May 2017

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Why did NVIDIA's stock jump 30% in the past two weeks?

NVIDIA is a company well-known to 1990’s gamers. It quickly built a reputation for making top tier computer graphics cards. Much more recently, it has used the heart of its graphics technology to make some exciting headway in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). In the past two weeks alone, NVIDIA’s stock price is up
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How profitable was Amazon in 2017 Q1?

Last week, Amazon reported its 2017 Q1 financial results. With fresh numbers in hand, we can explore the age old question: how profitable is Amazon? Amazon runs on thin margins. But how thin? And why are the margins so thin in the first place? Revenue and profit First, let’s look at Amazon’s all-in quarterly revenue
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How much cash do Apple and Google have?

Previously we looked at how much Apple and Google spend on research and development. Now, let’s take a look at how much cash both companies have on hand. First, let’s look at the answer to our question. Then we’ll go over some definitions and some context. The bar chart below gives us the information we
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