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Amazon's 2017 Growth, Kodak Goes Crypto, Ford & Nvidia Shine at CES

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  • (3:00) - Amazon's Dominance In Ecommerce
  • (9:15) - Kodak Jumps On The Blockchain Madness
  • (14:05) - CES 2018: Nvidia Announcements
  • (20:25) - Ford Unveils The City Of Tomorrow
  • (22:50) - Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

On today’s episode of the Zacks Friday Finish Line, Content Writer Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest stories, including the latest numbers on Amazon’s growth in 2017, Kodak’s decision to “go crypto,” and two key companies sticking out after CES.

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First up, Ryan highlighted a new report from retail analytics firm One Click Retail that suggested Amazon’s (AMZN - Free Report) share of the U.S. e-commerce market increased to 44% in 2017. One Click also noted that millennials were a key catalyst for the company’s growth, so Maddy and Ryan discussed Amazon’s latest trends and debated why younger shoppers are in love with the website.

Read more here: You'll Never Believe Amazon's Share of the E-Commerce Market

Next, Maddy covered camera maker Kodak and its recent decision to add blockchain technology to its business model. Kodak is preparing to launch a blockchain-powered digital right management platform for photographers, and the hosts chatted about how this task-specific use of the digital ledger system could actually be effective.

For the full story, check out: Kodak Launches Cryptocurrency, Stock Soars

Finally, Maddy and Ryan put the spotlight on Nvidia (NVDA - Free Report) and Ford (F - Free Report) —two companies that stole the show with their self-driving car focused announcements at CES.

Make sure to listen to the show to hear more!

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