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ANALYSIS: Not Much to Shout About at Yahoo!

Written on
February 19th 2014
Author
Peter Koeppel

ADOTAS – Marissa Mayer’s attempt to turn Yahoo! around seems to have become stuck in neutral. The company recently reported that its revenues fell by 1.7 percent in the fourth quarter, minus commissions paid out to partners for Web traffic. This is the fourth straight quarter with no growth. By the ... more...

Wall Street is Not a-Twitter Over Yesterday’s Earnings Call

Written on
February 6th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Twitter’s Q4 earnings call exceeded expectations in revenues and earnings, but apparently set off  alarms due to the slow growth of its user base and record quarterly net losses. Here are the report’s financial highlights and lowlights: Q4 revenue of $243 million, up 116% year-over-year Q4 net loss of $511 ... more...

Brightcove Finally Announces IPO

Written on
August 24th 2011
Author
Bryn Durgin

ADOTAS – Since Brightcove brought Christopher Menard on board as their new chief financial officer, potential investors have anxiously awaited an IPO. The Cambridge-based online video platform has done what has long been expected and filed an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It will apply for ... more...

Groupon’s Revised S-1 Doesn’t Float Well in Choppy Market

Written on
August 10th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Apparently the latest stock market turmoil has brought the town tech-bubble criers out from under their rocks, particularly since public Internet-based companies seen as market bellwethers for the social media revolution have taken a hit. In particular, the stock of business-oriented social network LinkedIn (LNKD) has been riding a royal ... more...

Interclick and ValueClick Feel Stock Market Shellacking

Written on
August 5th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – In case you haven’t been paying attention, the U.S. stock markets have been taking a shellacking lately, and if you thought the ad tech sector — with it’s ever-growing revenue and rapidly developing technology — would be immune, think again. On Thursday, the NASDAQ composite dropped 136.68 points yesterday for ... more...

Wall Street Validates Demand’s Strategy

Written on
January 27th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS - Demand Media may be a punching bag for most tech commentators and the symbol of content farm pollution in the search space, but investors like it, creative accounting and all. The content-creation machine’s not-long-awaited IPO was a smash hit, as the share price rose 33% to $22.65 by the end of ... more...

Toxic-Debt Plan and Short-Selling Curbs Lift Markets

Written on
September 19th 2008
Author
Reuters Group

The U.S. government laid out $50 billion to guarantee money-market mutual funds, curbed short-selling and crafted a sweeping plan to mop up toxic mortgage debt, sending global markets higher on Friday. As U.S. government authorities brought out the big guns to tackle the mounting financial crisis, investment bank Morgan Stanley bought ... more...