Social Media

Now’s the time to buy Facebook stock, this investor says

Barry Schwartz on BNN Social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) may be feeling the heat on privacy issues connected to its business model, but for investors it may be a long while before a better opportunity to jump into the stock comes along, says Barry Schwartz of Baskin Wealth Management. On Tue ...

It’s time to buy tech stocks, this investor says

It’s been a wild few months for the markets in general but the tech sector has been particularly rocky, thanks to privacy scandals and fears of looming regulation. But in reality, all that discontent makes for a great buying opportunity, says Scott Bauer of Prosper Trading Academy. Last week, s ...

GoverMedia Plus could be Russia’s answer to Alibaba, Investor’s Digest says

Share prices for social media and e-commerce giants like Facebook and Amazon have come a long way over the past few years, thanks in large part to the continuing transformation of business to online platforms. For Russian-speaking countries, one company recently listed on the Canadian Securities E ...

Facebook stock is looking attractive, Scotia Wealth Management says

Stan Wong on BNN Thursday Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have calmed investor nerves with his testimony this week to the United States Congress, but the stock is still down roughly seven per cent for the year. No problem, says Stan Wong of Scotia Wealth Management. With more than two billion ac ...

Nanotech Security has turned a corner, Haywood Securities says

Nanotech Security CEO Doug Blakeway Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV:NTS) is turning a corner in its development from an R&D-focused company into a profitable player in the lucrative anti-counterfeiting market. That’s the conclusion from analyst Pardeep Sangha of Haywood Securities. On Monday, the ...

Stuck With Your Brand Storytelling? Here’s How to Get Started

According to AdAge, storytelling was among the worst buzzwords in 2017. Storytelling is everywhere as brand frantically try to connect with finicky, mile-a-minute consumers. As much as brands want to tell stories, they struggle to create stories that make an impact. It’s frustrating because brand ...

Like it or not, short sellers will take credit for Shopify’s nosedive, portfolio manager says

Darren Sissons on BNN Short-selling practices may or may not be solely to blame for Shopify’s (TSX, NYSE:SHOP) latest dip, but either way, you can bet that the short-sellers will be taking the credit, says Darren Sissons, partner at Campbell, Lee & Ross. Shares of Shopify last week fell by 12.1 ...

How to Successfully Hire a Marketing Consultant or Agency

You want to embrace marketing but hiring a marketer is a huge challenge. Come on, it’s not that hard. Marketers are a dime a dozen, right?! Marketers (including myself) are slick talkers. We’re skilled at convincing people to make decisions. To make that happen, we craft messages and stories t ...

BlackBerry CEO says consumers share the blame in the Facebook privacy scandal

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is proud to say that privacy concerns are built into the DNA of his company, a trait he says sets BlackBerry apart from data-hungry tech giants like Facebook and Google. But with the Internet of Things promising to make our daily lives even more connected and accounted for ...