This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Groupon, Research In Motion, MercadoLibre: Tech Winners & Losers

Stocks in this article: GRPN RIMM MELI

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Groupon (GRPN) shares ticked higher after a report from AllThingsD editor Kara Swisher noted the company's board is considering replacing CEO Andrew Mason amid concerns over the stock price and business.

Swisher noted that nothing is imminent, but the board is entertaining the idea of removing the young CEO, who has come under scrutiny for his flamboyant and sometimes bewildering ways. Groupon gained 2.5% to $4.10 today, though the stock is down 82% this year.

Mason, speaking at the Business Insider IGNITION conference, discussed his job and the outlook for the company. When asked about keeping his job, he said: "I care far more about the success of the business than I do about my job as a CEO."

Research In Motion (RIMM) shares gained 4.6% to $11.21 on optimism over the BlackBerry 10, its new platform.

Research In Motion announced that BlackBerry 10 would debut at a launch event on Jan. 30. There had been concerns the company would fail to meet the deadline, having delayed it in the past.

National Bank Financial analyst Kris Thompson recently raised his price target to $15 from $12, citing investor confidence ahead of the launch.

MercadoLibre (MELI) shares fell 4.5% to $70.30 on heavier-than-average volume. The Brazilian e-commerce company traded nearly 1 million shares as of 1 p.m. EST, more than twice its average daily volume.

MercadoLibre hosts online commerce platforms in Latin America. It has often been compared to eBay (EBAY), with its payment system (PayPal) and online auction services.

Interested in more on MercadoLibre? See TheStreet Ratings' report card for this stock.

-- Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York.

>Contact by Email.

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,819.09 +40.94 0.23%
S&P 500 2,069.00 +7.77 0.38%
NASDAQ 4,762.8260 +14.43 0.30%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs