TMFDanielSparks

Daniel Sparks

After a brief stint in the U.S. Army, Daniel graduated with his MBA and pursued his real passion: Investing. Writing for The Motley Fool enables him to do just that, he says. Living in the mountains of Colorado, Foolish writing is his connection to the business world. His investing philosophy is simple: Buy great businesses with the intention of holding for a very, very long time. If he's not hanging out with his family or friends or hitting the gym, you'll likely find him writing about stocks or devouring a business book. Follow him on Twitter to get links to his articles, quotes from books he reads, and a look at the sources that inspire him.

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Wed Feb 25

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Consumer Reports: Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Model S Is Top Vehicle Pick... Again

Tesla's Model S adds yet another accolade to add to its growing list.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:59 PM

Facebook, Inc.'s Mark Zuckerberg on Internet.org

Facebook investors with a very long time-horizon may see a payoff from Internet.org, Zuckerberg says. But don't expect a payoff in the near-term.

Tue Feb 24

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Why Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. Soared Today

With reimbursement from the French government for Argus II, Second Sight Medical Products will likely benefit from greater demand.

Mon Feb 23

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Will the Gold Apple Watch Be Priced as High as $20,000?

Speculation for pricing of the gold Apple Watch keeps getting higher and higher. Is a $20,000 Apple Watch possible?

Sun Feb 22

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Tesla Motors Inc. in 2014: 3 Soaring Charts and 1 Flat Stock Price

With Tesla's 2014 financial results behind us, a look back at the electric-car maker's wild year.

Sat Feb 21

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Can Apple Inc. Compete In High-End Fashion?

Laying the groundwork for its Apple watch, the tech giant takes new approaches to marketing.

Thu Feb 12

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:51 PM

Elon Musk: Tesla Motors, Inc. Could Be Worth $700 Billion Someday

Elon Musk is known for his optimism. But has he gone too far? Or is his ambition Tesla's greatest asset?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:05 PM

Why Tesla Motors Inc. Stock Fell 7% Today

It's one thing for a company to miss analyst estimates. But it's quite another for it to miss its own guidance. Here's the story behind Tesla stock's drop today.

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Tesla Motors Inc. Reports Underwhelming Q4 Earnings

After the company missed its own guidance for vehicle deliveries, what should investors make of Tesla's fourth-quarter results?

Wed Feb 11

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3 Key Drivers Behind Apple, Inc.'s Rise to a New All-Time High

A look back at the drivers that propelled Apple stock 62% higher in the past twelve months as it hits another new all-time high.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:14 PM

Why Shares of InterXion Holding NV jumped 14% Today

A merger values InterXion shares at a 15% premium and investors benefit. Here's what you need to know.

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Only at Tesla Motors, Inc.: Earnings Rescheduled as Spaceship Launch Overlaps

Between spaceships and electric cars, it's inevitable that Elon Musk's dual CEO priorities conflict sometimes.

Tue Feb 10

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3 Tech Stocks to Watch in 2015

As tech stocks look increasingly pricey, here are three with interesting enough stories for your watchlist.

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Mon Feb 9

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:20 PM

Apple, Inc.'s Monstrous Lead Over Samsung in 3 Telling Numbers

Samsung's fall and Apple's rise have created a chasm so big between the companies that they are hardly even comparable anymore.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:55 PM

3 Questions for Tesla Motors, Inc. CEO Elon Musk Today

Model X production ramp, charging economics, and more -- here are three topics Tesla CEO Elon Musk will likely be asked to discuss during the earnings call.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:35 AM

Could Apple Inc. Announce a Special Dividend?

With Apple's cash hoard reaching an all-time high of $178 billion, some shareholders may be wondering whether the tech giant is considering a special dividend.

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CAPS Player Rating 91.25
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Score 942.00
Score Change Today -0.35
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Active Picks 8
Total Picks 57
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Threads Started 6
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Very First Post A SA Stocks That Interest You post. (12/18/2009)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 41.18 %
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