BrianNichols

Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols is the author of "5 Simple Steps to Find a Top-Performing Stock: How to Identify Investments that Can Double Quickly for Personal Success" and the critically acclaimed book "Taking Charge With Value Investing (McGraw-Hill, 2013)". Brian is a value investor, but emphasizes psychology in his analysis. Brian studied psychology in undergrad, and uses his experience to find illogical value in the market. Brian's favorite industries are technology, consumer goods, and healthcare. Brian also updates all of his new and current positions in his Motley Fool CAPs page.

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Wed Nov 26

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BrianNichols published an article 11:41 AM

Why DISH Network Might Be Considering a Big Merger

Dish Network could sell its spectrum, but a merger with T-Mobile might also be in the cards.

Tue Nov 25

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BrianNichols published an article 4:59 PM

Verizon Again Shows It's Not Playing Nice With Competing Carriers

Verizon just made switching to a new carrier more difficult for its customers, which might seem anti-competitive but will probably prove to be a wise decision long-term.

Mon Nov 24

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BrianNichols published an article 8:16 PM

Gaming Console Sales Paint a Rosy Picture for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Good Xbox One and PlayStation 4 sales figures are good news for chip company AMD.

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BrianNichols published an article 11:15 AM

JD.com vs. Amazon.com: Which Is the Better Bet?

JD.com is in the fast-growing China market, but Amazon.com has proven itself.

Fri Nov 21

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BrianNichols published an article 11:33 AM

What the FCC’s Successful Spectrum Auction Really Means for Dish Networks

Dish Networks just got the biggest Christmas gift in its history, and it came from the FCC's Auction 97.

Thu Nov 20

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BrianNichols published an article 11:22 AM

EMC Corporation or Seagate Technology: Which Is a Shareholder's Best Friend?

A look at how EMC Corporation's and Seagate Technology's buyback programs are playing into stock price gains.

Wed Nov 19

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BrianNichols published an article 1:19 PM

Alcatel-Lucent's Virtual Routing Could Cause More Headaches for Cisco

One reason for Alcatel-Lucent's success, and Cisco's slip, is that Alcatel-Lucent has won big contracts over the past few years.

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BrianNichols published an article 11:00 AM

How America Movil Could Use Google Inc. to Get Even With AT&T Inc.

AT&T sold its stake in America Movil and will now become a competitor following its recent acquisition, but Carlos Slim might get the last laugh.

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BrianNichols published an article 10:21 AM

3 Reasons Verizon Communications Inc. Is a Top Dividend Stock to Buy

Historically, Verizon has been a great dividend stock to own, but these three things make it a great dividend investment for the future.

Tue Nov 18

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BrianNichols published an article 4:45 PM

AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. Are Now a Major Problem for Ericsson

With AT&T's capital investment spending on the decline, and other service providers like T-Mobile now offering nationwide 4G, vendor Ericsson's stock could be in trouble.

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BrianNichols published an article 10:51 AM

Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T All Oppose President Obama on Net Neutrality

Verizon has hinted at further court action and T-Mobile's John Legere unleashed a tweet storm.

Mon Nov 17

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BrianNichols published an article 10:00 AM

Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Are Minimizing This $190 Billion Market

Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Google might own cloud services in the next decade, but thanks to their own decisions, that opportunity might not be nearly as lucrative as investors once thought.

Fri Nov 14

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BrianNichols published an article 10:31 PM

BlackBerry Gets Ready for Internet of Things With BES12 and Project Ion

BlackBerry may be a fallen tech giant, but one movement the company is ready for is the Internet of Things.

Thu Nov 13

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BrianNichols published an article 2:38 PM

T-Mobile Is Gaining Customers, but at a Price

T-Mobile has been a better stock than either Verizon or AT&T recently, but there are reasons to believe this won't be the case over the long term.

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BrianNichols published an article 10:18 AM

Why Intel Is One of the Best Internet of Things Investments

It can be tricky to make Internet of Things investments, but investors can look to Intel to see what a company needs to succeed.

Tue Nov 11

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BrianNichols published an article 4:36 PM

Why AT&T's Acquisition of Iusacell Could Be Great for Shareholders

With Project VIP nearing completion, AT&T can turn its attention to Mexico.

Mon Nov 10

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BrianNichols published an article 11:04 AM

3 Reasons Qualcomm's Stock Loss Could Present a Good Opportunity to Buy

Opportunity in the Internet of Things is one of three reasons this Fool thinks Qualcomm stock could be a buy now.

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BrianNichols published an article 9:25 AM

FireEye vs. Palo Alto: Which Is the Better Stock?

Shares of cybersecurity vendors FireEye and Palo Alto have traded in opposite directions this year. Which presents the better investment opportunity?

Sun Nov 9

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BrianNichols published an article 9:00 AM

AT&T GigaPower vs. Google Fiber: Why AT&T Will Win the High-Speed Broadband Race

Google investors believe that Fiber will forever change and dominate the broadband Internet space, a belief that may not be supported with reality.

Fri Nov 7

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BrianNichols published an article 3:59 PM

Can You Guess How Much Cash Top Gaming Apps Rake In Daily?

Mobile games dominate overall app revenue, and with a bullish growth outlook, investors might find opportunities within the space.

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