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The Biggest Difference Between Alibaba Stock and Amazon Stock

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Alibaba stock is frequently compared to Amazon.com 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...

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…

Here's Why Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock Recently Soared

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We've been telling you for a while now that Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) trades like a small-cap - the kind of action investors dream about.

Recently, this old-guard tech company's share price surged - jumping 10.5% in one day.

Here's what fueling their recent (and future) success...

Your Best Investment in the "Cloud" Is Right Here

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Last week, investors drove up the market valuations of both Amazon.com and Microsoft by tens of billions of dollars based on excitement over the companies' "cloud computing" hosting businesses.

For both companies, cloud revenues and growth were the catalyst of the big moves.

Indeed, both featured screaming improvements in what are critical segments in their business models...

All Eyes on Greek Drama in Stock Market News Today

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In stock market news today, April 24, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 12-point gain from Thursday's close.

The Nasdaq Composite Index struck a new high Thursday, beating the previous record set more than 15 years ago during the dot-com bubble. The S&P 500 hit a new intraday high but failed to beat its previous record close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20 points yesterday.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in, the Eurozone summit on Greek debt unfolds, the deal between Comcast and Time Warner falls apart, and these stories...

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

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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...

This "Piggybank Investment" Will Make You a Millionaire

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Where "the herd" sees doom and gloom, we see profit opportunity. And today we're going to show you a piggybank investment that will make you huge profits.

In fact, this stock represents an opportunity to create the kind of wealth that you'll be able to pass along to future generations.

Here's our pick and how "piggyback investing" works...

A Tech Stocks Update for 2015

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We've got an outlook on tech stocks and a comprehensive outline on risk-management every investor should follow.

Plus, we've highlighted a half-dozen picks that will most certainly start you on your road to wealth.

Here's why we're more confident than ever for the longer term investment outlook of Silicon Valley and high technology...

New FAA Drone Regulations Could Kill These GOOG, Amazon.com Projects

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

AMZN Earnings: The Crucial Number Not to Forget

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Impressive sales but inconsistent profits have been the story of AMZN earnings the last few years.

Today's (Thursday) Q4 report is no different...

Amazon.com Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AMZN) sales increased 15% compared to last quarter, but profit dropped again from the same period a year ago - just not as much as expected.

Here's the key to Amazon's lack of net income - and how investors can play AMZN stock right now...

Jeff Bezos Turns 51 Today! And 5 Other Facts About the AMZN Billionaire

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As of Jan. 9, Jeff Bezos' net worth was $27.8 billion according to Forbes. His company Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) - the largest Internet retailer in the U.S. - had a market capitalization of $137.98 billion.

The man Wall Street has come to know is a visionary who doesn't conform to typical big business management. That's evidenced every quarter in the last three years. Amazon continues to post impressive sales numbers, coupled with earnings per share (EPS) losses. The company hasn't turned a profit since 2012. Despite pressure to improve Amazon's bottom line, Bezos steadfastly reinvests the company's massive sales. He hasn't faltered from his strategy of diversification and growth.

Investors are left wondering where the company is headed next and more importantly, when it will turn a profit.

That's why we put together a list of five facts you didn't know about Jeff Bezos. Perhaps the best way to determine where Amazon is headed is a greater of understanding of the man behind its wheel.

The billionaire - who just celebrated his 51st birthday Jan. 12 - is a true original...

Should I Buy Amazon Stock (Nasdaq: AMZN)?

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Mixed data has made "should I buy Amazon stock (Nasdaq: AMZN)" a popular question these days...

The world's top online retailer announced Jan. 5 it sold a record-setting 2 billion-plus items worldwide in 2014. On the other hand, AMZN stock lost 22% in 2014.

Watch Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." for how to play Amazon stock right now...

How to Play Amazon Stock Right Now

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Amazon stock has been up and down over the course of the year.

It could be headed for trouble if it doesn't move back up above crucial support levels.

But despite the uncertainty, Amazon stock still should help traders snag some quick profits.

Should I Buy Amazon Stock (Nasdaq: AMZN)?

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If you're asking, "Should I buy Amazon stock right now?," you're not alone. With so little cash flowing to its bottom line, the online retail giant has many investors confused.

Here's how our tech expert said he'd play AMZN on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." on Wednesday...

The Stock Market Today Under Pressure from Renewed Ebola Panic

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Stock market today, Oct. 24, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) will feel pressure from a new Ebola case in New York.

AMZN, MSFT, and these 5 other top stories are what to watch today...

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