184.92 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:13PM EDT
|Bid||184.92 x 900|
|Ask||184.99 x 1000|
|Day's range||184.45 - 186.33|
|52-week range||144.56 - 195.32|
|PE ratio (TTM)||30.61|
|Earnings date||24 Jul 2018 - 30 Jul 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||219.37|
Within hours of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect today, a privacy group accused Facebook (FB), Alphabet (GOOGL)'s Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram of violating Europe's strict new data-protection law. Austrian lawyer Max Schrems, a frequent critic of Facebook's privacy policies, on Friday filed complaints that claim the companies forced members to consent to terms of service with a "take it or leave it" threat. "Tons of 'consent boxes' popped up online or in applications, often combined with a threat, that the service cannot longer be used if user(s) do not consent," Schrems’ nonprofit organization, NOYB, said in a statement.
Hillary Clinton wants a bigger platform. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey held a one-on-one with the former presidential candidate just ahead of Clinton’s acceptance of the prestigious Radcliffe Award at Harvard on Friday. Healey asked Clinton if she could be CEO of any company right now, which would it be?
New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data. Many privacy advocates have hailed the new law as a model for personal data protection in the internet era and called on other countries to follow the European model.
Emotional scenes at airports and ferry terminals as thousands of eligible Irish voters go #hometovoteLeo Varadkar, Ireland’s taoiseach, or prime minister, casts his vote in the abortion referendum. Irish voters flocked to the polls on Friday to cast their votes in a historic referendum on abortion that may overturn what are some of the most restrictive laws in the world. Thousands of eligible voters living overseas flew in or took ferries to participate in a referendum that is asking them to repeal or uphold a constitutional amendment that makes abortion illegal in almost all cases, including rape and incest, unless the life of the mother is at risk.
I think this week we are officially “on pause” with our trade war while negotiations continue. Though I think the last update was that President Trump was not happy with how they are going. Either way, the ongoing fracas (yes, fracas) continues to dent the mood of investors in the US and clearly in China as well. The Hang Seng Index is only up 2% this year while the Shanghai Comp is down 5%. Meanwhile, here in the U.S., the S&P 500 (SPY) is only up 2% while the Nasdaq (QQQ) has gained 8%. It is tempting to not get involved in equities with so much uncertainty. ...
Here’s a detailed look at how the irreverent Turtleboy has offended Facebook’s (FB) users and management, or not, and why Facebook keeps banning the blog. This huge company owns 40% of “Fortnite’s” developer and is still growing very quickly.
The stock market has tossed and turned this week in reaction to changes in the negotiations with North Korea and the looming threat of trade wars, but overall, it continues to act positive. This is consistent with the fact that the advance/decline lines, which had been in the corrective mode since March, finally completed their corrective patterns two weeks ago. NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), May 21, 2018 in New York City. Much of the concern was focused on Facebook (FB), after the news about Cambridge Analytica was revealed in the middle of March. As investors tried to evaluate the implications for the stock price of FB, many investors sold the other FANG members, as well as a number of the other big-cap tech stocks.
A coalition of progressive groups is looking to spend as much as a six-figure sum on digital advertisements to promote its campaign to have Facebook (FB) broken up into smaller pieces, according to a report by Axios. The advertisements will run on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter (TWTR), and Facebook, implying that Facebook is poised to benefit financially from the coalition’s offensive. Instagram is one of the digital networking platforms owned by Facebook.