Why Activision Blizzard's Stock Increased By 60% In The Last Year
Gaming giant Activision Blizzard‘s stock has rallied by almost 60% in the last year following strong results in all four quarters of the last fiscal year. The company’s performance was particularly impressive in the most recent quarter, in which it posted its highest-ever quarterly revenues
Why Facebook Is Focusing On Live Sports
Reports suggest that Facebook’s is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week on its platform. Both Facebook and Twitter are looking at live sports as a key catalyst to drive user engagement, growth and eventually revenues.
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High Metabolic Honchos' 13Fs: More Whiffs Than 4-Baggers
Maybe I’ve missed a few, but I can't find 400 hitters in the Icahn, Soros and Bill Ackman crowd. Aggressive stock pickers like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman doggedly run highly compressed portfolios in one-off stocks like Chipotle Mexican Grill, American International Group and Herbalife.
Here's How Netflix Can Benefit From A Consumer Products Business
Netflix appears to be increasing its focus on consumer products. A Bloomberg report suggests that the company is looking to hire an executive to oversee the licensing of shows for books, toys and comics and forge partnerships with retailers.
Why Is L'Oreal Trying To Sell Off Natural Beauty Brand The Body Shop?
In its Q4 2016 earnings call, L’Oreal admitted to exploring options to sell off its ownership of The Body Shop. The persistent weak performance of the Sussex-based beauty retailer, which is known for its natural and fair-trade ingredients, led L’Oreal to this decision.
Here's How To Stay Ahead Of Machines And AI
The Great American Jobs Apocalypse continues to tear our social fabric, and no one really knows what to do about it. If you’re not unemployed or underemployed now, then you know someone who is… and you could always be next.
4 Warning Signs Of Instability In Russia
Geopolitical Futures forecasted that 2017 will be “an inflection point in the long-term destabilization of Russia.” After just six weeks, there are clear signs that this forecast is right on track.
Labor Department Needs To Define 'Diligence' For Fiduciaries
Many people throughout the industry are still unclear as to how the fiduciary rule should be implemented. This uncertainty, at least In part, is behind many industry groups working hard to delay—or even scrap entirely—its implementation.
Real Earnings Season Starts Now
Corporate earnings season may be winding down, but the real earnings season—annual 10-K filing season—starts today.
Why We Revised Our Price Estimate For Netflix To $137
Netflix’s stock has performed well in the markets in recent months, particularly following its earnings announcement in January. One of the primary reasons for this was growth in international markets.