Winners & Losers May 11, 2017

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Loser: Facebook, which is rapidly being eclipsed by Instagram.

Winner or loser? About.com, the failed content farm trying to reinvent itself as a collection of niche sites called Dotdash.

Loser: Millennials missing the boat on investing. As many as 80% are not investing in the stock market.

Sources
(0:23) “Instagram’s Rapid Attack On Snapchat, In One Chart,” Business Insider, April 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(0:23) “Snap Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results,” Snap Inc. May 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(0:27) “Instagram Now Has 700 Million Monthly Users,” Adweek, April 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(0:41) Yahoo Finance, May 5, 2017.
(0:47) “About.com Changes Its Name to Dotdash,” The Wall Street Journal, May 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:19) “Confirmed: IAC Has Bought About.com From The New York Times For $300M In Cash,” TechCrunch, August 2012. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:24) “Stock Market Investing is for Old, White Men, According to More Than Half of Millennial Women,” Stash, March 2016. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:32) “Investment Insights: Asset Class Return,” BlackRock, 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:39) “Robinhood Stock-Trading App Confirms $110M Raise At $1.3B Valuation,” TechCrunch, April 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:48) “Millennial Investors Are Getting Smoked On A Tech Stock That’s Crashing,” Business Insider, May 2017. https://youtu.be/KRVkccjGLlU
(1:52) Yahoo Finance, May 2017.

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