LNKD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. LinkedIn Fires Back at Its Bears

    April 29, 2016
    After LinkedIn issued first-quarter guidance for $820 million in revenue and non-GAAP (excluding one-time items) earnings ...
  2. LinkedIn Stock Pops on Q1 Earnings Beat (LNKD)

    April 29, 2016
    The fact that the management under-projected this quarter's EPS (55 cents vs. 74 cents) doesn't instill confidence they have ...
  3. LinkedIn Scripts a Turnaround (LNKD)

    April 28, 2016
    LinkedIn reported results that beat analyst expectations this evening.
  4. LinkedIn Stock Rises Ahead of Q1 Earnings (LNKD)

    April 28, 2016
    Has LinkedIn been forgiven? It would seem so, given the recent activity in LNKD stock, which has risen some 10% over the ...
  5. LinkedIn's Student App Could Be a Revenue Driver

    April 27, 2016
    If a company can land a customer during their formative years, it becomes easier for it to retain a lifelong relationship. ...
  6. LinkedIn Upgrades a Key Platform

    April 21, 2016
    Just a day after announcing its new Students app to assist its more than 40 million students and recent college grads with ...
  7. New LinkedIn App Targets College Grads

    April 18, 2016
    Of LinkedIn's (NYSE: LNKD) $2.99 billion in revenue last year, a whopping $1.88 billion was generated from its primary Talent ...
  8. A Mixed Bag for Social Media Stocks (FB, LNKD)

    April 6, 2016
    Potential stocks trades and outlook for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  9. When Will Chipotle Investors Lose Their Appetite?

    March 20, 2016
    It has been a rough six months for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG). Even before it was besieged with multiple food ...
  10. Facebook Rebuilding After Modest Profit-taking

    March 17, 2016
    Facebook is rebuilding sponsorship that should support a 2016 breakout to all-time highs.
  11. What Does the Political Economy Research Institute Do?

    March 8, 2016
    Learn about the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and the studies its conducts. PERI's topics are of great interest ...
  12. Linkedin’s CEO Gives $14 Million Bonus to Workers (LNKD)

    March 3, 2016
    After LinkedIn’s share price was hammered by investors after the release of their disastrous fourth quarter results on February ...
  13. Unlimited Vacation Policies: How Much Do You Take?

    February 25, 2016
    A look at what "discretionary time off" policy means and understanding the vacation patterns of U.S. employees.
  14. Didi Kuaidi: China's Uber Partners With Lyft (BABA, BIDU)

    February 25, 2016
    Didi Kuaidi may only be valued at $16.5 billion, following a $3 billion funding round in September, but it boasts 7 million ...
  15. Is It Time To Sell Technology Stocks? (LNKD, AAPL)

    February 11, 2016
    Technology stocks have taken a drubbing in recent days. Is it time to sell them?
  16. LinkedIn's Drop Was Deserved and May Get Worse (LNKD, FB)

    February 8, 2016
    Not only is LinkedIn's punishment deserved, my guess is LNKD shares may bottom out at $85 to $90 once the market connects ...
  17. LinkedIn Shares Plummet on Gloomy Guidance (LNKD)

    February 5, 2016
    Before buying LNKD stock, waiting for the March quarter number to see where things stand would be the safer play.
  18. Will LinkedIn Earnings Justify Its Expenses? (LNKD)

    February 3, 2016
    Expect another earnings beat from LinkedIn and the typical lackluster market reaction.
  19. Governments Ask Tech Giants to Join War on ISIS

    February 2, 2016
    In the US and Israel, governments have asked their respective nations' tech industries to help in the war against ISIS.
  20. Will Twitter Finally Reward Investors In 2016?

    January 25, 2016
    There are still few signs that Twitter is ready to turn the corner and reward new shareholders.
  21. LinkedIn Boosts Its User Data Capabilities, Again (LNKD)

    December 16, 2015
    Like other social media businesses, LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) amasses and analyzes reams of user data from its nearly 400 million ...
  22. Pay Attention To These Stock Patterns Playing Out

    November 25, 2015
    The stocks are all moving different types of patterns. A breakout could signal a major price move in the trending direction, ...
  23. 10 Ways to Optimize your LinkedIn Profile (LNKD)

    October 27, 2015
    Get the most out of the world's largest professional online network using these ten tips.
  24. 25 Tactical Trades Goldman Sachs Is Watching Amid Earnings Season

    October 8, 2015
    John Marshall of Goldman Sachs identified the 25 most "out-of-consensus opportunities" ahead of earnings season. Marshall ...
  25. Using LinkedIn to Find Life Insurance Leads (LNKD)

    October 6, 2015
    Learn how LinkedIn can help you generate leads as a life insurance agent, and understand the steps to turn your profile into ...
  26. The Companies of Peter Theil's Founders Fund (FB, TSLA)

    August 31, 2015
    Learn about the major public companies that Peter Thiel has invested in and companies that are on the verge of going public ...
  27. LinkedIn Debuts New Search Feature (LNKD)

    August 24, 2015
    Remember when intranets were hailed as the answer to internal communication struggles, particularly within large organizations? ...
  28. If You Had Invested Right After Facebook's IPO (FB, TWTR)

    August 14, 2015
    Find out more about how much you would have made if you invested $1,000 into Facebook Incorporated right after its initial ...
  29. 4 Apps Every Financial Advisor Should Have

    August 7, 2015
    Learn about some the best apps available to assist financial advisors to make their work easier and enable them to provide ...
  30. How Peter Thiel Became a Superstar

    July 29, 2015
    A review of the career of legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel.
  31. IPO Flippers And The Companies Who Hate Them (TWTR, ETSY)

    July 28, 2015
    Learn how flipping activity affects an initial public offering.
  32. Top Tips on Catering to Millennial Clients

    July 22, 2015
    The economic impact of Millennials is rapidly growing. Here's how to reach them.
  33. LinkedIn Stock Is Flying High -- Is It Warranted? (LNKD)

    July 15, 2015
    Hopefully for LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner and CFO Steve Sordello, the second quarter earnings call scheduled for ...
  34. How Financial Advisors Can Tweet Like Pros

    July 2, 2015
    A quick guide to how advisors can tweet like the elite.
  35. Top Digital-Age Tips for Financial Advisors (FB, LNKD)

    June 23, 2015
    The top ways financial advisors can leverage the tools of the digital age.
  36. 10 Creative Strategies for Finding Wealthy Clients (FB, LNKD)

    June 11, 2015
    Thinking outside of the box when it comes to meeting prospective wealthy clients can ultimately pay off.
  37. Why Do Companies Choose NASDAQ for Their IPO?

    June 3, 2015
    The NYSE is known for its prestige so why do some companies opt to list on the NASDAQ instead?
  38. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    May 26, 2015
    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  39. Should You Sidestep Social Media's Hottest ETF?

    May 7, 2015
    Social media is hot, but it may not be the right time to invest.
  40. Top 10 Lead-Generation Tips for Financial Advisors

    May 5, 2015
    The top 10 strategies advisors can implement to generate leads, as well as the ones they should avoid.
  41. Top Strategies for Winning Business in 2015

    March 31, 2015
    Looking to grow your financial advisory practice in 2015? These strategies will help.
  42. Social Networking Service (SNS) (FB, LNKD)

    March 31, 2015
    SNS stands for “social networking sites.” SNS users create a profile with personal information, photos, etc. and form connections ...
  43. Social Media: High Risk, High Potential Returns

    March 24, 2015
    Carefully selecting social media ETFs can provide you with the opportunity to diversify your portfolio and enjoy financial ...
  44. Shrinking Short Interest In Social Media Stocks

    March 12, 2015
    Short sellers seemed to lose interest in most of the leading social media companies based in the United States between the ...
  45. Motif Investing Broker Review: Easy Thematic Investing

    March 4, 2015
    A review of Motif Investing, a new online brokerage that brings thematic investing to individual investors and financial ...
  46. The (High) Cost of Advertising in Times Square

    February 23, 2015
    Advertising on a Times Square billboard costs more per impression than similar forms of advertising, but that doesn't mean ...
  47. The Best Online Job Search Techniques

    February 12, 2015
    Looking for a job? Today the best online job search techniques involve social media, automated searches, and well-crafted ...
  48. Top Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Watch

    February 11, 2015
    Consumer discretionary stocks have been among the top performers since 2010, and there are still good trading opportunities.
  49. App-pocalypse! 20 Industries Disrupted By New Tech

    February 6, 2015
    Mainstream economic thought says that while those displaced by technology will see their industries destroyed, the industries ...
  50. Indeed vs. LinkedIn

    February 2, 2015
    There are a large number of employment websites to choose from and not all of them operate the same way, making finding a ...
  51. Four Stock Market Swing Trade Ideas

    January 26, 2015
    These four stocks are bouncing off support/resistance, or ready to break though, providing swing trading opportunities.
  52. Will Facebook At Work Be A Business Hit?

    January 2, 2015
    Facebook will be launching a “Facebook at Work” in early 2015. Will it succeed in changing the business landscape like it ...
  53. Tinder to Start Swiping for Cash?

    December 17, 2014
    For two years, Tinder has been able to stay afloat without relying on any kind of revenue stream. Now, the free match-making ...
  54. Who are Facebook's (FB) main competitors?

    December 3, 2014
    Explore the different social media networking sites that are starting to compete with Facebook.
  55. Motley Fool Analysts Like Tech, Coffee And More Long-Term Views

    November 5, 2014
  56. 3 Social Media Stocks See Big Swings In Short Interest

    August 27, 2014
    Among the leading social media companies based in the United States, LinkedIn (NYSE: short interest in early August. Short ...
  57. The Only Tech Stocks Worth Buying Today

    May 2, 2014
    The second "dot-com" bubble is collapsing. Here's what you need to know... Unless you were living under a rock in 2001, ...
  58. What Makes LinkedIn Different From Facebook and Twitter

    April 24, 2014
    Even with its network of 250 million members, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn Corp. is often overlooked when it comes ...
  59. Hash Tag Scam: Investors Vulnerable To ID Thieves On Twitter ...

    March 26, 2014
    Social media scammers are targeting investors.
  60. 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 ...
  61. Bullish And Bearish MACD Crossovers

    February 26, 2014
    Two stocks with bullish MACD crossovers, and two stocks with bearish MACD crossovers.
  62. This Biotech Stock Gained 350%. Here's Why There's Still 86% ...

    February 10, 2014
    What a way to start 2014! Gloom and doom have struck the stock market with a roughly 1,000-point decline in the Dow Jones ...
  63. LinkedIn Guidance Spooks Investors

    November 1, 2013
    Some analysts say LinkedIn's disappointing earnings prove it has run afoul of "The Law of Large Numbers." Many of those same ...
  64. 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 ...
  65. 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 ...
  66. Twitter's Got A Revenue Conundrum

    October 7, 2013
    Twitter's IPO seems assured of being a success. Less convincing is its revenue growth. Advertisers aren't sold on its advertising ...
  67. The Tweet Heard Around The (Social Media) World

    September 19, 2013
    Twitter announced it had filed its S-1 registration statement with the SEC, an indication it's ready to go public. What's ...
  68. Will Google Glass Be Dethroned Ahead Of Its Release? (GOOG)

    September 5, 2013
    Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) gained some attention this week after reports claimed that the company will launch a separate app store ...
  69. 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 ...
  70. 3 ETF Plays For Technology Growth Stocks Flying Under The Radar

    November 14, 2012
    Thepersistentlylow interest rate environment has prompted countless investors to beef up exposure to dividend-paying securities ...
  71. This Week's Technology Events

    October 30, 2012
    Tech news for the week of October 29.
  72. Bull Vs. Bear - Facebook's Mobile Ads Will Increase Its Stock ...

    September 28, 2012
    Facebook ran no mobile ads at the time of its IPO, but they will make up 2% of its 2012 revenue and the possibilities are ...
  73. 3 Companies That Should Have Sold Sooner

    September 12, 2012
    Learn about three companies that would have done well to take the first big buyout offers they received.
  74. Big Movers on the Technology Sector Today, Including BIDU

    August 6, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 1%; the S&P 500 is up 0.5%; and the Dow has increased ...
  75. 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 ...
  76. A Trader's Guide to Ancestry.com (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  77. Own The Barron's 30

    March 30, 2012
    On March 24, Barron's profiled 30 of the world's best CEOs. To invest in all of the Barron's 30, it's almost easier to buy ...
  78. Get Into Pre-IPO Names With This Fund

    March 22, 2012
    Keating Capital (KIPO) founder Tim Keating explains to MoneyShow how his business development company gets exposure to pre-IPO ...
  79. Big Value In Old Tech Titans

    March 22, 2012
    Mainline large-cap tech is as cheap as it can be. For investors, that could be a huge opportunity.
  80. Zynga Disappoints

    February 20, 2012
    Zynga's growth suffered due to aggressive spending.
  81. ETFs For Facebook IPO

    February 14, 2012
    Both the social media and IPO ETFs will likely add Facebook to their portfolios in the coming months.
  82. 2011's Biggest IPOs

    December 30, 2011
    2011 was another big year for IPOs.
  83. Be Your Own Venture Capitalist With These Stocks

    September 16, 2011
    By doing some digging, there are ways for the average joe to become his/her own venture capital fund.
  84. The Vistaprint Roller-Coaster Screams Down Again

    August 5, 2011
    Vistaprint is ridiculously volatile, but perhaps too cheap today.
  85. The Best IPOs From The First Half

    July 5, 2011
    The swarm of IPO activity that has graced the market in the first half of the year has injected major league cash into some ...
  86. Is Google Getting Weaker?

    June 22, 2011
    With data suggesting weakness in its search ad business, is it possible that Google is losing ground?
  87. Finding Value In Boring Paper

    June 16, 2011
    Left for dead by many investors, the paper and packaging sector offers some interesting growth prospects.
  88. The Winner And Losers Of Recent IPOs

    June 13, 2011
    Learn the short-term fate of these 2011 IPOs.
  89. 3 Things You Need To Know About Groupon

    June 7, 2011
    Although Groupon uses humor to brand itself as an unconventional company, the reality is that it isn't very different from ...
  90. Yandex and LinkedIn: The Next Google?

    May 31, 2011
    Valuations for upcoming tech IPOs don't make sense, but then again, the same was true for Baidu and Google.
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