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Remember when Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) was best known for selling books online? The company dominates the e-commerce sector. There is almost nothing you can't find available for purchase (with free shipping) on Amazon.
Visa, along with Mastercard, effectively form a duopoly in the payment-processing market. A recent study shows that Visa (53%) and Mastercard (32%) make up 85% of credit cards. Mastercard is also a terrific company, but Visa's market share is superior.
Retailer hopes to encourage more people back to work as strikes continue over pay and conditions
Artificial intelligence (AI) is hot right now. My prediction is that six AI stocks will be worth a combined $20 trillion or more by 2030. It's no coincidence that 6 out of the 7 biggest stocks based on market cap that trade on U.S. exchanges have a major focus on AI.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been the talk of the investment community in 2023, as a number of companies have showcased the potential of their game-changing projects -- from OpenAI's ChatGPT to Alphabet's new large language model, Bard, designed for its Google Search platform. The potential of this new technology is becoming increasingly clear, and the estimates for its impact on the broader economy are mind-boggling. Research firm McKinsey & Company thinks it could add $13 trillion to global economic activity by 2030, whereas Ark Investment Management predicts that number could be $200 trillion.
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Finally, technology giant Apple became the world's first $1 trillion company in 2018. Apple has since been joined by Microsoft, Amazon, and Google parent Alphabet in the $1 trillion club. Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) is the world's leading producer of advanced semiconductors, especially those designed to power new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI).
It's not uncommon to receive advice about cord-cutting if you need to save a little extra money in your budget. Increasingly, more people are being advised to cancel one of their streaming services...
The stock market is on a growth path, with the Nasdaq Composite index up 24% since Jan. 1. However, in the first quarter of 2023 Amazon's North America segment returned to profitability, hitting $898 million in operating income, while its international earnings also marginally improved.
Investors believe AI is the latest tech revolution. Millennial workers are worried this will mean less pay for the same work.
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how people work, read, shop, and do just about anything else. Companies have been using AI models for years for all sorts of functions, such as predictions on seasonal shopping demands and inventory management. ChatGPT has captured a lot of attention for its use of generative AI models to create work that mimics human capabilities.
I'm no fan of the saying, "Sell in May and go away." Unsurprisingly, and in keeping with The Motley Fool's guidance, I tend to hold stocks for the long term. In fact, rather than selling in May, I'm adding shares to my portfolio this month.
Amazon shareholders missed out on the market's AI party Thursday. What a difference a day makes.
Costco offers a host of great deals, but there's one aisle that could end up busting your budget. Read on to learn more.
Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) stock jumped 8% on May 24 after it posted its latest earnings report. Kohl's growth rates seem anemic, but they cleared Wall Street's low bar and indicated it wasn't doomed to become the next Bed Bath & Beyond. What happened to Kohl's?
Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) has managed to produce over $500 million in profits from its delivery business over the past two quarters, and there's one key driving force behind the gains. What's more, the advertising business is just getting started, with Uber committing to $1 billion in ad revenue by next year.
The main point of investing for the long term is to make money. But more than that, you probably want to see it rise...
Even after raising its annual regular price for Amazon Prime recently, Amazon offers ways for certain customers to save money. Shoppers who are recipients of SNAP and SNAP EBT Cash benefits (or...
Despite their premium valuations today, these three stocks should continue delivering top-tier growth for decades.
To tap into this massive opportunity, check out what three top e-commerce stocks -- Chewy (NYSE: CHWY), Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) -- are doing right now. Investors have slowly walked away from the stock this year after Chewy reported in March that its active customers declined 1% in 2022 to 20.4 million. For one thing, the company significantly increased prices last year, which resulted in net sales per active customer increasing 15% year over year in the fourth quarter.
Amazon is near the top of my list when I think of stocks on sale. Under his direction, Amazon has cut 27,000 jobs -- a much-needed move, given the hiring spree the company embarked on during the COVID pandemic.In addition, Amazon is slowing the pace and scale of its capital expenditures after years of ramping up costly improvements to its sprawling fulfillment network.
The evolution of artificial intelligence could make search engines, e-commerce platforms, and productivity sites obsolete.
Markets are optimistic amid progress in negotiations over raising the US debt ceiling.
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