It has been reported that Amazon is opening it's first brick and mortar store. That is somewhat true. According to CNBC it will start as more of a warehouse. The idea is to be able to provide same day delivery within New York city. The store front will also serve to market Amazon's brand. Another function will be to provide returns and exchanges for customers without … [Read more...] about Amazon Brick and Mortar
By now you know Tesla unveiled their new Model S which is the Tesla D. The Tesla D is a new dual motor all wheel drive version of the S. I read 0-60 times of 3.2 seconds, wow. Tesla Media Coverage What I found most interesting was the search results and coverage of the Tesla D unveiling. I searched google for "tesla d" and as I looked at the top results I realized I … [Read more...] about Tesla and the Convergence of the Auto Industry and Technology
Zillow was founded in 2005 and is public on the Nasdaq under the symbol Z. Trulia was founded in 2005 and is public on the NYSE under the symbol TRLA. Zillow announced today, 7/28/14, that they would purchase Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock, although the deal is not going to close until sometime in 2015. Zillow's CEO will run the combined company and both brands are going … [Read more...] about Zillow to Buy Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock
Shark week begins August 10th. It is impressed that "Shark week", as it is called, has become as popular as it has. Discovery channel created Shark week back in 1987. There are two interesting Facts It is not just a one time show, but is a week long event and the longest running cable television programming event in history. The week long event is now broadcast in over … [Read more...] about Are you ready for Shark week?
GoPro recently went public on the Nasdaq:GPRO. Regardless of whether you think it is worth the current valuation or not, what do you think about the stock sold and by whom? Typically we think of a company going public as a way to raise money for the company itself. For example, let us assume a company sells 1,000,000 shares for $10 at their public offering. The company … [Read more...] about Does it Make Sense for GoPro Stockholders to take $213.6 Million?