Stockideas, Inc
(NASDAQ:AMZN), Inc, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). It sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from third-party sellers through physical and online stores. The company also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TVs, Rings,...
Founded: 1994
IPO date: 1997-05-15
IPO price: $18
Full Time Employees: 1,298,000
Founder: Jeff Bezos 
CEO: Andy Jassy  (July 2021~)
Sector: Consumer Cyclical
Industry: Internet Retail
Next Earnings Date: 2023-02-02
Stock price: $94.1 (-1.46%)
This is how I used mongodb on my website
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Nov 29, 2022

I remember years ago when I was learning how to create websites, the first thing I used to start a local webserver and webpage was xampp or LAMP stack (php, Apache, MySQL,.. etc). With those stacks you can type a few commands in your terminal to have a website running in no time. As time goes by I had more exposure to different technologies like MEAN stack (mongodb, Angular, ...etc) or Meteor and I get to learn about the all kinds of technologies and frameworks and about their strength and weaknesses. But regardless of stacks you would always be in a situation when you need some sort of persistent storage to store your data. And it turns out mongodb would very often find its way into most of my development workflows and become a big part of the projects.

So, what’s special about mongodb? Not much. But at the same time it's just something that works. It's so well-known in open-source and is relatively fast to read and write, to scale, to deploy and maintain when compared to many other db technologies. If you can find developers who know how to write a couple of lines of code and click on a few buttons to deploy a small mongodb cluster and have applications talk to it, it would be fairly easy for companies to onboard engineers and create applications on them and go from there. And that suits my personal project really really well.

Imagine with a couple of lines of code in node.js you can create a table and start to talk to your database.

var mongoose = require('mongoose');
var Schema = mongoose.Schema;

var TickerSchema = new Schema({
  ticker: {
    type: String,

const Ticker = mongoose.model('Ticker', TickerSchema);
const data = await Ticker.findOne({ ticker: "AAPL" }).exec();

This is very similar to what the actual code would look like. And it is what makes your life easy as a developer. Pretty cool isn't it?

To start some small mongodb machines you can simply spin up machines on AWS ($amzn) and copy some scripts from the internet, and with a bit of configuration you would have a small cluster of mongodb running with basic infrastructure setup. I also have scripts to backup the db to S3 and restore the database if I had to. And occasionally I would see the database grow to disk space limit or crash so that I would need to ssh into the machine to do something about it.

It's doable but it's not worry-free. For a period of time I had this constant fear that my db would go away and I would lost them forever when I go to sleep. And then I discovered there are fully-managed solutions such as Mongodb Atlas.

So there's a company called MongoDB Inc that takes this open-source mongodb and bundles it into a cloud service called MongoDB Atlas. Atlas is a cloud database service that helps you deal with the complexities of running a database. Without Atlas, you would be hosting VMs, deal with the maintenance overheads yourself. But this is really not good time spent for most companies when it costs so much to hire a dev in 2022. Imagine with a few extra bucks a month you wouldn't need developers for this and can focus on developing your application itself. Keep in mind, for faang, it costs like 200k-400k easily to hire a dev.

Starting a database cluster in Atlas is free and it's as easy as a mouse click.

And with a few extra clicks and $$ you can also have integrations like datadog $ddog or pagerduty $pd.

Atlas charges you based on compute and storage. Compute means how fast your database can process requests. Storage is about how much disk space that's allocated to your db and how often you can do your backups. This is actually not a bad idea, because for most companies that's growing and uses Atlas they would have more applications running every quarter. This means your data, number of databases and collections, your size and duration of backups would only go up normally. Can you go back to hosting VMs yourself and do bare-metal mongodb? You can't because it wouldn't make much sense to justify hiring extra engineers to do the heavy-lifting of running a database. That just won't work anymore, at least not without scale.

There's also no reason you cannot use other db technologies like ElasticSearch or Cassandra. It's just databases is not something you can switch easily. When you have an industry of people who know how mongodb works, have products running based on it, and then that makes switching to something else costly. In addition, if you decide to migrate away from it, you'll have to worry about consistency and many other things. So unless mongodb becomes a bottleneck of your application it’s usually difficult to justify moving away from it.


Black Friday: Amazon, Best Buy website traffic shows retailers under pressure
By: christopher lazy guy   💬 13   
   on Nov 26, 2022

Brace for impact the recession is here.

$amzn $bby

By: raspberry lazy guy   💬 31   
   on Nov 25, 2022

holiday season people would do more shopping pretty soon. you might spend less overall but you still need to spend on something. $amzn

This is how I use Cloudflare on my website
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Nov 22, 2022

Hi folks. This is Lee, creator of here. This post will briefly describe how I use Cloudflare tools on my website.

Cloudflare is a company that provides tools for you to analyze your website traffic. These tools enable you to detect and protect your web applications from cyber threats, and make your website run safer and faster. It has also added many features recently, like email security, workers, page functions, or zero trust. This makes it so much easier for companies to setup their basic web infrastructure and take advantage of their global network offering at an affordable price these days.

A few months ago they announced Cloudflare Registrar. A Registrar is a service that allows you to register a domain name. I used to register domain names with Godaddy, and I just recently found out that Cloudflare is also doing it, but they sell you the names at a wholesale price that is like 40% cheaper. Ouch Godaddy.

Once I added this domain name to my account I can proxy all the requests going to my website through Cloudflare servers. Without a proxy, if someone sends a request to your request would be sent to nameservers on the Internet. These nameservers would figure out what IP address those machines are located, and the request would be sent to that IP address. This approach has a few issues. That is you would expose the ip address to your application servers or load balancer. And the other is you would need to configure some firewall rules and handle things like DDOS mitigation yourself and none of those are easy things to tackle.

Instead, if you use a DNS proxy like theirs, those requests would be sent to their machines. They would figure out if the request are coming from bad actors or not before forwarding the request to your servers. And enabling this is as easy as a toggle.

Also, another thing they're doing really well is CDN. A CDN is a network of servers that you can push your resources like images or Javascript files to and keep a copy close to your users. For example, if you have a request response that never changes, it might be a viable use case to serve those responses through a CDN. You will save resources on your servers and make those requests faster.

They also have a lot of optimizations to make your website run faster. A few things worth mentioning include asset minimization, mobile redirect or image resizing. For example, you can have your images served through their network. They can, however, resize the image before delivering it to the person who requested it, based on factors like device sizes, geolocations ...etc and serves those images fast. Mobile redirect is also based on the same concept.

Zaraz is also a product they announced recently. The idea is that instead of running some 3rd party Javascript files that's causing your browser to slow down or suffer from compliance issues, you would be running those scripts on Cloudflare's machine before sending the webpage over to your users. This increases the website’s performance, and for GDPR use cases you don't need to know what you don't need to know from your users.

Pages is also a feature my website is currently using. It's well integrated with a lot of Javascript frameworks. Take my website for example, my website is using Qwik framework. And what you do is you can create a project by doing something as simple as

$ npm create [email protected]
$ git remote add origin
$ git push -u origin main

You would then tell Pages that you have these repo people taking over the building and deployment of the website. And within 10 minutes you would have a Hello World website running. In my opinion that also implies they have the ability to take on companies like $wix or $shop and it's just so easy to get started on building a web application these days using their service.

to be continued...

$net $amzn $akam $goog

amzn stock
By: barbapapa lazy guy   💬 25   
   on Nov 19, 2022

It's the leader in cloud compute. gcp and azure is nowhere close. $amzn

By: raspberry lazy guy   💬 31   
   on Nov 17, 2022

forward p/e of 25 with a company that's still growing in revenue and userbase relatively fast this seems like a buy to me. It's one of the goto TV options these days for cheap. who's on Amazon prime or Apple TV btw? $nflx $amzn $aapl

Amazon reportedly plans to lay off about 10,000 employees starting this week
By: raspberry lazy guy   💬 31   
   on Nov 14, 2022

Welcome to the recession. $amzn

Datadog Announces Global Strategic Partnership with AWS for Observability and Security
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jan 06, 2022

the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, today announced a global strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). As part of this collaboration, AWS and Datadog will work together to develop and deliver tighter product alignment in the future.
After enabling a one-click integration, Datadog pulls metrics and tags from more than 70 AWS services to give customers a comprehensive view of their entire infrastructure, including key technologies such as AWS Lambda and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). 

Datadog price is up 5% in after-hour trading.

$amzn $ddog

By: marketwatcher lazy guy   💬 5   
   on Jan 05, 2022

They had strong fundamentals and will go up with e-commerce and cloud. Also picking up on health care.

Amazon’s outage and HashiCorp’s IPO point to a future with multiple clouds
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jan 01, 2022

“Whether by accident or by design, you’re going to be a multicloud customer if you’re in the Global 2000,” said Armon Dadgar, a HashiCorp co-founder and the company’s technology officer.

$goog $amzn $msft $hcp

Amazon is shutting down one of the oldest staples on the internet
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Dec 27, 2021

Amazon has announced that it will be shutting down Alexa.

That also means in the future you won't be able to see global website ranks on this website anymore.


FTC Asks Amazon, Walmart for Information About Supply-Chain Issues
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Nov 30, 2021

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking information from Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. , Walmart Inc. and others about how they are handling supply-chain snarls, part of a study into whether the problems have led to anticompetitive behavior and higher prices.


Amazon employees in 20 countries will strike on Black Friday for better working conditions as part of global 'Make Amazon Pay' campaign
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Nov 21, 2021


Amazon employees around the world are preparing to strike on Black Friday in an effort to improve working conditions and demand accountability from top executives.


5 Penny Stocks To Buy According To Analysts With Targets Up To 156%
By: pennystocks101 lazy guy    
   on Nov 16, 2021

If you’re looking for penny stocks to buy right now, I’m sure you’ve looked at some of the hot trends in the stock market today. We’ve discussed plenty of them in November too. Whether it’s the latest round of short squeeze penny stocks, meme stocks, popular penny stocks on Webull, or the latest metaverse stocks, there’s no shortage of themes. However, don’t forget some of the fundamentals. There’s something to be said about companies that may not be “trendy” but have business models highly valued by investors and analysts.

Though things like analyst ratings aren’t the only thing to use for research, they can help give some deeper insight into how Wall Street feels about specific companies. This brings us to today’s list of penny stocks: those with bullish ratings and price targets. The last few months have seen market analysts focus on more than just the top stocks like Tesla (NASDAQ: $TSLA) or Amazon (NASDAQ: $AMZN). Many are following some of the smaller companies, and yes, that includes penny stocks.

5 Penny Stocks To Buy [According To Analysts]

  • Matinas Biopharma Holdings Inc.(NYSE: $MTNB)
  • Xeris Biopharma Holdings Inc.(NASDAQ: $XERS)
  • Phunware Inc.(NASDAQ: $PHUN)
  • Verb Technology Company Inc.(NASDAQ: $VERB)
  • Progenity Inc.(NASDAQ: $PROG)

Penny Stocks To Buy [According To HC Wainwright]:

1. Matinas Biopharma Holdings Inc.(NYSE:MTNB)

Matinas has enjoyed a solid end of the year so far. In early September, shares of MTNB stock traded around 80 cents. Since then, the penny stock has jumped above the $1 mark. Matinas focuses on therapeutic delivery methods. In particular, its intracellular delivery method is in development for critical therapeutic delivery using its lipid nanocrystal platform. Early data have already shown this to provide solutions to complex hurdles that’ve been encountered with current methods. Its MAT2501 candidate, for example, dosed its first patient in a Phase 1 trial with complete enrollment anticipated in the second quarter of 2022.

Best Penny Stocks to Buy Now? 3 to Watch in Mid-November 2021

Recent MTNB Stock News

It’s earnings season, and in line with that, Matinas’ recent news came in the form of a quarterly update. The company highlighted several key advancements, including new board additions and favorable safety and efficacy data in its EnACT study of its MAT2203 platform in treating cryptococcal meningitis. DSMB evaluation and cohort progression assessment are expected by the end of 2021. Matinas also said that it plans to meet with the FDA next month to review data and discuss the potential for approval of MAT2203.

MTNB Stock Forecast

HC Wainwright analysts are bullish on MTNB stock based on their most recent rating. The firm has a Buy on the penny stock along with a price target of $3. Based on November 15’s closing price of $1.17, that target is 156% higher right now.

best penny stocks to buy now Matinas Biopharma MTNB stock chart

2. Xeris Biopharma Holdings Inc.(NASDAQ:XERS)

Shares of Xeris Biopharma have been climbing for the last few sessions. Thanks to a surge of interest in stocks with insider buying, XERS has gained some added interest. The company specializes in treatment development in endocrinology, neurology, and gastroenterology. Its recent collaboration with Merck has put a focus on the company’s XeriJect platform for use with monoclonal antibodies to engineer ready-to-use formulations. This is also just one of several platforms in Xeris’ portfolio. The company also has Gvoke (liquid glucagon for treating hypoglycemia), Keveyis (FDA approved for periodic paralysis), and XeriSol for formulation technology.

Recent XERS Stock News

This month Xeris reported its latest round of quarterly results. The company missed EPS estimates by 2 cents per share but beat sales estimates. Paul R. Edick, Chairman, and CEO of Xeris Biopharma, explained, “Since the closing of the Strongbridge acquisition in early October, we have completed integration of the operations. We are operating as one company and are on track to realize $50 million in synergies, while at the same time intensely preparing for the potential commercial launch of Recorlev. We are in a strong cash position to drive continued growth of Gvoke and Keveyis, prepare for and launch Recorlev in Q1 2022 if approved, and continue to advance our pipeline products.”

XERS Stock Forecast

Analysts at HC Wainwright have given XERS stock a buy rating along with a $4 price target. Compared to Monday’s closing price of $2.48, this is 101% higher right now.

best penny stocks to buy now Xeris Biopharma XERS stock chart

3. Phunware Inc.(NASDAQ:PHUN)

Phunware Inc. has been in and out of the spotlight ever since the debut of former President Trump’s social media SPAC deal. Digital World Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: $DWAC) is slated to become the new home for Donald Trump’s new social media platform, Truth Social. What does Phunware have to do with it?

4 Metaverse Penny Stocks To Watch In November 2021

Earlier this quarter, any company with some relationship to the former President or Digital World Acquisition or the Trump family caught a surge of sympathy momentum. In Phunware’s case, it was its involvement with an app during the Trump campaign. Shares surged from around $1 to highs of more than $24. Things have settled back down quickly, but it doesn’t mean the market has forgotten about PHUN stock.

Recent PHUN Stock News

This week Phunware reported its latest round of earnings. The company beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share, reporting a gain of $0.01 vs. an expected loss per share of $0.04. However, Phunware was unable to impress when it came to sales figures. Regardless, the company has been in the spotlight for more than just its exposure to the Trump name. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have played a more significant role as well. In its earnings update, Phunware explained that it currently holds roughly 129 Bitcoin and that new acquisitions, including Lyte Technology, can add immediate profitability helping with Phunware’s current blockchain initiatives.

“Rolling forward, we are committed to not only growing our digital currency holdings in the future, but we also expect to add Decentralized Finance (DeFi) to our corporate treasury activities.” - Matt Aune, CFO of Phunware

PHUN Stock Forecast

The recent rating from HC Wainwright sets the stage for Phunware’s stock forecast. The firm has a Buy rating and just boosted its $2 price target to $5. Based on PHUN’s closing price on November 16, that target is roughly 37% higher right now.

best penny stocks to buy now Phunware Inc. PHUN stock chart

Penny Stocks To Buy [According To Alliance Global]

4. Verb Technology Company Inc.(NASDAQ:VERB)

Verb Technology continues climbing after testing its 200-day moving average about a week ago. Shares of VERB stock bounced from lows of $1.78 to highs of over $2 this week. The tech company has gained some attention thanks to new advancements made with its Software-as-a-Service platforms. This includes everything from video-based sales applications, shippable videos, customer relationship management platforms, and marketing applications.

Recent VERB Stock News

This week Verb released its third-quarter earnings results. Thanks, in part, to continued progress in gaining new SaaS contracts and recurring revenues, Verb realized significant growth both quarter over quarter and year over year. Combined revenues were up more than 20% compared to Q2, 2021, and total digital revenues jumped 30% over the same period. With the latest launch of a new sports vertical and partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the company anticipates driving ticket sales and fan engagement to build this new arm even further.

VERB Stock Forecast

Alliance Global Has set its sights high when it comes to Verb. The firm has a Buy rating and set a price target at $4; 101% higher than Monday’s closing price.

best penny stocks to buy now Verb Technology Company VERB stock chart

Penny Stocks To Buy [Acording To Piper Sandler]

5. Progenity Inc.(NASDAQ:PROG)

Progenity has been on our list of penny stocks to watch for months at this point. The most significant factor that traders have focused on is PROG stock’s short interest. You only need to look as far as our Monday article and the update on Progenity (See: Best Penny Stocks To Buy? 5 Short Squeeze Stocks To Watch Now). Fintel showed that PROG stock has a short float percentage of 26.37%. By most accounts, this is a higher than average short interest, and it seems like the market has noticed.

Recent PROG Stock News

Besides news that Progenity participates in Piper Sandler’s Virtual Healthcare Conference next week, earnings are the latest focus. The company announced worse than expected earnings earlier this month. However, that hasn’t put a pause to the massive move that PROG stock has seen.

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One of the key highlights from the company’s overview included how Progenity is transforming into a more streamlined company. This consists of a new CEO, Adi Mohanty, who was appointed earlier this month. It also includes additional board appointments and some fundamental changes in its debt structure to the tune of a $20.175 million reduction.

PROG Stock Forecast

Unlike other companies on this list of penny stocks, PROG has quickly approached analyst estimates. If you look at Piper Sandler’s most recent rating, the firm has Progenity at Overweight along with a $5 target. Based on Monday’s closing price, the target sits “only” 44% higher right now.

best penny stocks to buy now Progenity Inc. PROG stock chart

Penny Stocks To Buy Or Avoid

Keep in mind that analyst estimates are only one piece of the puzzle to account for when researching companies. When looking for penny stocks to buy, studying charts and news and digging into some rumors can even help paint a more colorful picture. Make sure to have a complete understanding of the companies on your list and why they may be moving to make an informed decision whether to buy or avoid them in the end.

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Amazon Q2 revenue falls short of estimates, Q3 forecasts disappoint
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jul 29, 2021

Here’s are the most important numbers from Amazon's report compared to analysts' expectations as compiled by Bloomberg.

Revenue: $113.08 billion versus $115.06 billion expected
EPS: $15.12 versus $12.22 expected
AWS revenue: $14.81 billion versus $14.18 billion expected

Amazon drops 7% in after-hour trading.

Also, this is their q2 earnings slide:

As we can see their free cash flow drops a lot in q2. According to them it's mainly because q2 2020 is too high when everyone is staying at home. But still this is probably going to create some issue for tech stocks tomorrow.


Space age is here
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jul 21, 2021

Virgin Galactic in space:

Blue Origin in space:

We're officially in a space age now. And these are the two go to options.

Currently the ticket cost for both is around 250k each. But it seems the user experience of a Virgin Galactic flight is better (in my opinion) but maybe that's because Richard Branson is there. Jeff seems to be more interested about himself than space.

Richard also had a video talking about why is space important for us, he talked about agriculture and other things and he's right. With going to space becoming so easy we can imagine a lot of applications, and not just space tourism, to pop up in the next 5-10 years. That means there is a vast opportunity somewhere maybe in the supply chains, materials or things that we do not know yet.

In retrospect Tuesday -5% is a good place to enter $spce. They have secured some government contracts and they have more planned flights ahead, so valuation of this company might be slightly easier onwards from here.

This is exciting. Congrats on both teams you guys did well. And welcome back Jeff.

$spce $amzn

Blue Origin will launch billionaire Jeff Bezos into space on July 20
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jul 15, 2021

It might not be a bad idea to trim $amzn positions if you have it. This might be the last time we see this person on earth you never know what would happen.

Amazon reportedly in talks to authorize Smartsheet app for employees
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jun 20, 2021

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is in talks to authorize Smartsheet's (NYSE:SMAR) workplace collaboration app for use by its employees, according to The Information sources.


Amazon health-care threat? Teladoc CEO says it’s ‘overrated,’ but he should be worried
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Jun 13, 2021

Amazon Care is expected to expand to its own employees in all 50 states this summer. It has been adding workers faster than any company in history, more than 500,000 in 2020. It also has had a deal with employer health provider Crossover Health for in-person employee health clinics that continues to expand across states with a goal of putting these clinics within a few miles of all Amazon employees, especially in light of the attention its workplace injury rates have received.

Amazon has 1m employees. It's pretty easy to see Amazon taking on Tdoc on this remote doctor thing. Let's face it at the end of the day it's just an app with some doctors it's nothing too esoteric.


Amazon Workers in Alabama Vote Against Forming a Union
By: ssmlee04 Community Lead :))   💬 98   
   on Apr 10, 2021

Amazon has rallied 10% in the past few days and looks like it's poised for a breakout once dust settles and maybe this is one of them.