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Could Alibaba’s Market Value Top GE’s?

Much of the news coverage about Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: BABA) has been that its market cap has reached the same level as that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Facebook, Amazon and the Harm of Increased Spending

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares fell about 10% after it announced earnings and forecast a losing fourth quarter. Wall Street said founder Jeff Bezos was once again on a spending ...
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Facebook Earnings Reveal Mobile Ads Generate Two-Thirds of Revenues

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) released its third-quarter 2014 earnings report after markets closed on Tuesday. For the quarter, the social media company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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What to Expect From Facebook Earnings

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report its third-quarter results Tuesday after the market close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.40 in earnings per share and $3.12 billion ...
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2 Top Social Media Stocks to Buy in Front of Earnings

Although social media stocks have been thrown into the proverbial “bubble” category, more and more people are using social media, and the companies are devising more and more ways to ...
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Sports Sites Rising Among Top Digital Media Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. digital media properties for September, and the multi-platform list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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Will Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook Generate Higher Revenues?

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE: KING) announced on Monday that its Candy Crush Soda Saga has launched worldwide on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB). This is the sister title to King's ...
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What Do Google’s 55,030 Employees Do?

Wall Street was disappointed by Google's third-quarter results. Most of the blame was placed on paid clicks, one of the company's most carefully watched metrics. A little less prominent in ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Canadian Pacific and CSX: Another Mega Merger Easy to Fund

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE: CP) approached CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) about a merger or takeover, depending how a deal might be structured. According to Bloomberg, the U.S. company turned ...
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Should Apple Buy McDonald’s?

Carl Icahn continues to press Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to use its $133 billion in cash to buy back its shares. Based on the company's market cap, it could retire ...
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Apple Brand Value Reaches $119 Billion

Despite some struggles, which may have ended with the release of the new iPhone 6, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has the most valuable brand in the world, according to the ...
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Samsung Picks Up Share in US Smartphone Market

For the three-month period ending in August, Samsung Electronics gained 1.1% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market for a total share of 28.9%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Analyst’s Top 5 Internet Stocks to Buy That May Beat Upcoming Earnings

The fact that the Internet has become a ubiquitous platform that practically everybody with a PC or a smartphone uses on a regular basis is hardly a newsflash. While there ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Key Stock Picks for the Fourth Quarter

With or without mid-term elections, the last quarter of 2014 and January of next year could be a bonanza for stock investors. In a new report out from Merrill Lynch, the ...
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