Category: finance

How Elon Musk Will Revolutionize the Modern World

How Elon Musk Will Revolutionize the Modern World By Sean Bryant | March 3, 2016 — 12:24 PM EST Elon Musk, Founder, and CEO of Tesla Motors Inc.After selling off PayPal for $1.5 Billion to eBay.com Inc. Throughout history, humans have dreamed of what the future will be like. We have envisioned flying cars, teleportation [Continue]

Google Express vs. Amazon Prime Now (GOOG, AMZN)

Google Express vs. Amazon Prime Now (GOOG, AMZN) By Vanessa Page | March 7, 2016 — 12:54 PM EST Alphabet Inc. Today Google Express drivers no longer have to visit hubs. Express drivers now pull double-duty as shoppers who receive orders on their phones, purchase the items required and then deliver them to customers. The [Continue]

What is Google Express? (GOOG, GOOGL)

What is Google Express? (GOOG, GOOGL) By Vanessa Page | March 8, 2016 — 7:51 AM EST What’s particularly interesting about Google Express is that the service isn’t quite like Amazon’s Prime Now where customers purchase items from Amazon.com Inc Currently, the Express service is offered for shoppers looking to purchase items from Staples Inc [Continue]

Amazon Prime Creates a Captive Audience (AMZN)

Amazon Prime Creates a Captive Audience (AMZN) By Vanessa Page | March 9, 2016 — 8:34 AM EST Sometimes it seems as though Amazon.com Inc. Once you’ve gotten free two-hour shipping, buying things online from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is run by the smartest people in the world. In the past 20 years the company has [Continue]

What is Costco’s Auto Program? (COST)

What is Costco’s Auto Program? (COST) By Vanessa Page | March 9, 2016 — 8:37 AM EST , the warehouse store that everyone either loves or loves to hate, has a secret. Costco members can buy cars through a little known program called the Costco Auto Program. Haggle-Free Shopping The program works like this: Costco [Continue]

Airline Ticket Prices: What a Difference a Day Makes

Airline Ticket Prices: What a Difference a Day Makes By Rick Seaney | March 9, 2016 — 4:13 PM EST   It’s not too early to start thinking about summer. For the best prices, book domestic tickets starting about three months from your departure date or five months ahead for international travel. When to Fly [Continue]

Wait on Buying a Pickup (F, GMC)

Wait on Buying a Pickup (F, GMC) By Tim Parker | March 11, 2016 — 6:30 AM EST     It’s a buyer’s market if you’re looking to purchase a new car. And if you can wait even longer, prices may get even better, if auto analysts are correct. The Wall Street Journal, citing Manheim [Continue]

Is Amazon Prime for Frugal Shoppers? (AMZN)

Is Amazon Prime for Frugal Shoppers? (AMZN) By Vanessa Page | March 14, 2016 — 8:02 AM EDT Given today’s economy, frugality is far from people’s minds. For some Americans, saving as many pennies as possible is the most important part of any shopping trip. For these people, Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Prime is a program [Continue]

Will Amazon’s Logistics Ground UPS and FedEx? (AMZN, UPS)

Will Amazon’s Logistics Ground UPS and FedEx? (AMZN, UPS) By Richard Saintvilus | March 15, 2016 — 8:19 AM EDT How much will Amazon.com, Inc.’s That’s become a legitimate question after Amazon said last week that it would lease twenty 767 freight aircraft made by The Boeing Company improved logistics network hurt the growth of [Continue]