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When was the last time you visited a GameStop (NYSE:GME)? Its management team apparently rather you didn’t know; the firm stopped reporting same-store sales in 2021. E-commerce sales are also no longer reported separately, an ominous sign for a firm whose chairman once promised to build “a powerful e-commerce platform that provides competitive pricing, broad
In line with the overall stock market, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock has moved higher in recent weeks. Since hitting a new multi-year low on Nov. 3 ($83.45 per share), GOOG stock has climbed back up to around $95.14 per share. With a company-specific developments (more below) also giving shares a boost, some may believe now that a
What does a bottoming process in a stock look like? In the case of microprocessor manufacturing giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), reaching rock bottom is bound to involve layoffs and a general sense of pessimism. The layoffs aren’t going to be pleasant, but they’re a sign that Intel’s management is doing what’s needed to turn the company around
It’s been a tough year for tech firms, including hardware and software supplier Oracle (NYSE:ORCL). A recent round of Oracle layoffs, along with a pricey purchase of healthcare data company Cerner, has some ORCL stock investors feeling anxious. Yet, the layoffs are a necessary step to help slim Oracle down. Besides, the company’s cloud-business growth will
It seems odd to be analyzing the best shipping stocks as recession concerns continue to pile up in 2022. Further, any recession will likely last well into 2023 and come with a much harder landing than the Federal Reserve would like. With shipping rates down from record levels, it’s also unsurprising that many shipping stocks
It’s getting ugly out there. That’s especially true in the tech sector, where a growing number of companies are undertaking mass layoffs. Heading into the end 0f the year, some technology companies have announced the biggest workforce reductions in their history as their businesses slow and they grapple with ongoing supply chain issues and persistent
In a fresh development, Google and YouTube parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) finally settled an ongoing investigation. That’s good news, and it bodes well for GOOG stock. Furthermore, an activist investor gave Alphabet some practical advice about how the company can cut costs. Hopefully, Alphabet’s management will consider implementing retrenchment measures soon. Big Tech has
Bloomberg Law recently discussed the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. Their analysis pointed out that even though the 2022 M&A volume is down from a record number of transactions in 2021, the potential deals in 2023 could be pretty standard relative to the pre-pandemic volume.  “This year’s total M&A deal volume was $3.1 trillion
There’s a good-news, bad-news situation with China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nio (NYSE:NIO). The bad news is that some analysts reduced their price targets on NIO stock, and the company’s financial stats have some sore spots. Yet, there are also some highly encouraging data points to consider. Furthermore, potentially positive news from China could benefit Nio
As discussed previously, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has held up very well compared to other FAANG stocks. Unlike other major mega-cap tech stocks, AAPL stock hasn’t been knocked lower by a poorly-received earnings release. In fact, investors responded positively to its most recent quarterly earnings report on Oct 27. In contrast to Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL),
Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) is among the best-known platforms where people can buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. However, troubles in the world of crypto have put negative pressure on COIN stock. The end result, though, should be much higher prices for Coinbase shares over the coming years. That’s because more credible exchanges will rise
After making a double-digit move lower in October, don’t expect things to calm down with Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) stock this month. On Nov. 17, the Chinese e-commerce giant will report results for the preceding quarter, ending Sept. 30. In addition, investors will be keeping an eye on Alibaba’s results for “Singles Today,” which was Nov.
After years of astounding growth, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is currently out of favor among investors. Some traders reacted negatively to Amazon’s third-quarter 2022 earnings report. Others didn’t like to see the e-commerce giant halting some of its hiring activity. Yet, there are reasons to believe that AMZN stock will return to its all-time high and then reach