Read my analysis of the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook here. It was recently awarded "Editor's Choice" by The Motley Fool and is currently headlining the homepage of the Motley Fool Blog Network.
According to Dealbook, the acquisition of Instagram and Facebook was masterminded by Mark Zuckerberg over a span of 48 hours. Interestingly enough, before the offer, Instagram had received a fresh financing infusion that had valued the company at $500 million. Basically, Instagram doubled its worth in 48 hours. [more]
In the second part of an analysis of the firearms industry, I analyze the iconic firearms company Sturm, Ruger & Co., one of the lesser known companies currently being traded on the stock market: here. [more]