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Square's Bitcoin Bet, Retail Survivors, & Walmart Earnings

2017-11-17 zacks
On today’s episode of the Zacks Friday Finish Line, Content Writer Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest stories, including Square's new bitcoin test, the survival of Dick's Sporting Goods, and Walmart's latest earnings results. (37-0)

The Bitcoin Bubble Could Lead to a Recession | InvestorPlace

2017-11-17 investorplace
A reported endorsement from Square Inc. (NASDAQ:SQ) seemed to give the bitcoin bubble new momentum on Nov. 17, as the price nearly cracked $8,000 per coin. (19-0)

Warren Buffett Is Selling International Business Machines Corp. -- Should You? | InvestorPlace

2017-11-17 investorplace
On Wednesday, we found out Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) was a seller of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) last quarter. Coming into the third quarter, Buffett owned some 54 million shares of Big Blue. But IBM stock price fell 1.2% on the news that he cut that position by roughly one-third to 37 million shares. (252-0), Inc. Should Be the World's Most Valuable Company | InvestorPlace

2017-11-16 investorplace
For a moment, ignore the valuation concerns about, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock. Ignore the fact that the AMZN stock price has risen 259% over the past three years, or that Amazon stock trades at 143 times 2018 earnings estimate. (471-0)

Square Inc Stock Jumps on Pilot of Bitcoin Buy-Sell Functionality | InvestorPlace

2017-11-16 investorplace
Shares of Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) just won’t cool off. SQ stock price continues to rally even as the market goes through its first mini-correction in quite some time. So what did it do? Management confirmed a pilot program is in place that allows users to buy and sell bitcoin. (214-2)

Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

2017-11-15 channelnewsasia
Payments company Square Inc said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year. (86-0)

REFILE-Payments company Square tests bitcoin buying and selling

2017-11-15 reuters
(Reuters) - Payments company Square Inc (SQ.N) said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up nearly sevenfold this year. (86-0)

Do You Use Square Cash? You Might Be Able To Buy And Sell Bitcoin

2017-11-15 wire.kapitall
While investors are still waiting for the SEC to approve the first major bitcoin ETF, more and more companies are doing everything they can to cash in on the cryptocurrency craze. (34-0)

Here's Why Square (SQ) Gained Today

2017-11-15 zacks
Shares of Square Inc. (SQ - Free Report) were up more than 2.3% in morning trading Wednesday after the payments company announced that it is testing support for bitcoin through its mobile application, Cash App. (25-0)

I Don’t Hate Square Inc, But I Hate SQ Stock | InvestorPlace

2017-11-15 investorplace
A few weeks ago, I wrote that investors who are considering adding Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) to their portfolios should hold off because the share price is simply too high for what you’re buying. Since that time, SQ stock has gained more than 20% and several of my colleagues are saying that the share price is likely to keep running higher. (18-0)

‘John Wick’ creator making ‘Hitman’ series

Previously the subject of two feature films, sharp-suited video game franchise “Hitman” is to become a television series under the supervision of “John Wick” writer and creator Derek Kolstad. (1-0)

Square Inc Stock Has Plenty of Life Left Despite Meteoric Rise

2017-11-14 investorplace
With so much attention paid to President Trump’s apparently favorite company Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), it’s easy to forget that dual-CEO Jack Dorsey also leads Square Inc (NYSE:SQ). While both companies are enjoying a strong showing in 2017, no comparison exists between SQ stock and TWTR. While Twitter is attempting to justify itself as a viable investment, SQ needs no such justification. (777-1)

Telecommunications Industry Outlook - November 2017

2017-11-14 zacks
After a lukewarm first half of 2017, most of the major telecommunications stocks performed well in the third quarter. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under President Trump has given indications of leniency compared with the Obama administration. The FCC is most likely to roll back a slew of stringent regulations of the previous regime. Its stance of being less restrictive will aid mergers and acquisitions, which are likely to spur growth in 2018. (117-2)

Why Did Movie Theater Stocks (AMC, RGC) Jump Today?

2017-11-14 zacks
Shares of movie theater giants AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC - Free Report) and Regal Entertainment Group (RGC - Free Report) surged on Monday as investors decided to hop back on these two stocks while they rest near their 52-week lows. (78-0)

Is Oracle Corporation (ORCL) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

2017-11-13 zacks
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t want to find stocks that are either flying under the radar and are compelling buys, or offer up tantalizing discounts when compared to fair value? One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process. (39-0)