Category: Tech StocksThe analysis published under this category are as follows.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: Of all the avenues, boulevards, lanes and streets in Silicon Valley, the most important road – the one lined with gold – is a tree-lined thoroughfare in Menlo Park.
I’m talking about Sand Hill Road.
That’s the epicenter of the nation’s venture capital industry. I first started visiting Sand Hill in the mid-1980s when I covered VC as a tech analyst.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: I committed the equivalent of financial heresy in late December 2013 and again in January 2015 when I said Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) was a bug in search of a windshield and recommended shorting the stock. The blogosphere went nuts and I was taken to task by Twitter-lievers.
Since then the stock has fallen 63.31% from a high of $74.73 to a low of $27.04. It’s rebounded slightly in recent trading and the rally cry has begun anew…
…Twitter Interim CEO Dorsey Buys More Shares In Show of Faith – Reuters
…Twitter Rebounds: Here’s Why You Should Be Buying Shares – Bloomberg
…Jack Dorsey and Other Twitter Insiders Make Show of Support – The New York TimesRead full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Investors Time to Cash in on Tech Breakthrough, Biggest Memory Leap in 25 Years / Companies / Tech Stocks
Michael A. Robinson: Just a couple of weeks ago, we received news about a huge new breakthrough in computer memory.
The announcement has major ramifications for consumer products like smartphones and tablets as well as for the growth markets of cloud computing and Big Data.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Shah Gilani writes: Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOGL) made major headlines Friday when an upbeat “read” of the search giant’s earnings report ignited a 16% surge in the company’s stock price.
That single-session bump added a whopping $65 billion to Google’s market value. And this came just one day after shares of Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) – another tech darling – zoomed 18%.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, July 17, 2015
Disruptive Technologies - The Sharing Economy Could be Sued Out of Existence / Companies / Tech Stocks
Shah Gilani writes: Uber, the ride-sharing service valued at $50 billion, is at the forefront of disrupting the taxi industry.
Consider this small but very telling fact…
A New York taxi medallion, the license that allows you to drive a cab in the city, cost $1.3 million in 2013. But today, you can pick one up for a (relative) song at $840,000.Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: Biotechnology is a big opportunity. And China is a big market.
Combine the two and you have a big potential for investment profits.
In today’s Strategic Tech Investor, I’m talking with Money Map Press Executive Editor William Patalon III, who also heads up the Private Briefing service, about a big profit play in the Chinese biotech market.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Shah Gilani writes: Last week I wrote about my foray into online dating.
But my "hot date" ended up being lukewarm. That's okay – the great thing about online dating is that it is easy to meet other people.
In fact, this reminded me of my days in the trading pits: If a promising opportunity didn't work out as hoped, you took the loss quickly and moved on – knowing there were lots of other opportunities out there.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, June 13, 2015
William Patalon III writes: I'm going to start by letting you in on a simple-but-powerful investing secret.
And that secret is this: Never buy a company's stock just because you're betting on a buyout.
That's a poor, poor bet.
Now, if you have a stock where you've identified multiple potential catalysts – and a buyout is one of those possible big-gain triggers – that's a different story.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, June 12, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: I forecasted a good year for tech investing for my Strategic Tech Investor readers.
After the tepid first quarter – a 0.7% contraction in U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) – you might think I'd adjust my prediction.
On the contrary, over the following months, I've shown readers how the technology sector has led the market higher and driven the overall U.S. economy.Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: On Dec. 10, I forecasted a good year for tech investing.
After the tepid first quarter – a 0.7% contraction in U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) – you might think I’d adjust my prediction.
On the contrary, over the following months, I’ve shown you how the technology sector has led the market higher and driven the overall U.S. economy.Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: I have a confession to make.
Even I sometimes get overwhelmed by the jargon used by tech industry insiders.
From investor presentations to product-launch slide shows, I’ve come across plenty of tech neologisms that made my head spin at the time.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: When I spoke with my Strategic Tech Investor readers last week, I illustrated how one of our Million-Dollar Tech Portfolio stocks had soared 53% in just a little over two months.
But Repligen Corp. (Nasdaq: RGEN) isn't the only big winner. In fact, six of our seven investments in the Million-Dollar Tech Portfolio are up – and the other is just a hair below breakeven.Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Michael A. Robinson writes: Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) made headlines a few days back when it revealed first-quarter cloud sales of $1.56 billion.
That’s a stunning year-over-year gain of 49%. And CEO Jeff Bezos says his company’s cloud-based Amazon Web Services will likely be a $5 billion business this year.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
While the “stock market” continues to flirt with new records, there’s turmoil under the surface. High-flying social media companies Twitter and LinkedIn fell hard in late April, and now recent IPO Etsy, an online marketplace for arts and crafts, is down 50% since going public (8% of that today).Read full article... Read full article...