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  1. How Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Make Money From You

    March 21, 2014
    If you’re not paying for the product, the product is you. That's a truism that's especially suited for social media and its ...
  2. e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook

    March 6, 2014
    e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
  3. #PreMarket Primer: Friday, February 28: Tension Between Russia ...

    February 28, 2014
    The ongoing problems in Ukraine have begun to reach further than the country’s borders as tension between the West and Russia ...
  4. Barron's Recap: Trouble In The Pipeline?

    February 23, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: troubles at Kinder Morgan, America's top financial advisors, dividends with big ...
  5. Fed Rate Fears Are Premature - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 20, 2014
    Fed fears are not appropriate concern at this stage, it is the questions abissue at this stage is the growth outlook for ...
  6. Bull of the Day: Qihoo 360 (QIHU) - Bull of the Day

    February 5, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Qihoo 360 (QIHU) - Bull of the Day
  7. Bull of the Day: Finisar (FNSR) - Bull of the Day

    January 17, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Finisar (FNSR) - Bull of the Day
  8. Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    December 30, 2013
    Publishing Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  9. 7 ETF Types To Be Thankful For

    November 28, 2013
    This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of ...
  10. Bull of the Day: SINA (SINA) - Bull of the Day

    November 15, 2013
    Bull of the Day: SINA (SINA) - Bull of the Day
  11. Already Up 40% This Year, This Rental Giant Could Add 15% Before ...

    November 14, 2013
    In this market, finding a stock with strong upside that also happens to have come down well off of its 52-week high isn't ...
  12. Twitter Mania Dominates All Else - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 7, 2013
    The excitement surrounding the Twitter IPO is dominating everything else, including the ECB and GDP announcements.
  13. e-Commerce Stock Update - Nov 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    November 7, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - Nov 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  14. Twitter, Tesla & Q3 Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 6, 2013
    The Twitter mania adds to investors' disappointment with the Tesla earnings release on an other
  15. Short Interest In Facebook Falls, In Groupon Rises (FB, GRPN, ...

    October 25, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw significant swings in short interest ...
  16. Five Reasons Why The Netflix Juggernaut Could Continue to Roll

    October 21, 2013
    What makes Netflix’ saga so compelling is the element of the grand comeback. We'll look at 5 factors that could keep the ...
  17. A Dragon-Sized Play In Chinese Tech

    October 21, 2013
    For tech investors, China’s growth story is just getting started. The nation is quickly becoming a hot bed of internet and ...
  18. Short Sellers Pile On Facebook and Google (FB, GOOG, ZNGA)

    October 10, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw significant upswings in short interest ...
  19. The Biggest Technical Glitches On Wall Street

    October 2, 2013
    Bubbles, sell-offs, and bear markets have become a part of our everyday vocabulary as the financial world has taken investors, ...
  20. Short Interest Moves in Facebook, Google (FB, GOOG, LNKD)

    September 25, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: LNKD) saw significant upswings in short interest ...
  21. How Social Engagement Is Building The Future Of Communication

    September 24, 2013
    The gripe of baby boomers and generations past is the deconstruction of communication. Too many screens, too many devices ...
  22. How To Benefit When CEOs Step Down

    September 17, 2013
    We’ve picked five examples of recent (last five years) CEO retirements that caused an unusually large move - up or down - ...
  23. An Interesting Year For Tech ETFs

    September 4, 2013
    On the surface, it would appear to be a disappointing year for technology sector ETFs. The Technology Select Sector SPDR ...
  24. Yahoo! Reclaims Traffic Leadership, But Can It Turn It Into Cash?

    August 23, 2013
    What does Yahoo!'s sudden rise to the top of internet traffic mean for its business?
  25. Little Else but Retailers This Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 19, 2013
    It's enough to make one consider discussing the next Fed chairperson.
  26. Short Interest In Zynga Rises Again (ANGI, YELP, ZNGA)

    August 13, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Angie's List (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings ...
  27. Groupon Takes Another Step Forward

    August 8, 2013
    Groupon's new model appears to be reviving billings and investor enthusiasm.
  28. Do Earnings Justify Record Stock Market? - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 26, 2013
    It is hard to square the earnings picture emerging from Q2 results and company guidance with where the market???s current ...
  29. Yahoo! Still Needs To Generate Better Intrinsic Value

    July 17, 2013
    Yahoo! still has a lot of work to do in turning around its core operations.
  30. Garmin Launches Portable HUD - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Garmin Ltd. recently announced the launch of portable Head-Up Display (HUD) for smartphone navigation apps.
  31. Little Movement in Short Interest in Social Media Stocks (EBAY, ...

    July 11, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, eBay (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings in short ...
  32. e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    July 8, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  33. e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook

    July 8, 2013
    e-Commerce Stock Update - July 2013 (pt. 1) - Industry Outlook
  34. Yahoo Acquires Bignoggins Productions - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Yahoo! Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Bignoggins Productions, a mobile app developer.
  35. Tech Roundup: Microsoft Soars, Google Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Last week, Microsoft signed an important agreement with Oracle related to cloud computing technologies, Facebook announced ...
  36. Short Interest in Social Media Stocks on the Rise (ANGI, GOOG, ...

    June 27, 2013
    Among the social media players, Angie's List (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings in short interest between ...
  37. Microsoft to Scale Up Iowa Data Center - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Microsoft Corp. recently announced the expansion of its data center that lies about seven miles west of Des Moines in Iowa.
  38. Facebook Offers Videos on Instagram - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    Reportedly, Facebook's Instagram application will now feature videos as well.
  39. Raven Collaborates with Google - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2013
    Raven collaborates with Google to provide high-speed wireless Internet accessibility in rural and remote areas.
  40. Technology Stock Roundup: Google Shows Mettle, Apple in Free-fall ...

    June 17, 2013
    Last week was jam-packed with events, showcases, acquisitions, court cases, government-bashing and more.
  41. Bull of the Day: Akamai (AKAM) - Bull of the Day

    June 16, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Akamai (AKAM) - Bull of the Day
  42. Google Inks First PPA in Europe - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2013
    Google Inc., the world's most popular Internet search engine provider, has announced an agreement with Swedish wind farm ...
  43. Yahoo! Adds Tumblr, But Is This Another Underpants Gnome Deal?

    May 21, 2013
    Tumblr is a high-potential asset, but Yahoo! absolutely must execute.
  44. Groupon Shows Some Vigor, But Much Work Waits To Be Done

    May 9, 2013
    Groupon still has a lot of work to do to reassure the Street that this business model is viable
  45. Yahoo Buys Mobile Apps Developer - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced the acquisition of Propeld, a developer of mobile apps with a social relevance for ...
  46. Monster's 4Q EPS In Line, Revs Miss - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Monster Worldwide (MWW) reported earnings of 8 cents in the fourth quarter of 2012, which was in line with the Zacks Consensus ...
  47. Yahoo, Google Strike Global Ad Deal - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) has signed a global, non-exclusive contextual advertising deal with Google Inc. (GOOG) to generate impressive ...
  48. Research In Motion's Hail Mary, Android Gains The Tablet Crown ...

    February 6, 2013
    For tech investors, the previous week saw more of the same themes that were playing out all of last year.
  49. Yahoo! Still Has So Much To Do

    January 31, 2013
    Yahoo! has worthwhile online properties, but may struggle to monetize them further.
  50. Yahoo's Guidance Looks Unexciting - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    Yahoo (YHOO) reported fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings that were down 12.0% sequentially and up 25.5% year-over-year, exceeding ...
  51. Could Google Actually Be Underrated?

    January 25, 2013
    Google may actually still be too cheap.
  52. Yahoo Acquires Snip.it - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently announced the acquisition of social news start-up Snip.it. First reported by AllThingsD, the ...
  53. Earnings Season Looks Presentable - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    The fourth quarter earnings season is in full swing and the overall tone of earnings reports thus far has been quite reassuring ...
  54. Ahead of Wall Street - January 23, 2013 - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 23, 2013
    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 The fourth quarter earnings season is in full swing and the overall tone of earnings reports ...
  55. Will Netflix Beat Estimate in 4Q - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Netflix Inc. (NFLX) is set to report its fourth quarter 2012 results on Jan 23. In the prior quarter, the company posted ...
  56. Apple Preview: Likely to Beat - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Apple Inc. (AAPL) is expected to beat expectations when it reports first quarter results on Jan 23, 2013 after the closing ...
  57. Nokia Soars, Microsoft Stumbles And Your Weekly Tech Recap

    January 16, 2013
    Nokia surprises with good smartphone sales, while Microsoft falters as consumers snub Windows 8.
  58. Publishing Industry Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 15, 2013
    The U.S. publishing industry has been grappling with sinking advertising revenue for a long time, and global economic setbacks ...
  59. High Paid Manufacturing Turns to U.S. - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Outsourcing or offshoring has had a profound effect on the U.S. job market. Industries such as textiles, toys, shoes and ...
  60. Hasbro Signs Agreement with PopCap - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    In order to enhance the brand's gaming experiences, toy maker Hasbro Inc. (HAS) recently signed a licensing agreement with ...
  61. StreetAuthority's Most Popular Stock Picks of 2012

    January 9, 2013
    The past year was a profitable one for most investors: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 10%, while the S&P 5 ...
  62. Wal-Mart to Expand Digital Service - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has announced its decision to expand its Disc-to-Digital service, an in-store service ...
  63. Recap Of 2012 Large-Cap Tech

    December 27, 2012
    Throughout 2012, the large-cap players proved why they are dominate forces in technology.
  64. Nasdaq Stocks, Including Facebook Inc. - Class, Making Big Moves ...

    December 24, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.3%; and the Dow has fallen ...
  65. Comcast Upgrades Xfinity TV - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) recently enhanced its Xfinity TV player application by incorporating content download feature using ...
  66. Pandora Still Has Hope

    December 6, 2012
    Pandora's guidance is a disappointment, but the reaction seems overdone.
  67. Zynga Partners Synacor - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    Social game developer Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) recently signed a partnership deal with Synacor Inc. (SYNC), a cloud-based television ...
  68. Recent Scandals Show Wall Street Still Needs A Lot Of Watching

    November 28, 2012
    Recent news shows that misdeeds at Wall Street and public companies continue.
  69. Daily ETF Roundup: A Slow Cyber Monday

    November 26, 2012
    Markets enjoyed a strong rally on “Black Friday” as they look to make a run higher for the end of November. But broad indexes ...
  70. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  71. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  72. Jim Rogers is Betting Against this Entire Sector, Should You ...

    November 20, 2012
    Billionaire investor Jim Rogers may be most famous for calling the bottom of the commodities market and buying in 1999, just ...
  73. eCommerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  74. eCommerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  75. Online Networking, Present & Future - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Fifteen years ago, we could hardly gauge the benefits of professional/social networking platforms, though the Internet and ...
  76. The Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) Explained - ETF News And Commentary

    November 2, 2012
    With markets struggling as of late, some investors are taking more of a value approach as we close out the year. One way ...
  77. Yahoo Partners Wenner Media - Analyst Blog

    November 1, 2012
    Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) has announced a content deal with Wenner Media, in line with its strategy of striking content-sharing deals ...
  78. 3 Reasons Google Has Already Peaked

    October 26, 2012
    It's tough to imagine that anything could unseat Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) as the king of all-things-Internet. After all, not ...
  79. Is There Hope For HP?

    October 25, 2012
    HP is trying another turnaround, but can they do it in time and properly?
  80. Fusion-io Grows When Others Can't

    October 25, 2012
    Fusion-io delivered solid growth, but investors seem more worried about guidance than long-term potential.
  81. Yahoo Surprises, Shares Up - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) reported third quarter non-GAAP earnings that were up 31.2% sequentially and 81.0% year-over-year, exceeding ...
  82. Google: Good or Bad Buy Right Now?

    October 19, 2012
    Google took a hit after releasing its earnings report early, but it is still a very attractive buy.
  83. Google Buys Instagram's Rival

    October 10, 2012
    Google has likely shown once again that it's more interested in forging its own path than in playing catch-up to Facebook.
  84. New Ratings

    October 9, 2012
    New York, May 23rd (TradersHuddle.com) - These are the research analyst new ratings before the market open. Travelers ...
  85. Oracle Agrees to Acquire SelectMinds - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    Oracle Corp (ORCL) has agreed to buy SelectMinds, a cloud-based recruiting solutions provider. The acquisition is expected ...
  86. Publishing Stock Review & Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 18, 2012
    The U.S. publishing industry has long been grappling with sinking advertising revenue, and the global economic meltdown has ...
  87. Avoid This Investment at All Costs

    September 13, 2012
    Wall Street is infamous for investment scams and shady deals.  The market got a big taste of that in 2008, after Bernie ...
  88. Jive Could Be The Next Big Thing

    September 6, 2012
    Can Jive prove that there's money to be made in enterprise social collaboration?
  89. Samsung's Value Recovers After Lawsuit

    September 6, 2012
    Investors looking to buy or sell Samsung would be wise to let factors other than court rulings dictate their positions.
  90. EA to Launch JetSet Secrets on FB - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Video game developer and publisher, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) recently announced a new game called JetSet Secrets for the ...
  91. Facebook Inc. - Class Among the Nasdaq's Biggest Movers on August ...

    August 31, 2012
    This morning has been good for the market, with the Nasdaq increasing 0.8%, the S&P 500 moving up 0.8% and the Dow rising ...
  92. 3 Picks from a Small-Cap Fund Manager

    August 29, 2012
    Mutual-fund manager Tom Laming tells MoneyShow about three companies from various industries where he sees potential. These ...
  93. Citi, UBS Rebut Nasdaq FB Proposal - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    Causing a major setback to Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ), Citigroup Inc. C) and UBS AG (UBS) slammed its compensation plan ...
  94. Earnings Preview: Salesforce.com - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) is scheduled to announce its second quarter 2013 results on August 23, 2012, after the closing ...
  95. Here's What the Top Fund Manager of 2011 is Buying

    August 20, 2012
    Investors of a certain age -- myself included -- will always remember the name Julian Robertson, the founder of Tiger Management. ...
  96. Growing Pains Bedeviling Groupon

    August 14, 2012
    Groupon's disappointments are souring the Street, but patient bulls may have the last laugh.
  97. Stock Market News for August 13, 2012 - Market News

    August 13, 2012
    Friday marked another session of paltry gains for the markets where volumes reached significantly low levels. In the absence ...
  98. One of my Picks Gained 28% in ONE Day… And it Could Still Gain ...

    August 10, 2012
    When it comes to investing in high-tech stocks, you need to catch companies at the right phase of their growth spurt. Major ...
  99. Microsoft Launches New E-Mail - Analyst Blog

    August 9, 2012
    Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) announced that it has launched a new e-mail service called Outlook.com. The new service will ...
  100. Google Acquires Wildfire - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Google Inc. (GOOG) is looking for permanent ways to grow and expand. Recently, Google announced that it has acquired marketing ...
  101. Profits Plunge at Deutsche Bank - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Hurt by weak performance in its Investment bank division, Deutsche Bank AG (DB) reported net income attributable to its shareholders ...
  102. Company News for July 30, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 30, 2012
    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.01, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  103. Starbucks and Other Nasdaq Stocks Making Big Moves

    July 27, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning, with the Nasdaq increasing 1.4%, the S&P 500 moving up 1.1% and the Dow rising 0.8%. ...
  104. Nasdaq Revises Compensation Plan - Analyst Blog

    July 23, 2012
    Acknowledging the grievances of its investors, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) decided to increase the compensation for losses ...
  105. Yahoo Tops, Postpones Guidance - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) reported first quarter non-GAAP earnings that were up 13.2% sequentially and 47.3% year-over-year, exceeding ...
  106. Yahoo! Makes A Bold Move Bringing In New Leadership

    July 17, 2012
    Yahoo!'s new CEO is Marissa Mayer from Google. Find out who she is and what this means for Yahoo!'s future.
  107. AmEx Embracing EMV Technology - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    In an effort to tap the emerging contactless payments market, American Express Company (AXP) is moving to EMV (Europay, Mastercard ...
  108. Zynga Announces New Network & Games - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    Social and casual game developer Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) recently announced a bunch of new games and a whole new network aimed ...
  109. Microsoft Adds Social Network Yammer - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2012
    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash. ...
  110. CME Confronts Traders' Ire - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    CME Group Inc. (CME) was sued by 24 brokers and traders of the Chicago Board of Trade ("CBOT") last Friday. This was in protest ...
  111. Bull Vs. Bear - Tech IPOs Undermine Investors' Interests

    June 25, 2012
    Find out why this bear believes tech IPOs are paving golden exits for company managers and trying to sell overhyped operations ...
  112. Facebook Expands Ad Network - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    For the first time in its history, Facebook Inc. (FB) started distributing ads on other websites, a clear move toward building ...
  113. Stock Market News for June 19, 2012 - Market News

    June 19, 2012
    Favorable results from the Greek elections failed to boost the markets through Monday's session, as concerns over Spain's ...
  114. Yahoo Partners CNBC - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2012
    Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently entered into a content sharing partnership with the leading business news television channel ...
  115. Company News for June 12, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 12, 2012
    •    Shares of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR) fell 8.9%, the highest in the last eight months, following news that Chief Executive ...
  116. NASDAQ Downgraded to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    We have downgraded our recommendation on NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) to Underperform from Neutral based on reduced investors' ...
  117. Data Leak Affects LinkedIn - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Professional networking major LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) and online dating service eHarmony recently made public announcements ...
  118. Own The Business, Not The Stock

    May 30, 2012
    Understanding the fundamental difference between owning a business and speculating on a stock is essential to creating long-term ...
  119. Untimely Stocks For Patient Investors

    May 29, 2012
    Investing in out-of-favor stocks requires patience and discipline, attributes that aren't readily found amongst many investors ...
  120. XLF, You've Seen Better Days

    May 22, 2012
    In the first quarter, things were finally groovy for major bank stocks and the corresponding ETFs. Bank of America (NYSE: ...
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