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. Daniel covers the tech sector. 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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Mon Oct 13

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Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) Stock Falls Again Today -- What You Need to Know

For two market days in a row, Tesla stock is falling. Here is what you need to know -- and why the volatility means nothing for long-term investors.

Fri Oct 10

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:50 PM

Why Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Is Down Today

After some big news last night about a new version of the Model S and some new autopilot features, Tesla stock is down today. Here is what you need to know.

Thu Oct 9

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Will Apple, Inc.'s New iPads Next Week Save Its Declining Tablet Business?

Apple is expected to show off new iPads at its big event next week. Could the new devices reinvigorate the growth in Apple's second-largest business?

Wed Oct 8

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:32 PM

Is This Facebook, Inc. Stock's Newest Growth Opportunity?

Facebook's recent announcement about a new way to share ads on the Internet could be the beginning of a large, new stream of revenue.

Tue Oct 7

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:55 PM

Facebook Stock -- Everything You Need to Know

A 101 guide to Facebook stock. Seemingly everyone uses the network, but should everyone own the stock?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:57 AM

How Tesla Motors, Inc. May See Big Profits From Selling Used Cars

Is Tesla about to beef up its profits by reselling used Model S sedans? Here's how its aftermarket plan could benefit the company.

Mon Oct 6

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:06 PM

iPhone 6 Plus Sales: A Demonstration of Apple, Inc.'s Pricing Power?

Apple's captive and loyal customer base continues to display a willingness to pay a premium dollar.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:03 AM

Tesla Motors Inc.'s D Announcement This Week -- What to Expect

Tesla's event this week could have big implications for investors. Here are some of the game-changing announcements the company could make.

Thu Oct 2

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:39 PM

Why Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Jumped Nearly 5% Today

Teasing an upcoming announcement and making a wild claim about self-driving cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is stirring the pot.

Wed Oct 1

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:49 PM

What 20,000 Model X Orders Says About Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Long-Term Potential

Does Tesla's fast-growing backlog of Model X orders offer a sneak peek into consumers' healthy appetite for electric cars?

Mon Sep 29

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:48 PM

What Facebook, Inc. Stock Investors Need to Know About Atlas

Is Facebook's new ad platform a game-changer for the stock?

Fri Sep 26

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:48 PM

iPhone 6 Plus Bending: Issue or Not?

Concerns over bending iPhone 6 Plus devices shaved about $20 billion off of Apple's market capitalization on Thursday. But was the sell-off truly merited?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:48 PM

My First-Hand Experience With Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Ninja-Like Service

Ninjas. Elves. Formula One crews. These are the things that come to mind when I try to describe my first experience with Tesla service. But is this impressive level of service sustainable?

Thu Sep 25

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:57 PM

Why Tesla's Next Big Thing Could Flip the Auto Industry Upside Down

Tesla's electric vehicles, paired with the company's game-changing Gigafactory, could be more of a disruptor than you might think.

Tue Sep 23

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:58 AM

Android Switchers Could Drive Impressive iPhone 6 Sales

Apple may see the "mother of all upgrades" with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as Android users switch.

Mon Sep 22

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:27 PM

Want to Buy Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock? Wait for a Bigger Sell-Off

Yes, Tesla is firing on all cylinders. But valuation matters.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:43 PM

Solar City Corp. and Tesla Motors, Inc.: Better Together

The key facts and developments you need to understand about SolarCity and Tesla's partnership -- and why it could be incredibly disruptive.

Fri Sep 19

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:51 AM

Apple’s iPhone 6 Launch Sales Will Be Record-Breaking

This is likely to be a huge weekend for Apple and its new iPhone 6 models. Here's why.

Thu Sep 18

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:44 AM

4 Revealing Quotes About Apple Inc.'s Future

Apple CEO Tim Cook has provided some key insight into the company's future. Here are the most important takeaways from one of his most revealing interviews ever.

Mon Sep 15

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:37 PM

Is Apple One of the Best Companies in America?

A holistic look at Apple's interactions with key stakeholders paints very notable and optimistic picture.

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