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Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter net income jumped, bolstered by shoppers who spent more with the online retailer even as consumer confidence fell overall.
Amazon.com says its second-quarter income jumped 45 percent, bolstered by shoppers who spent more with the online retailer even as consumer confidence fell overall. The result was below analyst expectations, however.
Shares of major Internet companies rose Tuesday as the broader market climbed and a Goldman Sachs analyst said he believes that fears about the sector being hurt by slower consumer and enterprise spending in Europe are "excessive."
Researchers have long known that the Internet has contributed to pornography addiction by making it so easily accessible. But that ease of access also has leveled the playing field between the sexes.