Tech Investing 2014: The Big-Hitting Stock Wall Street Is Ignoring
Last year, when I shared my five secrets for uncovering wealth-building tech stocks, I also told you about a sixth "rule" you can use to find the big-time profit opportunities that are flying under Wall Street's radar screen.
I refer to these as "special-situation" investments because they tend to be companies that are grappling with unique challenges. Because of those challenges, analysts tend to ignore these stocks.
And that's good for us.To continue reading, please click here...
3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) Earnings Strong – If You Know Where to Look
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) reported Q4 2013 earnings Friday morning before opening bell. One key thing to note: The results are not indicative of the massive potential of this company.
While this innovative provider of three-dimensional (3D) content-to-print solutions is having a rocky start in 2014, it's a good long-term investment.
Here's a closer look at where DDD is headed.
IPO Calendar 2014: These Two Tech Competitors Are Coming to Market
The 2014 IPO calendar has been full, with 51 companies already filing for initial public offerings, up 143% from the same time frame in 2013.
And these two similar tech IPOs have just joined the IPO must-watch list.
They are both file-hosting services that offer customers cloud computing, they are both based in California, and they both share half a name. Now they're both planning to go public in 2014.
Meet Box Inc. and Dropbox Inc.
RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq: RFMD) and TriQuint (Nasdaq: TQNT) Stocks Soar on Deal
While key industry players assembled today (Monday) in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress, a key mobile chipmaker merger played out on Wall Street.To continue reading, please click here...
Tech Investing 2014: The Hidden Profit Opportunity in Canceled Flights
We all know what a lousy winter this has been. So if you've been doing any traveling, I'm hoping you haven't been victimized by one of the 75,000 commercial flights that the nation's airline industry has scrubbed since Dec. 1.
That's the industry's worst showing in 25 years, says The Associated Press.To continue reading, please click here...
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Stock Wobbles on Troubling Earnings
After stumbling several years ago, the company set up a five-year turnaround plan that is now in year two. Hewlett-Packard's earnings, scheduled for release after the market close Thursday, will tell us how well that plan is faring.To continue reading, please click here...
Five Fascinating Tech Facts About the 2014 Sochi Olympics
The 2014 Sochi Olympics is a story of record-breaking figures, including its $51 billion price tag, a new high of 98 total events across 15 winter sport disciplines, and a record 88 nations competing.
But some of the most fascinating stories are these innovative tech contributions by companies at this year's Games.
Here are five pieces of technology that make the 2014 Sochi Olympics a showcase for amazing advancement.To continue reading, please click here...
"Star Wars" Series Keeps Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) Momentum Rolling
NFLX stock climbed 1.7% yesterday and reached a record high of $439.35. DIS stock is up 1.7% today.
The sixth season of the series "Star Wars: the Clone Wars" will be available to subscribers in the United States and Canada starting March 7. The first five seasons ran on Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: TWX) Cartoon Network.
Netflix also announced that it will have exclusive U.S. streaming rights to Disney movies starting in 2016.To continue reading, please click here...
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...