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Amazon triples profit, but shares slide (Update) - Phys.Org

Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected. Amazon extended its string of positive results after years of investments that produced little or no profit ...and more »

Peak Amazon Part II: Is The Earnings Miss A Sign? - Forbes

Back in June, I wrote a piece that we may have hit Peak Amazon, i.e. the apex for the retailing giant that the world would only recognize in retrospect. It was a glorious time. The company reported a fifth straight quarterly profit, Amazon Web Services ...and more »

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Loses $3 Billion In An Hour After Amazon Misses On Earnings - Forbes

After months of reaching new heights, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' fortune took a hit on Thursday. The billionaire's net worth dropped $3.2 billion after hours, after Amazon missed its expected earnings for the third quarter. As of 4:45 p.m. Eastern, Bezos ...and more »

A Quarter Of A Million People Have Proposed To Amazon's Virtual Assistant Alexa - BuzzFeed News

Amazon's Q3 2016 earnings report came with some sentimental news: a quarter of a million people love its Alexa virtual assistant so much that they've asked it to marry them. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in the letter to investors, “Alexa may be Amazon's ...and more »

Amazon Misses Wide On Earnings As Shares Plummet - Forbes

This time last year, Amazon.com surprised investors by posting a second consecutive quarterly profit, a rarity in the Seattle-based online-retailer's history. This year investors have come to expect those types of results. On Thursday, however, the ...and more »

Amazon misses, stock falls - Business Insider

It's a big miss on profits but nearly in-line with revenue expectations. Fourth quarter revenue guidance was lower than expected too. Amazon stock was down as much as 7% in after hours, and is now down about 4.5%. Here are the most important numbers ...and more »

Here's Why Amazon Stock Just Collapsed - TIME

Amazon.com Inc reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as expenses rose and the company provided a disappointing fourth-quarter revenue forecast. Amazon, whose shares were down 6.8 percent in after-hours trading, said its net income ...and more »

Spending vs. profits: Amazon, short-term investors at odds again - Reuters

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc may be a “buy” for the vast majority of analysts, but it was a “sell” for a lot of investors on Friday. Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike ...and more »

Amazon stock tanks after disappointing profit - CNNMoney

Amazon's (AMZN) stock is tanking after the company posted a lighter profit than Wall Street had hoped for, denting a company that has seemed liked it could do no wrong with investors in recent months. Amazon posted a profit of $252 million for the ...and more »

Amazon plunges on earnings miss - TechCrunch

Amazon disappointed investors when it posted third quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. With an adjusted earnings per share of 52 cents, this was well beneath the expected 78 cents. The stock quickly fell at least 6 percent in after-hours trading ...and more »