All Posts Tagged With: "AMZN"

(SPW) Little-Known, Huge Growth

SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is one of the most boring moneymakers in the world: engineering and manufacturing pumps, filters, you get the drift. You will never hear anyone at a party talking about how hot this one is, but it will make...

16Mar2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CRM) How to Invest in a Bipolar World, Part II

On Friday, I argued that the biggest challenge facing investors today is our “bipolar world.” In the public sector, for instance, we have stifling regulations that cost Americans $1.8 trillion a year. That’s $14,768 per household. And we have a federal budget deficit and unfunded liabilities...

17Feb2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(SPW) The Real Deal

SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is one of the most boring moneymakers in the world: engineering and manufacturing pumps, filters, you get the drift. You will never hear anyone at a party talking about how hot this one is, but it will make...

31Dec2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) The Most Unlikely Marriage in the Market

In the last week, the stock market has hit an all-time high just as the approval rating for Congress hit an all-time low. Folks are clearly pleased with the private sector and disgusted with the public one. Overall, that’s a good thing for your stock portfolio. Here’s why… As...

25Dec2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(KSS) Two Stocks Poised to Perform This Holiday Season

Like it or not, the holiday shopping season has already begun. Christmas music is playing over speakers, holiday-themed paraphernalia is lining store shelves… and the markets are wondering how retailers are going to fare over the next six weeks. With Black Friday deals coming earlier...

22Dec2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ESV) Ensco – Dividend Doubling Within Four Years?

In focus this week: the No. 2 deep-water driller, Amazon in the cloud and the “Slap in the Face” Award Deep-water drillers have to go farther and farther offshore for new fields, but they are finding bigger and better reserves, and, according to a recent Barron’s article, that’s...

5Oct2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) What Government Shutdown?

The government actually did it. It shut down. Leaving Americans to ask the question: What do we do now? My suggestion is that, instead of panicking, we take a webpage out of Amazon.com Inc.‘s (Nasdaq: AMZN) playbook and go...

5Oct2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IRBT) An Unstoppable Trend

One of my favorite television series as a child was The Jetsons. Its creators worked to give us their vision of life in 2062 – a full century from the show’s debut in 1962. We’re halfway there. But many of the gadgets in the show still seem farfetched. First to mind is...

1Oct2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire HD Gets Apartment Guide App

Apartment Guide has launched an exclusive real estate rental app for Amazon’s (AMZN) Kindle Fire HD. Apartment Guide helps millions of people look for new homes or apartments. It advertises through Internet, mobile, social...

8Sep2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google to Stream Music for a Price

Reportedly, Google Inc. (GOOG), the world’s most popular Internet search engine provider, plans to launch a subscription-based music streaming service to challenge companies such as Spotify Ltd. that offer a similar kind of...

23May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Expands Hardware Range

E-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) intends to manufacture a television set-top box (STB) to stream video content, according to Bloomberg. Amazon’s set-top box will feature Amazon’s online video offerings,...

16May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CBS) Can Aereo Change the Broadcast Game?

The signal’s still green for Aereo. Despite several legal challenges, the company which streams over-the-air TV programs from the cloud continues to grow its services. The brainchild of CEO Chaitanya (Chet) Kanojia, Aereo has worked its way around existing legislation which requires cable and satellite...

15May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CY) Cypress Semiconductor Loss Narrower than Expected

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) reported first-quarter 2013 loss of 5 cents per share, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 8 cents loss per share. The adjusted earnings per share exclude one-time items but include stock-based compensation...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MOLX) Will Molex Miss Earnings Estimates in 3Q? – Analyst Blog

Molex Inc. (MOLX) is set to report third quarter 2013 results on Apr 23. Last quarter it reported in line with estimates. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors This...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft Cuts Prices to Match Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) recently announced its decision to slash prices for its Windows Azure cloud services as part of an effort to better compete with Amazon‘s (AMZN)...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon Earnings Report Mixed – Stock Still Climbs

After the bell Thursday, Amazon (AMZN) reported mixed results for its Q1: an earnings beat on slightly lower revenues and downwardly revised guidance… and the stock is still up following the announcement. Amazon, the...

29Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Earnings Preview – Will it Miss?

Google Inc. (GOOG) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 18. Last quarter, it posted a 4.76% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors this Past...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EXPE) Expedia Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

Expedia Inc. (EXPE) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 25. Last quarter, it posted a 4.0% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors This Past...

24Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GME) GameStop Hits 52-Week High

Shares of GameStop Corporation (GME) surged to attain a new 52-week high of $32.33 on Apr 12, 2013, before closing at $32.02, up 1.1% from the previous day’s session. Shares of this Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) video game and entertainment...

23Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices’ First Quarter Loss Narrower than Expected

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported a loss of 13 cents per share for the first quarter of 2013, better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate 17 cents loss per share owing to solid execution and cost control management. Revenues AMD...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(WWW) What’s in Store for Wolverine World Wide Earnings?

Wolverine World Wide Inc. (WWW) is slated to report its first-quarter 2013 results before the market opens on Apr 16. In the last quarter, it posted a positive surprise of 200%. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) What’s in Store for Intel in First Quarter Earnings?

Intel Corp. (INTC) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 16. Last quarter it posted a 6.67% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors t\This...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EBAY) eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

eBay Inc. (EBAY) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on April17. Last quarter it posted a 4.92% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors this Past Quarter eBay’sstrength...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NFLX) Netflix Reveals Viewership Data on Facebook

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) surged 4.2% to close at $173.01 on Apr 11, 2013, after the company announced that its subscribers watched 4 billion hours of streaming over the last three months. The announcement was made on the company’s...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft and NBC Sports Collaborate

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and NBC Sports Group have announced a partnership to use Windows Azure Media Services across NBC Sports’ digital platforms. NBC Sports is the sports division of the NBC television network. The group...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(EBAY) Bitcoins: Digital Gold for the Digital Age

It’s happening all around you, at this very second, and you probably haven’t even noticed. Right now, on the same networks that carry your internet data, people are exchanging goods and services – completely off the grid. Out of the reach of the tax man, the Fed, or any other government...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSFT) Microsoft Furthers Tablet Plans

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) plans to launch a 7-inch Surface tablet later this year to catch up with its rivals, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company launched its 10.6-inch screen Surface tablet in October last year...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon to Acquire Goodreads

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has announced that it will acquire Goodreads, a book recommendation site that helps its readers to find and share books of their choice, for an undisclosed sum. Launched in Jan 2007 by Otis Chandler and...

17Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued