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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Sat Aug 30

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Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 and iWatch: Less Than 2 Weeks Away?

Apple's September 9 event is shaping up to be a big day. In fact, one last minute report on what Apple may unveil during the event makes overstating the keynote's importance downright impossible.

Thu Aug 28

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:46 PM

Facebook, Inc. Stock: 3 Reasons Not to Sell After Gaining 85% in 1 Year

A look at Facebook stock after a monstrous run-up. Is the stock finally a sell? The answer may surprise you.

Wed Aug 27

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:33 PM

iPad Pro: Apple, Inc.'s Response to Slowing Tablet Sales?

Apple is looking for a way to rekindle growth in its iPad segment. Could an iPad Pro be the answer?

Tue Aug 26

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 8:01 PM

Baidu, Inc. Wants to Become a Leader in Artificial Intelligence

Baidu's plan to become a global powerhouse involves artificial intelligence. Here is what you need to know.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:19 PM

Why Kandi Technologies Group Inc. Stock Popped 5% Today

What you need to know about Kandi's stock volatility today.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:29 PM

What Happened to Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Battery Swapping?

Over a year ago, Tesla announced a way owners could have a full charge in less than 90 seconds: battery swapping. But the technology hasn't yet made its debut. Here is the latest look at why Tesla may be delaying the project.

Mon Aug 25

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:26 PM

5 Things salesforce.com's Management Wants You to Know

The can't-miss quotes from salesforce.com's latest earnings call.

Fri Aug 22

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:59 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Embraces New Tech: Ditching Keys for Apps and Paying Hackers?

Tesla continues to lead the way in blurring the lines between the auto manufacturing and technology industry. Here are the latest geeky moves by the electric car maker.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:37 PM

The iPhone 6's Monstrous Potential in 3 Charts

Even with a $600 billion market capitalization, Apple looks poised to grow its iPhone business by double digits with the help of the upcoming iPhone 6.

Thu Aug 21

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:37 PM

salesforce.com, Inc. Earnings: Solid Growth Continues

Another solid quarter from salesforce.com. But is "solid" enough for this hot growth stock?

Wed Aug 20

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:10 PM

3 Overlooked Apple, Inc. Technologies Could Serve as Catalysts

Beyond iPhones, iPads, and Macs lies 3 overlooked Apple technologies that could prove to be substantial catalysts for the company in the coming years.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:50 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Gigafactory May Be More Revolutionary Than We Realize

The cost cuts required for Tesla's affordable mass-market car may be more realistic than you think.

Tue Aug 19

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:28 PM

Apple, Inc. Stock Passes All-Time Highs -- 3 Lessons for Investors

Despite the pessimistic headlines about Apple stock that circulated madly in 2013, Apple stock has fiercely rebounded. The fall and return of Apple stock highlights three lessons for investors.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:46 PM

5 Things Baidu Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Five key quotes and five important storylines -- the key items every investor needs to understand about Baidu.

Mon Aug 18

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:34 PM

Apple Stock: Should the Tech Giant Raise Its Dividend?

Despite an aggressive share repurchase program and a meaningful dividend, Apple may still have some room to be significantly more aggressive with its payouts to shareholders. But would it be in shareholders' best interest?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:20 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Hits All-Time Highs -- What You Need to Know

Tesla stock set another all-time high today. Here are the drivers behind the rising stock price.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:49 PM

5 Things Facebook Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

From tapping into marketers' TV budgets to bringing the Internet to the rest of the world, here are the key things you need to know about Facebook's strategies.

Fri Aug 15

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:02 PM

Surprising Announcement: Tesla Motors, Inc.'s New "Infinite-Mile Warranty"

As if the company wasn't disruptive enough, Tesla is now taking its warranty to a whole new level.

Tue Aug 12

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:30 PM

Packaging and Containers: Investing Essentials

Packaging and container stocks have proven to be excellent long-term holdings for investors, providing both growth and income prospects. But investors should understand the industry before they invest.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:07 PM

Despite Impressive Accolades, Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Model S Has Problems

Despite its screaming performance, Tesla's Model S has flaws. Will Tesla's aggressive quality control efforts help?

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