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Will Qatar Succeed in acquiring a 10% stake in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL)?

On Thursday June 22, 2017, Doug Parker, the CEO of American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL), sent a letter to all employees following an announcement by Qatar Airways that it was interested in acquiring a 10% stake in the American carrier. He described the announcement by the Qatari carrier as “puzzling” because it was not clear what Qatar Airways intended to accomplish by investing in America’s national carrier.

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The Countdown to the Collapse of Saudi Arabia: iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return (NYSEARCA:OIL)

Recent events involving Saudi Arabia have led me to believe that the clock has started ticking on the ultimate demise of the KSA.

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Valuation Analysis for Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Valuing Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) can be difficult because the stock has a PE multiple of 200 times earnings and that opens the door for significant volatility without much derivation to the valuation conclusions.

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Valuation Analysis for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Although our preference is to use earnings growth in evaluating fair value, that is very difficult to do with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).  Because Amazon does not have much earnings small fluctuations can change earnings growth tremendously and distort fair value conclusions based on earnings growth alone.

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Valuation Analysis for Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Earnings growth at Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has been declining, but recent earnings growth was 44% and overall earnings growth is expected to be over 33% in calendar 2017.  The current PE multiple is 32.6 and that is expected to fall to 27.06 at the end of 2017 if analysts are right about their earnings expectations.

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