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Tim Mullaney: Snap IPO: Why it may be the next Facebook

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:49:32 GMT

Snap’s IPO raises the question of whether it’s more like Facebook or Twitter. Tim Mullaney says it’s Facebook, so buy it.(image)



Number of distressed U.S. retailers at highest level since Great Recession

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:39:24 GMT

Moody’s is the latest ratings agency to weigh in on the state of the retail sector, which is rapidly replacing oil and gas as this year’s trouble spot.(image)



Barstool Sports, scrappy digital news outlet, has prime time ambitions

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:46:24 GMT

Barstool Sports and its new CEO Erika Nardini have some ambitious plans.(image)



The Ratings Game: Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands is finally feeling the pain of mall traffic declines

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:41:58 GMT

Analysts are concerned that L Brands’ Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works chains are taking a hit from traffic and sales declines at shopping malls.(image)



: What’s behind Russia’s jauntier mood? Way more than Trump, says this bank CEO

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:36:35 GMT

Russia’s peppier mood is based on more than just Donald Trump moving into the White House, says Oliver Hughes, CEO of Tinkoff Bank. The online banking boss also says Russia’s internet sector is “doing some amazing things.”(image)



From a risk-of-bankruptcy standpoint, the retail business is the new oil and gas

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:21:03 GMT

With retailers facing a slew of issues, including the shift to online and the need for investment, experts are expecting an increase in bankruptcies and restructurings.(image)



Amazon’s Oscar wins put streaming services in play in Hollywood

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:18:07 GMT

Amazon.com Inc. walked away from Sunday’s Oscars ceremony with a couple of golden statuettes. Despite missing out on the excitement of the best picture category, the streaming company has planted itself among Hollywood’s bigwigs.(image)



Tim Cook sparks predictions of augmented reality in Apple’s iPhone 8

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:15:26 GMT

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook believes augmented reality will be as big for technology as smartphones, prompting analysts to speculate about whether Apple is planning to launch the first AR-compatible iPhone in September.(image)