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Wednesday's "Earnings Beat" Makes This The Perfect "Bad-Market" Tech Stock

In last week’s Private Briefing report Our Experts Show You the Stocks to Pick in a ‘Stock-Picker’s Market’,” Money Map Press Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald identified SanDisk Corp.(NasdaqGS: SNDK) as one of three stocks to buy in the face of the stock market sell-off.

And now we see why…

  • Facebook IPO

  • Will Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Feel "S&P Effect"? Mystery Document

    Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock still has a lot to prove if it wants to win over value investors, but it took a big step in that direction Wednesday with the announcement of its addition to both the S&P 500 and S&P 100 Indexes.

    The social networking giant will replace Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER), a manufacturer of test computer chips, in the prestigious broad-based S&P 500, and will change places with natural gas company Williams Cos. Inc. (NYSE: WMB) in the more elite S&P 100 at the close of business on Dec. 20.

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  • Facebook's "Dead Last" Chart Reveals a Troubling Fact I've made no bones about my feelings for Facebook Inc (Nasdaq:FB)  - that it's overrated, a flash in the pan, and ultimately doomed.

    Yes, the company just knocked the ball off earnings yesterday. And the stock is up 4.86% as I write this. But I really couldn't care less what happens in the short term. I still can't get behind its long-term potential.
    This is where the rubber meets the proverbial road for me...
  • Investing in Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock After Q3 Earnings Company Facebook 2

    Facebook stock (Nasdaq: FB) has surged 91% this year, leaving the drama of its initial public offering (IPO) behind - but has this rise run its course?

    The Q3 earnings report released yesterday (Wednesday) gives us some clues...

    FB stock surged 14% in after-hours trading Wednesday, after the social media giant announced a third-quarter profit of $425 million, or $0.17 a share.

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  • Will Snapchat Be the Next Social Media IPO? 10292013SG2

    Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined Stuart Varney of FOX Business' "Varney & Co." today (Tuesday) to talk about the latest potential social media IPO on the horizon - Snapchat.

    Snapchat is a social network that emphasizes privacy; compare it to Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), which touts the benefits of openness. Snapchat finds benefits in keeping conversations and pictures from spilling over to your entire list of contacts.

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  • Twitter Stock IPO: Five Reasons It Won't Be Like Facebook's Checklist The Twitter IPO SEC filing was revealed to the public just yesterday, but the comparisons to Facebook's calamitous IPO started long before that. Beyond being social media stocks the two have little in common, however. Here's why Twitter's IPO will be different...
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  • Are Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB) Good Stocks to Buy Now? 09252013SG2

    Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani joined FOX Business' "Varney & Co." today (Wednesday) to discuss whether two hot stocks in the market right now, FB and AMZN, are good buys.

    Gilani shocks Varney when he tells him what he's doing with AMZN right now...



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  • Why the Facebook Stock Price Has Doubled in Two Months Company Facebook like small The Facebook IPO was one of the biggest debacles in Wall Street history. As the stock languished below its IPO price month after month, most investors gave up on it. They shouldn't have. Now Facebook is on a roll, and the catalyst driving it is just getting started…
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  • Don't Feel Bad If You Miss Out on the Twitter Stock IPO Sign Yield Well before we reach the day when Twitter goes public, the Wall Street hype machine will be running at full tilt.That's going to make it hard for some to resist jumping on the Twitter bandwagon. But before things start to get too crazy, there''s something you need to know...
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  • Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Is on Fire – So Don't Get Burned facebook6 Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock closed over $39 for the first time ever Monday, but the gains were short-lived. In mid-morning trading Tuesday, FB shares slipped more than 2% to $37.94.

    Nonetheless, Monday's milestone, which took a long 14 months to achieve, left many investors giddy - and confused.

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  • Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Earnings: It's All About Mobile Company Facebook like small

    One of the most closely watched earnings reports comes after the close Wednesday when Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) earnings for the second quarter are released.

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  • A Fab.com IPO Might Cure the Facebook Syndrome Facebook's largely failed IPO made investors bearish on new offerings, but an IPO of the fast-growing design site Fab.com IPO could change their minds. Read more... Read More...
  • New Facebook Video Sharing Takes On Twitter Company Facebook 2

    Those investors still betting on Facebook stock got hopeful news today as CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a Facebook video sharing capability - courtesy of Instagram.

    "A small team has been working on a big idea. Join us for coffee and learn about a new product," read invitations sent from Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) to select journalists and media outlets for an announcement today.

    The news was Facebook's attempt to capitalize on the popularity of video sharing - which has led teens, tweens and young adults to ditch Facebook for apps like Twitter's Vine.

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  • Here's What Really Happened in the Botched Facebook IPO If you can stomach it, Shah Gilani explains the sordid details behind the blown IPO… Read more... Read More...
  • Facebook Stock Just Hit a New Low for 2013 Coahuilan Box Turtle

    Missing amid the numerous stock market milestones and seemingly unstoppable rallies since the start of the year is Facebook stock.

    Tuesday marked the 20th consecutive Tuesday the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a gain. And, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, up 16.4% year-to-date, finished just nine points shy of its all-time high of 1,669.16 hit mid-month.

    Meanwhile the Nasdaq, Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) home exchange, has gained 4% in May and 16% this year.

    In contrast, Facebook stock is down some 10% year-to-date.

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  • Facebook Stock Ends Disappointing Year One; Any Shot at a Comeback? Company Facebook dislike

    One year ago, Facebook stock (Nasdaq: FB) made its trading debut in one of the most highly anticipated initial public offerings ever.

    While it's okay to offer a congratulatory happy anniversary, it's been anything but a honeymoon for the company and investors.

    Some 421 million shares were sold, raising $16 billion, giving Facebook a whopping $104 billion valuation.

    Then the disastrous story began: Shares were priced at $38, opened at $40, and then, within 10 market hours after the pricing, Facebook stock flailed. Technical glitches at the Nasdaq caused a delayed open, late executions and reports, and mispriced trades.

    Lawsuits are still pending.

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