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Salesforce Has a Co-CEO…Again
Strong results in the 3rd-quarter are overshadowed by Salesforce’s guidance in Q4, but maybe the company’s 2nd attempt at a co-CEO structure will improve the picture for shareholders. Shares of Box pop 12% as the cloud storage company continues its revenue growth. Allbirds falls as revenue growth for the apparel company is outweighed by increasing losses. Maria Gallagher analyzes those stories and we kick off our annual drive to expand the universe of holiday music.
Holiday Music - Mer Jul (More Christmas) by Adolpson & Falk
Would Meta Platforms Buy Roblox?
As Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) continues to invest in the metaverse, would acquiring Roblox fit with their plans? Asit Sharma answers that question and weighs in on the results from Cyber Monday and the stock market uncertainty caused by the omicron variant.
Jack Dorsey Exits Twitter
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigns as longtime CTO Parag Agrawal moves into the corner office. Amazon executive Dave Clark says the Everything Store is about to pass UPS and FedEx as the largest delivery service in the U.S. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and we preview our annual holiday tradition!
“It’s the mud that makes us.”
Some races end with the runners covered not only in sweat, but also in mud. Chris Hill recently ran one such race, and shares a lesson he learned from a fellow runner and how it applies to stock investing.
Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Zoom Video
Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Zoom Video all issue 3rd-quarter earnings reports with a similar pattern: better-than-expected results followed by shares falling. Asit Sharma analyzes all three and shares why he believes the short-term pain for shareholders should be buoyed by the strength of each business.
Is a Monster Merger Brewing?
Jay Powell gets nominated for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Cerence shares drop 20% on guidance. Jason Moser analyzes those stories and reports that Monster Beverage and Constellation Brands are engaged in merger talks.