December 4, 2018

Who’s Betting on Blockchain? – the Thousand Year Article

With all the hype surrounding Bitcoin in recent years due to price fluctuations, it’s been hard to ignore. You hear about it on business news, you read about it on your Twitter feed, and then you hear the word “blockchain”.

Blockchain is essentially the technological architecture that supports Bitcoin, but it holds far more potential than just that.

January 29, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Industries Facing Impact

Artificial intelligence was once only seen in Hollywood Sci-Fi films, but that narrative is quickly changing. Society is progressively becoming closer with AI, as it is used in things we interact with every day where we may not even realize it. Whether it’s with your Amazon Alexa, Siri, or even Google Maps on your commute which uses anonymized location data from smartphones, AI has an increasing presence to make simple tasks much easier.…

August 20, 2017

Driving Disruption

Disruption in any industry is exciting, but it’s especially exciting in the field of autonomous driving. Autonomous driving or “self-driving cars” seems like something out of a movie, yet it is very close to becoming a reality in our everyday lives. From small start-ups like, a start-up company that looks to fix the uncertainties of autonomous driving through deep learning, to Fortune 500 companies like General Motors, everyone is racing in this highly competitive field to see who will be the first to take a large chunk of the market share.…

July 25, 2017

Ohlson O-Score

If you’re a short seller, then I’d like to introduce you to the Ohlson O-Score. This is a score created by Dr. James Ohlson of New York University, aimed at predicting the financial distress of a company. The Ohlson O-Score is the result of a nine-factor linear combination of coefficient-weighted accounting ratios that are found from financial disclosure statements that are provided by publicly traded companies.…

July 16, 2017

Semiconductors, where they’re going and where they’ve been

The semiconductor industry is an important one, in fact, if it weren’t for semiconductors then you wouldn’t even be able to read this. So what exactly is a semiconductor, and why should you care about them? A semiconductor, in a nutshell, is a materials product usually made of silicon, which conducts electricity more than an insulator but less than a pure conductor, such as aluminum or copper.…

July 8, 2017

Stocks That Have Always Gone Down

When investing, for every fairy tale stock like an Amazon(AMZN) or Nvidia(NVDA), there’s an equally disastrous stock like MoSys(MOSY) or Gevo (GEVO). To avoid getting into stocks like these, it’s important to look at their failures and analyze them to avoid getting into the next potential train wreck of a stock. …

June 26, 2017

Is Biotech back from the dead?


Biotech, a sector that can make or break your portfolio. But first, what even is “biotech”?
In a nutshell, biotech is the use of living organisms to make products or run processes. People know biotech best for the vital role it plays in the field of medicine. However, biotech is not limited to just medicine.…

June 13, 2017

Are the FANG stocks invincible?

Tech has been on an absolute tear this year, with the whole sector up almost 20% since the beginning of 2017, with an outstanding performance from the FANG stocks. FANG is an acronym used for the most notable tech companies in today’s market, which have continuously churned out tremendous returns. FANG is made up of Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), Netflix (NFLX), and Google (GOOGL).…

June 5, 2017

Insider Ownership

High insider ownership is something commonly associated with value investors. The idea behind it is rather simple. If the management owns a large portion of the company, then they are incentivized to perform well – benefiting not only themselves but the shareholders as well.  The other side of that coin is that owners may not listen to the advice of people within the company, using their position as majority shareholder to push for things the company wouldn’t do otherwise.…

June 1, 2017

Low Debt vs. High Debt

Debt, a word that consumers and college students know all too well. How do companies view debt, and how does it affect their stock price? Let’s find out by taking a look at both high-debt and low-debt companies.

High Debt

This screener finds companies with a debt to equity ratio ranking them in the top 25% of the market, total liabilities to assets ranking in the top 25% of the market while outperforming by 2%.…

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