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AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,447.34

15.92 (1.11%)

14:25
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Trump takes aim at Amazon on Twitter

President Donald Trump criticized Amazon once again, with a series of tweets on Saturday morning saying: "While we are on the subject, it is reported that the U.S. Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each package it delivers for Amazon. That amounts to Billions of Dollars. The Failing N.Y. Times reports that "the size of the company's lobbying staff has ballooned," and that... [..] ...does not include the Fake Washington Post, which is used as a "lobbyist" and should so REGISTER. If the P.O. "increased its parcel rates, Amazon's shipping costs would rise by $2.6 Billion." This Post Office scam must stop. Amazon must pay real costs (and taxes) now!" On Wednesday, Axios had reported that President Trump wants to go after tech giant Amazon (AMZN) and has discussed changing the company's tax treatment due to concerns about small retailers being put out of business. Citing five sources familiar with the matter, the publication added that Trump has wondered if there is any way to go after Amazon with antitrust or competition law as he thinks the e-commerce giant has gotten a free ride from taxpayers and the Postal service and that the company is killing shopping malls and brick-and-mortar retailers.

AMZN Amazon.com
$1,447.34

15.92 (1.11%)

03/27/18
LOOP
03/27/18
NO CHANGE
Target $1700
LOOP
Buy
Amazon digital ad spending to benefit from Facebook scandal, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba says the recent issues involving Facebook (FB) and Google's (GOOGL) YouTube in customer data protection are positive for Amazon.com (AMZN). The analyst says he "always expected" for Amazon to become a force in digital advertising based on its "extensive user data, technological expertise, and deep pockets", pointing to data management scandal at those firms as a potential catalyst for migration to Amazon. Chukumba keeps his Buy rating and $1,700 price target.
03/27/18
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03/27/18
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Amazon Brazilian partnership report a negative for MercadoLibre, says Citi
Citi analyst Alana Imaizumi noted that O Globo newspaper is reporting that Amazon (AMZN) is discussing a partnership in Brazil with Casino Group involving appliance and electronics retailer Via Varejo. Amazon could buy Via Varejo and benefit from its solid logistics and extend its operations in Brazil, the analyst said. However, the news is a negative for MercadoLibre (MELI), said Imaizumi, who continues to believe Amazon could re-shape the Brazilian market.
03/28/18
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03/28/18
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Target $1800
STFL
Buy
President's troubles with Amazon already known, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Scott Devitt attributes this morning's weakness in shares of Amazon to an Axios report suggesting that President Donald Trump may not like Amazon. However, we already know this from numerous tweets on the topic from the president himself, Devitt tells investors. Amazon already broadly collects sales tax on its own inventory and the analyst does not think that a nationwide implementation of sales tax collection for third-party merchants would have any impact on Amazon's GMV growth. In fact, such an occurrence could actually benefit the company, he believes. Also, common sense suggests the USPS needs Amazon more than Amazon needs USPS, added Devitt, who would be a buyer of Amazon shares at current levels given its long-term outlook. He maintains a Buy rating and $1,800 price target on the stock.
03/29/18
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03/29/18
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STFL
Buy
President wrong on 2 out of 3 claims about Amazon, says Stifel
Stifel analyst Scott Devitt offered his take on President Donald Trump's allegations about Amazon, made in a tweet this morning. The President is wrong on taxes, said Devitt, who contends that "one could easily make the case" that Amazon would be benefited by exactly what the President is suggesting, while other platforms and small retailers would be hurt. Trump is also wrong about the U.S. Postal System, with the analyst stating that Amazon has plenty of options and asking "What are the options for the USPS?" On weak retailers, the President is correct, but Devitt adds that efficient retailers have been displacing inefficient ones "since the beginning of time." Trump's attack "does not seem well-informed or detrimental to Amazon," concluded Devitt, who keeps a Buy rating and $1,800 price target on the stock.

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