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Jeff Bezos - Amazon loss widens as CEO Jeff Bezos alarms investors with pace of spending

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Amazon loss widens as CEO Jeff Bezos alarms investors with pace of spending

indiatimes.com2014-07-25 23:28:15Cache

Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts' estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 10 percent. The world's largest online retailer on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $126 million, more than double what was predicted, even as sales climbed 23 % to $19.3 billion. Expenses jumped 24 % to $19.4 billion.

Amazon Investors Are Begging Jeff Bezos To Start Making Money

businessinsider.com2014-07-26 11:31:49Cache

Thomson ReutersAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos discusses his company's new Fire smartphone in Seattle, WashingtonSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after more than a year of mostly disappointing quarterly results, that faith is being tested. Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew.

Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors

reuters.com2014-07-26 01:31:52Cache

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after more than a year of mostly disappointing quarterly results, that faith is being tested. Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew.

Amazon loss widens as CEO Jeff Bezos alarms investors with pace of spending

indiatimes.com

Amazon loss widens as CEO Jeff Bezos alarms investors with pace of spending

indiatimes.com2014-07-25 23:28:15Cache

Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. missed analysts' estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 10 percent. The world's largest online retailer on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $126 million, more than double what was predicted, even as sales climbed 23 % to $19.3 billion. Expenses jumped 24 % to $19.4 billion.

There's A Major Revolution In The Book Industry That's Letting Novelists Make A Living

yahoo.com2014-07-25 21:27:44Cache

NPR reported Friday that authors are increasingly able to make a better living for themselves by ditching big-name publishers and selling their books themselves through Amazon. Self-publishing used to be associated with failure. But that stigma is going away as many authors say they’re making more money through self-publishing than their counterparts doing it the traditionally more accepted way, according to NPR.

Will Amazon ever be profitable?

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Will Amazon ever be profitable?

feedsportal.com2014-07-25 11:57:28Cache

The drop in the share price is a sign that Amazon's investors will not be patient forever. Since the company was created, shareholders have backed Jeff Bezos and his annual proclamations that Amazon was not about short-term profits. He has long expressed his disdain for short-term profitability, emphasising the need to plough funds into growing and evolving. Profits will come later.

Amazon Loss Widens as CEO Alarms Investors With Spending

2014-07-25 04:29:03Cache

Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) missed analysts' estimates for a second straight quarter, sending shares tumbling 10 percent.

Amazon Reports Big Losses As Jeff Bezos\' Net Worth Hits Mayday Button

forbes.com

Amazon Reports Big Losses As Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Hits Mayday Button

forbes.com2014-07-25 01:12:12Cache

The Fire Phone, which ships Friday, is one project that Amazon.com has invested in, eating into the company's second quarter bottom line (Photo:Ted S. Warren/AP)Amazon.com Amazon.com increased sales by nearly a quarter over last year, but investors were unable to look past the company’s sinking margins. On Thursday, the company reported second quarter earnings, which hit expectations for net revenue growth but missed wide on expected losses, sending the stock down more than 9.

Amazon loss widens despite climbing sales

2014-07-24 21:36:02Cache

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, speaks during a press conference in Santa Monica, California on September 6, 2012.

Amazon shares tank after big Q2 loss

usatoday.com2014-07-24 20:52:02Cache

LOS ANGELES -- Amazon.com shares tumbled Thursday after the e-commerce giant Amazon.com posted a wider-than-expected $126 million loss for its second quarter despite revenue of $19.34 billion.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos didn't address the loss in the earnings release, but mentioned new ventures. "We continue working hard on making the Amazon customer experience better and better," he said in a statement.Shares of Amazon dipped 6%, to $336.90, in after-hours trading.

Amazon Fire Phone review: The shopper’s smartphone

slashgear.com2014-07-23 01:11:31Cache

When Amazon wades into a new segment, competitors take note, and few devices have been so nervously anticipated as the Fire Phone. Amazon's first smartphone doesn't just put Prime in your pocket, it also pushes the limits of UI, with its quartet of Dynamic Perspective cameras, and computational photography, with Firefly. Ambitious, then, but Jeff Bezos & Co. have seldom lacked that.