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Good Investing Is A Mix Of Talent & Skill … and Patience

If you're a young investor just entering, or looking to enter, the stock market - this is a perhaps great time to be in your position. Done right, investing can actually be more interesting and much simpler, and enjoyable, than most people will have you believe. "You see, I always thought that 'numbers are not my thing'. But hey, I love stories and as I started taking interest in businesses,
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The Snap Inc. Conundrum

Much has been written about Snapchat (Ok ok, Snap Inc.) over the last 5 months. Is this another Twitter in the making? Could it get worse? Will it get acquired now that the shares are down 50% of the IPO price? etc. etc. Like often though, things are not as simple as they seem to appear. So before one decides to get in or get out of SNAP, here are some
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Is PayPal Living Up to Expectations?

The way the financial services industry is being shaken up, one would expect that PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) - once a true-blue disruptor - has everything going for it. But somehow, it's not been able to garner enough Wall Street confidence. For sure, like most tech players, the PYPL stock gave pretty good returns over the last one year - going from $36 all the way up to $59. But still analyst
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Ciena Corp (NYSE: CIEN) Is Becoming a Must-Watch Stock

After the tech stock rally somewhat simmered pre-4th of July the focus is back on stocks that are showing relative stability and long-term positivity. Ciena Corp (NYSE: CIEN) the $3.5Bn telecommunications equipment company is an interesting prospect to watch for value investors. After reaching the max returns of more than 30% over last year, the stock has come back to its March levels of $24-25 now and it looks like it will
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Is Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) A Good Stock For Young Investors?

With nearly 2 billion users, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is undoubtedly the largest social network we have. And with the ownership of companies /products like Whatsapp and Instagram, it is quite likely that Facebook will continue to impact our lives for many years to come. In this context, if you're an investor who's just starting out or is early in the investment life, it should be interesting to look at Facebook as
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Looking At Semi-Conductor & Telecom Stocks? Watch Broadcom!

Many of readers, after our coverage of Nvidia last month, came back talking about the semi-conductor and telecom space in general and a few specific stocks in particular. Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) featured prominently in many discussions and considering the pace at which this space is changing, we felt looking at Broadcom should be interesting. So hear goes ... This may be a good time to discuss Broadcom, also because we
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Analysts Say Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Has More Upside Potential

With holistic digitization fast becoming a global phenomenon and the assured movement of monetary transactions to digital payments, companies such as Visa (NYSE:V), MasterCard (NYSE:MA) and others in the transactions business, have established themselves as strong long-term prospects. We took a look at Visa to see what the markets have been telling us and what the future seems to look like, from a portfolio investor's standpoint. Last few months [caption id="attachment_1658"
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Is Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT) A Good Value-Investing Bet?

There are a few industries which are at the heart of the next level of human evolution - Semiconductor is one of them. From healthcare to transportation to work to education to sports analysis to entertainment ... pretty much everything we do today has become more efficient with increased computing power. And it will continue to improve as years go by. The Semiconductor space is at the centre of computing and one