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Google Splits It Stock Thursday

by srpatterson on Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:30 PM
English: Left to right, Eric E. Schmidt, Serge... English: Left to right, Eric E. Schmidt, Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google Polski: Od lewej do prawej: Eric E. Schmidt, Sergey Brin i Larry Page z firmy Google (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After requesting the right to split its stock, Google waited two years until today to officially make the split. A new Class C stock is...
Stock Split

Box IPO Set for $250 Million

by srpatterson on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:39 PM (Photo credit: EvanHahn)

Cloud Storage company Box is set to offer stock on the open market at a valuation of $250 million. The company has experienced great growth in the number of users that utilize the storage options, but profitability has remained difficult. Competition in the space has been fierce with startups and large tech companies like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon offering storage services in the cloud.

The company has no time in the near future that it sees profitability according to IPO filings. It lost $168 million last year on $124 million in revenue....

Quiznos Corp. Files For Bankruptcy

by srpatterson on Monday, March 17, 2014 8:09 PM
Quiznos Quiznos (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The sandwich chain Quizno's Corporation has filed for prepackaged bankruptcy protection. The announcement came Friday, after years of struggling with high debt and rising competition for years. Known for trailblazing the idea of toasted subs, Quiznos reps say the restructuring will slash the company's debt by more than $400 million. In its bankruptcy petition, the company listed its debts at between $500 million - $1 billion.  They say all but 7 of its nearly nearly 2,100 franchisee...

Don’t Let Stock Swings Deter You From Investing

by srpatterson on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:21 PM
English: Microsoft Corp (NYSE: MSFT) stock 5 y... English: Microsoft Corp (NYSE: MSFT) stock 5 years. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Let’s examine some Prospective Long-Term Buys; The follow 6 Dow Industrial stocks may well be good long-term buys.

These stocks we want to discuss are looking strong and all point to appealing charts that appear profitable. Stock swings are perfectly natural and at present the Dow Industrials are trading well in spite of the random sell-off. reports these stocks offer a good value for...
United Technology

Everything You Need To Know About Fastmoney Stock-Swing-Trading

by srpatterson on Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:45 PM
English: Photograph shows stock brokers workin... English: Photograph shows stock brokers working at the (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Is It Really Possible To Make Money From Swing Trading?

Fast money stock-swing-trading really is possible and it is something that lots of people are doing.  It is estimated, however, that 80% of those who try trading online wind up losing money...

Andreeseen's EBay Role Causes Icahn To Lash Out

by srpatterson on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 6:19 AM
English: Co-founder of , at the Tech Crunch40 ... English: Co-founder of , at the Tech Crunch40 conference. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Marc Andreessen, a well-known venture capitalist from Silicon Valley, recently endured attacks from Carl Icahn. Due to a possible conflict of interest, Icahn asked Andreessen to step down from his respected position as one of EBay's board members.

In a strange turn of events, Icahn attempted to gain support for his nominees by encouraging fellow shareholders to take his side . He...

Candy Crush IPO News

by srpatterson on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:41 PM
【APP遊戲】Candy Crush Saga 【APP遊戲】Candy Crush Saga (Photo credit: Albert.hsieh)

The gaming phenomenon known as Candy Crush Saga is about to hit the New York Stock Exchange with full force. King Digital Entertainment submitted its IPO paperwork with the venerable Securities Exchange Commission, and this United Kingdom gaming company is primed to see continued growth in new directions.

King Digital Entertainment has made millions in the last three years thanks to games such as Farm Heroes Saga, Pet Rescue Saga, and Papa Pear Saga. Adjusted earnings have grown from four million...
Candy Crush

The All Conquering Google Stock Soars To a New High

by srpatterson on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:23 AM
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Apple's days as the most valuable company in the world may well be numbered as the rampaging Google stock, with its excellent results this fourth quarter, is well and truly in hot pursuit, having already left the Oil and Gas major Exxon Mobil far behind. Started as a computer science project in a Stanford dorm by two self effacing...

Is Herbalife A Legitimate Business Or A Scheme?

by srpatterson on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 7:25 AM
Herbalife Herbalife (Photo credit: netodarkis)

Since its creation in 1980, Mark Hughes' Herbalife has grown from a business with no financial value to a $4 billion empire. However, with financial success came heavy criticism about the nutritional organization's business practices. Because Herbalife is a product sold exclusively through independent distributors, many started to scrutinize its business model and questions about its legitimacy has invoked the interest of vocal critics like Pershing Square's Bill Ackman.

Herbalife manufactures nutritional products, which are...

Apple Quarterly Earnings Send Stock Price Spiraling Down

by srpatterson on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 1:59 PM
English: Steve Jobs shows off the white iPhone... English: Steve Jobs shows off the white iPhone 4 at the 2010 Worldwide Developers Conference Español: Presentación del iPhone 4 por Steve Jobs en la Worldwide Developers Conference del año 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It could only happen to Apple. They come in with blockbuster numbers in their Quarterly Earnings...
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