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Why the Twitter Stock Price Today Is Trading Near Record Lows

The Twitter stock price today is slightly up after it plummeted following Twitter's Q1 2016 earnings report.

But if you believe in CEO Jack Dorsey, this could be a great opportunity to buy shares at a discount.

If you plan on buying TWTR at these low prices, here's everything you need to know before adding this social media stock to your portfolio...

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Should I Buy Fitbit Stock After Q1 Earnings?

Fitbit stock is up over 15% since April 4 and is beating tech giants like Apple stock.

But some investors worry Fitbit doesn't have long-term growth potential.

Here's whether or not you should buy FIT stock ahead of its earnings report...

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This Opportunity Is Like Buying Google Stock… in 2004

The advent of "Software-as-a-Service," or SaaS, was a true inflection point of the ongoing Internet Revolution.

Workers no longer had to rely on running a program they had to install on the machines on their desks in front of them. Rather, a specialist vendor would manage the software and simply allow all employees to access that software from a remote central location: "the cloud."

This changed everything. Companies no longer had to deal with the myriad small hassles of software; they could tighten up operations and focus on the mission, rather than managing growing IT departments.

For investors, the benefits were no less profound. Companies that offered SaaS, like Alphabet Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc., became must-have shares that returned triple digits to shareholders who got in before SaaS took off.

According to a study done by Emergent Research, 80% of small businesses will be using the cloud by 2020 for much of their operations. For the top seven cloud companies, the cloud represents about $18 billion of business annually in 2015, according to the go-to news source for tech professionals, the CIO Journal. 

Global SaaS software revenue will reach more than $100 billion in 2016. According to Forbes, cloud-based service has a compounded annual growth rate of 24% through 2018. That's downright impressive growth given the soft nature of the global economy.

If you missed SaaS, don't worry. Because right now, we're at another inflection point, one that's going to move entire sectors forward that had once been stuck firmly in the (mid) 20th century. And because the gains are likely to be even bigger this time, I want to show you the best profit play for what's about to happen...

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The LinkedIn Stock Price Soared Today – Should I Buy Now?

The LinkedIn stock price soared more than 15% after hours Thursday amid better than expected Q1 2016 results.

With shares down 43.69% year to date, investors are asking us if they should buy now.

Here's our recommendation for LNKD stock in 2016...

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Apple Stock Price Tanks on Earnings Miss – What Investors Should Do Now

The Apple stock price has been hammered following an uncharacteristically bad earnings report.

Apple Inc.'s fiscal Q2 earnings were not only much lower than the same period a year ago, but missed Wall Street expectations as well.

The AAPL stock price was down as much as 8% in after-hours trading. But the sharp sell-off was an overreaction.

Here's why Apple stock is a great bargain right now...

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Why the Bitcoin Price Is Surging in Spite of the "Obits"

The Bitcoin price has doubled over the past year, and is up a solid 12% in April, despite an army of critics that continue to declare the digital currency dead.

Meanwhile the Bitcoin ecosystem continues to grow and thrive. What the critics can't see (or refuse to see) is that the price of Bitcoin has several powerful catalysts working on it right now.

Here's why the Bitcoin price is destined to rise much, much higher...

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What's Next for the LMT Stock Price Following Q1 Earnings

The LMT stock price is steadily rising after Lockheed reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, April 26. The defense giant posted modest gains in revenue and EPS.

While Lockheed's earnings results were OK, here's the real reasons why the LMT stock price will rise in 2016...

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Move Over, Comcast: There's a New Cable Company in Town

Comcast is about to see a new competitor in town.

Just yesterday, the DOJ okayed an epic cable merger worth $78 billion.

Here's a look at the deal and how it will affect consumers...

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Should I Buy Facebook Stock After Q1 2016 Earnings?

The Facebook stock price has returned gains of 34% over the last 12 months, and investors are hoping CEO Mark Zuckerberg can keep profits pouring in.

But Wall Street has lofty expectations for Facebook this quarter that the company may not be able to live up to.

While Wall Street will have a knee-jerk reaction to the Q1 2016 earnings report from Facebook if the company misses short-term expectations, here's what you really need to know before April 27...

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The "Earnings Recession" Just Gave Us Two Big "Buy" Opportunities

With Q1 2016 earnings meeting bearish expectations, we've entered an earnings recession. That's not great news – but it does mean two of the best tech stocks are trading at a discount.

These are the kind of shares you want to buy and hold for the long term - and now's the perfect time to buy...