Tag: public relations

Viral TikTok accuses Zillow and competitors of manipulating the housing market. Here’s what’s really going on.

Are companies like Zillow ZG, -3.40% and Redfin RDFN, +4.57% manipulating home prices by purchasing properties across the country? That’s what one real-estate agent claims in a video that went viral on the social-media platform TikTok — but real-estate experts say the reality is much more complicated. In a video that’s garnered more than 2.4 […]

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Wall Street sees as much as 70% upside for these highly rated energy stocks in rally mode

Some investors might feel guilty about making money on fossil fuels, but the table appears set for more gains in energy-stock prices. Take a look at this chart showing price movement for continuous forward-month West Texas intermedia crude oil CL00 contracts over the past year: FactSet WTI was up 3.3% early on Sept. 15 to […]

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Spurred on by the pandemic, more homeowners are selling to iBuyers — avoiding hordes of strangers traipsing around their house

In America’s housing market, it’s good to be an iBuyer. A new report from Zillow ZZG analyzed sales activity among four of the largest instant buyers (or iBuyers) in the country: Zillow Offers, Opendoor OPEN, RedfinNow RDFN and Offerpad OPAD. Not only are these companies seeing record levels of interest in their business model, but […]

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What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like when it hits maturity. Netflix’s growth stage hit warp speed during the COVID-19 pandemic, then fell off in the first quarter after nearly a year of staggering growth. When the […]

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