Global Database enables customers to update a database in a single region and automatically and quickly replicate to other… read more...

Amazon Web Services Announces Three Services to Build and Deploy Faster, Manage Data Easier

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 13:50:00:000

AWS Control Tower creates an automated landing zone for the set up and governance of a secure, compliant multi-account environment AWS Security Hub centrally manages security and compliance across an AWS environment AWS Lake Formation makes it easy for customers to build secure da… read more...

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Outposts

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-28 13:49:00:000

AWS introduces the ability to run AWS infrastructure and services on-premises to deliver a truly consistent hybrid experience AWS Outposts come in two variants; first, an extension of the fast-growing VMware Cloud on AWS service that runs on AWS Outposts; second, AWS Outposts that allo… read more...

Amazon confirms project to mine patient records and more accurately diagnose diseases

via: CNBC at 2018-11-27 17:41:00:000

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Amazon HQ2 critics are 'misinterpreting' the deal: New York Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen

via: CNBC at 2018-11-27 17:26:00:000

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A Santa rally depends on Trump making trade truce and easier tone from Fed

via: CNBC at 2018-11-27 17:25:00:000

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WeWork has paused its test of Amazon Alexa at work, but internal Amazon pilot sees quick adoption

via: CNBC at 2018-11-27 17:19:00:000

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AWS launches cloud service for satellite data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 15:44:05:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) announces AWS Ground Station, a cloud service for data from satellites. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

THR: YouTube pulling back from scripted content spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 15:19:03:000

YouTube ( GOOG -0.6% , GOOGL -0.6% ) is pulling back from scripted content output , a reversal of a strategy that pushed a premium subscription tier, The Hollywood Reporter says. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Tech stocks new… read more...

Amazon Web Services and Lockheed Martin Team to Make Downlinking Satellite Data Easier and Less Expensive

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 15:09:00:000

Now customers can connect with multiple satellites at the same time, have nearly continual coverage in mission-critical situations, and lower the cost of getting information from space to Earth Customers can quickly and easily download, process, store, analyze, and act on satellite dat… read more...

Amazon: Buy The Dip With Both Hands

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 15:04:26:000

A Mixed Q3, Weak Q4 Guide Contrary to what the price of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) stock may suggest, the company reported a quite robust fiscal Q3. And while the results lagged sell-side expectations, the growth displayed was still phenomenal for a company the size of Amazon. Here are the h… read more...

Amazon cloud business reaches into space with satellite connection service

via: CNBC at 2018-11-27 14:58:00:000

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Amazon Web Services Announces AWS Ground Station

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-27 14:58:00:000

With a network of 12 antenna ground stations in AWS Regions around the world customers can download, process, store, analyze, and act upon satellite data quicker with substantial cost savings Initial customers DigitalGlobe, BlackSky, Spire, Capella Space, Open Cosmos, and HawkEye 360 t… read more...

Cramer flags 'bargain' retail stocks: Macy's, Kohl's, Target, Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 18:34:00:000

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Veteran trader says market bounce may be the bottom

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 16:40:00:000

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Tech stocks rally 2 percent after suffering Black Friday losses

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 16:30:00:000

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Ignore Trader Noise, Buy QQQ Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 16:02:47:000

Three months ago I was telling you to start selling stocks . By my 4th Quarter Macro And Market Outlook (Editor's Pick) in early October, I said this: "I am holding about 25% cash in portfolios because…risk is high." Over the past three weeks I have been scaling back into stocks... read more...

Supreme Court appears skeptical of Apple's arguments in App Store monopoly case

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 15:48:00:000

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Sprouts: Accounting Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 15:45:25:000

The affordable fresh and organic options offered by Sprouts Farmers Market ( SFM ) have long left my investment thesis generally positive on the grocer surviving the industry threats. The thesis is further bolstered by the regional footprint of their store basis having only now entered 19 … read more...

How To Set Your Investment Goals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 15:24:51:000

Introduction Goals are one of the most important aspects in investing. The markets are very complex. They offer all kinds of financial instruments that connect investors with companies. It allows investors to transfer their money to the future while gaining positive returns. Different inve… read more...

Cyber Monday expected to set a record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 14:49:32:000

Cyber Monday is expected to generate $7.8B in sales, according to the latest tabulation from Adobe Analytics. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., eBay Inc., Wayfair, Consumer stocks news, Top stock market news, Tech stocks news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Most people barely know what their Amazon Echo can do -- impress your family with these tricks

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 14:09:00:000

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Where Did My Trillion Dollars Go?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 14:05:20:000

In the last couple of months, the unstoppable, must-own FAANG stocks are down 30% from their highs, and a total of over $1 trillion in market value vanished. What happened? Not long ago, Amazon, Apple and Alphabet (formerly known as Google) each flirted with or surpassed historic trillion-doll… read more...

The Amazon effect is already turning Long Island City's residential market into a 'madhouse'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-25 15:55:00:000

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Tracking Al Gore's Generation Investment Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 13:44:20:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Generation Investment Managements 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Al Gores regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Al Gores Generat… read more...

Tracking Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 09:23:15:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Stephen Mandels 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Mandels regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Stephen Mandels Lone Pine Capital P… read more...

Go to the mall or buy from your phone? More shoppers this holiday season are going mobile

via: CNBC at 2018-11-25 08:37:00:000

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Eyes On Cyber Monday, Argentina And Mars (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 08:08:53:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions, and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday, look f… read more...

How independent movies, lagging in funding and promotion, are getting a boost from big media

via: CNBC at 2018-11-24 12:00:00:000

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Why REITs Outperform Stocks And 3 'Strong Buys' Heading Into 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-24 10:00:00:000

It is well-known that over long time frames, REITs have consistently achieved significantly higher returns than stocks and bonds. ( source ; REITs: dark blue line; S&P500: grey line) Counting out the latest REIT market underperformance, the return differential is even more importan… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Cyber Monday, Argentina And Mars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-24 09:03:18:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. Investors will be looking for some soothing signs of global cooperation next week a… read more...

Margin Analysis Supports Investment In Select Beaten-Down Retail Companies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-24 04:59:55:000

Its no secret that a number of retail stocks have been beaten down in recent years as companies struggle to adapt to a new reality in how products are purchased and delivered. A key culprit for general retailers without proprietary products is real-time price transparency that has been… read more...

Black Friday for Sears a 'ghost town' as it tries to make it through to another holiday season

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 14:47:00:000

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Target is winning out in post-Toys R Us toy sales, says former Walmart CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 14:34:00:000

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Lowe's website 'down for maintenance' on Black Friday

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 14:04:00:000

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Holiday shoppers used their phones to spend $1 billion this Thanksgiving

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 11:32:00:000

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De-FANGed: Rolling Returns Of S&P 100 Vs S&P 500

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 11:01:23:000

On Wednesday, I published an article entitled: De-Fanged - Why Megacaps Unerperform that illustrated that the S&P 100 ( OEF ), the one-hundred largest components of the S&P 500 ( SPY ), tend to underperform the broader benchmark over long-time intervals. The lagging returns by the S&… read more...

Black Friday online sales trending strong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 10:53:21:000

Adobe Analytics projects Black Friday online spending of over $6.4B, an increase from an earlier forecast of $5.9B. More news on: Walmart Inc., Target Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Former small business chief: Big tech loans will change things 'completely' for mom-and-pop shops

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 10:31:00:000

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Amazon warehouse workers in Europe protest on Black Friday, calling working conditions 'inhuman'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-23 09:19:00:000

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It's Time! Here's A Sneak Peek at Amazon's Cyber Monday Deals

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-23 09:00:00:000

Shop deeper discounts and even more selection this year, with deals on thousands of top products and gifts during Cyber Monday Deals Week, beginning tomorrow, November 24 through December 1 new deals every day, plus fast and free shipping options on hundreds of millions of items … read more...

Amazon: "Record" UK Black Friday shopping

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-23 08:44:23:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reports "record levels" of Black Friday shopping in the U.K. as international retailers turn more towards the US-centric shopping day. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 51

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 07:24:21:000

Safety first: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (via Autowise ) Bulletproof Investing: Week 51 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is an "… read more...

The holiday season gives Macy's the chance to prove its turnaround plan is working

via: CNBC at 2018-11-22 07:00:00:000

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Walmart: Is It Time To Buy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 17:47:16:000

Investment Thesis Walmart's ( WMT ) stock dropped 13 percent in one week after the company's Q4 EPS guidance missed analyst expectations, but even at $94 per share, the stock is not yet attractive for me for the three reasons discussed in this article. Let's dig in. Intense and Intensify… read more...

Stock rebound was head fake, and now next week will be telling for bull market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 16:25:00:000

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Half of Amazon HQ2 jobs in tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 16:03:10:000

Half the jobs Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) brings to its two new headquarters will be in tech, according to NYC and Virginia government. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

QQQ: Why Are We Still Falling?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 16:02:27:000

Stock markets continue to trade under a dark cloud of bearish pressure, and the Invesco NASDAQ Trust ( QQQ ) has lost 14.77% since the ETF reached its highs in August. For many, these moves have been surprising because tech stocks have been consistent leaders in the bull market rally which fol… read more...

Want the best Black Friday deals? Head to a department store

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:39:00:000

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Amazon's PillPack may be gearing up to serve the retailer's employees before broader rollout

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:38:00:000

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U.S. online shipping up 17% this season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 13:19:50:000

U.S. consumers spent $31.9B shopping online in the first 20 days of this month, up 17% Y/Y, according to Adobe Analytics data. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Target Corporation, eBay Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Stocks on the move, , Read more … read more...

Hedge funds are in a 'vicious downward cycle' as their favorite stocks badly trail market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:15:00:000

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Bloomberg: Yankees draw partners including Amazon to YES deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 12:46:42:000

The New York Yankees are lining up partners (including Amazon), Bloomberg reports, for its plan to buy back the YES Network -- the most valuable of the regional sports networks being divested as part of the Disney-Fox deal. More news on: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Twenty-First Centu… read more...

Apple's stock rout starts and ends with the iPhone

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 12:30:00:000

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Cramer: Powell now has 8 reasons to pause the Fed's rate hikes after December

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 18:10:00:000

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Amazon Alexa's Bluetooth SDK now widely available

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 17:03:58:000

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit is now widely available to developers particularly those making Bluetooth headphones, headsets, and wearables. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Walmart, Target to grab more online sales this holiday, but it's come at a cost

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 14:17:00:000

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Amazon's Correction Spells Long-Term Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 14:04:50:000

For years, investors in Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) preached that revenue growth was the reason to buy the stock. Even when the company was piling up debt and swimming in rivers of red ink, long-term investors said to stay the course because of revenue growth. Eventually Amazons ex… read more...

Microsoft announces it will support USB keys that let you log into everything without a password

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 14:02:00:000

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'I still love Amazon' compared to the other FAANG stocks: Former Twitter CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 13:34:00:000

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Amazon Valuation Part 3: Discount Rates And My Final Valuation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 13:27:32:000

This is the third and final part of my three-part Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN ) valuation, in light of the company's Q3 earnings report and ensuing market selloff. You can find parts 1 (Revenue projections) and 2 (margin and ROIC projections) at these links: Part 1: Revenue Drivers Over The Next… read more...

New Leadership At Google Cloud Makes Alphabet An Even Better Cloud Bet Vs IBM And Oracle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 13:06:35:000

Background The race to become the dominant public cloud computer over the long haul is tremendous and though Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the clear leader at this point in time, it is still fairly early in the game as most Enterprises have not yet moved to the cloud…. read more...

These charts show which stores depend the most on holiday sales

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 13:00:00:000

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Amazon's threat of buying sports rights should freak out traditional media companies

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 12:51:00:000

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Jeff Bezos' new 'shadow' adviser at Amazon is a female executive of Chinese descent

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 18:42:00:000

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The Amazon-Berkshire-JPM health venture just hired first female exec, from a big insurance company

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 16:59:00:000

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Cloud stocks get hammered, with Salesforce suffering worst day since early 2016

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 16:57:00:000

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Once popular tech stocks like Facebook and Apple are now getting crushed: Here's what happened

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 16:35:00:000

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Sears is just one of five retailers that have no room for error this holiday season

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 16:07:00:000

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Looking Back At The Month Of October

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 15:50:03:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) "Bull markets are born … read more...

AWS develops new services amid open-source pushback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 15:01:45:000

Amazon ( AMZN -4.3% ) continues to use open-source software to build out AWS despite tensions with the open-source community, according to The Information . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., MongoDB, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

The five most important tech stocks are getting slaughtered, with each down more than 20% from highs

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 14:15:00:000

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Kroger names Cincinnati the first US city to open an Ocado automated warehouse

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 14:10:00:000

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Amazon stores every conversation you have with Alexa - here's how to delete them

via: CNBC at 2018-11-19 13:59:00:000

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Chinese Media Sector Stocks Remain In A Rout As The Film Industry Grapples To Find Ground

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 14:00:05:000

Investors have been generally punishing Chinese film production companies for promoting quantity over quality, amid an overall slowing of Chinas economic growth and continued trade disputes with the U.S. Shares of several media companies in China have recently taken a nosedive, inclu… read more...

Paint It Black (Stocks To Watch Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 10:26:59:000

Our weekend preview of upcoming IPOs, earnings reports, conference presentations, investor days, IPO lockup expirations, FDA decisions, Barron's mentions, and other key events that could impact stocks. If you are interested in listening to Stocks To Watch to start your Sunday, look for … read more...

How a new breed of media companies is convincing people to pay for news again

via: CNBC at 2018-11-17 12:58:00:000

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SoftBank Puts Another $3B In WeWork

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 11:33:01:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. WeWork ( VWORK): The work-share giant raised $3B from SoftBank ([[SFTBF]], [[SFTBY]]) the corporation … read more...

Stocks To Watch: Paint It Black

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 09:16:12:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. There's a little bit of darkness hanging over the market that can't be ignored. A r… read more...

Amazon's 2 new headquarters will need bodies to fill 50,000 high paying jobs: Here's how to land one

via: CNBC at 2018-11-17 09:00:00:000

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How Is Netflix Performing In India

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 05:35:39:000

Netflix's (NFLX) stock price is down about 31% from its all-time high, and is currently trading at $291. As subscriber growth in the US saturates, the company is turning to international markets for growth. India is one of the predominant markets that Netflix is hoping will drive the company's… read more...

MSC Industrial Looking To A Restructured Sales Effort To Drive Better Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 03:16:40:000

As I've discussed (and lamented) on more than one occasion, MSC Industrial 's ( MSM ) track record over the past couple of years has not been up to snuff, with the company underperforming other distributors like Fastenal ( FAST ) and Grainger ( GWW ) in both operational and stock performa… read more...

Amazon Or Disney: Which Company Should You Buy For Video-Streaming Exposure In India?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 00:04:25:000

Shareholders in American multinational corporations, such as Amazon ( AMZN ) and Disney ( DIS ), are constantly seeking to find out where future growth for their companies will come from. Companies invest heavily in international markets to constantly deliver growth in sales revenue and profit… read more...

Google could buy more than $110 million of land for mega-campus 15 miles south of its HQ

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 21:02:00:000

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Google's new cloud chief has a culture clash ahead of him after 22 years at Oracle

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 20:13:00:000

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Three Concerns Facebook Bulls Should Be Worried About

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 17:43:26:000

Introduction Facebook ( FB ) has been under pressure this year. Its stock price has declined by 18% making it the worst-performing FAANG stock. The stocks decline has been attributed to a stream of negative headlines that started during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The scanda… read more...

Nvidia: Another Falling Star Signals Trouble Lies Ahead For Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 15:35:06:000

Source: TheVerge.com Nvidia: Another Star Is Falling Nvidia ( NVDA ) crashed by nearly 20% following its latest earnings announcement, which brings the companys total decline from its all-time highs to roughly 45% in just six weeks. A rotation out of high multiple stocks and … read more...

Why JP Morgan's top internet analyst expects breakout growth for Facebook and Amazon shares in 2019

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 14:03:00:000

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EXG: Revisiting After Price Decline

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 13:12:10:000

Back in September, I published an article on the Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund ( EXG ), a relatively high-yielding closed-end fund that has been in and out of my portfolio over much of the past ten years. At the time of the article, the fund was trading at a 4… read more...

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene is out, to be replaced by former Oracle exec Thomas Kurian

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 12:45:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 50

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 12:33:56:000

Drag racer Charelle Luiz and her helmet (via Wayne Joseph ). Bulletproof Investing: Week 50 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017 I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is an " investing… read more...

Alibaba Replicates Amazon's Success

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 11:15:53:000

Alibaba ( BABA ) has started showing massive growth in its subscription revenue. With the launch of the 88 VIP membership program, the company has added an additional exclusive membership layer to its 88 Membership Club. Alibaba has a number of services which can attract more c… read more...

Amazon's HQ2 in Queens will be 'square in the danger zone for frequent flooding'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 10:23:00:000

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Whitney Tilson On Value, Reinvention, And The Hedge Fund Business (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 10:00:00:000

By Mike Taylor It's almost boring at this point to observe that a lot of concentrated, value-oriented fund managers have struggled in recent years. Financial journalists are writing obituaries for the careers of many of the stars of early 2000s like David Einhorn , Bruce Berkowitz , or … read more...

PayPal and Square quietly grow small business lending using data as their edge over banks

via: CNBC at 2018-11-16 09:23:00:000

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Where the super wealthy are investing their money

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 17:52:00:000

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Jeff Bezos to employees: 'One day, Amazon will fail' but our job is to delay it as long as possible

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 15:39:00:000

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Buy Snap because sentiment can't get more negative, says Citron Research's Andrew Left

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 15:21:00:000

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Amazon regains smart speaker market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 14:12:47:000

Amazon ( AMZN +0.9% ) led with 6.3M units and Google ( GOOG +1.7% )( GOOGL +1.5% ) came in second with 5.9M. Last quarter, Google took the lead from Amazon. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more… read more...

There would be no Amazon had Walmart gone this all-out online years ago: Ex-Target vice chair

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 13:21:00:000

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Marin Software: A First Whiff Of Spring?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 12:12:06:000

We are keeping a close eye on Marin Software ( MRIN ) which is on the ropes, but if it survives, it could be a rather interesting but speculative turn-around play. That it is on the ropes is pretty clear from the following: MRIN Revenue ((TTM)) data by YCharts Mind you, this doesn't ye… read more...

Amazon Valuation Part 1: Revenue Drivers Over The Next Decade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 11:37:01:000

After Amazon's ( AMZN ) controversial last earnings report, which I detailed here , I decided to take another look at my valuation, which has since become very dated (as Amazon valuations usually are). Since I first attempted to value Amazon this time last year , several positive catalys… read more...

Amazon Is Delivering Solid Growth In India

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 11:15:23:000

India is one of the fastest growing countries in the world, and it is a nation that international companies are turning to, in order to capitalize on the countrys growing youth population and increasing use of Internet services. Amazon ( AMZN ) has been investing heavily in the country… read more...

These credit cards can make it hard to get out of debt

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 10:32:00:000

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Bernie Sanders targets Walmart: Bill would block stock buybacks unless workers get $15 minimum wage

via: CNBC at 2018-11-15 10:19:00:000

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So Goes Apple, So Goes The U.S. Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 18:30:09:000

Apple (AAPL) has been one of my largest individual holdings for the bulk of the post-recession stock bull. I believed in it when it was trading for one-tenth of its current value back in 2009. I even believed in it when it plummeted 40% in the winter of 2012-2013. Back then, though, Apple's … read more...

Crowded Trades Are Unwinding, With One Big One Left To Go

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 16:41:54:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) "Bull markets are bor… read more...

Berkshire Hathaway reveals stake in JP Morgan as Warren Buffett raises bet on the US banking system

via: CNBC at 2018-11-14 16:20:00:000

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Home Depot: A Buffett-Style Stock For The Long Run

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 15:18:17:000

Introduction I spoke well of Home Depot ( HD ) and the home building sector about two years ago, as what I viewed as the Trump bull market was young. At the time, the builders Toll Brothers ( TOL ) and D.R. Horton ( DHI ) were around $29 and HD was around $140. As the home builder sector ( I… read more...

Amazon Prime Video Signs Deal with Viacom International Studios for Exclusive Streaming Rights in Latin America

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-14 15:15:00:000

The deal makes Prime Video the exclusive streaming home for two new series: Homens?, an inspiring comedy and Dani Who? , a fantasy thriller Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Viacom International Studios (VIS) have closed a content deal for Latin America that will bring two new VIS producti… read more...

Snap is 'so beaten down' that the stock may have bottomed out, says investor Andrew Left

via: CNBC at 2018-11-14 13:46:00:000

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AAOI's Road To Redemption Is Paved With Alibaba And Tencent's Chinese Data Center Arm's Race

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 13:24:29:000

In June 2017, I wrote an article about Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ( AAOI ) called " Applied Optoelectronics' Road To $105: A Stock Buyback And A Short Squeeze " while the company was blazing hot, but still seemingly undervalued despite all the noise from short sellers. I suggested that the … read more...

Malone: Disney facing rough 'food fight' in streaming showdown

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 12:10:42:000

Disney ( DIS +0.7% ) is about to take its valuable brand into a "food fight" with technology giants in the battle for streaming viewers , cable titan John Malone says. More news on: The Walt Disney Company, Netflix, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read … read more...

Why Holdings-Based Research Matters: Avoid This Micro-Bubble ETF

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 12:03:16:000

Fund labels and descriptions should not be trusted. Too often, investors make the decision to buy a fund based on its name or stated methodology, rather than on holdings-based research . Only by analyzing a fund's holdings can one determine whether its methodology is fundamentally sound or ju… read more...

Amazon: When Growth Meets Reality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 11:34:16:000

Investment Thesis This article follows my ongoing stance that Amazon ( AMZN ) makes for a risky investment. I highlight how its valuation clearly points to bubble territory. Also, when the ''story'' is so alluring but the facts grim, it might be a sign that all the good times are already p… read more...

Cramer shares 'chart master' Larry Williams' top trades for the end of the year

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 18:31:00:000

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Analysts are missing the mark on shares of Apple and FANG, Cramer says

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 18:11:00:000

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The FAANG 'trade is dead': Money manager Peter Boockvar

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 17:21:00:000

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Dallas mayor says Amazon officials ultimately had 'an East Coast bias' for HQ2

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 17:00:00:000

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Millennials, you can win the holidays without going broke

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 14:51:00:000

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Citi will move 1,100 workers earlier than planned to make way for Amazon in NYC

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 13:55:00:000

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DOJ's Delrahim speaks on antitrust approach in age of mergers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 13:43:31:000

In an interview with CNBC , DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim was faced point blank with the weekend editorial by Columbia antitrust specialist Tim Wu, who said "It would be understandable if you assumed that the Anti-Merger Act of 1950 had been repealed. But in fact it remains on the bo… read more...

A China-Driven Test Of The October Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 13:39:38:000

Tech sector weakness was blamed for Wall Streets losses on Monday, but an even bigger culprit has been weighing on the market lately. In todays report, well look at what is arguably the biggest area of softness for U.S. equities of late, namely China. Ill explai… read more...

DOJ's antitrust chief says Trump tweets 'don't affect our decisions' a day after Trump slams Comcast

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 13:11:00:000

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New York Democrats pick a fight with Amazon over HQ2 in Queens

via: CNBC at 2018-11-13 13:07:00:000

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Cramer explains the Apple-led sell-off and what could stop the declines

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 18:12:00:000

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Goldman's 'bear market risk indicator' signals returns will be zero the next 12 months

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 17:26:00:000

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Facebook shares close at lowest price since April 2017 as tech stocks plunge

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 16:03:00:000

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Instinet raises Amazon target over $2,000

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 15:39:55:000

Instinet raises its Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) target from $1,990 to $2,050, a 20% upside to Fridays close. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Apple's breakdown could mean the stock market retests the October low, chart analysts fear

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 15:09:00:000

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Netflix: Costly Streaming Wars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 14:30:24:000

The planed addition of several tech giants along with traditional media players into the direct-to-consumer streaming video segment should expose the biggest weakness of leader Netflix ( NFLX ). The problems with developing a leading market position without building up a pristine balance she… read more...

Instagram spurred Citron's Left to cover Facebook short

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 13:54:45:000

Short-seller Andrew Left of Citron Research covered his short position on Facebook ( FB -2.4% ), Reuters reports, and it's all due to the power of Instagram . More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Facebook, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Alibaba's Diversification Provides Significant Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 13:09:27:000

Alibaba ( BABA ) has backed a wide range of companies in South Asia and Southeast Asia. It has gained market leadership in digital payments ecosystem in most of the countries in these regions. SoftBank (SFTBY), which has close to 30% stake in Alibaba, has also made complimentary investments … read more...

Cramer: 'Apple has to find its footing' for the tech correction to end

via: CNBC at 2018-11-12 13:02:00:000

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IBM Is Going Down - But It Can Be Saved

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 12:43:58:000

Introduction In September, I wrote an article that chronicled the slow decline of International Business Machines ( IBM ). The article focused on the companys declining revenues and margins and the fallacy that is Watson that has been overhyped and over-marketed. Since the articl… read more...

Opportunity In Natural Gas & Natural Gas Equities Is Worth The Wait

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-11 17:18:13:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) Bull markets … read more...

Here's how Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day stack up with China's biggest shopping day

via: CNBC at 2018-11-10 16:30:00:000

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Here's how Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day stack up with China's biggest shopping day

via: CNBC at 2018-11-10 16:30:00:000

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Alumns from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

via: CNBC at 2018-11-10 13:29:00:000

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Alumns from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

via: CNBC at 2018-11-10 13:29:00:000

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Jeremy Siegel: With tech down for the count, a 'surprise' move could lead the market higher

via: CNBC at 2018-11-09 17:51:00:000

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Bulletproof Investing Performance Update: Week 49

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 16:31:55:000

Drag racer Charelle Luiz and her helmet (via Wayne Joseph ). Bulletproof Investing: Week 49 Performance Each week since the beginning of June 2017, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This is an " investing … read more...

Tech's big five lost a combined $75 billion in market value on Friday

via: CNBC at 2018-11-09 16:11:00:000

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Amazon ships cheaper than FedEx, UPS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 14:08:27:000

UPS ( UPS -1% ) drops on news that Amazon ( AMZN -2.7% ) is offering 50% cheaper shipping for sellers in its pilot shipping program in the Los Angeles area. More news on: United Parcel Service, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., FedEx Corporation, Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Consumer… read more...

More Apple products are coming to Amazon under a new deal

via: CNBC at 2018-11-09 12:25:00:000

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Apple products (officially) come to Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 11:59:08:000

Amazon ( AMZN -2.5% ) strikes a deal with Apple ( AAPL -2.4% ) to sell its products directly through the e-commerce platform. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Amazon is offering 50 percent cheaper shipping than UPS for some sellers

via: CNBC at 2018-11-09 11:27:00:000

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Why REITs Still Deserve A Place In Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 10:00:00:000

With another interest rate hike likely coming in December, and a second one just around the corner, increasingly many investors ask themselves whether they should sell their REIT ( VNQ ) holdings and reallocate in other potentially-less interest rate sensitive sectors. Many of you have sent … read more...

Amazon Announces the Best Books of 2018, Naming Tara Westover's memoir, Educated, the #1 Book of the Year

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-09 09:00:00:000

Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over a dozen categories (NASDAQ:AMZN)Today, Amazon.com announced its selections for the Best Books of 2018, naming Tara Westovers Educated: A Memoir the Best Book of the Year. Just … read more...

Wedbush: Microsoft could win Pentagon cloud contract

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 08:31:46:000

Wedbush thinks Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) could beat out Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) for the $10B, winner-takes-all Pentagon cloud contract. More news on: Microsoft Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Alibaba aims to make cloud computing its 'main business'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-08 17:30:00:000

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Amazon And Irrational Exuberance: Sell For The Long Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 14:18:21:000

With the latest earnings release, Amazon ( AMZN ) has disappointed the market, and the stock sold off sharply. Even despite the selloff, I wanted to break out the potential of the three "pillars" to demonstrate that Amazon's valuation is still out of sync with its future potential; Amazon's st… read more...

You can now use Amazon Alexa on a Windows 10 computer - Here's how

via: CNBC at 2018-11-08 13:32:00:000

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Market Volatility Bulletin: SPX And VIX Dip In Tandem

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 12:47:04:000

Market Intro CNBC: 11:49 AM Oil ( USO ) has officially entered a bear market, down 20% from recent highs. Volatility is heating up in the space, reaching some of the highest levels since early 2017. CNBC The US stock market ( SPY , DIA , IWM ) is trading fairly sideways after W… read more...

Fundstrat chart analyst: Washed out tech stocks will lead the market in a year-end recovery

via: CNBC at 2018-11-08 11:37:00:000

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AT&T: Winter Is Coming For Streaming Service

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 10:59:43:000

The problem all along with the buyout of Time Warner is the fear that AT&T ( T ) would become a slow moving conglomerate. The recently announced OTT plans for late 2019 from WarnerMedia confirm these fears as the integration plans and merger delays leave the new media giant behind in r… read more...

Marketers are spending more on technology and less on people

via: CNBC at 2018-11-08 10:20:00:000

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This holiday season could seal Barnes & Noble's fate as the bookseller considers selling itself

via: CNBC at 2018-11-08 10:00:00:000

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Interactive Brokers - Macy's Could See Bigger Sales Boost From Black Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 09:31:29:000

As iconic U.S.-based department store Macy's (M) gets set to release its third-quarter of 2018 earnings results, the global retail sector has been preparing for year-end holiday sales. Consumers generally continue to take out their wallets , despite the myriad of event risks looming in the … read more...

Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ) October Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-08 09:18:34:000

October monthly performance was: -8.64% More news on: Invesco QQQ ETF, Apple Inc., Microsoft Corporation, , Read more … read more...

Cloud plays may be 'best tech stocks to own' as 2018 ends: Cramer

via: CNBC at 2018-11-07 18:31:00:000

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'Free shipping is pretty much table stakes' in e-commerce today, Etsy CEO says

via: CNBC at 2018-11-07 18:26:00:000

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Cramer's advice on investing during Washington gridlock: Buy fast growers

via: CNBC at 2018-11-07 18:14:00:000

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CNBC: Comcast plans streaming box for Net-only customers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 17:11:06:000

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) is introducing a product for its broadband-only customers that would include a device allowing them to aggregate certain streaming services , CNBC reports. More news on: Comcast Corporation, Netflix, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news,… read more...

Roku plans to shake up how customers watch video, and it could help the company earn more ad dollars

via: CNBC at 2018-11-07 15:04:00:000

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Has Amazon Been Hurt By Tariffs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 14:38:26:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) could have been hurt by tariffs on items sold through its website and components for its data centers. Networking and data centers are to be affected by tariffs on machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, in… read more...

Amazon's Rational Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 12:51:11:000

According to Amazons ( AMZN ) latest quarterly results, its TTM revenue growth rates have not shown acceleration for the first time in the last five quarters, and at first glance it seems unsatisfactory . But analysis of longer-term TTM revenue growth rates proves the opposite. Th… read more...

Execs from Amazon, LinkedIn and Square swear by the 'silent meeting' - here's why

via: CNBC at 2018-11-07 12:47:00:000

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Can Apple Have A Say In The Streaming Industry?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 11:36:44:000

Overview Apple (AAPL) is said to be planning a grand entrance to the video streaming industry as early as March 2019, which has been on the cards for quite a while. Early indications of such a plan include striking a deal with Steven Spielbergs Amblin for Amazing Stories&… read more...

Amazon's Echo, Music come to Mexico

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 10:58:23:000

The devices are equipped with Spanish-language Alexa and localized knowledge and skills. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Jim Cramer predicts what the midterm election's outcome could mean for the stock market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 18:11:00:000

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Amazon is reportedly moving into Long Island City, Queens: Here's what the neighborhood is like

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 14:33:00:000

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Microsoft's Cortana chief is leaving

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 14:20:00:000

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The Worm Finally Turns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 14:18:56:000

The old saying about the worm finally turning is based on the notion that even the most timid wee beastie, such as a worm, will eventually reach its limit when under attack and turn on its tormentors. This idiom refers to the idea that in human affairs, a situation can suddenly change so that … read more...

Amazon is mailing a printed holiday toy catalog to millions of customers

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 13:35:00:000

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The Smart Home Race - Who's Winning

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 13:22:53:000

Google ( GOOGL ) and Amazon ( AMZN ) have been engaged in a race over the past years. They both seem to be alone in this race, as no other real competitors have risen to challenge them. This race is of course who can create the most cohesive and advanced set of products to create the ultimate … read more...

AMD shares rise after chipmaker announces new business from Amazon's cloud unit

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 12:39:00:000

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Tech Stock Trade Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 12:17:55:000

Today there were two reports out of China signaling a trade deal is in the offing. China's Vice President Wang Qishan said in no uncertain terms, "the Chinese side is ready to have discussions." Music to my ears. The other report was that China and the US are meeting Friday to settle s… read more...

AWS Introduces New Amazon EC2 Instances Featuring AMD EPYC Processors

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-06 12:15:00:000

New options for general purpose and memory-optimized instances offer a 10% price decrease for customers of these instance types Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced new general purpose (M5 and T3) and memory-optimized (R5) instance typ… read more...

Big Ticket 2018 Picks: October Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 11:37:19:000

In early January, I published my top picks for 2018, see article here . As a reminder for readers not familiar with my strategy, I am a dividend growth investor in my mid-30s with a long-term horizon (hopefully), and my plan is to invest in well-rounded companies with a quality track record, … read more...

Raymond James: Buy stocks in these four sectors no matter what happens in Tuesday's midterms

via: CNBC at 2018-11-05 17:54:00:000

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JBG Smith jumps 4.3% after DC suburb seen as frontrunner for Amazon HQ2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 17:15:57:000

JBG Smith (NYSE: JBGS ) closes up 4.3% Monday after reports name northern Virginia's Crystal City--a Washington,DC, suburb--as a front-runner for one of the two final locations for Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) H2Q. More news on: JBG SMITH Properties, Amazon.com, Inc., Washington Real … read more...

Confident shoppers could actually hurt Amazon this holiday season: Retail veteran Jan Kniffen

via: CNBC at 2018-11-05 17:07:00:000

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Amazon hiring thousands of holiday delivery drivers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 16:56:59:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to hire thousands of seasonal delivery drivers to supplement the US Post Office, UPS, FedEx, and its own delivery partners. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Insider Weekends: Elon Musk Purchases $10 Million Of Tesla Stock

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 16:50:13:000

Insider buying increased last week with insiders purchasing $114.46 million of stock compared to $66.26 million in the week prior. Selling also increased with insiders selling $577.49 million of stock last week compared to $500.08 million in the week prior. Sell/Buy Ratio: The insider Sell… read more...

As Amazon HQ2 talk grows, Crystal City expects surging property prices, heavy traffic and many jobs

via: CNBC at 2018-11-05 16:31:00:000

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Project $1M: October Brings High Drama

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 15:21:43:000

October was a month of high drama for Project $1M, the concentrated portfolio that I am running with the aim of growing a ~$275k base into $1M over a 10 year period. My broader investment focus with Project $1M is the purchase and long term hold of a clutch of high growth, cash generating bu… read more...

WSJ: Amazon will split HQ2 between two cities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 15:03:58:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to split its HQ2 and its 25,000 workers evenly between two cities, according to a WSJ source. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon will reportedly split HQ2 between two cities

via: CNBC at 2018-11-05 14:40:00:000

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The Bear's FANGs Clench, And He's Starting With Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 14:20:45:000

This article highlights the precarious valuation of Amazon ( AMZN ), first with regard to the origin of the FANG bubble, and then using information from the most recent earnings release, which included the downgrade for the December quarter of 2018. It illustrates the investment cliff an Amazo… read more...

Alibaba Is A Steal At 20 Times Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 16:55:27:000

Source: finance.yahoo.com Alibaba: A Steal At 20 Times Earnings Alibaba ( BABA ) has been the victim of a vicious decline in recent months. Alibabas stock price had collapsed from a high of $210 to a low of just $130 in recent days. This is a savage 38% decline in the span of jus… read more...

European Malls At A 30% Discount And A 7% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 15:17:17:000

Please note : This article was first released to High Yield Landlord members 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. All amounts below are in Euro. Assuming we were offered two identical mall REITs at the same price with… read more...

The former CEO of the Cleveland Clinic has some surprising advice for Google's cloud team

via: CNBC at 2018-11-04 15:04:00:000

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Amazon is packing more stuff into warehouses: Here's why it matters

via: CNBC at 2018-11-04 12:01:00:000

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Apple: The Demise Of A Growth Era

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 11:00:05:000

Source: DigitalTrends.com Apple: The Demise Of A Growth Era Apple ( AAPL ) has been an incredible growth story over the past decade. In fact, the stock has been one of the top performing equities in general, appreciating by over 1,700% since 2008. In that time, Apples primary sal… read more...

Tragedy at Amazon warehouse in Baltimore

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-04 09:11:43:000

A 50-foot wall at Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) southeast Baltimore fulfillment center collapsed on Friday night in the midst of a large storm, killing two people. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., TJX Companies Inc., Read more … read more...

Snap Is A Short Until $5.6

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 15:14:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome GettingLucky as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more SNAP is on f… read more...

Why the headquarters of iconic U.S. tech companies are now top tourist attractions

via: CNBC at 2018-11-03 11:55:00:000

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Amazon in advanced talks on Virginia HQ2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 10:36:26:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is in advanced talks about placing its second headquarters in Northern Virginia, sources tell The Washington Post. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Amazon reportedly eyes Northern VA as its 2nd headquarters, and a final decision is 'close'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-03 10:15:00:000

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Best And Worst Performing S&P 500 Stocks On Earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 09:02:23:000

Below is a list of the best performing S&P 500 stocks on their earnings reaction days so far this season. Under Armour (UAA) (UA) ranks at the very top of the list with a huge one-day gain of 27.71% after it reported a triple play on October 30th. (A triple play is a company that beats EPS… read more...

QQQ Hits Lows: Should We Worry?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 18:08:25:000

Stock market declines have continued into the final parts of the year, and the Invesco Nasdaq Trust ETF ( QQQ ) has lost 8.30% of its value over the last month. These moves have taken many investors by surprise because they have come after the technology sector has posted some of its move in… read more...

Amazon: Was It Really That Bad?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 16:36:09:000

Amazon: Just how serious is the growth slowdown? I have written about Amazon ( AMZN ) on many occasions for this site. My last article that's linked here was about a year ago, but there are many others. Most of the time I have suggested its merits as an investment. Over time, the shares … read more...

Citi: Amazon hiring fewer holiday workers for first time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 14:42:45:000

Citi analyst Mark May says Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) plans to hire 20K fewer holiday workers because robots are more efficient. Its the first time on record Amazon will employ fewer people Y/Y. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

IBM's Catch Up Play With Red Hat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 13:57:50:000

What took you so long, Ginni? That was my first reaction when I heard International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) was making a big strategic shift by purchasing open source cloud company Red Hat ( RHT ) in a landmark $34 billion deal. Ginni Rometty, IBM's CEO since 2012, has presid… read more...

Reduced holiday temp hiring is a sign Amazon is turning to more automation and robots: Citi

via: CNBC at 2018-11-02 13:45:00:000

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Amazon Isn't Just A Bet On A Premise Anymore

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 13:37:55:000

Three months ago I took a detailed look at the Q2 numbers posted by e-commerce giant Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ). I wasnt so interested in the touted numbers; most companies can massage the income statement well enough to make it say whatever they want it to say. The real measure of f… read more...

'I like what they did': Cramer blasts Apple analysts for crushing the stock over a metric change

via: CNBC at 2018-11-02 12:32:00:000

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IDC: Q3 worldwide tablet ships down Y/Y (again)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 11:30:26:000

Worldwide tablet shipments decline Y/Y for the fifteenth consecutive quarter with an 8.6% drop to 36.4M units, according to IDC data. More news on: Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Tech stocks news, , Read more … read more...

Jeff Bezos says he will ultimately decide Amazon HQ2's location on 'intuition'

via: CNBC at 2018-11-02 11:14:00:000

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Synchrony takes hit as Walmart dispute prompts downgrade by Stephens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 09:53:35:000

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) drops 7.7% after Stephens analyst Vincent Caintic downgrades the stock, noting Walmart's ( WMT ) suit implies that Sychrony has also lost the Sam's Club account. More news on: Synchrony Financial, Walmart Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Financial stocks… read more...

Apple earnings drag tech stocks down after hours

via: CNBC at 2018-11-01 18:21:00:000

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Why This Bull Market May Be Broken

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 15:40:28:000

Source: Time.com Problems With "Bull Market" Becoming Evident The current stock market expansion has now morphed into the longest bull market in history. The S&P 500 ( SPY ) has been in bull market mode for more than 3,500 days and had appreciated by as much as 341% from peak to t… read more...

If you invested $1,000 in Apple at its IPO, here's how much money you'd have now

via: CNBC at 2018-11-01 14:35:00:000

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Amazon will end WaPo emails

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 14:31:22:000

Amazon ( AMZN +4.3% ) will stop emailing popular Washington Post articles to customers, effective November 5. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Wayfair Plunges As Losses Soar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 14:20:10:000

One of Thursday's biggest losers so far is online retailer Wayfair ( W ). Before the bell, the company announced its third quarter results , and the street did not like another large quarterly loss. While the company continues to grow its top line quite nicely, expenses remain way too high, a… read more...

Kohl's is sweetening its rewards program this holiday season

via: CNBC at 2018-11-01 14:06:00:000

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Is Netflix Stock A Buy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 13:57:04:000

Netflix ( NFLX ) has corrected by about 30% from its all-time high of $423.21 reached in July. The correction comes amid a broader market sell-off, and a recent Q3 earnings beat of 89 cents EPS versus the 68 cents EPS expected. The company had also reported strong subscriber growth of 6.96 m… read more...

How an ex-lawyer built Halo Top into an ice cream sensation with $347 million in sales

via: CNBC at 2018-11-01 13:56:00:000

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Apple, Amazon and over 50 others come out against Trump administration's gender definition changes

via: CNBC at 2018-11-01 12:00:00:000

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Should You Buy Facebook Stock Following Q3's Mixed Earnings?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 10:42:57:000

Facebook ( FB ) has had a turbulent 2018. From the Cambridge Analytica scandal that sank the social media's stock price in March to disappointing Q2 results in June , the patience of Facebook investors has been tested time and time again. On 30 October, Facebook released their Q3 earnings… read more...

It's All Relative So Don't Panic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 19:40:07:000

US Dollar On one hand, the US Dollar ( UUP ) Index ("DXY") has risen to the highest level since June 2017. On the other hand, LIBOR OIS spread is rising again, usually suggesting that there's still a global Dollar shortage. FANG On one hand, the FANG collective - that is Facebook ( FB … read more...

'It's a mistake' to write off FANG even as the stocks could still go lower, Cramer says

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 18:15:00:000

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Tech stocks plunged in October, suffering their worst month since the 2008 recession

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 17:48:00:000

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Twitch CEO plots expansion beyond game streaming as Facebook and media companies enter the market

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 14:55:00:000

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The stock market lost nearly $2 trillion in October. Here's what happened

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 14:07:00:000

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Amazon: Crash Protection Kicks In

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 10:36:45:000

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty ) Buying An Umbrella When It's Sunny Out At the end of August, when shares of Amazon ( AMZN ) were hitting a new high, I suggested longs consider buying protection ("Amazon: Buying An Umbrella When It's Sunny Out"). Since then, Amazon … read more...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Audible to Publish Guy Raz's "How I Built This"

via: PR Newswire at 2018-10-31 10:00:00:000

NEW YORK , Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Audible announced today that they acquired rights to NPR host Guy Raz's HOW I BUILT THIS: Lessons in Life and Business from the World's Greatest Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Idealists . Host of H… read more...

Facebook pops after a mixed third-quarter report and candid earnings call

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 09:52:00:000

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Tri Pointe adds Amazon's Alexa to all six of its home brands

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 08:02:46:000

TRI Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH ) to offer homebuyers smart homes featuring Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Alexa, extending its HomeSmart technology and automation features. More news on: TRI Pointe Group, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Financial stocks news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Bulls Pin Hopes On Market Rebound (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 07:49:00:000

Today's top stories: Bulls pin hopes on market rebound; Chinese equities tracking gains on Wall Street; and Samsung posts record profit. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find all Seeking… read more...

Buying The Dip Here May Be Reasonable, But It Is Far From A No-Brainer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 18:30:37:000

Unless otherwise specified, data comes from FinanceYahoo! and was posted by the author using 'R'. AMZN data by YCharts The momentum names ( FB , AMZN , NFLX , GOOG ) that led the markets higher are now rolling over in a big way. Because of the collective size of their market capita… read more...

Walmart:  How Long Until They Top Previous Earnings Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 18:10:39:000

Over the past several years, Walmart ( WMT ) has struggled to achieve consistently increasing earnings. In 2013, the company printed an EPS of $5.01 . Since then, it has not been able to top that level over the past six years. The company continues to downgrade future guidance due to costs … read more...

Nothing should derail consumer confidence this holiday season, says CEO behind survey

via: CNBC at 2018-10-30 18:06:00:000

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Should You Buy Amazon On The Dip?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 16:55:07:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has corrected about 25% from its all-time high of $2,050.50 in September. Following the release of the earnings report on Friday Oct. 26, 2018, the stock fell as much as 9% during intraday trading, and closed 7.82% lower for the day. The companys 3 rd quarter earnings … read more...

As retailers face tariff and wage pressures, Kohl's CEO says priority is appropriate pricing

via: CNBC at 2018-10-30 16:28:00:000

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QQQ: The Beginning Of The End? - Part 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 15:15:57:000

Stock market declines continue, and the Invesco QQQ ETF ( QQQ ) has lost 9.49% of its value over the last month. After historic bull rallies in tech, many investors are wondering if markets have reached a long-term top. An interesting set of circumstances has begun to arise, as mixed earnings … read more...

Is United Natural Foods Making Money?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 14:49:40:000

Distributor United Natural Foods (NASDAQ: UNFI) has bought ailing grocer Supervalu (NYSE: SVU) . Therefore, it is time to ask if UNFI makes money. Moreover, we must ask if UNFI can compete with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Kroger (NYSE: KR) . To explain, Kroger is the biggest player in or… read more...

Amazon's Guidance: Better Than The Headlines

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 14:35:24:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) recently sold off hard over top-line "disappointment," on its Q4 revenue guidance, along with the general market October freak out. However, the company is flexing its operating leverage and showing some true profitability for the first time in years. This is a good thing sin… read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Can Stocks Reclaim Their Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 14:23:00:000

Market Intro Asian Markets, Tuesday Close Asian markets ( EWJ , FXI , EWY ) did not follow the tone of the intraday drubbing that US stocks ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) took in the tumultuous Monday session. European equities ( EWG , EWQ , VGK ) were down modestly, but also failed … read more...

Growth vs value debate rages on as volatility slams the market - here's what investors say to buy

via: CNBC at 2018-10-30 10:42:00:000

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Here's how Red Hat can help IBM in the cloud and beyond

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 18:34:00:000

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Higher tariffs and higher interest rates are setting stocks up for a rough 2019: Cramer

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 18:19:00:000

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Amazon: The $250 Billion Drop

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 17:41:51:000

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. That's how it must feel for those invested in online giant Amazon ( AMZN ), whose shares are now down about 25% from their all-time high. The stock had been one of the market's biggest winners in the past year, but as the chart below shows, it has become one of … read more...

Macy's Shares Are Cheap With A Juicy Dividend Going Into The Holidays

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 16:21:20:000

Over the past year, Macy's, Inc. ( M ) has risen from $18.84 on October 30, 2017 , to a yearly high of $41.82 on August 14, 2018. Since the yearly high shares have retreated to $32.37 at the end of trading on October 26, 2018. Over the past five years, the chart of M tells a different story a… read more...

Momo Death Throes?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 16:07:55:000

What Has Happened (So Far) In the death of Momo investing, on October 8 th , I wrote: I'm not saying this could happen next Tuesday (Black Tuesday, anyone?) or even this October. But consider this: The largest single day drop in the S&P in recent history was Oct. 15, 2008 when… read more...

Amazon shares are cratering - down 6% today, down 23% in the past month

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 15:40:00:000

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Amazon shares are cratering - down 8% today, down 25% in the past three weeks

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 15:40:00:000

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Traders are making a boatload betting against once-beloved FAANG stocks

via: CNBC at 2018-10-29 15:35:00:000

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Amazon digs deeper into furniture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 15:13:50:000

Amazon ( AMZN -7.7% )has launched a new private label furniture brand called Ravenna Home, reports TJI Research . More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Ethan Allen Interiors Inc., Hooker Furniture Corporation, Consumer stocks news, Tech stocks news, , Read more … read more...

Will Amazon's Fourth Quarter Have Moderate Revenue And High Earnings?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 15:06:32:000

Chart Finbox.io Amazon ( AMZN ) fourth quarter revenue growth will be mediocre but its income growth will be spectacular. It will be much like the third quarter. Amazon is slowing down, but it is also becoming more profitable and it has a large amount of profitable growth ahead. Amazon s… read more...

The Bull Market's Not Dead Yet So Here's 3 Great Undervalued Stocks To Buy Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 18:16:39:000

(Source: imgflip ) It's been a rough October for investors, with the S&P 500 ( SPY ), Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA ) and NASDAQ ( QQQ ) on track for one of their worst months in nearly 10 years. SPY data by YCharts SPY data by YCharts All three indexes are now ap… read more...

The End Of Tech Selling (For Now)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 18:10:48:000

When we put up this chart in March, and suggested Technology stocks were due to die a painful death, at least in relative terms, we were given many reasons why this time is different. Source: The End Of Tech (for Now) This time was not different. QQQ Total Return Price data by … read more...

8 Warning Signals Of Deteriorating Market Conditions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 15:32:15:000

Introduction For the past several weeks I have taken defensive positions in the market leveraging the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX ST ETN ( TVIX ) and recommending short-term hedge positions in similar funds like the ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ ( SQQQ ), MicroSectors FANG+ -3X Inverse Levera… read more...

Amazon Is What Worries Me About The Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 15:19:16:000

Source: ABS-CBNNews.com Amazon Is What Worries Me About The Markets Amazon ( AMZN ), the A in FANG got rocked Friday, as the company reported disappointing results. The stock traded down by nearly $200, more than 10% intraday, before closing lower by roughly 8%. The tro… read more...

TGIF: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly. A Must Read Ahead Of The Weekend!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 12:48:23:000

Thank God It's Friday! (aka "TGIF") You know that we like to keep you up-to-date when it comes to the capital markets - bonds and stocks alike - but also on the global-macro stage. Therefore, before you're heading into the weekend, here are few important things happening on the gl… read more...

Microsoft second most valuable U.S. company

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 05:45:07:000

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) regained its spot as the second most valuable U.S. company on Friday after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) that wiped $65B off the online retailer's market capitalization. More news on: Microsoft Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Tech sto… read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: Do Not Fall For Recency Bias

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 04:59:06:000

Market Intro Friday Close All that hard work by US stock market bulls ( SPY , DIA , QQQ , IWM ) on Thursday ( MSFT , TSLA ) was unwound in a matter of hours on Friday, as the S&P briefly plumbed lows in the 2620s. The intraday moves are stunning, with roaring rallies snapping i… read more...

Podcast: Q3 2018 Tech Earnings Analysis And Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 03:02:06:000

This weeks Tech.pinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob ODonnell discussing the major tech earnings from this week including Amazon (AMZN), Google/Alphabet (GOOG) (GOOGL), Intel (INTC), Microsoft (MSFT) and others, and analyzing how the overall tech market is evolvi… read more...

How vacant spaces are becoming pop up opportunities for landlords, retailers

via: CNBC at 2018-10-27 16:00:00:000

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Beating Bezos: Top online retailers are winning shoppers by offering what Amazon can't

via: CNBC at 2018-10-27 12:00:00:000

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Fortnite Game Drives $1.25B Investment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 11:27:50:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Global secondary transactions in VC-backed companies have skyrocketed in size this year, according to PitchBook …. read more...

How to turn on Alexa's whisper mode so your Amazon Echo doesn't wake up the whole house

via: CNBC at 2018-10-27 10:08:00:000

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Take them all private - legacy companies from Kellogg to Clorox could be better off out of the public eye

via: CNBC at 2018-10-27 10:00:00:000

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Is Amazon The REIT Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 07:15:08:000

In a rising rate environment, REITs tend to initially lag the market, as investors sell off dividend paying stocks. The thinking goes if I'm looking for income, it is probably safer to invest in a bond with a comparable coupon payment than to remain invested in a more volatile stock. … read more...

Top VC deals: Amazon backs Tado, Bessemer closes its 10th fund at $1.85 billion

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 18:48:00:000

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Amazon's competitors are catching up, says former Toys R Us CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 18:47:00:000

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Report: Amazon puts price pressure on video channel partners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 17:43:25:000

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is looking to boost its cut on subscription video services it offers via Prime Video by as much as 10 to 20 percentage points, according to The Information. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., AMC Networks Inc., CBS Corporation, Read more … read more...

The stock market loses 13% in a correction on average, if it doesn't turn into a bear market

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 16:34:00:000

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Amazon is tanking after earnings - experts weigh in

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 15:07:00:000

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Twitch gets karaoke, better moderation tools

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 14:54:06:000

Amazons (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Twitch is bringing karaoke and better moderation tools to its live-streaming platform. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Scripps To Acquire Triton Digital For Digital Audio Streaming Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 13:56:22:000

Quick Take E.W. Scripps Company ( SSP ) announced it has agreed to acquire Triton Digital for $150 million. Triton Digital operates as an international digital audio streaming services company. SSP is restructuring its operations and has acquired Triton at what appears to be a fair pri… read more...

It's been a wild 24 hours on Wall Street: Here's what you should know

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 13:29:00:000

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Jeff Bezos lost as much as $14 billion in personal wealth during a brutal day for Amazon stock

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 09:57:00:000

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Amazon's plunge puts the tech-heavy Nasdaq on pace for its worst month since the financial crisis

via: CNBC at 2018-10-26 09:41:00:000

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Amazon.com, Inc. 2018 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 19:25:33:000

The following slide deck was published by Amazon.com, Inc. in conjunction with their 2018 Q3 earnings Read more … read more...

Cramer's lightning round: 'Take the money and run' with takeover stock Mazor Robotics

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 18:50:00:000

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Amazon is on track to generate $10 billion a year from its advertising business

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 17:36:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Amazon, Alphabet, Snap, Intel and more

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 17:14:00:000

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Amazon -5% on Q3 revenue miss; AWS +46% Y/Y

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 16:21:41:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) drops 5% aftermarket on Q3 results that beat on EPS but missed on revenue. Q4 guidance has revenue rom $685B to $72.58B (consensus: $73.79B). and operating income from $2.1B to $3.6B (consensus: $3.86B). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, … read more...

Amazon says AWS revenue jumped 46 percent in third quarter

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 16:10:00:000

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Amazon beats by $2.66, misses on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 16:02:30:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ): Q3 GAAP EPS of $5.75 beats by $2.66 . Revenue of $56.57B (+29.3% Y/Y) misses by $540M . Press Release More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Tech stocks news, read more...

Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 29% to $56.6 Billion

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-25 16:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September30, 2018. Operating cash flow increased 57% to $26.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $17.0 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September30, 20… read more...

Amazon drops on revenue and guidance miss

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 15:30:00:000

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Amazon, Alphabet tumble after earnings - here's what that could mean

via: CNBC at 2018-10-25 15:04:00:000

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Oracle Makes Case As Cloud Computing Provider

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 19:49:50:000

Sometimes it's good to be late. That's the argument we've heard from quite a few technology companies that are tardy to a particular market. They claim that their "lateness" isn't really a detriment, but actually a positive attribute to their offering. That's certainly the case that Oracle (… read more...

Notable earnings after Thursday's close

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 17:35:45:000

ACTG , AKS , GOOG , AMZN , ARLO , AJG , AVT , BMRN , SAM , BYD , BGG , BVN , CPT , CBLK , CENX , CERN , CMG , CINF , CLD , CXP , COLM , FIX , OFC , CVA , CUBE , CUBI , CY , DECK , DLR , DFS , BOOM , DORM , EMN , ELLI , ENVA , EXPE , FII , FHB , FSLR , … read more...

Invest in 'secular growth' stocks during market volatility, experts say

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 17:21:00:000

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Tech stocks recover after hours on positive earnings from Tesla and Microsoft

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 16:56:00:000

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Microsoft rises on earnings beat, but Azure growth slows

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 15:32:00:000

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Netflix: Risk And Reward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 14:28:09:000

If the worlds largest online streaming platform missed investor expectations for growth through the end of the 2 nd quarter, Netflix ( NFLX ) was determined not to make the same mistake twice. The 2 nd quarters underachievement was painful. After hitting a YTD high of $416.76… read more...

Amazon responds to reports of ICE meetings for facial rec tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 14:09:13:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Web Services responds to media reports that the company met with ICE about using its facial recognition technology. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon Earnings: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 12:59:36:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) has surged since the end of 2014 and, with equities benchmarks showing rising bearish volatility, there is a growing risk that technology stocks will become vulnerable at these elevated levels. As a result, Amazon has recently fallen to near-term lows at $1,719 per share. But… read more...

Silicon Valley tech employees are pouring money into Beto O'Rourke's campaign to unseat Ted Cruz

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 12:31:00:000

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Honeywell - Safe Haven For Tumultuous Times

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 12:00:51:000

Investment thesis Honeywell International ( HON ) is a high-quality industrial, led by a diverse and young management team. The company has a good mix of cyclical and non-cyclical segments and is diversified geographically. Over the past 10 years, its top-line has been growing consistently a… read more...

Investors have a 'two-fold reason' to buy given-up-on stocks like FANG, Cramer says

via: CNBC at 2018-10-23 18:30:00:000

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Amazon launches Echo line in Italy and Spain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 17:46:35:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) launches the Echo in Italy and Spain. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Netflix Streams US$2bn Note Sale As Content Funding Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 17:44:59:000

Streaming media giant Netflix (NFLX) announced a US$2bn high yield bond sale Monday, as the company continues to build original content and grow its subscriber base. Los Gatos, California-headquartered Netflix took advantage of relative market calm to offer new euro- and U.S. dollar-denomina… read more...

Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available for Italy and Spain

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 17:30:00:000

Hundreds of skills available for customers in both Italy and Spain from leading brands like RAI, Giallo Zafferano, Giunti, BTicino, Renfe, Televisin Espaola, EL PAS, Burger King, and more Device makers like Sonos, Bose, Harman Kardon, Energy Sistem, SEAT, TIM, NETGEAR… read more...

Target's battle plan for the holidays: Free two-day shipping, more staff and toys

via: CNBC at 2018-10-23 16:30:00:000

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Can Tesla Be Like Amazon And Netflix?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 16:26:14:000

Introduction When it comes to Tesla ( TSLA ), it's easy to be skeptical. The roar of the bears can be frightening, especially when compared to the bellow of the bulls. Over the last three months, Elon Musk's behavior can be blamed for the stock's performance. However, never have I ever see… read more...

Jeff Bezos, Amazon execs pump cash into GOP Sen. Cory Gardner's re-election campaign - for 2020

via: CNBC at 2018-10-23 16:16:00:000

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Universal Postal Union fast-tracks rate review on Trump threat

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 15:19:03:000

The head of a U.N. agency overseeing the mail system says its fast-tracking a rate review after President Trump threatened to withdraw from the Universal Postal Union. The changes could come as early as April. More news on: Stamps.com Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., United Parcel Servic… read more...

The Boyar Value Group's Q3 2018 Quarterly Letter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 14:00:00:000

A Look Back As we observed in recent quarterly letters, market returns have continued to be dominated by 4 companies from the group that CNBCs James Cramer has dubbed the FAANG stocks: during the first 9 months of 2018, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google accounted for a majority… read more...

JPMorgan "a bit more cautious" ahead of Amazon's earnings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 11:48:02:000

JPMorgan is a bit more cautious ahead of Amazons ( AMZN -3.3% ) earnings results happening after the market closes on Thursday. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Market volatility is a sign of good things to come, says top strategist

via: CNBC at 2018-10-22 18:50:00:000

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Cramer: We could be facing a cold war with China, and these stocks may be sacrificed

via: CNBC at 2018-10-22 18:10:00:000

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Apple is probably the best tech bet heading into earnings, says venture capitalist Gene Munster

via: CNBC at 2018-10-22 18:01:00:000

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Make CBL Great Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 15:40:43:000

Important Note: The common shares of CBL are not part of our portfolio a t High-Yi eld Landlord because we seek to reduce our exposure to retail and stick with higher quality names including WPG, BRX and BPY. In my personal account, I do however own an investment in CBL, and I know … read more...

AWS CEO also wants Bloomberg to retract spy chip story

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 14:28:15:000

Amazon ( AMZN +1.1% ) Web Services CEO Andy Jassy tweets in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook saying Bloomberg Businessweek should retract its report about malicious Chinese chips in Super Micro parts headed for U.S. tech and telecom giants. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks n… read more...

Chart Of The Week: How Much Are You Worth?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 14:05:09:000

Last week we wrote about the severe consequences brick-and-mortar retailers like Sears ( SHLD ) and J.C. Penney ( JCP ) suffer from, mainly due to the rise of online retailers such as Amazon ( AMZN ) and Netflix ( NFLX ). Another way to look at the old vs. new world within the retail space… read more...

Piper's fall survey: Instagram beats Snap in teen use

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 13:54:18:000

Piper Jaffray says Instagram ( FB +0.6% ) comes out ahead of Snapchat ( SNAP -0.1% ) in popularity with teenagers. More news on: Facebook, Snap Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, , Read more … read more...

Walgreens: The Bezos Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 13:38:44:000

Jeff Bezos is a huge benefactor of value investors. While driving prices lower for all products online has been his primary raison d'etre , he does also extend his philanthropy to helping investors get a good deal. On June 27, 2018, AMZN announced its entry into the online pharmacy space resu… read more...

AWS CEO Jassy follows Apple in calling for spy chip story retraction

via: CNBC at 2018-10-22 12:21:00:000

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This Hurdle Could Trip Netflix

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 12:14:19:000

Source: YouTube Netflix ( NFLX ) reported quarterly earnings last week. Revenue was in line while the company delivered an earnings beat . NFLX rose initially but is down about over 3% post-earnings. The trend toward online viewership, combined with the company's international expansion h… read more...

Germany urges tax minimum for tech giants

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-21 07:17:54:000

As Europe looks to levy tax on U.S. tech giants, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told Welt am Sonntag he backed a global minimum fiscal regime for multinationals "to counter the shifting of profits to fiscally beneficial regions." More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. C… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: What Moved Markets This Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 10:43:57:000

Defensive sectors ruled again on a day where stocks gave up early gains for a mixed wrap-up that made for a flat week, still an improvement over declines of about 4% the prior week. The Dow gained 0.4% for the week, with the S&P 500 flat and Nasdaq down 0.6% to log a third straig… read more...

Instacart Gets $600M At $7.6B Valuation; SoftBank Bets On Brazil

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 09:59:12:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Grocery delivery: Amazon (AMZN) competitor Instacart raised $600M at a $7.6B valuation. D1 Capital Partners … read more...

Stocks To Watch: Tech Earnings Bellwethers Set To Test Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 09:20:31:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. It was a return to (relative) stability for stocks this week after losses that hit … read more...

Cramer's game plan: Companies tied to China or the Fed are 'guilty until proven innocent'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 18:10:00:000

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Top VC deals: Instacart hits a $7 billion valuation, Bill Gates raises an EU energy fund

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 16:40:00:000

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'Halloween' is a massive box office contender in this new era of blockbuster horror

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 15:44:00:000

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Sirius XM Teams Up With Amazon - Smart Speakers Will Help Drive Growth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 13:55:59:000

Sirius XM ( SIRI ) announced today that the company has partnered with Amazon ( AMZN ) to offer the satellite radio service to existing and new customers buying smart speakers known as Echo. The deal also gives new Sirius XM subscribers who activate a six-month subscription a free Amazon Ech… read more...

Apple's Tim Cook calls for retraction on Chinese spy chip story: 'There's no truth to this'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 13:38:00:000

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QQQ: The Netflix Effect

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 11:22:40:000

Share values for the Invesco QQQ ETF ( QQQ ) have dropped sharply since the beginning of October. Given that selling pressure has plagued most of the stock market in recent sessions, this is not entirely surprising. But recent earnings beats in the funds core holdings suggest valuation… read more...

What it's like to travel to space, from a tourist who spent $30 million to live there for 12 days

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 10:19:00:000

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It sounds like Amazon is closing in on a location for its new headquarters

via: CNBC at 2018-10-19 09:05:00:000

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Rite Aid - Vote 'Em Out On October 30th

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 08:45:11:000

Author's Note : We attempted to get Rite Aid's management's response to many of the substantive points raised in this article, however we did not receive any answer from their IR department to our inquiries prior to submitting the article for publication. If Warren Buffett is correct th… read more...

IBM At Multi-Year Lows: Is It Attractive?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 08:00:00:000

Thesis IBM ( IBM ) has not been able to grow its top line during the most recent quarter, which has sent its shares to a new multi-year low. The company nevertheless generates solid growth rates with its Strategic Imperatives, which will continue to produce compelling growth in the future. … read more...

Cramer's 5 favorite tech stocks right now, including Apple, Salesforce and Adobe

via: CNBC at 2018-10-18 18:31:00:000

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Interactive Brokers - U.S. Fixed Income Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 16:59:22:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the week beginning October 22. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on October 17, 2018. The analysis in this material is provided for i… read more...

Five Stocks To Buy At The Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 15:37:11:000

You dont want to catch a falling knife, but at the same time, diligently prepare yourself to buy the best discounts of the year. Interest rates triggered a tsunami wave of selling tearing apart the tech sector with a vicious profit-taking few trading days. No doubt that asset manag… read more...

FedEx: Outlook Remains Favourable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 14:32:03:000

Investment Thesis FedEx Corporation's ( FDX ) Q1 fiscal 2019 EPS was below the consensus forecasts. However, we believe the company's outlook remains favorable due to the following: (1) strong global economic activities, (2) capacity expansion from offering 6 days a week of ground services, … read more...

IBM: Reasons For Optimism?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 14:26:04:000

Shares of International Business Machines Corp. ( IBM ) are plummeting once again, and most of the activity is coming as a response to the companys third quarter earnings release. The report showed IBM beat market expectation for earnings but missed estimates for revenues. This stopp… read more...

Sirius XM launches new college sports channels, Amazon Echo tie-up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 14:17:16:000

Sirius XM ( SIRI -1.5% ) is launching new channels devoted to a pair of powerful college conferences and has a new marketing agreement tied in with Amazon's Echo smart speakers. More news on: Sirius XM Holdings Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more …. read more...

Netflix Stock Still Has Much Further To Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 12:24:31:000

As we expected and noted in our article on October 16, Netflix ( NFLX ) delivered better than expected subscriber growth numbers and strong fourth quarter guidance. Based on the current growth outlook, Netflix stock may still have much further to climb. Netflix is currently trading at it… read more...

Sears: Always (Blame) The Sun. Roger, Over And Out (Of Business). JCPenny Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 09:44:22:000

Always The Sun Are you familiar with the song " Always The Sun " performed by The Stranglers ? How many times have you woken up and prayed for the rain? How many times have you seen the papers apportion the blame? Who gets to say? Who gets to work and who gets to play? I… read more...

Amazon Go - A Blessing Or A Political Nightmare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 09:30:45:000

Thesis The future for grocery stores is here! Amazon ( AMZN ) plans to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashierless stores by 2021. It plans to open ~10 locations by the end of this year and ~50 locations in major cities by 2019. We believe this initiative has the potential to disrupt t… read more...

Beaten-up tech stocks to feel more pain, investor Paul Meeks predicts

via: CNBC at 2018-10-18 08:30:00:000

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Cramer: Alphabet and Amazon, my largest trust holding, can still be bought after Netflix beat

via: CNBC at 2018-10-17 18:20:00:000

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EBay files poaching lawsuit against Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 16:50:12:000

A lawsuit was filed by eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY ) against Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) overpoaching tactics on its marketplace platform. More news on: eBay Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Amazon, Illumina among Wall Street analysts' favorite stocks to buy on this market dip

via: CNBC at 2018-10-17 16:15:00:000

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Morgan Stanley is bullish on Amazon and thinks earnings will top Wall Street estimates

via: CNBC at 2018-10-17 16:03:00:000

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Reuters: Amazon plans new distribution center in Mexico

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 15:30:22:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is looking for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the region, according to Reuters sources. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Trump moves to pull U.S. out of Universal Postal Union: FT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 11:25:46:000

President Trump moves to pull the U.S. out of the Universal Postal Union, saying that the entity for setting international mailing rates unfairly gives China an edge and facilitates the shipment of counterfeit products and illicit drugs, the Financial Times reports, citing senior White H… read more...

Holiday Hiring: Amazon Paying $15 an Hour or More for 100,000 Seasonal Jobs

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-17 10:30:00:000

Within 48 hours of the $15 minimum wage announcement, more than 70,000 applications were completed for Amazons numerous customer fulfillment roles Amazon offers full-time, part-time, and seasonal roles across hundreds of locations, including a variety of shift patterns and flex… read more...

The Bear Case For Wayfair

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 10:20:00:000

Wayfair, Inc. ( W ) is set to report Q3 earnings November 1st. This should be another huge quarter with anything less than 40% year-over-year revenue growth likely seen as a disappointment. Q2 revenues increased 47% year over year, reaching $5.7 billion over the last twelve months. Impressive … read more...

FedEx Corporation: I Still Remain Optimistic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 09:56:30:000

Back in August , I made the argument that despite being a capital-intensive business, FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) would continue to see significant upside. At the time of my last article, the stock was trading at $250. However, it would appear the market did not agree with my assertions as th… read more...

Jim Cramer on Netflix earnings: CEO Reed Hastings is a 'miracle worker'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-17 09:46:00:000

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Cramer Remix: The Netflix naysayers were wrong

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 19:06:00:000

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Cramer: Cannabis 'might be the most disruptive force since Amazon' for pharma, beverage industries

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 18:57:00:000

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Hundreds of Target stores are getting a makeover in the toy aisles ahead of the holidays

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 17:00:00:000

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Netflix is bragging about its movie stars and their Instagram followers

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 16:43:00:000

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Revolve Group Files For $100 Million IPO

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 16:08:49:000

Quick Take Revolve Group (Advance Holdings) ( RVLV ) intends to raise gross proceeds of $100 million from a U.S. IPO, according to an S-1 registration statement . The firm designs connect fashion designers and retailers into a single technology-driven platform. RVLV is attempting to g… read more...

Walgreens wants to be seen as a health-care company, not just a retailer

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 16:08:00:000

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Netflix surges after crushing earnings

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 15:31:00:000

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How To Play 'Software As A Service'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 14:04:31:000

If you have read any of our content in the first year of the Mad Hedge Technology Letter , the content is distinctly bullish technology stocks. A fundamental driver propelling this cogent argument is the dominant Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry booming inside the confines of Silicon… read more...

Amazon is looking for a data scientist to study why costs keep rising but people aren't healthier

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 11:44:00:000

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Amazon launches thinner, brighter Kindle Paperweight for $130

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 09:29:35:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) announces a new $130 Kindle Paperwhite thats water resistant, thinner and lighter, and has Bluetooth to enable audiobooks if you hook up a speaker or headphones. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Cramer's lightning round: Cisco's stock is a buy ahead of the company's earnings report

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 18:50:00:000

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Tech tumbles again - three experts weigh in on whether the rout continues

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 17:07:00:000

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Jeff Bezos says tech's biggest problems don't have solutions yet, but 'we'll figure them out'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 16:14:00:000

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Amazon-led health venture should focus on life expectancy and disease prevention, experts say

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 15:56:00:000

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Bloomberg: Walmart considering streaming service to take on Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 15:31:38:000

Bloomberg reports that Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) could add more services to its Vudu streaming platform to compete with Amazons (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Video Marketplace. More news on: Walmart Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo doesn't want to leave any 'white space' for Amazon to disrupt

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 15:06:00:000

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UPS opens new packaging facility as it tries to keep up with a surge in online shopping

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 15:01:00:000

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R.I.P. Sears Holdings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 12:55:52:000

Well, folks, it has finally happened. After years of struggling to stay afloat, the once-proud retail giant, Sears Holdings ( SHLD ), has heaved its last breath. On the morning of October 15th, news broke that the business has decided to declare bankruptcy. This move comes as a $134 millio… read more...

Don't Be Fooled By GDP Numbers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 12:18:43:000

Source: Time.com Don't Be Fooled By The GDP Numbers The SPDR S&P 500 ETF ( SPY ) has gone through a swift and very vicious correction in recent days. SPY's meltdown has erased about 8% from the ETF's value in just a few days. Moreover, this is the second notable correction SPY has ex… read more...

Amazon's Undervalued Potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 12:02:35:000

Amazon ( AMZN ) is much more than the e-commerce company that it was when Jeff Bezos founded it in 1994. It is now a huge company that seems to keep growing every month. With such a big company, Amazon's main focus is growth and diversification, unlike Apple ( AAPL ) for example. To add to thi… read more...

Walgreens: High Yielder

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 19:10:56:000

Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA ) has traded mixed following FQ4 results as the company failed to dissuade the biggest fears in the market. A solid EPS beat was offset by a big revenue miss. The market automatically fears Amazon ( AMZN ) somehow already taking market share, but the opport… read more...

How '90s stars like Tia Mowry are having a comeback with shows on Facebook and YouTube

via: CNBC at 2018-10-14 10:26:00:000

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Why Amazon's minimum wage hike was 'inevitable', and how others may soon follow in its footsteps

via: CNBC at 2018-10-14 09:00:00:000

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The last thing we need is yet another streaming video service

via: CNBC at 2018-10-13 16:49:00:000

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U.S. VC Investments Headed For $100B Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 10:44:34:000

Welcome to Seeking Alphas Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on Saturday mornings. Venture capital investments in U.S. companies is expected to reach $100B in 2018, according to PitchBook&#x2019… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Was That A Speed Bump?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 09:45:24:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. That escalated quickly. While we gave a gentle reminder last week that interest rat… read more...

Cramer Remix: Friday's rally may not be sustainable

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 18:59:00:000

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Timeline: The rise and fall of Sears

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 16:10:00:000

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Is A FANG+ Rebound Right Around The Corner?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 15:36:38:000

Back in June, I wrote an article about how the multiple technical indicators were pointing to the NYSE FANG+ index being at overbought levels. There were many harsh critics that my technical analysis was Voodoo, however I was proven correct. Individual technical indicators ar… read more...

Amazon attracts Indian festival shoppers, Flipkart diss

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 14:16:29:000

Amazon ( AMZN +2.2% ) says three times as many Indian shoppers have signed up in the first two days of the festive season compared to last year. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Walmart Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Top 7 5G Stocks To Play The 5G Boom Starting In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 11:52:05:000

This article first appeared on Trend Investing on Aug. 14, 2018; therefore all data is as of that date. For a background on the 5G boom, investors can read my article " A Look At The 5G Opportunity ": The winners will be the first to market 5G telco and infrastructure providers (the 5G … read more...

Closing The Books On What Was A Great Industry!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 11:45:30:000

Johannes Gutenberg started the Printing Revolution in 1439 when he introduced the first printing press in Europe. His introduction of the mechanical movable type is credited with being a major catalyst for the Age of Enlightenment, Renaissance, and Reformation. However, his involvement with … read more...

Reaching Peak Technology Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 09:54:37:000

I drove into San Francisco for a client dinner last night and had to wait an hour at the Bay Bridge toll gate. When I finally got into town, the parking attendant demanded $50. Dinner for two at Mortons steakhouse? How about $400. Which all underlines the fact that we have reached &#… read more...

Sears has been liquidating outside of bankruptcy for years - that's making it harder to save itself now

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 09:26:00:000

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Amazon's new content chief explains how she's battling Netflix

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 08:47:00:000

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Tech shares come roaring back in trading Friday, led by Netflix and Amazon

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 08:10:00:000

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Cramer says it's time to buy stocks on Friday after massive sell-off: 'We are oversold'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 19:38:00:000

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Cramer finds beaten-down tech stocks ripe for the picking as Nasdaq flirts with correction

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 18:28:00:000

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The October Pause That Refreshes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 18:02:50:000

Well, here it is! The much-awaited correction, which everybody has been awaiting to finally invest in U.S. equities. Guess whatit will be like it has almost always been (and definitely many times during this, still the most hated/distrusted stock bull market in my memory). Most inv… read more...

Secular trends haven't changed overnight, so don't fear tech stocks, portfolio manager says

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 16:52:00:000

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Amazon.com to Webcast Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-11 16:01:00:000

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2018 financial results on October 25, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. PT/5:30 p.m. ET. The event will be webcast live, and the audio and associated slides will be available for at least thr… read more...

Here are 5 things Sears got wrong that sped its fall

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 15:32:00:000

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Nasdaq dips into correction territory, becoming first major stock benchmark to do so

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 15:18:00:000

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Amazon, FedEx, and UPS drop on proposed USPS price increase

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 14:45:07:000

The U.S. Postal Service proposes a 9% to 12% increase in shipping charges for the parcel select service used by Amazon ( AMZN -3.5% ), UPS ( UPS -2.5% ), and FedEx ( FDX -1.4% ). More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., FedEx Corporation, Tech stocks news, Cons… read more...

The Post Office wants to raise the fees it charges Amazon and other shippers

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 13:30:00:000

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Here's where to hide out if market continues to tumble

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 13:17:00:000

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Cramer's sell-off strategy: 'The time to start buying may be upon us'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 19:00:00:000

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Cramer's sell-off handbook: 4 things need to happen for stocks to recover

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 18:14:00:000

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Amazon adjusts pay hike to cover lost bonuses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 17:01:31:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is making adjustments to its $15/hour minimum wage hike to ensure warehouse workers dont lose money in the deal. More news on: Amazon.com, Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Tech stocks have their worst day since August 2011

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 16:18:00:000

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Who Needs The Facebook Portal And Portal+ Devices?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 15:09:10:000

Introduction The bull case of Facebook ( FB ) is simple and compelling and goes like this: It has more than 2 billion monthly active users across its products. It is a fast-growing company that generated more than $40 billion in 2017 and is estimated to generate $55 billion and $66 b… read more...

FBI director on whether Apple and Amazon servers had Chinese spy chips: 'Be careful what you read'

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 14:31:00:000

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IBM files protest against Pentagon cloud contract with one winner

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 14:22:35:000

IBM ( IBM -1.7% ) files a pre-award bid protest against the Pentagons planned $10B, winner-take-all cloud contract, according to The Washington Post sources. More news on: International Business Machines Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Tech stock… read more...

There's more pain to come for stocks, according to analysts watching the charts

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 14:21:00:000

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FBI Director deflects questions on Chinese chip investigation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 13:48:12:000

FBI Director Christopher Wray deflects questions about the Bloomberg Businessweek report that China placed malicious chips in servers headed for major U.S. companies. More news on: Super Micro Computer, Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

Conference: AT&T's new VOD service to build from HBO, add Warner library

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 13:27:10:000

WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey took to the stage of the VF Summit just after parent AT&T ( T +0.3% ) dropped a filing announcing plans for an upcoming streaming service that looks to stake out an interesting position in the coming over-the-top content war. More news on: Comcast Corpo… read more...

Expect continued media consolidation, because scale matters, 21st Century Fox vice chair says

via: CNBC at 2018-10-09 18:53:00:000

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Cramer's 'power ranking' for consumer discretionary: Amazon, TJX, Kohl's, VF Corp, Nike

via: CNBC at 2018-10-09 18:34:00:000

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Report: Costco considered free video streaming as perk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 18:26:35:000

An Amazon move? Costco (NASDAQ: COST ) has had early talks about offering a video streaming service as a perk for its higher membership tier, The Information reports. More news on: Costco Wholesale Corporation, Amazon.com, Inc., Consumer stocks news, Read more … read more...

The Fat Lady Is Singing For The Bond Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 16:10:40:000

You could see all of the key support levels failing like a hot knife for butter. The next support for the United States Treasury Bond Fund ( TLT ) is now at $111 or some 2.5 points down from here, pointing to a 3.25% yield for the ten-year bond. My year-end forecast of a ten-year yield of … read more...

Market Volatility Bulletin: The Rates Story May Be Overblown Here, As Vol Is Really Picking Up In Tech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 14:17:01:000

Market Intro CNBC: 1:38PM The five-day action shown above for S&P 500 futures ( SPY ) demonstrates that indeed investors are in fact fretting. Treasury yields make for a reasonable story line, but note that the US10-Yr ( IEF ) is basically unchanged for the day (a little down: see … read more...

Office REITs: WeWork To The Rescue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 13:27:44:000

REIT Rankings: Office In our REIT Rankings series, we analyze each of the commercial and residential real estate sectors. We rank companies within the sectors based on both common and unique valuation metrics, presenting investors with numerous options that fit their own investing style … read more...

Netflix plunged into a correction this week, but one top technician says this is a chance to buy

via: CNBC at 2018-10-09 12:40:00:000

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Morgan Stanley: The stock market is at a 'tipping point' because of higher rates, dump growth names

via: CNBC at 2018-10-09 09:50:00:000

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This Dividend Aristocrat Offers A Record High Dividend For A Historically Low Multiple

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 08:38:16:000

Cardinal Health ( CAH ) is one of the largest drug distributors in America. Together with McKesson ( MCK ) and AmerisourceBergen ( ABC ), they form the Big 3 of drug wholesalers and account for 85%-90% of all US drug distribution revenue. Cardinal Health is the smallest of the 3 but by a narro… read more...

Sen. Bernie Sanders asks Amazon about potential losses to wage hike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 07:55:33:000

Senator Bernie Sanders, a vocal Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) critic who initially praised the minimum wage raise to $15/hour, sent a letter to the company asking it to confirm how the total compensation of employees with stock options would be affected by the change. More news on: Amazon.com,… read more...

Google drops out of race for $10B Pentagon cloud contract

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 17:10:30:000

Google has dropped out of the race for the winner-takes-all, $10B Pentagon cloud contract. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alphabet, Inc. Cl A, Microsoft Corporation, Tech stocks news, Read more … read more...

CNBC: Advertisers moving hundreds of millions from Google to Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 15:43:25:000

Some advertisers are moving half the budget normally spent with Google ( GOOG -0.9% )( GOOGL -1.1% ) search to Amazons ( AMZN -1.2% ) ads instead, according to CNBC sources. The moves could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. More news on: Alphabet, Inc. Cl C, Alpha… read more...

Eldorado Gold: Know The Management Team

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 15:33:54:000

One CEO took home less than an $82,000 salary in 2017, the other took home a salary of $916,000, with an additional cash bonus of $490,000. One of these companies is valued at over $1 trillion and saw the company's market capitalization appreciate by 55% in 2017, the other company is valued at… read more...

Some advertisers are moving half of their search budget from Google to Amazon: Ad industry sources

via: CNBC at 2018-10-08 14:54:00:000

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Streaming services are feeding a boom in smart speakers such as Echo, HomePod: Study

via: CNBC at 2018-10-08 14:33:00:000

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