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  1. 6 Places to Get the Best Back-to-School Deals on Supplies (WMT, ...

    August 31, 2016
    Check out these places for the best deals on school supplies in local retail and online.
  2. Chase Coleman’s Q2 Services Stocks Picks (AMZN, CHTR, PCLN)

    August 30, 2016
    Chase Coleman of Tiger Global Management LLC increases his holdings in AMZN, CHTR, and PCLN in second-quarter.
  3. Amazon Stock Rises on Streaming Music Service (AMZN, AAPL)

    August 29, 2016
    Music is not new to Amazon, which already boasts an extensive catalog of songs offered to its Prime subscribers.
  4. Netflix Stock Initiated With "Sell" Rating (NFLX, AMZN)

    August 29, 2016
    Competition from the likes of Hulu and Amazon's video platforms is seen as a greater threat to Netflix, unlike in years past. ...
  5. Amazon Tests Futuristic 30-Hour Work Week (AMZN)

    August 29, 2016
    As automation threatens to lower labor demand, a reduced work week could evenly distribute a shrinking labor pool and boost ...
  6. Amazon to Open Bookstore in Chicago (AMZN)

    August 28, 2016
    Amazon is now looking for ways to bring a human face to the brand. And that should continue to scare its competitors.
  7. The Impact of Brexit on Amazon (AMZN)

    August 27, 2016
    Discover what Brexit is and learn about the impact it might have on Amazon stock, as well as the company's business endeavors ...
  8. Amazon’s Subscribe and Save: A Bait and Switch?

    August 26, 2016
    Amazon's "Subscribe & Save" program isn't all it's cracked up to be. Here's why.
  9. Amazon Launches Vehicle Platform for Car Buyers

    August 25, 2016
    Amazon continues its efforts to be all things to all people with the addition of Amazon Vehicles, on online fountain of information ...
  10. Understanding Amazon's Capital Structure (AMZN)

    August 25, 2016
    Following the 2008 financial crisis, many companies, including Amazon, have been increasing their leverage, causing significant ...
  11. Tiger Global Sells Almost $2 Bln in Netflix (NFLX, AAPL)

    August 24, 2016
    In a quarter that saw funds selling the media giant in record numbers, Tiger Global led the trend.
  12. Amazon to Offer $5 Music Subscription Service (AMZN)

    August 23, 2016
    The music streaming industry becomes increasingly competitive as leading tech companies develop services to compete with ...
  13. Amazon’s Prime Now Service Offering Hyundai Test Drives

    August 23, 2016
    We can expect more nontraditional partnerships to emerge from auto and internet players in markets.
  14. AMZN vs. BABA: A Look at Two E-Commerce Giants (AMZN, BABA)

    August 22, 2016
    From an investment perspective, you would have done well betting on either company.
  15. Amazon Bets Big on Post-Brexit Britain (AMZN)

    August 22, 2016
    With the setup of new facilities leading to high job creation potential, Amazon joins the list of global businesses that ...
  16. Top Three Stocks Held By Hedge Funds (FB, AMZN)

    August 22, 2016
    Here are the top three stocks held by hedge funds during the second quarter.
  17. Top 10 Investments for Your Retirement Plan (XOM, VNM)

    August 22, 2016
    Discover 10 of the best investments through which to reach retirement savings goals, regardless of whether your career is ...
  18.’s Discount Tech a Driver of Walmart’s Buy (WMT, AMZN)

    August 19, 2016
    Wal-Mart's blockbuster purchase of was driven in large part by the start-up's discounting technology.
  19. Amazon Sells Phones With Ads on the Cheap (AMZN)

    August 18, 2016 Inc. is getting back into the mobile phone market, subsidizing two phones in exchange for customers viewing ads. ...
  20. Steve Cohen's Point72 Buys Amazon in Q2 (AMZN, WMT)

    August 18, 2016
    Besides a big bet on the online retailer, Cohen also invested in KAR Auction Services, Tesoro and more.
  21. Why Investors Believe Amazon's Long-Term Growth Story (AMZN)

    August 18, 2016
    Amazon is highly valued as a growth company primarily because it has broadened e-commerce and continued technological innovation.
  22. What Do Apple and Amazon Have in Common? Massive Drawdowns (AAPL, ...

    August 18, 2016
    You don't get 30% annualized returns without the occasional 50% drawdown.
  23. Wal-Mart Set to Test Higher Ground

    August 18, 2016
    Wal-Mart delivered a solid quarterly report that should translate into even higher prices in coming weeks.
  24. Amazon Releases Free Series to YouTube (AMZN, GOOGL)

    August 17, 2016
    Amazon attempts to turn free content viewers onto Prime memberships while competing with big names in the space including ...
  25. Wal-Mart Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? (WMT, AMZN)

    August 16, 2016
    Wal-Mart shares have risen some 11% over the past three months, thanks to the company's recent moves to better compete with ...
  26. Benefits and Rewards of the GameStop Credit Card

    August 16, 2016
    Similar to other credit-card reward programs, the GameStop card is most lucrative to frequent customers who pay off their ...
  27. 3 Stocks to Buy According to Goldman Sachs (AAPL, FB)

    August 15, 2016
    While Goldman recommends for investors to adopt a "risk-off" approach, the firm believes certain companies have plenty of ...
  28. 3 Stocks With The Biggest Earnings Surprises in Q2 (AMZN, GRMN)

    August 15, 2016
    Goldman Sachs analysts crunched the numbers to figure out the three stocks with biggest earnings surprises.
  29. 3 Best Credit Cards for Shopping at Amazon in 2016 (AMZN)

    August 14, 2016
    Find out how shoppers can earn maximum cash back on their purchases with Amazon-focused cash-back rewards credit ...
  30. Microsoft and Amazon in Videogame Livestreaming Battle (MSFT, ...

    August 11, 2016
    Microsoft Corp's (MSFT) Xbox unit announced it will be buying Beam Interactive Inc., a livestreaming service that allows ...
  31. Streaming Services Spur Record Scripted Shows This Year

    August 10, 2016
    The number of scripted shows on television will reach record highs this year and streaming services are responsible for the ...
  32. Macy's Approaches Critical Price Level Before Earnings (M, AMZN)

    August 9, 2016
    Macy's has been stuck in a bear market for more than a year, but it has now arrived at a price level that can support a new ...
  33. Wal-Mart Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (WMT, AMZN)

    August 8, 2016
    Wal-Mart will send its dividend payment on September 6 to shareholders of record as of August 12.
  34. Walmart Announces $3.3 Bn Deal (WMT, AMZN)

    August 7, 2016
    Unlike several other brick-and-mortar retailers whose businesses have been disrupted by Amazon, Walmart has the financial ...
  35. Amazon's Prime Air Cargo Jets Set to Take Off (AMZN, FDX)

    August 7, 2016
    Controlling its own logistics instead of relying on either FedEx or UPS is one way Amazon plans to achieve its delivery goals. ...
  36. Jeff Bezos Sells 1 Million Amazon Shares (AMZN)

    August 4, 2016
    The Amazon founder and CEO has just sold shares worth $756 million.
  37. Digital Globalization: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain?

    August 4, 2016
    Which countries and companies stand to benefit the most from digital globalization, according to McKinsey Global Institute.
  38. Google Gets Green Light to Test Delivery Drones (GOOGL, AMZN)

    August 3, 2016
    Google's parent Alphabet Inc. got permission from the FAA to test unmanned drones in six test sites designated by the FAA. ...
  39. Invest in Consumer Discretionary With This ETF (XLY, AMZN)

    August 3, 2016
    In the article below, we’ll take a look at several charts and see where strategic traders are currently placing their bets. ...
  40. Analyzing Alibaba Vs. Amazon Business Models

    August 2, 2016
    Learn how Alibaba and Amazon compare in terms of each company's applied business model, and understand the markets each company ...
  41. Crowdfunding's New Store: Amazon Adds Kickstarter (AMZN)

    August 1, 2016
    Amazon Launchpad introduces Kickstarter Collection with over 300 products created and crowdfunded on Kickstarter.
  42. Einhorn Loses on Apple, Amazon, Macy's and Fracking

    August 1, 2016
    It has been a while since David Einhorn, fund manager of Greenlight Capital, had a strung together multiple profitable quarters.
  43. Netflix To See More Competition From Amazon (AMZN, NFLX)

    July 29, 2016
    Amazon is taking on Netflix in a bigger way when it comes to original content, nearly doubling the investment for the remainder ...
  44. Amazon Q2 EPS, Rev Beat; AWS Disappoints (AMZN)

    July 28, 2016
    The e-commerce giant reported second quarter earnings results that didn't show the momentum investors hoped to see in its ...
  45. 3 Stocks That Could Benefit from Civil Unrest

    July 28, 2016
    Civil unrest could lead to increased sales for these three companies.
  46. 4 Stocks Vulnerable to Amazon (AMZN,CONN,WMT,TGT)

    July 28, 2016
    Amazon has stolen market share from many, but these four companies in particular have been hit hard.
  47. Amazon's Q2 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect?

    July 27, 2016
    Performance of Amazon's AWS cloud platform will be a key component of this quarter.
  48. Amazon and Brits Want to Fastrack Drone Adoption (AMZN)

    July 26, 2016 is teaming up with the U.K. government to speed up the adoption of drones for delivering small packages.
  49. Behind Amazon's 1,772% Rise in 10 years (AMZN)

    July 26, 2016
    The primary drivers behind Amazon's historical stock price growth.
  50. Microsoft's Competitive Advantage: An Inside Look

    July 25, 2016
    Microsoft thoroughly understands how to build competitive advantage to expand market share and dominate competitors. Here's ...
  51. Amazon Bets Big On Italy's Broadband (AMZN)

    July 25, 2016
    Amazon plans to sharply increase its investments in Italy, backed by the government’s digital turnaround plans.
  52. Jeff Bezos Now Richer Than Warren Buffett

    July 25, 2016
    While Bezos will gladly accept the new status, Buffett, who has gifted billions to numerous charities over the years, isn't ...
  53. Amazon: 10 Secrets You Didn't Know (AMZN)

    July 23, 2016
    10 little-known facts about e-commerce leader Inc., the world's largest online provider of retail goods headed ...
  54. eBay Headed For New Highs (EBAY, AMZN)

    July 21, 2016
    eBay has finally confirmed an 11-year breakout above resistance in the mid-20s and could enter a powerful trend advance.
  55. Amazon Enters Student Loan Market (AMZN, WFC)

    July 21, 2016
    Amazon announced it will get into the $1.3 trillion market.
  56. Amazon Files Docking Station Patent For Drones (AMZN)

    July 20, 2016
    Amazon is advancing the retailer's drone ambitions by filing a patent recently for docking stations in the sky.
  57. Report Card: Goldman Sachs' 2016 Stock Picks (AMZN, CMG)

    July 20, 2016
    Goldman Sachs picked 35 stocks at the end of last year that it thought would perform well. Here's how they have done so far ...
  58. 4 Retailers Immune to Amazon (AMZN,TJX,ROST,DG)

    July 20, 2016
    Amazon crushes most brick-and-mortar retailers, but these four have been immune so far.
  59. Microsoft Stock Soars on Azure Cloud Growth

    July 19, 2016
    Microsoft answered the cloud call on Tuesday, and then some.
  60. Cloud Adoption: The Focus on Microsoft Earnings

    July 18, 2016
    While Microsoft's Q3 commercial cloud revenue surpassed $10 billion (annualized), revenue from its Intelligent Cloud segment ...
  61. Sprout's Farmers Market's Competitive Advantage: An Inside Look ...

    July 18, 2016
    Analyze Sprouts Farmers Markets' competitive advantage to determine if its business model and brand provide a sustainable ...
  62. What to Expect in Netflix Q2 Earnings

    July 17, 2016
    All eyes will be on subscriber growth, both in the U.S. and abroad, in Netflix's earnings results Monday.
  63. BestBuy Beware: Amazon Gains Share in Electronics

    July 14, 2016
    While Best Buy remains the largest electronic retailer in the world, it’s losing ground to Amazon.
  64. Prime Day Biggest Ever For Amazon (AMZN)

    July 13, 2016
    Amazon's proprietary sales event was the biggest ever for Amazon and surpassed 2015 Prime Day by 60% globally.
  65.'s Prime Day Deals are Here (AMZN)

    July 12, 2016
    Did you miss Amazon's Prime Day last year? It's back with over 100,000 deals.
  66. 5 ETFs With Amazon Exposure (AMZN,XLY,FDN,RTH)

    July 12, 2016
    These ETFs all have Amazon as their top holding, which gives investors exposure to the stock as well as diversification. ...
  67. Netflix Stock Falls on Analyst's Sell Rating (NFLX, AMZN)

    July 12, 2016
    Netflix shares took a beating on Monday, falling almost 3% following some strong comments about its valuation and competitive ...
  68. A Look Inside the Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (VCR, AMZN)

    July 12, 2016
    As of May 31, the VCR consisted of 391 individual holdings. The Internet Retailing group accounts for about 14.8% of the ...
  69. Do Retail Store Closings Create a Domino Effect?

    July 11, 2016
    If brick-and-mortar retailers continue to close at today’s pace, here’s how it could play out.
  70. Wal-Mart Crashes Amazon Prime Day (WMT, AMZN)

    July 11, 2016
    Just as Amazon prepares for a record Amazon Prime Sales Holiday, Walmart has announced it will offer one-week free shipping, ...
  71. Get Paid Android Apps for Free Using Amazon Underground on Boingo

    July 11, 2016
    Here’s how to get all paid Android apps for free.
  72. 4 Cases to Buy If the Stock Market Is at an All-Time High

    July 11, 2016
    Learn about why someone would invest in the stock market, even if it has reached an all-time high. This article will review ...
  73. Does Amazon Have a Chinese Counterfeit Problem? (AMZN)

    July 11, 2016
    Reports suggest that the e-commerce giant is overwhelmed with Chinese counterfeit products.
  74. These 3 Stocks Just Hit Highs: More Room to Run?

    July 8, 2016
    These three stocks just hit 52-week highs. Will this upward trend continue?
  75. Is Costco Really 'Amazon-Proof'?

    July 7, 2016
    Few retailers have stood in the line of fire of Amazon's growing online dominance and lived to tell about it, but Costco ...
  76. A Look Inside the Vanguard Growth ETF

    July 7, 2016
    The Vanguard Growth ETF, which has $50.6 billion in net assets, is designed to track the performance of the CRSP US Large ...
  77. Top 5 Shopping Apps of 2016

    July 7, 2016
    Explore Goldman Sachs' list of the five best shopping apps and the basis for its call for $50 billion in sales to shift to ...
  78. What Brexit Fallout? Amazon Nets New 52-Week High

    July 6, 2016
    Amazon to create an additional 1,000 jobs across the U.K. this year.
  79. Amazon Snags Exclusive PBS Kids Streaming Rights (AMZN, NFLX)

    July 5, 2016
    Fans of kids shows such as Arthur and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood may now want to subscribe to Amazon's Prime streaming service.
  80. Wal-Mart's Answer to Amazon Free Shipping (WMT, AMZN)

    July 1, 2016
    To compete with Amazon's Prime, the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has introduced its free shipping program.
  81. Amazon Quietly Expands Private Labels (AMZN)

    June 30, 2016 Inc. quietly launched two new brands this week. These brands sell coffee and baby food and are Amazon's first ...
  82. Which Industries Can Produce the Next Amazon-Like Stock? (AMZN)

    June 30, 2016
    Learn about three industries that are ripe for disruption and have the potential to produce a company with the growth characteristics ...
  83. Amazon Expands Dash Button Program (AMZN)

    June 29, 2016
    Amazon adds 50 new brands to its Dash Button program.
  84. Large-Cap Companies: Less Growth Potential Than Amazon? (AMZN)

    June 26, 2016
    Learn why one analyst believes may be the largest U.S. company by market cap by 2020, and why he may be overestimating ...
  85. Netflix Price Hike to Bring in $520M (NFLX, AMZN)

    June 23, 2016
    Netflix's price hike might cause 480,000 subscribers to leave, but the company will still pocket $520M.
  86. Amazon Facing Fines by FAA Over Shipments (AMZN)

    June 23, 2016 Inc. is facing two new fines from the FAA, which is taking issue with the way Amazon shipped certain materials. ...
  87. LinkedIn's Top Attractors List

    June 23, 2016
    LinkedIn's first-ever list of the companies which are the most sought after by its network users.
  88. 5 Tech Companies With High Stock-Based Compensation (GOOGL, AMZN)

    June 22, 2016
    Examine stock-based compensation among large tech firms to determine which factors are driving equity compensation and how ...
  89. Amazon’s New Kindle (AMZN)

    June 22, 2016
    Amazon has a new low-cost Kindle with more memory and a more comfortable design.
  90. Amazon Could Soon Oust Best Buy (AMZN, BBY)

    June 22, 2016
    For years, Best Buy Co Inc. has been the long-running champion when it comes to selling consumer electronics in the U.S., ...
  91. Are Hedge Funds Trying to Catch the Falling Knife? (AMZN, NFLX)

    June 19, 2016
    Learn about how hedge funds continue to increase their exposure to momentum stocks and why this strategy carries both risks ...
  92. Why Einhorn Tried Shorting Amazon and Netflix (NFLX, AMZN)

    June 19, 2016
    Learn about Greenlight Capital's short positions in Amazon and Netflix, and about the ratios indicating that these stocks ...
  93. Amazon Is Working on a Jetsons Future Today (AMZN, UPS)

    June 17, 2016
    Deutsche Bank released a report on Amazon's ever-expanding shipping network and its effects on UPS and Fedex
  94. Costco: Yet Another Retailer Pressured by Amazon? (COST, AMZN)

    June 16, 2016
    Assess the likelihood that Amazon will take market share away from Costco. What factors allow Costco to maintain competitive ...
  95. Amazon Attacks Apple, Pandora With Streaming Music (AMZN, AAPL)

    June 13, 2016
    The e-commerce juggernaut plans to launch a standalone streaming music service this year, separate from its Prime subscription.
  96. Amazon vs. Big Retail—Investor Optimism is Changing

    June 13, 2016
    Investopedia columnists Richard Peterson and Tate Hayes on the enduring importance of a "smile" in retail.
  97. Apple's WWDC Begins Today (AAPL, AMZN)

    June 13, 2016
    Unlike in year's past, the WWDC is more crucial to Apple's core, given that the tech giant is coming off its first quarterly ...
  98. Inc. Invests $3B in India (AMZN, MS)

    June 10, 2016 Inc. invests $3 billion in India with the hope that it can boost its international growth.
  99. Amazon’s Clothing Business Is Bigger Than You Think (AMZN, GS)

    June 10, 2016
    A look at a Goldman Sachs' report about the future of online apparel sales and Amazon's place in this market.
  100. Amazon to Deliver Groceries in the UK (AMZN)

    June 9, 2016
    Amazon Fresh will use low prices, fast delivery guarantees and the benefit of a large product base to grab hold of the UK ...
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