When 3G and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) got together to merge Kraft with Heinz to form Kraft Heinz (KHC), they argued that they could cut expenses to create a more efficient business. But if today’s earnings–which appeared, at least on the surface, to be pretty good–demonstrated anything, it’s that Kraft Heinz might be running out of synergies to juice....More>>>
Expectations are low for HCM software vendor Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD). After having missed two earnings in the past twelve months (3Q16 and 2Q17), investors aren’t expecting great things from a company whose growth has decelerated to 10% in the most recent quarter.
At some point in every cloud company’s life, the growth engine will begin to slow down –....More>>>
Spotify just added a new platform for its streaming services ahead of the Spotify IPO date…
According to an Aug. 4 TechCrunchreport, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) will add a Spotify app to the new Xbox One X, slated to debut this November.
Spotify has been available on rival PlayStation 4 since 2015, so why has it taken so long for Microsoft to add an app for the streaming....More>>>
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) has forced its way to revenue growth with its newfound momentum in the Software as a Service (NASDAQ:SAAS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) segments of cloud computing. The growth in cloud has been able to offset revenue declines in other parts of Oracles business. But with the leaders of the as-a-Service game – Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM)....More>>>
Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) got hammered on Friday, falling about 3% after the e-commerce giant reported a huge bottom-line miss in its second quarter earnings result after the market close Thursday. But selling AMZN stock, which I expect to rise to $1,200 by year’s end, would be a foolish mistake.
AMZN CEO Jeff Bezos has built his....More>>>
Symbiont, a distributed ledger provider, has partnered with Orebits Corp. to offer digitized shares of unrefined gold. Orebits clients can electronically trade smart certificates backed by gold reserves, according to a statement released on Wednesday.
Orebits Corp. provides digitization services to trade commodity reserves.
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The world's biggest pension fund is now 7.9 trillion yen richer ($70 billion) richer. Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund earned a 5.9 percent return for the one-year period ended March 31, Bloomberg reported.
The fund now holds 144.9 trillion....More>>>
Municipal Bond Yield Book, circa 1942
The municipal bond market is reaching a tipping point. E-trading is going to push it over.
When I started in this business back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, all you needed to trade bonds was a phone, the Pink Sheets and a Monroe-Trader bond calculator. For those of you already lost, the Pink Sheets were booklets, printed on pink paper....More>>>
Augmented Reality (or AR) is a new technology that is receiving a lot of attention. This article will detail the technology and highlight some of the implications for the investor.
Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has its new Lens technology that will literally understand what you are pointing your smartphone camera at, and display relevant information. [More here]
NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) has grown its revenues very aggressively in the past 3 years. This article appreciates this fact. What this article attempts to do is put into perspective NVIDIA’s current trading valuation.
I argue that in spite of superb business opportunities ahead, this growth is already accounted for. Currently, it is priced with no margin....More>>>