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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Is Under Armour, Inc. or Skechers USA, Inc. a Better Stock to Buy?

The two are competitors in sports apparel, but which stock is the best buy?

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3 Big Reasons Apple Pay Can Succeed Where Google Wallet Failed

At the surface, Apple Pay and Google Wallet look remarkably similar, but 3 key features make Apple Pay stand out.

Fri Sep 26

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Is Microsoft Stock Still a Buy After Rising More Than 40% Over the Past Year?

Can Microsoft's good days continue?

Thu Sep 25

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BrianNichols published an article 12:30 PM

The BlackBerry Passport Will Be Good, But Not Good Enough

There's a lot of excitement for BlackBerry's Passport, but will it lead to bullish sales and a higher stock price?

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BrianNichols published an article 8:33 AM

Investors Should Watch But Not Buy GoPro Stock

Before buying GoPro's stock, there are a few things you should consider.

Wed Sep 24

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BrianNichols published an article 2:33 PM

Intel Corporation's PC Performance Might Get Better Based on These 2 Companies

Intel Corporation's second quarter earnings surprised many on Wall Street with improved PC-related sales, but according to the performance of Seagate Technologies and Western Digital, Intel's strong performance might continue.

Tue Sep 23

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BrianNichols published an article 4:59 PM

AT&T and Verizon Pay Great Dividends. Which Is More Sustainable?

If you're trying to decide between AT&T and Verizon as a dividend investment, one is more secure than the other.

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BrianNichols published an article 2:15 PM

Here's Why Rite Aid's Poor Guidance and Stock Collapse Is Only Temporary

There's not much good about Rite Aid's recent guidance, but investors might find a value opportunity if they look at the reasons for the disappointing outlook.

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BrianNichols published an article 12:59 PM

Should Rite Aid Follow Walgreen's or CVS's Lead With This Controversial Product?

The controversy surrounding tobacco in pharmacies is really starting to heat up after CVS and Walgreen took different positions on the topic, so what should Rite Aid do?

Mon Sep 22

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BrianNichols published an article 2:49 PM

BlackBerry Ltd and Apple Have This 1 Thing in Common

BlackBerry and Apple might be at opposite ends of the technology business spectrum, but one thing they both share is a vision of opportunity in this $2.5 trillion industry.

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BrianNichols published an article 2:29 PM

There's a Silver Lining to Recent Security Breaches if You Know Where to Look

Cyber-crime is growing more problematic with each passing year, which might have a profound effect on these two security companies.

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BrianNichols published an article 12:55 PM

What the BlackBerry Passport's Bad Timing Means For Blackberry Shareholders

The Passport's launch just weeks after the iPhone 6 affects not only future sales, but also shareholders.

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BrianNichols published an article 7:21 AM

This iPhone 6 Feature Could Help Apple in China

With the iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus, Apple might finally have products that allow for Chinese dominance.

Fri Sep 19

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BrianNichols published an article 3:09 PM

Why the iPhone 6 China Delay Could Hurt Apple

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are notching big early sales, but they haven't been given regulatory approval yet in China, which could prove problematic for the company.

Thu Sep 18

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BrianNichols published an article 10:25 AM

3 Ways Microsoft Corporation Can Hit A Homerun With Windows 9

If Microsoft is going to turn its bad fortunes around from Windows 8, then it had better do these three things with Windows 9

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BrianNichols published an article 8:05 AM

Here's How Fossil Can Survive the Apple Watch

Fossil appears to be in the crosshairs of Apple with its new watch. It's got things lined up to be a real competitor. Will it deliver?

Wed Sep 17

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BrianNichols published an article 4:56 PM

Here’s What’s Next For Rackspace Hosting, Inc. Following Its Strategic Review

Now that we know Rackspace Hosting won't be acquired, is it time to buy the stock?

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BrianNichols published an article 4:45 PM

Here's the Most Likely Outcome to Sodastream's Takeover Chatter

To no surprise, SodaStream is back in the news with buyout rumors galore, but will this time be any different?

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BrianNichols published an article 9:21 AM

3 Reasons to Remain Skeptical About IBM's Cloud Performance

IBM's cloud boasts some rather impressive growth figures, but is the cloud really Big Blue's next big thing, and will it live up to bullish expectations?

Tue Sep 16

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BrianNichols published an article 3:34 PM

3 Reasons Groupon Stock Will Sustain Its Recent Gains

After a rough year, there are quite a few reasons to like Groupon stock.

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