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Facebook’s Toxic Stew gets Even Nastier

By Louis Basenese - Nov 15, 2017

How Facebook may be preying on our insecurities. We may not be as free as we think we are.

Stocks

Judgment Day for Stocks: Third-Quarter Earnings Report Card

By Louis Basenese - Nov 7, 2017

It’s report card time. Roughly 1,100 companies have reported third-quarter earnings. The data, so far, suggest that the market has reached the upper limit on prices. Who made the honor roll? Who’s being disruptive? And who just flunked out? Let’s find out...

Stocks

Fair or Foul? Trust in Tech Reaches Alarming Levels

By Louis Basenese - Nov 6, 2017

The Verge just published a fascinating survey. It indicates that consumers trust Amazon almost as much as their own bank. Google was a close second to Amazon in trustworthiness. Is this alarming or natural? Let’s break it down...

Stocks

Stock Wars: Northrop Grumman vs. Caterpillar

By Louis Basenese - Nov 1, 2017

Caterpillar (CAT) and Northrop Grumman (NOC) are each sitting near all-time highs. So which company is more worthy of our investment dollars? I asked my senior analysts to battle it out. Your vote decides the winner.

Stocks

Snap Fail: Three Ticking Time Bombs About to Detonate

By Louis Basenese - Oct 27, 2017

Snap’s viability as a social media platform is quickly waning. Shares have been in free fall since IPO-ing in March, and there’s no telling how far they can fall. Need more proof? Here are three ticking time bombs buried deep inside Snap.

Technology

Technology Deathmatch: Two Top Innovations Collide

By Louis Basenese - Oct 23, 2017

Today we pit two emerging technologies against each other: smart dust and brain-computer interfaces. Which innovation will win?

Energy

Lithium vs. Oil: An Unstoppable Divergence in the Energy Market

By Louis Basenese - Oct 16, 2017

The divergence between lithium and oil is shocking. But will the divergence widen or race back to equilibrium? Let’s dig in...

Technology

Miracle Substance to Trigger New Growth Trend

By Louis Basenese - Oct 11, 2017

Silicon has dominated the computing landscape for years. Yet graphene was supposed to unseat silicon a few years back. Graphene is stronger than diamond and conducts heat and electricity far more efficiently than any substance on earth. If graphene is still the future, now is the perfect time to buy.

Technology

Out-for-Blood Analysts Condemn Virtual Reality Revolution

By Louis Basenese - Oct 10, 2017

When Motorola’s “brick phone” sales came in soft 33 years ago, the “overhyped” cellphone revolution was deemed a bust. Of course, as history proves, 99.99% of the country missed a “rocket ride” aboard the most important innovation of our generation. Well, the same erroneous mindset is now plaguing the virtual reality industry.

Stocks

Comcast’s Stay of Execution

By Louis Basenese - Oct 5, 2017

We just deconstructed and evaluated the entire cable TV/broadcasting industry. Inside you’ll find the biggest winners (and losers) over the next 12 months.

Personal Finance

12 Ordinary Investors Answer the $100,048 Question

By Louis Basenese - Sep 28, 2017

During a live event today at 1pm, I’ll reveal a way to make at least $100,048 in the next year. What would you do with that extra cash? Well, that’s exactly what I asked some readers recently. This is what they told me.

Technology

The Shocking Truth About Your Next Smartphone

By Louis Basenese - Sep 22, 2017

In a mere two years, biometric components — like facial recognition — will be integrated in 100% of wireless devices. Considering that the starting point for biometrics was virtually ZERO in 2016, 100% integration is, well… INSANE. And as this data shows, when insanity strikes, profits follow soon after...