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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Tue Dec 9

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BrianNichols published an article 9:13 AM

What Tableau Investors Need to Monitor In 2015

Tableau's revenue growth has been explosive to this point, but one big data executive sees a different outlook moving forward.

Fri Dec 5

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BrianNichols published an article 11:13 AM

Looking for Something to Buy This Holiday Season? These 3 Stocks Are Worth a Look.

Apple, Qualcomm, and Verizon could be good stock picks for stock shoppers this holiday season.

Wed Dec 3

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BrianNichols published an article 12:21 PM

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Corning Incorporated Stock?

Corning looks to have the makings of a good long-term investment opportunity.

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BrianNichols published an article 8:55 AM

3 Reasons Oracle Is Not a Top Dividend Stock to Buy

While Oracle is considered by many a top long-term investment, there are three reasons you should think twice before buying the stock.

Mon Dec 1

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BrianNichols published an article 4:00 PM

Sprint Is Named Worst Mobile Phone Carrier, But Is It the Worst Telecom Stock?

Sprint may be the worst carrier in the U.S., but after big stock losses in 2014, could it be an attractive investment?

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BrianNichols published an article 12:32 PM

3 Reasons Qualcomm, Inc. Is a Top Dividend Stock to Buy

Based on Qualcomm's business outlook and valuation is its stock presenting a good long-term investment opportunity?

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BrianNichols published an article 12:24 PM

What is VoLTE and Why Does it Matter for Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile Investors?

Voice-over-LTE has been a popular topic this year, and investors will notice certain effects as it is rolled out nationally.

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BrianNichols published an article 9:48 AM

Verizon Is Still Beating AT&T, But Not for the Reason You Think

Verizon has performed far better than AT&T in 2014, but unfortunately, the reason for Verizon's edge may be in jeopardy.

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BrianNichols published an article 9:31 AM

Amazon Travel: Amazon.com Inc's Answer To Wall Streets Calls For Higher Profits

Amazon.com is reportedly preparing to launch a travel service to compete with the likes of Priceline and Expedia, making it a potentially high margin project for Amazon.com.

Fri Nov 28

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BrianNichols published an article 2:07 PM

What Concerns Me Most About Splunk Inc After Earnings

Splunk may have performed well in the third quarter, but the stock looks too expensive to this Fool.

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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