Surface: Microsoft’s Ticket Into Tablet Market?
Jun30

Surface: Microsoft’s Ticket Into Tablet Market?

On Tuesday June 18th, 2012 Microsoft unveiled its new tablet computer, Microsoft Surface. What does this mean to the tablet market as a whole and is Surface a Microsoft’s ticket into tablet market? The tablet market took a big leap forward when Apple introduced the original iPad back in April 2000. Two and a half year later, the tablet market grew to $79 billion with top five manufacturers controlling more than 90% of the market and...

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The Robin Hood Tax: A Good Idea?
Jun28

The Robin Hood Tax: A Good Idea?

The tax would skim a small percentage off financial transactions on Wall Street. (Photo Credit: The Star) Protestors donning pointy green caps and masks took to the streets of 15 cities across America earlier this month. Their actions were meant to protest the recent financial failures of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a multinational banking corporation that reported losses of $2 billion this year. The Sherwood-inspired clothing was to...

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5 Tips For The New Investor
Jun27

5 Tips For The New Investor

Investing one’s money can be a daunting task, especially for someone new to the game. For those who are new to investing it is vital that they learn a little bit about themselves as well as the market or specific company they wish to invest in. Here are 5 tips to get you started with investing. 1. What Kind Of Investor Are You? Before taking the initial step to investing you must know what type of investor you are. Each investor is...

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How To Use The News To Decide What To Invest In
Jun25

How To Use The News To Decide What To Invest In

(Photo Credit: Security Monks) Have you ever seen a major news story and wondered how you could profit from it? Well, if you time it right you can. However, as retail investors, much of the time, we're late to the party. Many of us have full-time jobs and don't have time to monitor the news on an hourly basis like the day-traders do. So what are retail investors to do? Before we answer that, first you have to be familiar with the...

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Friday Investor Link Roundup: June 22, 2012 Edition
Jun22

Friday Investor Link Roundup: June 22, 2012 Edition

A collection of links curated by our staff that we found either helpful, informative, or simply enjoyable to read. All related – albeit sometimes loosely – to the world of finance/business/investing/economy and the like. Enjoy! (Caveat: SprinkleBit doesn’t necessarily endorse the views expressed in the articles we share here – we merely think that our readers might find them interesting.) How America’s...

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