TWTR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Worried About Stocks? Try on Convertibles

    July 2, 2015
    Convertibles are a good hedge against equity market risk (if you're o.k. with losing a bit of upside potential).
  2. How Financial Advisors Can Tweet Like Pros

    July 2, 2015
    A quick guide to how advisors can tweet like the elite.
  3. Who Are the Brains Behind Facebook?

    June 29, 2015
    These are the top people making Facebook what it is today.
  4. Alibaba’s Big Data 100 Index: What’s Alibaba Up To?

    June 23, 2015
    Alibaba has launched a unique index based on e-commerce data. How does this CSI Taojin Big Data 100 Index work, and what’s ...
  5. How Snapchat Makes Money

    June 19, 2015
    Snapchat is entirely free to users and many have never seen a single ad displayed on the app. So where is the company’s money ...
  6. Twitter and Stock Trading: A Real Strategy?

    June 19, 2015
    Is it really a profitable strategy to look at the number of tweets about a stock as an indicator to help you decide to buy/sell ...
  7. Analysts React to Twitter CEO Stepping Down

    June 15, 2015
    After facing pressure from investors for a while, Twitter Inc. CEO Dick Costolo finally announced that he will be stepping ...
  8. Twitter Fueling the Fire between Periscope and Meerkat

    June 12, 2015
    Meerkat was launched a mere month before SXSW and quickly penetrated the live video streaming arena. Its simple interface ...
  9. 10 Industries Forever Changed By Mobile Apps

    June 11, 2015
    Mobile apps and services have forever changed the way that some industries operate.
  10. 10 Creative Strategies for Finding Wealthy Clients

    June 11, 2015
    Thinking outside of the box when it comes to meeting prospective wealthy clients can ultimately pay off.
  11. Bye, Mad Men: How the Net Is Changing Advertising

    June 10, 2015
    The Internet and digital media are changing the way companies advertise and market themselves. More targeted, varied and ...
  12. Facebook Vs. Weibo

    May 29, 2015
    When China banned Facebook in 2009, potentially 1.36 billion people needed a new place to post their random thoughts and ...
  13. Weibo Stock Fundamentals

    May 28, 2015
    "China's Twitter" might look undervalued compared to its western counterpart, but don't be fooled. Weibo may not be a bargain ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Tech Startup Momentum Being Generated In Detroit

    May 21, 2015
    Rising from the ashes in the once proud auto-manufacturing City of Detroit is a rapidly emerging tech startup scene that ...
  16. A Look Into The Digital Advertising Industry

    May 18, 2015
    Digital advertising has outgrown the internet.
  17. Do's & Don'ts Of Digital Marketing

    May 12, 2015
    Digital marketing is not as scary or as complex as it is often made out to be, but there are certain best practices that ...
  18. Top 5 Biggest Mobile E-retailers

    May 8, 2015
    Online shopping has never been easier, thanks to the proliferation of mobile shopping apps.
  19. 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.
  20. Facebook's Expansion Into China

    May 5, 2015
    Expanding into China would greatly help Facebook's growth and revenues, but the barriers to entry may be too strong.
  21. Why Facebook is Banned in China

    April 29, 2015
    Tight controls imposed by China have resulted in the ban of several foreign social media sites, like Facebook, but how did ...
  22. Twitter Shares Crumble; Wall Street Reacts

    April 29, 2015
    Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) reported Q1 earnings Tuesday and disappointed investors with weak results. The stock fell following ...
  23. Everything Wall Street Has Said About Twitter This Week

    April 28, 2015
    Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) is scheduled to report its first quarter results on Tuesday after market close. Here is a roundup ...
  24. How Big Data Has Changed Marketing

    April 27, 2015
    Big data has enabled marketers to enhance their customer engagement and customer retention strategies by providing insight ...
  25. Cost-Free Connection Of Target Groups To Marketers

    April 24, 2015
    ZipDial spotted a niche marketing opportunity in the area of “missed calls” and developed a business around it. Here is how ...
  26. Should You 'Like' Facebook in Your Portfolio?

    April 15, 2015
    When it comes to your portfolio should you like Facebook?
  27. Meerkat, Camio, and Periscope: Which Will Succeed?

    April 10, 2015
    As live streaming apps become more accessible, apps will succeed or fail based on their ability to acquire users, or differentiate ...
  28. How Tumblr Makes Money

    April 9, 2015
    Tumblr posted its first advertisements in May 2012 and subsequently earned $13 million in revenue. In May 2013, Yahoo (YHOO) ...
  29. Finding Investment Ideas On Facebook & Twitter

    April 7, 2015
    Social networks can expose users to a variety of new pursuits, including investing ideas. Likefolio is helping people turn ...
  30. Watch Out For These Top Internet Scams

    April 1, 2015
    The Internet had make it easier than ever for scammers to trick people into giving away their money and personal information. ...
  31. Top Strategies for Winning Business in 2015

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

    March 31, 2015
    SNS stands for “social networking sites.” SNS users create a profile with personal information, photos, etc. and form connections ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. What is Meerkat and How Does It Work?

    March 18, 2015
    Meerkat is a mobile app that connects to users' Twitter networks to broadcast a live stream.
  35. 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 ...
  36. Investing In Social Media Startups? Read This First

    March 6, 2015
    Several new social media startups are attracting large amounts of funding, based on their prospects of retaining a large ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. Sina Weibo and Twitter: What's The Difference?

    February 27, 2015
    Sina Weibo is China's version of Twitter, but how do the Chinese Twitter and actual Twitter stack up against each other? ...
  39. Square vs. Stripe

    February 17, 2015
    Square and Stripe are transforming payment processing. However, while similar in many ways, the companies do have their fair ...
  40. Greece And Ukraine Remain At Forefront Of Options Market This ...

    February 17, 2015
    This piece contains the opinions of options guru Nic Chahine that do not reflect the opinions of Benzinga.com. Scoreboard ...
  41. How Twitter And Facebook's Business Models Compare

    February 11, 2015
    Twitter and Facebook have both had a meteoric rise, but the firms have used different strategies to achieve success.
  42. How Apple Could Have Bought Netflix, Tesla And Twitter (And Still ...

    January 9, 2015
  43. Options give a less risky slice of Alibaba's pie.

    December 29, 2014
    US investors can use options as a way to benefit from the profitability of Chinese-owned Alibaba while minimizing the downside ...
  44. How The Internet Web Ad Industry Works

    December 17, 2014
    Over the past 10 years, advertising strategies have evolved as a result of technological development as the internet has ...
  45. Top Stock Market Apps For News Or Trading Or Both!

    December 16, 2014
    When it comes to managing finances and tracking the markets on the go, there are a number of excellent apps that can be downloaded ...
  46. Who are Facebook's (FB) main competitors?

    December 3, 2014
    Explore the different social media networking sites that are starting to compete with Facebook.
  47. How does Twitter (TWTR) make money?

    December 1, 2014
    Learn how Twitter earns revenue, including the company's use of three targeted advertising streams and data farming and licensing.
  48. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upward 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
  49. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upwards 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
  50. Short Sellers Are Liking Facebook And Twitter

    November 13, 2014
  51. All Quiet On The Market Front: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Virtually ...

    November 12, 2014
  52. Motley Fool Analysts Like Tech, Coffee And More Long-Term Views

    November 5, 2014
  53. Watch For A Sharp Sell-Off In This Social Media Stock

    October 31, 2014
  54. This Social Media Stock's Chart Screams, 'Sell!'

    October 31, 2014
  55. Coca-Cola And Three Other Major Companies That Are Helping Entrepreneurs

    October 21, 2014
  56. Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    September 27, 2014
    The folks PO'd enough to vent about it on Twitter, “Those #AmericanAirlines losers canceled my flight!” As it turns out, ...
  57. How To Earn 28% On This Once-Broken Social Media Stock

    September 18, 2014
    In the brief history of social media stocks, history is repeating itself. Both Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NASDAQ:TWTR) ...
  58. This Once-Broken Social Media Stock Is Back On The Warpath

    September 18, 2014
    In the brief history of social media stocks, history is repeating itself. Both Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NASDAQ:TWTR) ...
  59. Why Facebook Should Buy Twitter

    September 6, 2014
    Facebook and Twitter could make the perfect power couple. Is now the time for a deal to happen?
  60. Twitter Rallies To Resistance - What Now?

    August 29, 2014
    Up over 40 percent from the May low and bumping right into projected “correction resistance”, what can traders ...
  61. 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 ...
  62. The Warren Buffett Of Canada Says: Avoid These Stocks Now

    August 19, 2014
    Are you familiar with Fairfax Financial's CEO Prem Watsa? If you aren't, you really should be. Following Watsa's ...
  63. The Warren Buffett Of Canada Says Avoid These Stocks Now

    August 19, 2014
    Are you familiar with Fairfax Financial's CEO Prem Watsa? If you aren't, you really should be. Following Watsa's ...
  64. This Controversial Company's Future May Get A Whole Lot Brighter

    August 18, 2014
    Over the past decade, several national radio station operators have declared bankruptcy, and those that remain are on the ...
  65. Valuing And Investing In Internet Companies

    August 8, 2014
    How do we pick the right names to invest in from this highly lucrative sector?
  66. 3 Recent IPOs To Catch On The Rebound

    August 6, 2014
    The IPO path followed by Twitter (Nasdaq:TWTR) and Facebook (Nasdaq:FB) is a predictable one. Many young companies come public ...
  67. The Perfect Income Strategy For Rising Interest Rates

    August 6, 2014
    Last week, we saw a massive broader market sell-off that, in part, appeared to be a reaction to stronger economic activity. ...
  68. A Pullback Is Coming: Dump These Momentum Stocks First

    July 16, 2014
    With the market at or near its all-time highs, a number of renowned investors and market commentators have been questioning ...
  69. What's the difference between on-balance volume (OBV) and accumulation/distribution?

    July 14, 2014
    On-balance volume and the accumulation/distribution line are similar in that they are both momentum indicators that use volume ...
  70. Big Volume Decliners Breaking Support

    May 7, 2014
    These four stocks all broke support on May 6, on high volume.
  71. 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, ...
  72. 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 ...
  73. Markets Falling? Get Your Defense Ready

    April 14, 2014
    The stock market is getting whacked. The question now for many investors is, what to do about it. The first thing to ...
  74. The Good News Behind Twitter's Losses

    April 3, 2014
    Twitter may not earn a profit now, but its business model suggests it will eventually become as successful as Facebook.
  75. Hash Tag Scam: Investors Vulnerable To ID Thieves On Twitter ...

    March 26, 2014
    Social media scammers are targeting investors.
  76. 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 ...
  77. Can Tweets And Facebook Posts Predict Stock Behavior?

    March 18, 2014
    Social sentiment indicators - which track the frequency with which a stock is mentioned on Twitter or Facebook - are becoming ...
  78. This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  79. Are Short Sellers Finally Making Headway?

    December 25, 2013
    Short sellers are wrapping up another tough year, as a liquidity-fueled rally has helped to levitate even the most dubious ...
  80. Big News Related Stock Plays

    December 18, 2013
    A technical look at four big volume stocks making news headlines.
  81. How to Profit From A Red-Hot IPO Market

    December 17, 2013
    Across the country, investment bankers are catching up on their sleep. They've been remarkably busy helping a stunning number ...
  82. Why Facebook Investors Should Fret That Young Teen Users are ...

    November 14, 2013
    David Ebersman of Facebook told Wall Street analysts during a conference call that Facebook during the third quarter the ...
  83. IPO ETFs (FPX, IPO): A Better Way To Ride The Bull

    November 13, 2013
    The bull market rages on as optimism levels remain elevated thanks to the latest upbeat GDP and employment reports coupled ...
  84. How Much Exposure to Technology Stocks Should You Have?

    November 12, 2013
    How Much of a Technology-Stocks Exposure Should You Have in your portfolio? Every investor is totally different, in many ...
  85. Private Equity For Retail Investors

    October 11, 2013
    Recent hot IPOs has many regular investors salivating at the chance to participate in start-ups and private equity. With ...
  86. The Road To Creating An IPO

    August 8, 2013
    Through an Initial Public Offering, or IPO, a company raises capital by issuing shares of stock, or equity in a public market. ...
  87. IPO Lock-Ups Stop Insider Selling

    November 10, 2009
    Ownership plays a key role when companies go public. Find out how.
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