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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Thu Aug 28

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You're Wrong to Worry About Restoration Hardware Based on Williams-Sonoma's Report

Restoration Hardware followed William-Sonoma's stock lower after the former reported disappointing earnings; but should the two be viewed as so connected?

Wed Aug 27

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BrianNichols published an article 3:47 PM

Can These Shoes Bring Nike Jordan-esque Success?

Has Nike found the next multibillion-dollar Jordan-like brand in its Lunar TR1 shoe line?

Tue Aug 26

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Google May Have an Unexpected Hiccup With Fiber

Google Fiber has had nothing but good fortunes thus far, but one problem is arising.

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Amazon.com Is Finally Ready to Create Big-Time Profits, Without Hurting the Consumer’s Wallet

Amazon.com has been criticized for its lack of profits, but a new ad platform could help the company address this issue.

Fri Aug 22

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Apple Might Want To Take Notice Of This Massive Opportunity

Will Apple ever enter a new market with an iPhone-like product, and if so, what should it be?

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BrianNichols published an article 12:08 PM

Netflix’s Lost Battle Sets up a Nice Victory in the Longer-Term War

Netflix is forced to pay to provide customers with uninterrupted service, but over the long term this will only be a bump in the road.

Thu Aug 21

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BrianNichols published an article 6:24 PM

3 Ways Wal-Mart Should Be More Like Kroger

For those trying to explain Wal-Mart's recent hardships, look no further than Kroger's success.

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BrianNichols published an article 1:13 PM

5 Unprecedented Threats Force Change With eBay's PayPal

Apple, Facebook, BlackBerry, Amazon.com, and Groupon are forcing eBay to act with PayPal, but it might be too late.

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BrianNichols published an article 9:06 AM

3 Reasons for Rite Aid Corporation's Resurgence

Rite Aid's stock has soared nearly 500% in the last two years, but why?

Wed Aug 20

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BrianNichols published an article 12:23 PM

Sprint Takes Another Step Back While Its Peers Take 2 Steps Forward

All of the nationwide telecom companies are investing and rolling out a new innovating service called voice-over LTE, with the exception of Sprint, which might be yet another sign of a company in shambles

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BrianNichols published an article 11:48 AM

Microsoft Corporation Wants A Piece of Amazon’s $50 Billion Business

Amazon used to dominate the cloud, and while still being large, Microsoft is proving to be quite a threat to Amazon's $50 billion business.

Tue Aug 19

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BrianNichols published an article 10:13 PM

3 Reasons Why Pandora Could Become the Next Myspace.com

The reasons for Myspace's demise are evident and, unfortunately, Pandora might be following a similar path.

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BrianNichols published an article 8:43 AM

The Blackberry Passport Has Business Written All Over It

The Passport might perform well with consumers, but BlackBerry has much bigger plans in mind.

Mon Aug 18

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BrianNichols published an article 9:36 AM

Twitter Looks to Maximize Its Appeal Beyond 140 Characters

Twitter's platform doesn't appeal to everyone, but based on the changes the company is making, it soon will!

Thu Aug 14

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BrianNichols published an article 4:55 PM

5 Reasons Why Facebook Wants You to Download its Messenger App

The reasons that Facebook wants you on Messenger are plentiful, but still highly connected.

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BrianNichols published an article 4:11 PM

Consumers Can Now Enjoy Google’s Lightning Fast Internet Speeds for Free

One company now lets you enjoy Google WiFi for free, but more are sure to follow.

Wed Aug 13

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BrianNichols published an article 4:00 PM

Twitter Might Have Solved Its Low Engagement Problem

Twitter is now giving users a way to make their tweets heard long-term, which could go a long way in boosting engagement at the company.

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BrianNichols published an article 3:27 PM

Dish Networks Might Finally Get the Prize It Always Wanted

Dish Networks has come out on the wrong end of many merger and acquisition attempts, but thanks to Sprint, consumers and investors might now see that everything happens for a reason.

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BrianNichols published an article 9:56 AM

Google's Game-Changing Second Era Has Arrived

Google's Fiber is changing what Internet service was, creating headaches for large U.S. providers.

Tue Aug 12

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BrianNichols published an article 4:16 PM

Microsoft's Surface Tablet Is Coming to NFL Sideline's

Microsoft recently forged a parntership with the NFL and will be bringing its Surface tablet to NFL sidelines. But, the company may be eventually competing with Apple.

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CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 95.30
Player Rank 3528 out of 75032
Score 2466.49
Score Change Today -11.92
Accuracy 54.78%
Active Picks 51
Total Picks 120
Best Pick RAD (+369.21)
Worst Pick AMRN (-109.11)
Average Score per Pick 20.55
Charms Earned 5
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