Tag Archives: Groupon
- Echoes of iGaming, Social Gaming, in the Twitter IPO
October 9, 2013
Our S-1 will be filed publicly with the SEC momentarily. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. — Twitter (@twitter) October 3, 2013 Last week, the microblogging site Twitter publicly disclosed its registration statement for an initial public offering (the company had announced – via...
- Facebook and Zynga Head in Opposite Directions
July 31, 2013
Heading into its earnings report Wednesday, Facebook (FB) had somehow become a forgotten stock. After tanking following its initial public offering in May 2012 – likely the most-discussed public offering in the history of the public markets – Facebook bottomed out below $18 per share in September 2012, less than half...
- Investing The Hard Way: A Long Year For iGaming
December 3, 2012
It's almost depressing, in a way, to cover the online gambling world. For all the optimism; for all the potential; and, for all the insatiable consumer demand, the industry continually sees roadblocks put in its path. Back in February, I noted the immense regulatory and tax challenges facing iGaming companies...
- Investing The Hard Way: Why IGT CEO Patti Hart Has Got To Go
October 15, 2012
Last week I noted the negative impact that poor management can have on publicly traded companies and their share prices. But in discussing the collapses in stocks like Zynga (ZNGA), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), and Groupon (GRPN) – falls that were, at least in some part led by management – I...
- Investing The Hard Way: The Collapse in Internet Stocks
September 10, 2012
It was heralded as the new dot-com boom. Companies like Zynga (ZNGA), Pandora Media (P), LinkedIn (LNKD), Groupon (GRPN), and, most notably, Facebook (FB), have all gone public in the last fifteen months, using their extensive user bases and strong revenue growth to raise billions of dollars in the public...
- Investing The Hard Way: The Facebook IPO
May 14, 2012
At the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) annual meeting last weekend, famed investor and Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger were asked which stocks in the market they would avoid. Munger, normally the more reticent of the two, answered quickly. “New issues,” he replied, referring to initial public offerings,...
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