Investing in Tech: We Sure Hope You Own These Three "Wealth Building Blocks"
I get a lot of questions from you folks here at the Strategic Tech Investor.
And the single most frequently asked query is this one:
"Michael, what's the best way to get started as a tech investor?"
I'll grant you: As questions go, that's probably the most basic one that you'll find.To continue reading, please click here...
Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) Stock Is Soaring with More to Come
Tesla Motors Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) stock reached its all-time high yesterday (Tuesday) of $202.20 shortly after the market opened. That was after setting another record high on Monday of $196.
TSLA stock has been on fire this year, up nearly 31% in 2014. More impressive, that rally has occurred during a market sell-off that's seen the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 dip 3.6% and 1.5% respectively.See why Nasdaq: TSLA could be one of the best investments for 2014...
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) Stock: What's Next After 28% Plunge
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) stock slumped as much as 28% Wednesday in reaction to disappointing preliminary 2013 earnings – a move Money Morning readers were prepared for.
3D Systems cut its 2013 profit estimate to $0.83 to $0.87 per share, down from $0.93 to $1.03 per share. The company cited softer demand than expected for its consumer printers – even though demand for professional printers was stronger than expected.To continue reading, please click here...
Be Ready When This Tech Spin-Off Hits Wall Street
Most investors don't think of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN) as a high-tech firm.
This 85-year-old forest products company operates as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) after being first acquired, then later spun-off, by ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT).
It owns some 2.7 million acres of timberland and is one of the largest landowners in the United States and New Zealand.
That sounds like a pretty low-tech operation – turning forest lands into lumber, pulp, and paper products.And there's our opportunity...
Stocks to Buy: We Just Found the New King of the Computer Industry
During the Depression-ridden 1930s, with the United States circling the financial abyss, an American industrialist named Thomas J. Watson Jr. gambled the future of his business-equipment company on an expansion plan that included wholesale hiring, investments in technology, and the construction of new factories.
For six years, Watson had his factories at full bore – churning out tabulating equipment there were no buyers for. But he believed in his plan and stayed with his strategy.His strategy could make this computer king one of the best investments...
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Stock Could Get a Lift From New CEO Nadella
After showing some signs of life last year, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) stock could get another boost in 2014 when a new CEO takes the helm – and the job could be going to a company insider.
According to a recent Bloomberg report, enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella has emerged as the front-runner to replace Steve Ballmer as the next Microsoft CEO, moving past former Skype CEO Tony Bates and former Nokia head Stephen Elop.just the tonic for Microsoft's stock...
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) Earnings Update: Mayer's Perfect Streak Continues
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) will report Q4 earnings after closing bell on Tuesday, and there's a record on the line. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has a perfect track record for beating estimates in every quarter since she took the reins in 2012.
The digital media giant has beaten its per-share profit projections in each of the past seven quarters. And Yahoo! (YHOO) stock has always responded favorably, averaging a single-day, post-earnings gain of 2.2%.will eventually pay off...