Oprah Winfrey Tweets About Love of Bread, Weight Watchers Stock Soars

Many diets would have you abstain from carbohydrates like bread – but not Weight Watchers. And this is perfect for Oprah Winfrey, who loves bread. Like, a lot. And she says she’s lost 26 pounds on Weight Watchers while eating…

Twitter’s User Growth Is Absolutely Anemic

Once again, Twitter’s earnings have beat expectations. And once again, Twitter is reporting absolutely anemic user growth. In July, Twitter’s then-temporary CEO Jack Dorsey reported 304 million monthly active users (excluding SMS Fast Followers). “We are not satisfied with our…

Jack Dorsey Is Giving a Third of His Stock Away … to Twitter Employees

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn’t wasting any time making friends among his company’s workforce. Dorsey has announced that he’s giving about one-third of his Twitter stock back to his employees. That’s about $200 million. Dorsey has around 22 million shares.…

Oprah Winfrey Buys into Weight Watchers and Stock Soars

Oprah Winfrey has purchased a 10 percent stake in the Weight Watchers diet company, and it’s sent the company’s stock soaring. In speaking with NPR, Winfrey said that she didn’t even have to think about the investment. Weight Watchers asked,…

Twitter Stock Falls Below IPO Price

For the first time ever, Twitter shares have fallen below the original IPO price. In November of 2013, Twitter priced its IPO at $26 a share. The company raised $1.8 billion in the offering, selling 70 million shares. The stock…

Was Yelp Misleading About Its Reviews?

Yelp is no stranger to legal battles, nor is it a stranger to complaints about how it handles reviews. Now, the company faces a new class action suit from shareholders, accusing it of selling over $81 million in stock, while…

AOL Sees 6th Consecutive Quarter Of Revenue Growth

AOL just released its Q2 earnings report with its sixth consecutive quarter of revenue and adjusted OIBDA growth. Total revenue grew 12% year-over-year. The company attributes this to accelerated global advertising revenue, which grew 20% year-over-year. The company saw 60%…

Tesla Stock Rockets Despite Hazardous Adapter Recall

The fourth quarter was a definite success for Tesla Motors Inc. The electric car maker indicated yesterday that its Model S sedan deliveries surpassed original predictions by 20 percent. As Tesla delivered about 6,900 sedans during the quarter, shares shot…

Facebook Offers 70 Million More Shares, Heads To Court Over IPO

Facebook announced on Thursday that it is offering 70,000,000 new shares of its Class A common stock, with 27,004,761 shares being offered by the company itself and 42,995,239 shares being offered by certain selling stockholders, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who…

Square Eyeing 2014 IPO, According to Report

Today, everyone is talking about the big Twitter IPO. Next year, we may be talking about Square putting forth an initial public offering. The common thread here is Jack Dorsey, of course. The Twitter co-founder is also the founder and…