Will Amazon Coins Lead to Shareholder Dollars?

In the battle over tablet market share, Apple has always held the trump card of a more complete and engrossing ecosystem. However, Amazon.com   has upped its game with the introduction of "Coins" -- a virtual payment system that could encourage gifting and inspire new development among app makers and content providers. Could these coins pull customers deeper into the growing Amazon ecosystem? If so, this could be good news for investors.

Everyone knows Amazon is the big bad wolf in the retail world right now, but at its sky-high valuation, most investors are worried it's the company's share price that will get knocked down instead of competitors'. We'll tell you what's driving the company's growth, and fill you in on reasons to buy and reasons to sell Amazon in our new premium report. Our report also has you covered with a full year of free analyst updates to keep you informed as the company's story changes, so click here now to read more.

The article Will Amazon Coins Lead to Shareholder Dollars? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Jason Moser owns shares of Amazon.com. The Motley Fool recommends Amazon.com and Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com and Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Learn about investing from the comfort of your own home.

Portfolio Basics

Take the first steps to building your portfolio.

View Course »

Investment Strategies

Learn the strategies you need to build a winning portfolio

View Course »

Add a Comment

*0 / 3000 Character Maximum