Every time a foreign crisis occurs, the same 5-day pattern plays out. Look for the same with the Ukraine situation.
The company delivers a picture-perfect quarter and raises guidance. Still, investors took the stock down more than 4% Friday.
The social network is chasing the subversive and totally linked younger generation, which already saw the huge value in the messaging service.
The market undervalues many companies until other companies help investors see what they're worth.
The network's approach to the Sochi games is a bit more 'TV' than 'everywhere,' with the free broadcast used to drive cable subscriptions and the online access that accompanies them.
Apparently because it had little substance to begin with.
Digital mapping company AutoNavi jumped in early trading on news that Alibaba wants to purchase the rest of the company at a valuation near $1.5 billion.
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The company is scrambling to protect its equities arm, which could face declining volume and revenue as competitors close the gap.
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