The Right Way to Speculate in the Stock Market

Are you a speculator? If not, you should be… A lot of successful investors keep a portion of their portfolios for speculating in the stock market. I like to refer to it as “fun money”.  The percentage generally ranges from 1-5% of an investor’s portfolio.  This is the portion of a portfolio that you’d use … Continue reading The Right Way to Speculate in the Stock Market

These Technology Trends Will Deliver Big Gains In 2014

It’s hard not to get sucked in by the allure of new technology trends. We’re in a time where the pace of innovation is extremely visible, due in no small part to the sheer variety of consumer electronic devices that offer extremely attractive features. That same attraction applies to a growing number of tech stocks. … Continue reading These Technology Trends Will Deliver Big Gains In 2014

How to Profit from the Organic Food Movement

The organic food movement gets larger every day, with more American’s buying locally raised and organic vegetables, meats, beers, and snacks. This notion has created a significant demand for high quality foods, specifically organic and “all-natural” products. Today, consumers are better educated than ever before about the health benefits of avoiding processed foods. And that … Continue reading How to Profit from the Organic Food Movement

Did Google Lose $9.4 Billion?!

News broke last week that Google plans to sell Motorola to Lenovo. After doing some quick math I wondered, “Did Google lose $9.4 billion here?!” In 2011, Motorola split its business-oriented and consumer-oriented divisions into two companies. Motorola Solutions contained the enterprise services used by other businesses. The services that produced smartphones and other consumer-oriented … Continue reading Did Google Lose $9.4 Billion?!