How Pinterest Makes Money

Reports by CNBC in late July, 2018 suggested that social media website Pinterest could finally be living up to its hype. Founded in 2010, the company has been the recipient of VC funding from firms like Rakuten, Goldman Sachs (GS) and Andreessen Horowitz....

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Understanding GAAP vs. Non-GAAP

GAAP vs. Non-GAAP: An Overview Thorough investment research requires assessment of both GAAP and adjusted results, but investors should carefully consider the validity of non-GAAP exclusions on a case-by-case basis to avoid misleading and excessively bullish figures,...

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Tiny Red Flags for the S&P 500

Major Moves Economic announcements are tricky. You see, they have one glaring problem they will never be able to overcome – they only look into the past. While this may seem like an incredibly obvious statement, it's true. Economic announcements – no matter how much...

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How Amazon Makes Money

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world’s largest online retailer, is rapidly growing in a broad range of businesses under founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, including its core e-commerce operations, cloud services, digital advertising, groceries and prescription drugs. It also...

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If You Had Purchased $100 of Bitcoin in 2011

The "Godfather of Smart Beta", Robert Arnott, perhaps said it best, "In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable." The decentralized, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency system called bitcoin puts this claim to the test. The following is how you would have fared...

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