ReliOn is unprofitable now and won’t contribute materially for a while. But hey, if Plug Power can wind up securing additional technology and marginal growth prospects for $4 million in stock that could very well become $2 million in stock overnight … why not get while the getting is good?
For investors who have been eagerly buying up AMZN stock on the expectation that it will find new avenues for growth to justify its valuation, this is further confirmation that the company is committed to finding that new revenue stream.
FB stock is up strongly in the last year… so is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg using that as leverage to fund billion-dollar tech buyouts? Judging by the Oculus and Whatsapp deal structure, the answer is “yes.”
The HFT debate has moved out of the shadows and into the bright lights as financial author Michael Lewis has taken to the airwaves to promote his new book, “Flash Boys,” which explores the world of high frequency trading and the idea that the market is “rigged.”
Frothy stocks and unrest in Ukraine have fueled short-term buying pressure. That’s good for those holding TLT from its bottom in late December. But remember that the long-term bond fund is actually still down about 8% in the last 12 months… so don’t see this as anything more than a short-lived trend against the broader backdrop of tighter monetary policy.