The Facebook stock price (Nasdaq: FB) has been getting bad press lately from Alibaba IPO speculators.
Here’s why FB investors should laugh it off – all the way to the bank…
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Alibaba Stock Price: BABA Debut Will Not Be a Repeat of Facebook
The Alibaba stock price range has set at $66 to $66, after the company upped its initial range this week. It’s been estimated that the Alibaba IPO could raise up to $24.3 billion, making it the largest initial public offering since Facebook Inc.’s (Nasdaq: FB) $16 billion IPO in 2012.
Because of their similar sizes, and the fact that they’re only separated by two years, the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) IPO and Facebook IPO have been repeatedly compared to one another.But these two massive IPOs are very different. Here’s why the Alibaba stock price’s debut will be trump Facebook’s...
Why FB, UA, AMZN, and These 9 More Are Today's Hottest Stocks to Watch
The earnings calendar is jam-packed this week with big results from Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and Under Armour (NYSE: UA) most recently, and results are helping the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit record highs.
S&P 500 companies are beating on EPS and revenue at a rate not seen in years. The index components that have reported are beating revenue consensus estimates by 1.43% on average.Earnings dominate today's hot stocks to watch list, and some are sizzling hot numbers...
Act on This Massive Profit "Spark" Ahead of the Big Boys
It's easy to see why investors pile into a company's stock on the heels of highly successful products, technologies, or services.
Investors rewarded Apple shares after their steady flow of innovative product launches, while Google shares have been on an almost uninterrupted rise since its 2004 IPO.
Even Facebook has recovered nicely after its initial IPO debacle.
In each of those examples it's tempting to focus on the products the company offers, to draw a direct line to their success. iPhones and the introduction of stylish touchscreen interfaces in the case of Apple, the aggregation and accessibility of all things data-related in the case of Google, or just mere self-indulgence in the case of Facebook.
What's important to notice, though, is that in each case we likely wouldn't be talking about them had it not been for shrewd leadership at the top.
For small caps, finding the right leader can prove a more critical "spark" to major profits... Full StoryRead More...
Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) "Experiment" Is One More Freedom Slipping Away
It's Independence Day tomorrow, so here's a story about your freedom to think about and act on.
News came to light this week that a Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) data scientist named Adam Kramer conducted an experiment on 689,003 users of the social network site over a seven-day stretch in January 2012.Facebook wants us to believe it's all a big kerfuffle over nothing. But it's news for a few reasons...
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Challenges Networkers with "Wedge"
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) has built its own networking switches--crucial hardware devices that transport Internet information between machines--to power its increasing number of services.And it's getting some major attention for this new creation - called "Wedge." Here's why it's such a big deal.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Shakes Off Privacy Issues
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock has climbed 161% in just one year - a great reversal from its 53% tumble in the first three months of trading.
Facebook stock's rebound is one reason investors were praising Facebook Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg at the recent shareholder meeting, in addition to FB's recent buying spree.But now Facebook is facing something that Zuckerberg may not be able to deal with so easily...