Knowing When to Sell a Stock
Feb05

Knowing When to Sell a Stock

Having read my previous posts you’ve probably figured out that I’m a long-term value investor. However, sometimes you have to know when to sell even if you’re in it for the long term. Knowing When to Sell a Stock – The Example of Western Digital (WDC) Today we’re going to talk about Western Digital ($WDC). It’s been a quite pleasant trip I must say. I bought my 50 shares of $WDC in November 2012  at...

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Ask Alex: What is a Short Squeeze?
Jan09

Ask Alex: What is a Short Squeeze?

This weeks question comes from Christopher Lee: “Can you explain what a short squeeze is?” The quick explanation of a short squeeze: Short squeeze is a rapid increase in the price of a stock that occurs when there is a lack of supply and excess demand for the stock. It occurs when a stock is heavily shorted (a lot of people are betting that the stock should go down in price) and the stock moves sharply higher forcing short sellers to...

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Ask Alex: Investing for Gamers – The Perfect Storm
Dec05

Ask Alex: Investing for Gamers – The Perfect Storm

Ask Alex: Investing for Gamers – The Perfect Storm In today’s Ask Alex, I’m answering David Karlsson’s question: For someone who’s interested in tech and other related areas, how would one go about to invest in those type of companies, say AMD or Intel? After getting this question I did some research and I actually stumbled upon a perfect storm scenario. Or as the suits on Wall Street call it – The...

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Facebook Earnings Beats Estimates Q3 Report – Here’s How You can Make Money from it
Oct30

Facebook Earnings Beats Estimates Q3 Report – Here’s How You can Make Money from it

Facebook’s Earnings Beat the Market’s Expectations Again – Here’s How You can Make Money from it Facebook’s earnings has been a hot topic lately and on October 24th I placed an order to buy Facebook ($FB) on SprinkleBit, after reading about Facebook’s plans of adding video ads to their advertising service. $FB comes out with their earnings report on the 30th and I believe they have executed well on...

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How to Buy a Stock and Knowing When to Sell
Sep04

How to Buy a Stock and Knowing When to Sell

How to Buy a Stock and Knowing when to Sell it Hey guys, it’s been a while since my last blog post about “What is Interest & How Does it Work.” I’m back with some more golden nuggets to share in order to make you a better investor. One of the most common question among beginning investors is how do I start start investing? For more experienced investors the question becomes; how do I know when to exit my...

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SprinkleBit – Winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s Innovation Awards
Jun19

SprinkleBit – Winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s Innovation Awards

Didn’t Expect to be The Winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s Innovation Awards Back in November 2012, I was excited from all the good reviews SprinkleBit had received after we got featured in the San Diego Business Journal. When we, last month, received an email saying that SprinkleBit was nominated for the innovation awards, I was flattered. But I never expected to receive the innovation awards this early in our...

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