The RealReal Gets A Supply Boost from Its Retail Chain, But Moves Further from Profitability

The RealReal’s faith in physical retail amid the pandemic is driving sales growth, even as profits continue to slip. Reopening brick-and-mortar locations at the beginning of the summer gave the San Francisco-based online consignor a much-needed boost in supply,...

Nvidia rides the COVID-19 wave, surpassing analysts’ expectation for third quarter earnings

The heightened demand for technology that supports playing, learning, and working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic has yielded Nvidia record revenues and earnings, carrying the company through a year of growth even as some of its sectors take a hit. On...

Dating App Hinge Breaks Out of Tinder’s Shadow

Match Group, the parent company behind Tinder, posted dramatic revenue growth for its non-Tinder dating apps during its third quarter, showing the potential of emerging brands like Hinge. Match raked in $639.8 million in revenue, an 18% increase from the same quarter...

Will Amazon let its factory workers unionize?

Amazon has been successfully counteracting factory workers efforts to unionize for more than 20 years. Once the coronavirus hit the U.S. the media called attention to employees’ demands for better safety measures and exposed Amazon’s unethical practices when combating...

Moderna investors ignore bleeding bottom line for promise of vaccine payout

Pay no attention to the net losses behind the curtain.  Moderna Inc. kicked off its third-quarter earnings call with a cause to celebrate. The biotechnology company announced Thursday it’d reached complete, diverse enrollment in phase three trials of its Covid-19...

Beyond Meat Fails to Capitalize on Covid-19 Momentum

Covid-19 was supposed to be a watershed moment for plant-based meat, but Beyond Meat hasn’t been able to maintain the momentum it created at the start of the pandemic.  Investors were hopeful that shifting consumer habits during the pandemic, paired with new products...

Boeing’s 2020 Was Bad, But Recovery Isn’t Off The Table Yet

Boeing has had perhaps the roughest 2020 out of everyone, with the company logging record losses this year. Add to the mix the company’s pre-existing troubles before COVID-19, and you’ve got an outright mess -- and the future’s not looking so great either. The...

Tesla’s impressive earnings report spotlights opportunity for competition

Tesla’s massive lead over other electric-vehicle makers leaves room for disruption, as the Elon Musk-led company approaches a milestone in the automaker’s history.  In its latest quarterly earnings report, the Palo Alto, California-based firm doubled down on its lofty...

Will First Dates on Match Group’s Latest Video Chat Feature Lead to Engagement (in More Ways Than One)?

Restaurants and bars are reopening. Welcome back to social life -- with a facemask, of course! Or so you thought. Lockdown loneliness was stifling, but how can you engage with a potential mate IRL without worrying about the third wave of the pandemic? The U.S....

Now May Be The Time To Catch The Royal Caribbean Wave

For most of 2020 Royal Caribbean Group has been drowning. But, with the tide slowly turning, now is a good time to buy into its comeback.The stock hit a peak of $135.05 a share on January 17….and then fell off a cliff. With operations suspended due to the COVID-19...
Dating App Hinge Breaks Out of Tinder’s Shadow

Dating App Hinge Breaks Out of Tinder’s Shadow

Match Group, the parent company behind Tinder, posted dramatic revenue growth for its non-Tinder dating apps during its third quarter, showing the potential of emerging brands like Hinge. Match raked in $639.8 million in revenue, an 18% increase from the same quarter...

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Yeti, too hot of a stock, is going to chill soon

Yeti, too hot of a stock, is going to chill soon

  Yeti is doing well, too well, after running up strong performance the first half of the year as a pandemic stock. Now it’s overpriced. Even though Yeti Holdings, known for its cooler and tumbler brand, is in the luxury category, the high cost of its products...

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