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David Garrity on TDAmeritrade Network: “The relationship between value creation and technology adoption is becoming increasingly critical as technology innovation cycles are accelerating.”

The relationship between value creation and technology adoption is becoming increasingly critical as technology innovation cycles are accelerating. For institutional equity investors this is best captured by how “value” stocks have been substantially underperforming “growth” stocks, a phenomenon historically associated with technology innovation booms and how a concentrated number of enterprises have captured the benefits

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Trade War Stifling Capital Commitment Into Real Economy

  To listen to replay, please click here. Trade War Truce Would Be Best Near-term Option For Capital Markets With a recent survey indicating 74% institutional investors view the equity market as having peaked at the end of June 2019 and only 6% seeing the equity market as being in an expansion phase, one must ask the

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Regulation Threatens Facebook’s ’Zero’ Cost of Data

We call Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet/Google “non-Tech Tech” because all three are clearly Technology companies but none are actually in the S&P Technology sector. The first is in the Consumer Discretionary bucket and the latter 2 appear as the top weightings in Communication Services. Whatever you want to call these mega-cap disruptors, they have an

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Amazon’s International Outlook ‘Somewhat Mixed,’ Garrity Says

David Garrity talks about Amazon.com Inc. results and outlook. The company reported quarterly profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates. Still, the e-commerce giant’s forecasts for the current quarter fell short of projections Garrity speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.” Click here for full video replay. AMZN Results Show Record Earnings Generation Despite Slowing Sales Growth The 1Q19

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Investors Must Be Cautious With New Breed Of Unicorns

To listen to replay, please click here. Up To $100bn In Capital To Be Raised Through 2019 IPO Wave With markets on a calendar year basis appearing robust on the heels of the recovery from the Christmas Eve 2018 low, the IPO calendar has become quite active with offerings either filed or expected to be

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David Garrity on CNBC Worldwide Exchange: Apple fallout continues

Apple fallout continues from CNBC. Tech – Smartphone Market Saturation & Higher Prices Slow Upgrade Cycle For AAPL, Raising Sector Concerns As To Next Innovation Wave Following AAPL’s negative December quarter pre-announcement investors have begun to doubt the prospects for continued tech sector growth as there is no readily apparent successor to the innovation wave

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CNBC Closing Bell: Does Facebook Need New Management

1) What are your thoughts on Zuckerberg’s comments on not stepping down as chairman and showing support to Sheryl Sandberg?   While institutional investors are well-aware of Mark Zuckerberg’s impregnable control over Facebook governance through his ownership of super-voting shares that give him the ability to fire the entire board of directors along with his sole right

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Fed’s Tightening Cycle Will Keep Tech Under Pressure

To listen to replay click here. When Growth Slows & Profit Margins Narrow, Share Prices Plummet, Especially As The Fed Tightens With this morning’s 3Q18 U.S. GDP report of +3.5% growth locking the Fed into tightening interest rates further in 1Q19, high duration securities (i.e. high P/E, no-yield stocks like the majority of the FAANG

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David Garrity on CNBC: Alexa acting like ‘recommendation engine,’ which can drive consumers to Amazon

GVA Research CEO: Alexa acting like ‘recommendation engine,’ which can drive consumers to Amazon from CNBC. AMZN Product Launch To Show Case Expanding Range Of Alexa-powered Devices To Surround Consumers With Network of “Touchpoints” In the battle beyond the browser, AMZN has previously indicated that 2018 would see the introduction of 8 devices that would

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What’s driving #bitcoin? @AJInsight is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with @GVAResearch #fintech #FinTechs #fintechday

What’s driving #bitcoin? Adam Johnson is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with GVA Research on The Karma Network: What’s driving #bitcoin? @AJInsight is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with @GVAResearch. #fintech #FinTechs #fintechday pic.twitter.com/mydkiaDiEz — Karma (@thekarmanetwork) April 11, 2018

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