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10 Numbers That Stunned Investors This Week

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Here are this week's need-to-know facts about the stock market, economy, Wall Street, and life-changing global events...

It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Amazon Earnings for Q3 2015 (Nasdaq: AMZN)

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Amazon earnings for Q3 2015 come out after market close today, and Wall Street expects the retail titan to smash expectations.

Some investors predict the earnings report will push the stock price above the $600 benchmark.

And we have a specific strategy for profiting from AMZN stock after the report...

How Social Media Affects the Market

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton demonstrated exactly how social media affects the market last week when her vitriolic tweet sent the biotech sector into an 8% tailspin.

These days, a post or a picture on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter can have a massive impact on U.S. markets.

We've got four more memorable examples of times when social media buzz has blown up a stock - or entire markets - for better or for worse...

Amazon Stock Untarnished After CEO Jeff Bezos Defends Workplace (Nasdaq: AMZN)


Even though Amazon Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) suffered a PR hit over the weekend, Amazon stock emerged Monday unscathed. An hour into trading at 10:30 a.m. ET, AMZN stock was flat at $530.34 a share (-0.22%).

The New York Times ran a scathing story Saturday about the largest American Internet-based retailer. Therein, testimonials from 100 current and former employees depicted a "bruising" workplace, where employees are expected to "toil long and late," and where workers suffering from personal crises, including cancer, miscarriage, and bereavement, are simply edged out.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' attempt to swoop in on damage control appears to have done the trick -- take a look at this memo he sent out over the weekend...'s Earnings Stunner (Nasdaq: AMZN)

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Money Morning Technical Trading Specialist D.R. Barton appeared on CNBC World after (Nasdaq: AMZN) blew away all analysts' expectations and turned in a stellar profit of $0.19 per share on $23.18 billion in revenue.

Life is about to get even better for shareholders as the e-commerce giant looks to put revenue worries to rest forever.

Don't miss D.R.'s look at CEO Jeff Bezos' "take over the world's retail" mentality...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Moving on AMZN, ANTM News


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Amazon Earnings for Q2 2015 (Nasdaq: AMZN)


Hot on the heels of its controversial "Prime Day," Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) announced earnings after closing bell Thursday, July 23 - and it was a doozy...

The historic report sent Amazon stock soaring more than 17%, pushing the company's net worth well past that of the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT).

Here are the need-to-know highlights in Amazon earnings for Q2 2015...

Amazon Stock Price Today, on Prime Day's Debut (Nasdaq: AMZN)

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Watch for the Amazon stock price today to make a big move. America's largest Internet retailer launched its new "Prime Day" on July 15. The day ahead of Prime Day's debut, AMZN stock hit a record intraday high of $465.95, and shares finished up 2.2% at $465.57.

Here's everything investors need to know about AMZN stock right now...

Why Amazon Prime Day Doesn't Mean Much for AMZN Stock

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Amazon Prime Day is being touted as Christmas in July with more deals than Black Friday.

While the event will likely be a good deal for consumers, it likely won't do much for shareholders.

Keep reading to find out why.

The Biggest Difference Between Alibaba Stock and Amazon Stock

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Alibaba stock is frequently compared to Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) stock because both companies are each the biggest e-commerce companies in their home countries.

But Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) has a very different business model from Amazon.

Money Morning's Technical Trading Specialist D.R. Barton joined CCTV News on Wednesday and broke down the two businesses for viewers. They both serve millions of users every day, but the way Alibaba operates gives it a huge advantage in this one category...

Why the IBM Stock Price Is Down 5% from 2015 Highs

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The IBM stock price has been crashing over the last week.

And just at a time when it looked as though the patient holders of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock were getting a reprieve from the two straight years of decline.

So, why is IBM stock falling? Why was is up in the first place? It's all a question of cloud...

Cash In on Amazon Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) Stock’s Amazing Cloud Success for 1/14 the Cost

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AMZN stock has surged 71% since Jan. 2, 2015. And first-quarter sales were a whopping $1.56 billion.

We always recommend that you focus on growth, but in this case, we believe there is more stable way and affordable to play the cloud.

Here’s a way to cash in on AMZN at 1/14th the cost…

Muted Movements in IBM Stock Price Today Prove Wall Street Is Clueless

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The International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock price today is hardly budging after it fell 1.8% yesterday (Thursday).

IBM is always putting out some statement about how IBM is going to invest billions of dollars into some initiative with little added details. But a recent announcement of a Facebook partnership was not just a typical PR gambit. It highlighted just where the real promise was in IBM.

Here's what the IBM stock price today says about the market's misreading of the company...

[CHART] See the Latest M&A Deals from AAPL, AMZN, FB, GOOG, and YHOO


Tech M&A deals are so commonplace now they often come and go with little fanfare. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) alone has acquired 44 companies since 2000. Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) has gobbled up more than three times that, with 144 buys in the last 15 years.

These deals are actually changing our lives - perhaps more than we realize. For instance, Google bought mobile software Android in 2005. Now, Android smartphones account for 78.4% of global market share. There are 76 million Android users in the U.S. alone.

Here are five charts that show the recent M&A deals from American tech sweethearts Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo!, and Google.

In another year or two, chances are some of these buys will have changed the way we live...

New FAA Drone Regulations Could Kill These GOOG, Projects

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New FAA drone regulations proposed Feb. 15 aren't what tech giants Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) or Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) had hoped for.

"...Once you spend some time looking at them, some of the things proposed would be devastating to the future of the industry," Small UAV Coalition executive director Michael Drobac said to The Wall Street Journal Monday.

Here's what GOOG and AMZN investors need to know...