Analysts have been calling for a surge in M&A for years now due to cheap financing rates.
The e-tailer's growth is slowing and the stock looks overbought, but the bears don't have the courage of their convictions.
Investors should base trading decisions on long-term trends, not short-term fluctuations.
At this rate, the e-tailer will eclipse Target and Costco.
Sony is upgraded to 'buy,' and JoS. A. Bank is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
Speculators who took a chance on these low-dollar names last year did very, very well.
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow managing to cross back into positive ground near noon.
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The company has made at least 4 acquisitions in the space, and few people have paid any attention.
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