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QOTD: The Facebook Facial

Facebook (Sheryl Sandberg) and Twitter (Jack Dorsey) on Capitol Hill today taking pipe from the pols.   Large cap tech getting spanked with both stocks down meaningful. I am all in for either they [Facebook] step up and take responsibility for … Continue reading

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Contrarian Crush & Why LT Rates Are Going Much Higher

This Bloomberg  piece was published before Facebook blew up but still you get the drift.  Betting against the crowd has been a disaster recently.   It always is until it isn’t. In the past year, a contrarian portfolio that invests in … Continue reading

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The Future Of Facebook And The Social Challenge Of Technology

Wow! Haven’t seen a swan dive like that in a major large-cap stock since the GFC.    Facebook’s crash took the stock down as much as 25 percent to a low price of $164.30 just a little before 6 pm … Continue reading

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It’s déjà vu all over again

But with real earnings. Classic momentum thrust feedback loop:  “Gotta buy ’em cuz they’re going higher.”  Otherwise, no year-end bone and career risk Hat Tip: @carlquintanilla

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How Good, or Bad, Will AI Get?

Even as the use of artificial intelligence has grown over the past decade, outsized predictions about it destroying humanity or creating utopia haven’t come to pass, at least not yet. Bloomberg QuickTake explains what AI does for us now and … Continue reading

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How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data

Tens of millions of American Facebook users had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica and a British-based researcher. Here’s how it happened. More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n

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The Key to Understanding Facebook’s Current Crisis – WSJ

Facebook’s current data crisis involving Cambridge Analytica has angered users and prompted government investigations. To understand what’s happening now, you have to look back at Facebook’s old policies from 2007 to 2014. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains. Illustration: Laura Kammerman Don’t … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Bearish Set-Up

We noted Facebook’s bearish formation last week, which triggered today and then quickly reversed (see chart).  Whoever said this is an easy business! We’re also watching and waiting to see if the head and shoulders formation triggers in the global … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Bearish Set-Up

Facebook’s chart is carving out a bearish head and shoulders formation.   A break below $45.25 with some follow-through sets up a measured move to $36-ish.     Stay tuned. (click here if chart is not observable)

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Facebook’s About Face

Check out the reversal in Facebook right at 2 PM and $27.00.    In the words of Paul “Yosemite Bear” Vasquez,  “what does this mean”? We don’t know but someone (Morgan Stanley?) had an axe to buy and spooked the shorts. … Continue reading

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