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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    What Is the Overstock Digital Dividend Token?

    By Mark Prvulovic
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    Here's Why the 2019 Overstock (OSTK) Short Squeeze Is in the News Again

    By Adam Goodpasture
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    Why Do Investors Like Overstock?

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Will Overstock Stock Start Rising Again?

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Overstock Rose 16.3% in the Last Trading Session

    On January 25, Overstock (OSTK) stock rose 16.3%. The company announced that the secondary market went live for tZERO security tokens.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Buffett and Munger Called the Pop of the Bitcoin Bubble

    After yielding solid returns in 2017, bitcoin tanked over 73% in 2018.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    Why Etsy Surged ~8.0% in the Last Trading Session

    On January 4, Etsy (ETSY) stock surged ~8.0% and closed trading at $49.70 as Goldman Sachs revised its rating on the stock to “buy” from “neutral.”

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rising Costs Kept Wayfair’s Bottom Line Under Pressure in 2018

    In the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has missed EPS estimates seven times and beaten estimates in the remaining quarters.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Wayfair’s Revenue Trends Have Impressed in 2018

    Over the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has beaten top-line estimates ten times, missing estimates just once.

    By Victoria Dean
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    How Is Etsy’s Bottom Line Performance in 2018?

    In the trailing 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has beaten EPS estimates six times, either missing or matching estimates in the remaining quarters.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Evaluating Etsy’s Top Line Trends in 2018

    In the last 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has topped revenue estimates ten times and missed estimates just once.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Etsy Stock Impresses with a ~181% Rise So Far in 2018

    Online retailer Etsy (ETSY) has risen an astonishing 180.8% to $57.43 on a year-to-date basis as of December 12.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Overstock’s Retail Division’s 2018 Revenue

    In the trailing five quarters, Overstock (OSTK) has missed estimates on four occasions while beating expectations just once.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Overstock’s Difficult Year: Stock Down 72.8%

    Overstock (OSTK) had a disappointing run on the trading front this year. After a 265.1% gain in its stock price in 2017, the stock has lost 72.8% of its value so far in 2018.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock to Sell Retail Operations by February: Stock Jumps ~23%

    Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has set February 2019 as the deadline to sell the company’s retail division.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Etsy Stock: Year-to-Date Gains Are Up Twofold

    Year-to-date, Etsy (ETSY) stock has risen ~100% to $40.87 as of October 26.

    By Victoria Dean
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    A Look at Overstock’s Retail Division’s Revenue Performance

    In the trailing four quarters, Overstock (OSTK) has missed estimates on three occasions while reporting a beat just once.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Overstock’s Trading Has Been Disappointing in 2018

    On a YTD basis, Overstock (OSTK) has lost 43.3% of its value as of August 3. The stock was hit as the craze surrounding cryptocurrencies subsided.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock Tanks 7.2% after Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax

    On June 21, Overstock fell 7.2% following the US Supreme Court’s ruling that states can collect sales tax from online retailers.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Top Cryptos Rebound: Could Bitcoin Reach $25,000 by Year-End?

    There seems to be a marginal rebound in the price of the top cryptocurrencies, although the markets were choppy on Thursday.

    By Meera Shawn
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    More Blood for Cryptocurrencies: What’s the Cause?

    Breaking the cycle of alternate days of gains and losses, the cryptocurrency markets seem to have experienced an extreme downturn.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Consumer

    Bitcoin Falls below $8,000 Psychological Support Level

    Bitcoin has fallen about 5% over the last 24 hours, and its market cap is also down to $134 billion.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Consumer

    Overstock Falls 3.4% after Posting Disappointing 1Q18 Results

    Online retailer Overstock (OSTK) fell 3.4% in aftermarket trading on May 8 after the company reported its 1Q18 results.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Why Is Overstock’s Stock Price Movement So Dismal?

    After having a stellar market run in 2017, Overstock.com (OSTK) stock has plummeted. It has lost 43.9% of its value YTD as of April 9, 2018.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock.com Scraps Stock Offering: Market Volatility to Blame

    On April 2, 2018, e-commerce retailer Overstock.com (OSTK) announced it was scrapping its proposed public stock offering.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock Adds Augmented Reality Feature to Android Shopping App

    On March 20, 2018, Overstock (OSTK) announced that it had added an AR (augmented reality) feature to its Android shopping app.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Behind Overstock’s 4Q17 Bottom Line Performance

    E-commerce retailer Overstock’s (OSTK) adjusted EPS (earnings per share) came in at -$0.47 in 4Q17.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Overstock’s 4Q17 Margin Performance Hit as Expenses Escalate

    Overstock reported a 4Q17 gross profit of $85.8 million, which fell 12.5% compared to 4Q16 primarily due to lower revenue.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Why Overstock’s 4Q17 Revenue Performance Disappointed

    Overstock’s revenue of $456.3 million missed the analyst projection of $526.2 million while falling 13% from 4Q16.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Overstock Loses Its Sheen following Dismal 4Q17 Results

    Overstock has fallen 0.8% as of March 19, 2018, following its announcement of its 4Q17 results after the market closed on March 15.

    By Victoria Dean
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    What Were George Soros’s Top Buys in 4Q17?

    In this article, we’ll have a look at George Soros’s top buys in 4Q17.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Analyzing Soros Fund Management’s Largest Holdings in 4Q17

    In this article, we’ll analyze Soros Fund Management’s largest holdings in 4Q17.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Consumer

    Overstock Acquires 24% Stake in StockCross

    Online retailer Overstock (OSTK) acquired a 24% stake in StockCross Financial Services through its subsidiary, tZERO, for $12 million on February 2, 2018.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    KODAKCoin to Be Overstock’s First Token Offering

    On January 17, 2018, Overstock (OSTK) moved higher as its subsidiary tZERO announced that it had chosen KODAKCoin as the first offering for its security token platform.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Appetite for Blockchain Could Transform Overstock

    Overstock had a cash balance of $92.3 million at the end of 3Q17, compared with $24.3 billion for Amazon and $6.0 billion for eBay (EBAY).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock’s tZERO Launches $250 Million ICO

    Overstock’s (OSTK) majority-owned cryptocurrency exchange operator, tZERO, recently launched its long-anticipated ICO (initial coin offering).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alphabet’s Google among Leading Blockchain Investors

    Corporations have participated in more than 140 equity investments totaling roughly $1.2 billion in the blockchain sector since 2012.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Amazon Planning in the Cryptocurrency World?

    Amazon (AMZN) registered three new domain names in recent weeks, and the move appears to signal its interest in cryptocurrency.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why PayPal Might Have Another Look at Bitcoin

    PayPal has partnered with leading cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, BitPay, and GoCoin to back its bitcoin payments service.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Consumer

    Overstock Eyeing 24% Stake in StockCross Financial

    e-Commerce retailer Overstockcom (OSTK) is looking to purchase a 24% stake in StockCross Financial Services through its subsidiary tZERO for $12 million.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock May Offload Retail Unit to Fund Blockchain Initiatives

    Latest blockchain project Overstock (OSTK) founder and CEO Patrick Byrne is a vociferous supporter of blockchain technology. Overstock, along with its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, has partnered with award-winning Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto Polar to set up a property registry blockchain to safeguard property rights of the poor in third-world countries. In fact, in […]

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock Invests $1 Million in Kennedy Cabot

    tZERO buys 1% stake Overstock (OSTK) has invested $1 million in Kennedy Cabot, which will give it a 1% stake in the brokerage service company. Overstock made the investment through its subsidiary, tZERO. Kennedy Cabot is the parent organization of Siebert Financial (SIEB). It holds a ~90% stake in Siebert. The news offered a massive boost to […]

    By Victoria Dean
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    A Look at Overstock’s Initial Coin Offering Efforts

    tZERO floats ICO On December 18, 2017, Overstock’s (OSTK) blockchain subsidiary, tZERO, announced a $250 million ICO (initial coin offering). The company is offering SAFEs (simple agreements for future equity) exclusively to company-accredited investors in the pre-sale period (December 18, 2017, to January 18, 2018). In the subsequent sale period (January 18, 2017 to February 16, […]

    By Victoria Dean
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overstock’s Blockchain-Powered Mobile Wallet

    Bitt’s mobile money transfer app Overstock (OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne is one of the few business leaders to have eagerly embraced disruptive blockchain technology. Byrne has, time and again, stated that blockchain could prove to be a bigger revolution than the Internet. Recently, Barbados-based Bitt launched a mobile money transfer app under the mMoney brand […]

    By Victoria Dean
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    Overstock in Focus as Bitcoin Grabs Spotlight

    In this series, we’ll discuss Bitt’s blockchain mobile wallet and Overstock’s blowout ICO (initial coin offering).

    By Victoria Dean
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    Consumer

    Is Groupon’s Profit-before-Revenue Strategy Working?

    In its 3Q17 results, Groupon (GRPN) repeated its strategy that its priority is maximizing profits. It added that its focus on improving profitability may come at the expense of revenue.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    A Look at Groupon’s Spending Practice

    Groupon’s operating expenses were $635.7 million in 3Q17 compared with $711.4 million in 3Q16.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    Where Is the Value in Groupon’s Buyback Program?

    Groupon (GRPN) returns value to its shareholders through share repurchases. It’s a program in which the company allocates a portion of its cash to buy back some of its shares.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Risks Facing Riot Blockchain in December 2017

    Cryptocurrency exchanges are rather new, and there is concern about malware attacks and the safety of data.

    By Kenneth Smith
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Riot Blockchain’s Financials

    At the end of September 2017, Riot Blockchain (RIOT) had cash and equivalents of ~$13 million and an accumulated deficit of ~$121 million.

    By Kenneth Smith
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Groupon Finally Fills a Vacant Position

    Groupon has moved to fill an executive position that has been lying vacant for two years, announcing that it has appointed Steve Krenzer to the role of COO.

    By Neha Gupta
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    How to Transact in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

    If you have purchased bitcoin currency, and it’s now in your digital wallet, there will likely be a time that you’ll want to conduct a transaction with it.

    By Ricky Cove
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Groupon Sees Opportunity amid Current Weaknesses

    Rich Williams, the CEO of Groupon (GRPN), believes that the company isn’t getting the maximum value out of its customers.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Groupon’s 3 Priorities

    Groupon (GRPN) is pursuing three priorities this year, and it’s likely to remain committed to these priorities for the long term as it seeks to create more value for shareholders.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s Why Groupon Is Dropping Vouchers

    Groupon (GRPN) is not only shifting its trajectory from pushing daily deals to becoming a daily habits marketplace but also altering the way it serves discounts to shoppers on its marketplace.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Will Retrenching 95 Employees Impact Groupon?

    Groupon’s operating expenses soared to $3.2 billion in 2016, leading the company to a net income of -$194.6 million in the year, compared to a net income of $20.7 million in 2015.

    By Neha Gupta
  • Consumer

    How is eBay faring in the e-commerce market

    eBay’s profit margins, operating margins, and gross margins are higher than its peers.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Mobile commerce: The driving force behind commerce and payments

    According to comScore, visitors to the top online retail properties spend a majority of the time engaging in purchases via the application as opposed to the mobile web.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Initiatives in eBay Marketplaces have been slow growth drivers

    The majority of eBay’s Marketplaces revenue comes from a take rate on the gross merchandise volume (GMV), defined as the total sales for active listings or of all the items.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Consumer

    eBay: An investor’s guide to the world’s largest marketplace

    Initially viewed as an an online auction house, eBay now considers itself as the world’s largest online marketplace.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Why Black Friday’s sales results mean a huge shift for retail

    As online retailers continue to succeed in attracting customers, many of their gains have come at the expense of traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
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