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7 Surprising Stocks to Buy Now for Peak Earnings

The first-quarter earnings reports for S&P 500 companies are pretty much in the books as I write this. The results, for the most part, were overwhelmingly positive, which leaves investors with the difficult task of picking stocks to buy.

Fact A: According to Factset Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS), with 91% of the S&P 500 companies reporting earnings in Q1 2018, 78% delivered....More>>>

There Still Isn’t Any Reason to Buy Blue Apron Holdings Inc Stock

A good number of high-profile IPOs have a brief honeymoon on Wall Street where the stock trades notably higher. Then, the numbers roll in, and either that honeymoon lasts, and the stock jumps, or it doesn’t, and the stock drops.

Meal kit maker Blue Apron Holdings Inc (NYSE:APRN), though, didn’t even get a brief honeymoon. APRN went public at $10 per share, and it hasn’t....More>>>

The New Surface May Put a Damper on Microsoft Corporation Stock

After years of declining iPad sales, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had success recently with a less expensive model. This has led to a string of quarterly gains. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is preparing to to take another crack at the iPad’s core consumer market by releasing a new$400 Surface tablet later this year. Whether it boosts Microsoft stock remains to be seen. 

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How Netflix, Inc. Uses Big Data to Grow Sales and Shareholder Value

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock has doubled in the last 12 months, climbing steadily from $160 per share to $328.19 per share as of Wednesday’s close. In recent years, the company has been spending more and more money on content development — a reality that’s left NFLX with over $15 million in liabilities in 2017 compared to a third of that total in 2014.

That trend is....More>>>

Slowing Growth Is a Major Concern for Switch Inc Stock

Co-location data-center company Switch Inc (NYSE:SWCH) went public at $17 a share in October 2017. SWCH stock briefly rose above $20 in its first few days of trading, but it has been nothing but down since then.

Now, SWCH stock is priced around $13, representing approximately a 35% decline since its early days on Wall Street.

Why the big selloff in Switch stock?

The data-center....More>>>

The New Surface May Put a Damper on Microsoft Corporation Stock

After years of declining iPad sales, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has had success recently with a less expensive model. This has led to a string of quarterly gains. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is preparing to to take another crack at the iPad’s core consumer market by releasing a new$400 Surface tablet later this year. Whether it boosts Microsoft stock remains to be seen. 

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Target's Revamped Restock Service Blows Amazon Prime Pantry Out of the Water

After years of treating e-commerce as an afterthought, Target (NYSE:TGT) has finally gotten the memo about online retail. The company rolled out free two-day shipping on orders of $35 or more in March, matching Walmart’s earlier move and providing the same shipping speed as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime.

Target made an even bolder move on Tuesday, launching a revamped version of its Restock....More>>>

Slowing Growth Is a Major Concern for Switch Inc Stock

Co-location data-center company Switch Inc (NYSE:SWCH) went public at $17 a share in October 2017. SWCH stock briefly rose above $20 in its first few days of trading, but it has been nothing but down since then.

Now, SWCH stock is priced around $13, representing approximately a 35% decline since its early days on Wall Street.

Why the big selloff in Switch stock?

The data-center....More>>>

Inside Alibaba's Blistering Growth

In a recent interview, Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) vice Chairman Charlie Munger expressed enthusiasm for investing in China, claiming U.S. investors were under-exposed to the country, and that “the best companies in China are cheaper than the best companies in the United States.”

In that light, it may be a good time to peer inside the second-largest....More>>>

6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime members will get special deals from its Whole Foods business. According to Reuters:

Amazon.com Inc and Whole Foods Market are making a surgical strike in the already brutal grocery price war.

On Wednesday, Whole Foods debuted a much-anticipated loyalty program that offers special discounts to Prime customers, including 10 percent off hundreds of....More>>>