I’m enjoying the interview with Timothy Sykes over at Mixergy.com. Love the energy. Grab it while it’s free there.
Sometimes you look at a stock like Netflix when it was trading at $300+ and think “Here is a great company in a market with super growth, but how can I justify the price?” Well, it turns out you don’t have to justify the price because the market is beating the shit out of the (more…)
With mortgage rates dropping like a brick, it’s becoming a no-brainer for us to refinance our home loan. Even though we just got a 30-year loan 2 years ago at 5.875%, we can get 30-year loans now for around 4.5% or lower. You might be in a similar situation. Rule of Thumb The rule of (more…)
This is happening to me, with one of my stocks right now: RCRC. A few months ago, I bought about 50 shares of RC2 Corporation (RCRC), a maker of die-cast and wooden toys, at $20. My wife and I were looking for an investment idea based on the toys and media we’re buying for our 2-year-old son. (more…)
A couple months ago I opened a position in Activision Blizzard (ATVI). Blizzard is the Pixar of the gaming industry. All of their games are blockbusters. The most notable title World of Warcraft collects $15/month from their millions and millions of players. I got interested in the stock after picking up Star Craft 2, another (more…)
These folks emailed us and they have some decent finance calculators on their site: Ultimate Calculators I found the loan application one particularly interesting… haven’t seen that one before. Cheers!
I still own a few shares of GOOG. It’s felt overpriced recently, but I’m holding onto a minimal amount at all times and trying to add more over time. So I’m hoping the price drops a bunch so I can pick up more cheaply. Do a search here for GOOG for my previous thoughts (years (more…)
Great overview and background on Gold as a Commodity over at Crossing Wallstreet. The summary for current investors is… My view is that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates earlier than expected. I don’t know exactly when that will be but it will put gold on a dangerous path. For now, my advice is (more…)
From DealBreaker.com (via CrossingWallStreet): Goldman Sachs just revealed in an SEC filing that its traders made money on every single trading day last quarter, a record for the firm. Net revenue for trading was $25 million or higher in all of the first quarter’s 63 trading days with 35 of those days bringing in more (more…)
Trying to figure out what to think about this: (from BusinessWeek) The Nasdaq said after markets closed that it will cancel all trades of stocks that moved more than 60 percent from their price at, or immediately prior to, 2:40 p.m., when the slide started. The cancellation applies to trades executed between 2:40 p.m. and (more…)