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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TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:05 PM

Facebook, Inc.'s Monster Quarter in 3 Must-See Charts

Commentary is nice, but charts are better. Here are Facebook's monster first-quarter results in three must-see charts.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:10 PM

Facebook, Inc. Earnings Today: 4 Metrics to Watch

It's time for Facebook to show investors how the company has been doing. Here are the most important metrics to watch when Zuckerberg & Co. report earnings after market close today.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:00 AM

Apple Earnings: 4 Questions for Tim Cook Today

Apple CEO Tim Cook will sit in the spotlight today during the conference call. Here are four questions investors would love Cook to answer.

Tue Apr 22

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:10 PM

Facebook, Inc. Earnings: Another Monstrous Quarter?

Facebook will likely post some impressive figures tomorrow. But will they be big enough to please the market?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:01 PM

Apple, Inc. Q2 Earnings Preview: Boring Results?

A look at analyst estimates for Apple's second-quarter results tomorrow may elicit a yawn. But investors shouldn't be concerned.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:00 AM

Apple Earnings Tomorrow: The Most Important Item to Watch

Though revenue and earnings are important, here's the most critical item investors should be watching when Apple reports results this week.

Mon Apr 21

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:09 PM

Could This Be What Apple's iWatch Will Look Like?

Could this be what the hyped Apple wearable device looks like? More importantly, how will the new device change the storyline for Apple investors?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:36 PM

Will Apple, Inc. Announce a Bigger Dividend and Buyback This Week?

A close look at the potential for Apple's next big move to address its growing cash hoard.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:02 PM

2 Reasons Apple, Inc. Stock Is a Buy

A look at Apple stock's valuation and catalysts headed into earnings.

Mon Apr 14

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:35 PM

The Apple, Inc. CarPlay Story Just Got Better

In one swift move, Apple may have just opened up CarPlay to a much larger market.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:12 PM

Will Apple's iPhone 6 Be Cheaper?

If you were hoping Apple might soon begin to cater to the booming lower-cost smartphone market, don't hold your breath. In fact, iPhones may soon get even more expensive.

Sun Apr 13

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:00 PM

Huge Demand for Larger, Thinner iPhone 6 Ahead of Launch

The pent-up demand for Apple's alleged larger-screen iPhone 6 may be unprecedented. Does the opportunity make Apple stock a buy?

Thu Apr 10

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:42 PM

One Analyst With Wildly Optimistic Expectations for Apple, Inc.'s iWatch

Apple's alleged iWatch could be a blockbuster hit in the marketplace.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:04 PM

Apple Inc.'s Revered Designer Gets More Power

In some bittersweet news, Apple loses one of its best executives while transferring more power to the company's most talented hands.

Wed Apr 9

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:50 AM

Could This Be What the iPhone 6 Looks Like?

Thanks to design drawing leaks, ongoing rumors, and creative renderings, this may be an early look at Apple's next iPhone lineup.

Tue Apr 8

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:07 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc.: Leasing Is Finally Here

Tesla just upped the game for its already robust demand story.

Sat Apr 5

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:19 PM

A Free Windows Is a Better Windows

In an Apple and Google dominated mobile market, it's more important than ever for Microsoft to find a way to be relevant on smartphones and tablets.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:56 PM

Facebook, Inc.'s Awful Week: What You Need to Know

Facebook stock fell again this week. Here's the backstory.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:36 AM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock This Week -- Too Much Risk?

Tesla still trades 20% below its all-time high as investors reevaluate the electric-car maker's risk profile.

Fri Apr 4

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:17 PM

Apple TV Needs a Refresh … Now

Apple needs to transition its set-top box from hobby to business before it's too late.

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