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Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage of the Internet sector and picked Google and Amazon as two stocks with "sustainable competitive advantages and strong growth potential" in a research report released on Friday.
the New York Times reports.
Never before has there been a time in American history when consumers have demanded that brands be aligned with their values and ideals.
Groupon stock may pop after the IPO, but the company faces a host of challenges beyond the accounting issues that forced the company to re-issue its S-1. Competitors, deal fatigue, customer annoyance and small business frustration are all taking their toll on the company. In the third quarter growth of the number of Groupons sold slowed to just one percent. Back in Q4 of 2010 the growth rate of Groupons sold was 97 percent, according to industry tracker Yipit.
According to the latest IPO valuation, online coupon purveyor Groupon is worth more than half the S&P 500 index, which one trader called "ludicrous."
People often joke about how much waiting for the cable guy and other service people is costing them — in time and billable hours. Well now, someone has actually done the math.
There's a lot of investor optimism as well as some "question marks" about daily deal website Groupon's initial public offering later Thursday, Evercore Partners analyst Ken Sena told CNBC.
AOL stock is flying higher today on stronger-than-expected 8 percent global advertising growth. I snagged CEO Tim Armstrong in a 'First on CNBC" interview to hear his strategy to turn the company around.
Lately this kind of swift and sharp sell-off has been an opportunity? Is it again?
Chinese Internet IPOs like to analogize themselves to successful U.S. companies, but that doesn't make it true.
Google will launch 100 channels on YouTube over the next year, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Cramer breaks down the competition between tech companies.
It's been in the works for years, and later today YouTube will finally announce the creation of 100 new online YouTube channels with original programming. The tech giant spent months working with Hollywood agencies and has secured deals with celebrities including Ashton Kutcher, Amy Poehler, and Deepak Chopra. Most of these channels will launch next year, creating about 25 hours of new programming per day.
With Baidu's stock having surged after a strong earnings report, Brian Stutland of Stutland Equities explains how to trade the Internet name using options.
Given the weak earnings showings from these tech favorites, investors may be wary of taking steps into this sector. Shunning technology, however, is not the best strategy going forward. This is especially true now that the holiday season is nearly upon us.
A look at Comscore's new report that shows Facebook not only captured the largest share of time spend online but also snagged the biggest share of display ads. Insight with Gian Fulgoni, ComScore Inc. chairman/co-founder, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Facebook's is winning in the battle for display advertising dollars. That's the headline from ComScore's third quarter display advertising data, which it gave CNBC an exclusive look at today.
Find out what six big themes the “Mad Money” host thinks are controlling individual stock movements this earnings season.
Despite being a Netflix skeptic, Whitney Tilson of T2 tells us this is the time to buy. "There are a lot of different ways to win here," he says.
"It's hard to imagine anyone could possibly fill the enormous vacuum left with the tragic death of Steve Jobs. But people are searching hopefully for such a person," and this author thinks that person could be Jeff Bezos.