Three Ways to Profit from the eBay Hacking Scandal

When news broke last week that eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) databases containing customer account information had been hacked, it was bad news for consumers. Stolen were usernames, encrypted passwords, birth dates, physical addresses , phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Though eBay insists that customer passwords remain encrypted and no fraudulent activity has occurred on the site, … Continue reading Three Ways to Profit from the eBay Hacking Scandal

Why the Amazon Prime Price Increase is Good for Amazon

Last week Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced that it was raising the price of its Amazon Prime service. The customer backlash was almost instant, with satisfaction ratings for Amazon Prime customers dropping from 93% to 83%. Amazon Prime is a service offered through annual subscriptions, a cost that is rising from $79 per year to $99. … Continue reading Why the Amazon Prime Price Increase is Good for Amazon