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Amazon Hits $1 Trillion

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted September 5, 2018

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) recently became the second U.S. company to reach a $1 trillion market cap. I only see Amazon's valuation increasing as it becomes even more influential to consumers and investors...

Here's How You Fix a Stock...

Written by John Peterson
Posted September 4, 2018

The world is a real jungle with all its own predators. And for the most part, the smaller animals either get eaten or are lucky just to survive...

3 Rules for Successful Penny Stock Trading

Written by John Peterson
Posted August 28, 2018

There's plenty of money to be made in penny stocks but don't believe the hype...

Is Slack Preparing for an IPO?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 22, 2018

Slack is making a name for itself in the tech market. And support from venture capital will ensure a successful IPO whenever the company decides to make that plunge...

Trading Volume: The Pulse of a Penny Stock

Written by John Peterson
Posted August 21, 2018

For most stocks that a typical investor tracks on a daily basis, trading volume doesn't play a huge role in affecting their share prices. But in the world of penny stocks, all that changes radically...

Roku on the Rise

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 15, 2018

We’re living in the age of streaming services as people continue to “cut the cord” of traditional televisions services. And one streaming service company has the ability to adapt to what consumers want...

American Exceptionalism and Business Bravery

Written by John Peterson
Posted August 14, 2018

Is business in America inherently different? Probably not, but one thing is for sure: entrepreneur confidence. And according to the figures, that alone can change everything.

Walmart Wants Robots to Grocery Shop for You

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 8, 2018

Using robots as product fulfillment isn’t a new concept. Amazon has been doing it for years. And now, Walmart is jumping on board through its new partnership with Alert Innovation...

Re-Risking Your Microcap Portfolio

Written by John Peterson
Posted August 7, 2018

I've written before about the process of de-risking microcap stocks, and I'm still of the philosophy that taking fast, strong, reliable gains is better than holding out for those life-changing, five-figure monsters that we hear about but somehow never get to exploit.

Could Brandless Be a New Competitor for Amazon?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 1, 2018

People used to buy products because they were familiar with the brands. Now, it's all about the value and quality of products. With a new highly curated online marketplace in the game, should Amazon be worried?

Taking the Risk Out of Microcap Stocks

Written by John Peterson
Posted July 31, 2018

Investors generally come in two varieties: the risk averse and the risk insensitive. Most people, invariably, fall into the first category.

Are You a Ninja or a Kamikaze?

Written by John Peterson
Posted July 23, 2018

There are many ways to trade but not all of them are beneficial to your bottom line. Find out what personality traits you have, and learn to either use your strengths or minimize your weaknesses.

Apple Employee Arrested for Trade Secret Theft

Written by John Peterson
Posted July 16, 2018

The FBI says that a former Apple employee who'd been attempting to flee to China with secrets to self-driving cars was apprehended at the airport.

Just a Bunch of Cheaters: Another Emissions Scandal

Written by John Peterson
Posted July 13, 2018

First, it was Volkswagen. And many other automakers have since followed suit. The latest company to be caught in emissions cheating is Nissan.

World Debt Is Rising

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 11, 2018

Debt is rising. And it's rising fast. A solution is needed. We’ve recognized the problem, so now's the time to take control of the debt that's been plaguing the world...