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Why Is Twitter Investing in Original Shows and Programming?
Last month, Twitter (TWTR) announced it would partner with 30 companies to bring original shows to its platform.
Why Did 21st Century Fox Stock Jump More than 4% on Monday?
Media giant Comcast (CMCSA) is reportedly getting ready to make an all-cash offer to acquire most of the assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA).
Netflix Looks to Hire Neumann As Its CFO
Netflix (NFLX) is reportedly seeking to hire Spencer Neumann, Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) CFO, as its new CFO.
What Are the Chances of an AT&T–Time Warner Merger Succeeding?
The proposed $85.4 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner is currently facing trial.
How AT&T Will Look after the Time Warner Merger
After the merger, AT&T is expected to attract customers by giving a wide array of discounts to buy two or more of its services.
Why Is Disney Investing in Theme Parks?
In the fiscal third quarter, Disney’s Parks and Resorts segment reported revenues of $5.2 billion.
Why Charter Stock Rose 3.6% on July 31
Charter posted second-quarter results on July 31 before the market opened. The company delivered better-than-expected earnings and revenues.
Inside Analysts’ Recommendations for Twitter
While Twitter (TWTR) recently posted better-than-expected earnings and revenue on April 25, concerns over its future revenue growth have pulled down the company’s stock by 2.1%.
Buckingham Research Downgrades Netflix due to Competition Fears
On March 8, Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.9% to $349.60 after Buckingham Research downgraded its rating from “buy” to “neutral.”
What Are AT&T’s 5G Technology Plans?
AT&T (T) announced on January 2, 2018, that it expects to become the first US carrier company to roll out the real 5G network in some markets.
Why Did eBay Lower Its Fiscal Guidance?
In the second quarter, eBay (EBAY) reported earnings of $0.53 per share, which topped analysts’ expectations of $0.51 per share.
How Did AT&T and Verizon Perform amid Global Worries?
On October 24, AT&T (T) posted weak Q3 earnings as its stock fell ~8.1% on the day. Verizon (VZ) beat estimates and rose slightly.
US Tax Reform Boosted HP’s Net Income in 1Q18
During 1Q18, HP (HPQ) earned non-GAAP earnings of $0.48 billion, which increased from the year-ago quarter by $0.10 per share.
Intel Stock Gained 3.6%, AMD Fell 7.6%
Intel (INTC) stock rose 3.6% on October 2. Intel might start producing its next-generation ten-nanometer manufacturing technology sooner than expected.
Alphabet Stock Remained Stable in February
Alphabet stock (GOOGL) was almost flat in February but has surged 11.9% on a year-to-date basis as of March 4.
Why KeyBanc’s Analyst Is Optimistic about PayPal Stock
PayPal Holdings has recently been upgraded by an analyst at KeyBanc Capital Markets for the company’s new Venmo debit card.
How Much Revenue Is Facebook Earning from Advertising?
Facebook’s advertising business posted second-quarter revenues of $13.0 billion, which grew 42.0% year-over-year.
Tech Stocks Had Their Worst Day since 2011
Tech stocks Netflix (NFLX), Twitter, Amazon (AMZN), NVIDIA (NVDA), and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) fell 8.4%, 8.5%, 6.2%, 7.5%, 8.2%, respectively, were among the big tech losses.
How Are Google and Amazon Placed in Home Automation Space?
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) biggest division, Google, has recently gained traction in the home automation segment where Amazon (AMZN) has a dominant position with its Echo Devices.
How Frontier’s Customer Revenues Trended in Q4
Frontier (FTR) reported customer revenues of $2.03 billion in the fourth quarter, almost flat from the year-ago quarter.
Sprint Boosted Adjusted EBITDA with Cost Savings
Sprint (S) has been making serious efforts to cut its costs to revive its profits in the wireless space and has been eliminating more than $1 billion in costs in each of the past four years.
Why Disney’s Bid for Fox Could Have Edge over Comcast’s Bid
Walt Disney (DIS) recently won the endorsement of two influential proxy advisers for its $71.3 billion deal for the media and entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA).
The Latest on the Broadcom-CA Technologies Deal
On October 12, chipmaker Broadcom (AVGO) obtained antitrust approval from the European Union (EZU) for its all-cash $19 billion deal to acquire software company CA Technologies (CA).
Which Movies Are Boosting Disney’s Studio Revenues?
In fiscal 2Q18, the success of Marvel’s Black Panther drove Disney’s Studio Entertainment segment’s revenues by a whopping 21.0% YoY.
How Can Twitter Benefit with Encrypted Messages Feature?
After years of rumors of enabling an encrypted messaging feature, Twitter (TWTR) is finally testing a feature that will allow users to send end-to-end encrypted messages to other users.
Amazon Expands Whole Foods’ Grocery Delivery
Retail e-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) has expanded its online grocery delivery service from its Whole Foods stores to more cities across the United States.
Inside Sprint’s Customer Base
The performance of a mobile carrier’s network determines its customer base. Sprint (S) has been focusing on upgrading its network to keep its customers.
How Is Amazon Stock Performing?
Amazon (AMZN) stock fell 1.2% in March but has gained 7.9% on a year-to-date basis as of March 8.
Netflix Stock Drops despite Positive Q1 Results
The world’s largest video streaming service provider, Netflix (NFLX), announced impressive first-quarter results after the closing bell on April 16.
What Analysts Recommend for Frontier
Out of the 17 analysts covering Frontier, only one analyst has rated the stock a “buy,” while ten analysts rated the stock a “hold.”
AT&T Aims to Boost Advertising Business through Xandr
AT&T (T) has named its advertising and analytics division Xandr, which it believes will drive advertising revenue to 170 million subscribers.
Why Verizon Continued to Lose FiOS Video Customers
Verizon (VZ) reported wireline segment revenues of $7.4 billion in the third quarter.
Snap Stock Rose on Upbeat Q1 Results
Snap (SNAP) stock surged ~11% in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the social media giant beat analysts’ estimates in the first quarter of 2019.
Why Are Analysts Still Positive on Netflix despite Competition?
Out of the 43 analysts covering Netflix (NFLX), 26 analysts have given it a “buy.”
Dish to Expand in This Market with New Bundled Service
Dish Network (DISH) has unveiled a new bundled service, called Dish Fiber, that lets apartment owners have a managed Wi-Fi service with a speed of up to one gigabit per second,
Will Apple’s Launch of News+ Help Boost Its Revenue?
On March 25, during an event held in Cupertino, California, Apple launched its news and magazine subscription service, News+.
How Verizon’s Media Business Performed in 1Q18
In 1Q18, Verizon’s (VZ) digital media and advertising subsidiary, Oath, posted gross revenues of $1.9 billion—excluding the impact of the revenue recognition standard.
Why Is Qualcomm Stock Rising Today?
Qualcomm (QCOM) stock is up over 2% so far today after the markets rebounded. This rise follows its 4.6% decline on October 8.
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Bans Political Ads, Stock Falls
Twitter (TWTR) has banned paid political ads on its platform globally, effective November 22. CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the announcement yesterday.
The Impact of the AT&T–Time Warner Merger
Analyst Craig Moffett believes that AT&T has an 80% chance of prevailing in court in its proposed merger with Time Warner.
Why Fox Might Favor Disney’s Bid despite Comcast’s Higher Offer
As per a report from Reuters, Comcast (CMCSA) is eyeing some of the media and entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), threatening Disney’s (DIS) bid for those assets.
Why Did Qualcomm Fall 7.4% in November?
Qualcomm’s stock price has been under pressure in 2018. Qualcomm’s stock price has declined almost 9% in the past year as of December 4.
Twitter Stock Falling on Saudi Spying Charges
Twitter stock (TWTR) is falling on reports of a criminal complaint. Twitter employees have been charged with spying on users for the Saudi government.
Why Did Fitbit Stock Fall 6.90% on Friday?
Fitbit (FIT) stock closed down at $6.07 on July 20. The 6.90% fall in the stock price was due to the ongoing tariff war between the US and China.
No ‘Buy’ Ratings for Frontier despite Improved Losses in Q4 2018
Frontier Communications (FTR) marginally beat revenue estimates and reported wider-than-expected losses per share in the fourth quarter of 2018.
What Is Disney Doing to Get Regulatory Approval for Fox Deal?
On October 15, Walt Disney (DIS) announced that it had offered concessions to the European Commission on October 12 to help resolve the European Union’s (EZU) antitrust concerns.
Can Snap Stock Meet Cramer’s Expectations?
Snap (SNAP) stock’s performance has been unimpressive this month. As of Friday, the stock had gained only 1.2% month-to-date.
How Is Broadcom Stock Placed Ahead of Its Q4 Earnings?
Broadcom is set to report its fiscal 2019 Q4 results on December 12. We expect the company’s earnings to beat analysts’ Q4 and fiscal 2019 estimates.
What’s the Motive behind Alibaba’s Acquisition of 8% in Bilibili?
On February 14, Alibaba (BABA) bought a stake in China’s top online video sharing platform Bilibili (BILI), according to the Xinhua News Agency.
Why Facebook’s Spending Is Rising
Facebook (FB) has been hiring workers and spending billions on user data security, increasing the company’s expenses.
Facebook’s Video Chat Feature: Better than Zoom and Houseparty?
On April 24, Facebook launched a new group video chat service, which will be available on the core social platform and its Messenger app.
Why Facebook Is Facing General Data Protection Regulation Fines
Facebook and Google are facing charges for the violation of the new EU (European Union) law on data protection and privacy.
Will AT&T’s Merger Appeal Pose a Threat to Comcast’s Bid for Fox?
The US government has recently decided to appeal AT&T’s (T) takeover of Time Warner.
Shopify Withdraws 2020 Guidance, Stock Falls
Shopify (NASDAQ:SHOP) stock fell 7.74% on April 1 after the company suspended its guidance due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
What Do Comcast’s Growing Revenues Signal?
Comcast (CMCSA) boasted revenue of $22.8 billion in the first quarter, well above the consensus estimate of $22.7 billion.
What’s behind HP’s Sluggish Revenue Growth in Q1?
HP Inc. (HPQ) has posted double-digit growth in revenues on a YoY basis for eight consecutive quarters.
Why Did Facebook Lift Its Ban on Some Cryptocurrency Ads?
Facebook (FB) is lifting its ban on ads for some cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin.
Is Disney Arranging Financing to Fend Off Comcast for Fox Assets?
Last month, Comcast announced that it is in the “advanced stages of preparing” an all-cash offer for the Fox assets.
Is Amazon’s Alexa Harming Privacy?
Despite the sluggish growth in the US housing segment, home improvement is gaining popularity.
Facebook Stock Could Rise More after Its Q1 Earnings
Facebook stock fell 1.35% on April 27 and closed at $187.5. The company will likely report its first-quarter earnings results today after the market close.
Facebook’s Q2 Revenue Growth Accelerated: Here’s Why
Facebook (FB) posted revenue of $16.9 billion in the second quarter.
Comcast’s Offer for Fox after Disney’s Deal Got the Nod from the DoJ
As Disney has received approval from the DoJ, the pressure on Comcast has increased to improve its offer over Disney’s latest proposal.
Inside Intel’s Lacklustre Q1 Revenue Forecast
Chip maker Intel (INTC) reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue after the trading bell on January 24.
How Viacom and CBS Could Benefit from Potential Merger
Media players Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS) are again talking about a merger.
Intel Stock: Why Are Analysts Bullish amid the Sell-Off?
Lately, Intel has been facing numerous challenges. However, the stock could still be an excellent near-term buy amid the growing demand for high-end CPUs.
Comcast Raised Bid to Buy Sky
Last week, cable and media conglomerate Comcast (CMCSA) increased its bid to 26 billion pounds (or $34 billion) to buy a 61% stake in London-based pay-TV company Sky.
How Will Disney’s $71.3 Billion Bid for Fox’s Assets Dent Comcast?
The Walt Disney Company recently offered a deal price of more than $71.3 billion for significant assets of 21st Century Fox.
Twitter Stock Rises, Elliott Management Plans to Oust Dorsey
Twitter stock has risen over 7% as of 10:36 AM ET during today’s trading session. Elliott Management wants to replace CEO Jack Dorsey.
Why Facebook Stock Fell 3.1% in February
Facebook (FB) fell 3.1% in February but has surged 27.7% on a year-to-date basis as of March 4.
How Fox’s Assets Could Benefit Disney
In December 2017, Walt Disney (DIS) announced an acquisition deal with 21st Century Fox (FOXA) to acquire most of the assets for equity value of ~$52.4 billion.
Why 21st Century Fox Stock Rose More than 7%
Media giant Disney (DIS) has recently made a higher bid than rival bidder Comcast (CMCSA) for most of the assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA).
Why AT&T and Other Carriers Stopped Location Sharing with Brokers
AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Sprint (S), and T-Mobile (TMUS) have reportedly stopped sharing location information of users to data brokers for privacy reasons.
Inside Facebook’s Efforts to Increase User Confidence
To improve its marred image, Facebook has been hiring more employees and spending billions on user data security.
Is Google Still Working on Censored Search in China?
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is again facing criticism over its controversial search engine in China (MCHI) (FXI).
How Soft DRAM and NAND Pricing Could Hurt Micron’s Profits
Micron (MU) manufactures DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) and NAND (negative AND) memory chips, which are used as the main memory in computers and as storage in mobile devices.
Could Comcast’s Planned Higher Bid for Fox Hurt Its Credit Score?
Fox’s board of directors readily agreed to Disney’s new bid due to the stock offering and apparently lower regulatory hurdles.
How Hulu’s Live TV Guide Feature Can Boost Its Subscriber Base
Disney is in the process of acquiring most of 21st Century Fox’s assets for ~$66.1 billion, including Fox’s debt of roughly $13.7 billion.
Comcast and the Many Benefits of Sky
The Sky deal is expected to boost Comcast’s international revenue to 25% from the current 9% generated outside the United States.
Why Facebook May Have to Pay Fines to the FTC
The FTC fine is related to the company’s involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal in 2018.
Understanding the Impact of the AT&T–Time Warner Merger
AT&T’s merger with Time Warner will give it access to Time Warner’s attractive media assets to compete with growing digital rivals.
How AT&T–Time Warner Approval Could Shape Other Deals
The long-awaited $85.4 billion mega-merger between AT&T (T) and Time Warner (TWX) finally got a green light from a federal judge yesterday.
What Drove Oracle’s Q3 Earnings Results?
Cloud services company Oracle (ORCL) posted adjusted earnings of $0.87 per share in the third quarter of fiscal 2019.
Micron Stock Soars Due to Upbeat Earnings and Guidance
Micron stock has risen around 6% in the pre-market trading session today. The company recorded better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.
Should Comcast Make a Counterbid for Fox to Overshadow Disney?
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has raised its offer to $71.3 billion for 21st Century Fox’s (FOXA) entertainment assets.
Is Zuckerberg in Trouble Again?
Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be in trouble again, with federal regulators reportedly blaming him for the company’s mishandling of customer data and privacy.
Walt Disney Finally Closes Its Fox Acquisition
Yesterday, Walt Disney (DIS) finally closed its long-awaited acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox’s (FOX) (FOXA) media and entertainment assets.
Google Is Joining the Mobile Payment Space with Google Pay
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google plans to combine Google Wallet and Android Pay under a single payment service called Google Pay.
Spotify Follows Twitter in Suspending Political Ads in 2020
Spotify stock dipped after the company announced it would suspend political ads in the US in 2020. Let’s see what’s in store for the music streaming giant.
Square Stock Soared ~11% on Friday after Getting New CFO
The stock of US-based payments service provider Square (SQ) gained ~10.99% on Friday after the appointment of a new CFO.
Does Micron Look Attractive Right Now?
Micron Technology (MU) stock has been declining since Tuesday after two analysts downgraded their estimates on the stock.
Apple Stock Is on Fire: Can It Sustain the Growth Momentum?
Apple stock has regained its strength after being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The stock has gained around 8.1% since the beginning of May.
Facebook Stock Hit an All-Time High amid Data Privacy Issues
Facebook (FB) stock soared and reached a fresh 52-week high of $203.64 on July 6. The stock ended the day 2.47% higher at $203.23.
Why a J.P. Morgan Analyst Finds Nikola Stock Attractive
On Wednesday, J.P. Morgan analyst Paul Coster upgraded Nikola stock to “overweight” from “neutral.” However, he reiterated the target price at $45.
Xerox Warns HP to Go Hostile in Takeover Bid
Xerox Holdings (XRX) threatened HP Inc. (HPQ) to take its takeover bid hostile after HP rejected Xerox’s offer of $22 per share.
Is It Time to Go Long on Square Stock?
Square (SQ) stock has remained extremely volatile in the past year. The stock has underperformed the broader markets and most of its peers.
Is Nvidia Stock a ‘Buy’ amid the Stock Market Crash?
Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has been hammered due to volatility in the global markets amid the coronavirus pandemic. Will the stock recover?
Is Apple Stock Close to Losing Its Trillion-Dollar Value?
As of Thursday, the market value of Apple stock was around $1.09 trillion. Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world.
Can Nvidia Stock Sustain Its Growth Momentum in 2020?
Nvidia stock generated stellar returns in 2019. The stock rose more than 76.6% last year. Nvidia stock touched a new high of $241.81 on December 23.
Micron Earnings: Is Memory Price Recovery Ahead?
Micron Technology (MU) is set to report its fiscal 2020 first-quarter earnings results after the closing bell on December 18.
Microchip Warns about Coronavirus Risk, Cuts Guidance
Microchip (NASDAQ:MCHP) lowered its revenue guidance on Tuesday due to the coronavirus risk. As a result, the stock fell over 6% on Tuesday.