Apple just released a new phone, should I buy into their stock now since there will be an influx of sales? The gut reaction I, and many other people within the industry have, is that the future sales are already baked into the share price. That said, this is a very testable idea, so let's actually put it to the test. Apple just released a new phone, should I buy into their stock now since there will be an influx of sales? The gut reaction I, and many other people within the industry have, is that the future sales are already baked into the share price. That said, this is a very testable idea, so let's actually put it to the test.
Whenever I’m speaking to people about AAPL they tend to ask the same question. Apple just released a new phone, should I buy into their stock now since there will be an influx of sales? The gut reaction I, and many other people within the industry have, is that the future sales are already baked into the share price.…
   September 19, 2018    0
With the recent price increase in the services provided by Portfolio123, it has come to light that many users of their service may be looking for alternatives. We've been getting a number of calls these past couple of days from disgruntled users, and we have decided to write out the comparisons between Portfolio123 and Equities Lab here.
Portfolio123 has increased their prices, is it time to change? With the recent price increase in the services provided by Portfolio123, it has come to light that many users of their service may be looking for alternatives. We’ve been getting a number of calls these past couple of days from disgruntled users, and we have decided to write out the comparisons between Portfolio123 and Equities Lab here.…
   May 18, 2018    0
 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
Should you be Scared of the Dow’s 1700 point drop? On the fifth of February 2018 the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw its largest single day drop in history. This drop coming off a market sell-off at the end of January has caused many investors to call for the start of a bear market.…
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.
   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.…
Is Apple a stock worth buying? Other people have discussed (at length) its "questionable" product decisions
Analyzing Apple An Apple by itself Is Apple a stock worth buying? Other people have discussed (at length) its “questionable” product decisions, such as: The touch bar getting rid of Touch Id in favor of using facial recognition Scrapping a whole ecosystem of connectors to push the “Lightning cable” Eliminating the headphone jack from the newest generation of phones.…
Disruption in any industry is exciting, but it’s especially exciting in the field of autonomous driving.
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 Drive.ai, 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.…
millennials want to invest in something that they feel is groundbreaking and familiar to them within the culture of their age group. Many times, this results in them asking me for advice on marijuana stocks. So, instead of going into it with every single friend, I've decided to compile my thoughts on the Marijuana industry here.
Being the 20 something year olds that they are (myself included), millennials want to invest in something that they feel is groundbreaking and familiar to them within the culture of their age group. Many times, this results in them asking me for advice on marijuana stocks. So, instead of going into it with every single friend, I’ve decided to compile my thoughts on the Marijuana industry here.…
   August 1, 2017    0
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?
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 16, 2017    0   ,
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).…
Trump's first 100 Days
   There was a lot that went down in President Trump’s first 100 days in office, and a lot that didn’t. The market reacted well when Trump was announced the winner of the presidential election and that momentum stayed going until his inauguration. From his inauguration to the end of his first 100 days in office, the S&P 500 produced a 5.5% gain under the new president.…
   May 16, 2017    0   
Best Cities for a Career in Finance
Currently, I am a finance student finishing up my second year at Georgia State University here in Atlanta, Georgia. Knowing that I’m graduating in a couple of years I realized it was time to put in a little bit of research on where I could possibly move after graduation, if I move at all (I really like living here in Atlanta).…
Trumping the Market
   Over the past few weeks’ major indices have continued to hit new all-time highs, it seems like almost every industry is performing well. However, it’s important not to get lost in all the commotion and news surrounding the markets and continue to look for safe investments with “yuge” returns. Under the current administration, investors are anticipating a more pro-business environment complimented by tax cuts and deregulation for certain industries.…
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Bitcoin Bitcoin, we’ve all heard of them, and some of us even have a few. Personally, I’ve been a huge fan of the coin since early 2011 when the coins were trading at less than $5. I actually distinctly remember picking a number of them up at below the $1 mark.…
Private to Public: The IPO
The IPO Wall Street has been salivating over for months is finally becoming a reality. Snap Incorporated, the parent company of Snapchat, officially announced it will be going public. The company will have its first day of trading at the New York Stock Exchange sometime in March (No specific date as of yet) with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as the underwriters.…
See how XOM's price mostly follows its earnings
Looking at XOM Companies’ stock prices generally go up when earnings do.  So, when faced with a stalwart household name whose earnings have been steadily going down for two years, what should we do?   Consider Exxon Mobil.  Since it has some history (Rockerfeller founded Standard Oil in 1870), we can take the long view.  …
   February 27, 2017    0   ,
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So That Happened. Apparently my gut doesn’t like me as much as I thought. I first thought Brexit would have never passed, and before this morning, I was certain Hillary Clinton was going to be the next president of the United States – and had been sure of this for years. …
   March 11, 2016    0
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Ally Invest Group has Just Purchased Equities Lab Basic Accounts for all of their Members We are excited to announce that over the past few months we have been working hard on integrating the Ally Invest Group API into our system. Now that we have completed that task, you can easily go into Equities Lab and use our software for all of your investing needs – from analyzing potential positions to executing trades.…
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Amazon’s Prime Now has Introduced Fresh Produce That headline is a bit odd. The biggest online retailer recently introduced their “Prime Now” service where you can have your items delivered in as short as an hour. However, they only recently  added fresh produce and dairy products to their list of available items.…
   September 23, 2016    0   
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Mining Companies have been crashing since 2011, why are they rallying now? In 2011, mining companies hit their highest point in 20 years, and though this was a great time for their investors, it was short lived. Since then Metals and Mining companies have steadily declined in price; that is, until this year.…
   August 16, 2016    0   
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Why the Karma will not be a Tesla Competitor In 2012, two years after I moved to Atlanta, I believed that I had found the perfect dream car. I was wandering around a Cadillac dealership here in Atlanta as my mother was car shopping and I spotted the Fisker Karma – a beautifully designed hybrid vehicle that I had never seen on the road before.…
   August 15, 2016    2