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Big Tech Is Doing Very Well

We have been taking some profits on big tech recently, but the numbers in this link show why big tech share prices have done extremely well over the past year:

LINK: Big Tech Earnings and Revenue Growth


Are you surprised that Facebook grew its profits the most? We’re not. It validates the point that their network is a brilliant platform that has only begun to be monetized.

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Amazon, Facebook, Google Could Replace Banks

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Banking has a fascinating history, and has played a seminal role in the forging of the modern world.

Today, as banks furiously try to keep up with technologies and new ways of attracting and maintaining clients, it bears consideration as to what their roles will be in the future. Will they fall pray to today’s aggregators and connectors? Quite possibly.

In a world where more and more of your everyday purchases are sourced from Amazon, why not carry a balance on your Amazon account? Surely they could come up with enticing reasons for you to do so. Looking for a loan? Surely Google could personalize and rank your best options. Need to make a payment? Facebook has a decently sized network of users (1.6 billion and counting)…

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A Tale of Two Brands: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Mistakes Vs Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Mastery

Yahoo! Inc. has been a slow motion train wreck; Alphabet has the largest market cap in the world. This article illuminates how brand strategy can play a significant role in the defining corporate strategy and success.

Yahoo! came about a long, long time ago and was Google’s predecessor. One of their original business models involved charging websites to be listed on their search lists. Google turned the search game on its head though its powerful algorithms, whose results they they then sold to willing advertisers.

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Gang of Four: Apple / Amazon / Facebook / Google (YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS)

I have an incredible amount of respect for Scott Galloway, professor of Marketing and Brand Strategy at the NYU Stern School of Business, and founder of L2.

This video is 16:18 long, but the swell of prescient information is so formidable, that by the end of it, it will seem as if no time has passed at all.

It is information such as that presented in this video – not daily stock quotes – that should be the focus of long term investors, and is the perfect embodiment of why we created the BALTICS AND BEYOND in the first place.

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