Content was king until the dot-com bubble called "Checkmate!" Looking at the rosy quarterly report that iVillage
The popular portal that bills itself as "the Internet for women" posted record earnings of $0.02 a share across all of its properties on a 23% uptick in revenues. While that may not seem like much, it marks the third quarter out of the past four in which the company has achieved positive bottom-line results.
Want proof? Consider the fact that even though MarketWatch
While iVillage is losing a custom publications project with Wal-Mart
So it's not just on the chessboard that a queen can fly circles around the plodding king. In the online world, there's no need to break through any glass ceilings when you are hanging out in the profitable penthouse.
Do we need different portals for male and female users? Are there some Wall Street issues that matter more to women than to men? Does gender matter in deciding who will manage your money? All this and more -- in the Women & Investing discussion board. Only on Fool.com.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz loves women so much that he married one. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story.
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