Blue Apron IPO: Stock Analysis

According to the NYSE’s IPO Center, Blue Apron Holdings Inc. is scheduled to begin trading publicly next Wednesday, June 28th, under the stock ticker APRN. Blue Apron is aiming to raise $450-510 million by issuing 30 million class A shares with a stock price range of $15-17. Click to read our analysis of this stock and the outlook for the company amid Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.

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Grocery Wars: Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market and Amazon announced a definitive agreement today (signed yesterday) in which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $42 per share. Here’s why competitors like Walmart, Kroger, and Sprouts Farmers Markets shouldn’t be too concerned with Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market.

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Machine Trading: Deploying Computer Algorithms to Conquer the Markets

Machine Trading is a practical guide to building your algorithmic trading business. You’ll discover the latest platforms that are becoming increasingly easy to use, gain access to new markets, and learn new quantitative strategies that are applicable to stocks, options, futures, currencies, and even bitcoins. Click to read more.

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Bob Iger Unloads Disney (DIS) Stock

Bob Iger, Walt Disney Company’s CEO and Chairman, has sold more than 553,297 shares in the last three days. While it is normal for company executives to diversify their personal investments when their stock options are fully vested, in certain situations it can be a cause for concern for shareholders. Click to read this story and analysis.

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SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Stock Analysis

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) is a diversified financial services company with 29 operating offices in the United States along with offices in the UK, China, Hong Kong, and India. The stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The company operates under three primary segments: SVB Global Commercial Bank, SVB Private Bank, and SVB Capital. Click to read more.

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Too Big to Fail: the Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System– and Themselves

In Too Big to Fail, an extensive book about the Great Recession, Andrew Ross Sorkin uses over 500 hours of interviews with the key people involved to share the intricate details of how the 2008 crisis unfolded. Click to read more about this book or to purchase it.

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