Tag: social media stocks

What’s Next For Social Media?

What’s Next For Social Media?

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the most part, it’s been a disappointing year for social media stocks.  Actually, it’s been a below par debut for social media stocks overall.  Very few of the hyped social media companies to go public have performed to expectations. Of the major social media players, only LinkedIn (LNKD) is trading above its IPO price.  […]

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Microsoft’s (MSFT) Recent Acquisition Is A Big Deal

Microsoft’s (MSFT) Recent Acquisition Is A Big Deal

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lately, market conditions bring to mind the word “carnage”.  But, lost among the stock market’s selloff is interesting news on individual companies.  After all, for most companies, life goes on. Take Microsoft (MSFT) for example… This week the tech blue chip announced it was making a very intriguing acquisition. In case you missed the news, […]

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Facebook Is On Track For A Huge IPO

Facebook Is On Track For A Huge IPO

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Facebook IPO is right around the corner.  Sometime in May, the social media giant’s long awaiting debut will occur.  And you can bet that as launch day approaches, the hype machine will reach overdrive levels. Here’s the thing… The hype may just be deserved. You see, Facebook released a fresh batch of first quarter […]

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The Next Big Thing In Social Media

The Next Big Thing In Social Media

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

We’re just about a month away from the Facebook IPO (if everything goes as planned).  So, you can bet social media companies are going to be in the spotlight more than ever. Of course, we’ll see countless articles about Facebook’s super-hyped debut over the next several weeks.  And, I’ll be writing about the social media […]

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Is Pandora (P) A Buy?

Is Pandora (P) A Buy?

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

At a current price of $8.61 and market cap of under $1.5 billion, Pandora Media (P) is firmly in small cap territory.  But that’s a disappointing situation for a company that reached $20 a share not long after last year’s IPO. Keep in mind, Pandora is an internet/social media company.  And there’s typically a lot […]

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Yelp IPO: A Good Sign For Social Media

Yelp IPO: A Good Sign For Social Media

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The parade of internet and social media rolls on. Just last week, we saw the much anticipated IPO of Yelp (YELP).  The online city guide and review site is perhaps the second most anticipated  internet IPO this year… behind only Facebook in popularity. The Yelp IPO heralds a new round of internet and social media […]

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The Facebook IPO Cometh!

The Facebook IPO Cometh!

| February 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

Regular readers of my articles know how much I love to write about Facebook.  After all, it’s going to be the biggest internet IPO in the history of the US, so why not? And now that Facebook has officially filed for an IPO, the excitement is building to a fever pitch. Here’s why I think […]

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Penny Stock Trends You Can Profit From In 2012

Penny Stock Trends You Can Profit From In 2012

| January 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

Here we go.  It’s the start of a new year and a fresh beginning for the markets… and your portfolio. So what should we be looking for in 2012?  What are the major trends going to be?  And most importantly, how will they impact penny stocks? Of course, there are countless moving parts in the […]

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Facebook And The Coming Boom In Social Media IPOs

Facebook And The Coming Boom In Social Media IPOs

| December 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

2011 was chalked full of high profile internet and social media IPOs.  Companies like LinkedIn (LNKD), Groupon (GRPN), Pandora (P), and Zynga (ZNGA) all debuted with much fanfare. For each IPO, the companies either raised big dollar amounts or had very big stock moves.  In other words, regardless of the current stock price, each one […]

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