Bitcoin investors are excited about the potential disruptive force that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology be in the global payments industry. Unfortunately, that disruptive potential doesn’t necessarily make bitcoin a safe bet for long-term investors.
One of the biggest questions of 2018 for Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) and its investors is where the company will choose to locate its second headquarters. Last week, Amazon narrowed down its list of possible locations to just 20 cities, but GBH Insights head of technology research Daniel Ives says Atlanta is at the top of the list.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) may not need to outperform Home Depot (HD) to generate some impressive long-term gains for investors. On Monday, Bernstein upgraded Lowe’s stock from “underperform” to “outperform,” and analyst Brandon Fletcher says tax cuts, new activist board members and a strong home improvement market are a winning combination for Lowe’s.
Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) is making efforts this year prevent manipulation of its platform by nation states, but the company says that it can’t guarantee that social media is not harmful to democracy.
If the preliminary earnings estimates Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) are any indication, Ford investors have very little to look forward to when the company officially reports its fourth-quarter earnings on Jan. 24.
Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) showed signs the struggling company may finally be getting on track in 2017, but not everyone is convinced the Twitter will find its way. As the company’s user growth continues to slow, monetizing that user base could become increasingly difficult.
After gaining yet another 18 percent in the opening weeks of 2018, it seems as if nothing can slow down Nvidia Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA). Despite the incredible run-up in recent years, a Bank of America analyst says there are still plenty of positive catalysts for Nvidia stock on the horizon.
Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) stock has been on a tear the past three months as investors now believe they see the light at the end of the tunnel in the slumping North American athletic apparel market. Wedbush has upgraded NKE stock and says that light may be even closer than investors realize.
Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings later this month, but investors have a lot to look for other than the top- and bottom-line numbers for Facebook stock. In fact, according to William Blair analyst Ralph Schackart, revenue and earnings numbers from last quarter will take a back seat to management commentary about a…
Major cryptocurrencies rebounded sharply after a steep mid-week selloff on concerns about regulatory crackdowns in South Korea. After briefly dipping to near $9,000 this week, bitcoin traded near $12,000 on Friday as investors turned their attention away from Asian government crackdowns and focused on some new cryptocurrency-related options for U.S. investors.