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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Fri Jan 13

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Netflix, Inc. Earnings: 3 Important Metrics to Watch

These must-watch areas of Netflix business will give investors key insight into the company's operations.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:31 PM

Looking to Buy Stocks? Here Are 3 to Start With

Here's what you need to know about buying stocks and why these three stocks are great buys to start with.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:36 AM

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Supercharger Network Is Still Mostly Free

The company has introduced some fees for Supercharger usage for new Tesla owners. But charging will still be free most of the time.

Thu Jan 12

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Amazon's Commitment to 100,000 New U.S. Jobs Highlights Its Relentless Growth Ambitions

Growing its U.S. workforce by 55% in just 18 months is a precursor for the company's growing ambitions.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:31 PM

2 Stocks That Could Move Big Next Week

Investors have big expectations for these companies. Will they deliver?

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Facebook, Inc. Takes Major Step to Further Monetize Instagram

Instagram is launching full-screen ads on its hyper-engaged stories feature. Could this be the ad product Facebook needs to help it extend ad load growth?

Wed Jan 11

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Tesla: Increasing Capacity at Supercharger Locations Now a "Top Priority"

Tesla continues to tweak and expand its Supercharger network ahead of its Model 3 launch this year.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:13 AM

Alphabet, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Alphabet will be put to the test this month when it reports fourth-quarter results. Can it keep up its rapid growth?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:06 AM

Tesla Just Hired the Creator of Apple, Inc.'s Swift Programming Language

The important hire will lead Tesla's Autopilot efforts.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:01 AM

Amazon, Inc.'s AWS Is Crushing It -- and It Has More Room to Run

Amazon's AWS business is raking in billions of dollars of operating profits for the tech giant, and there's likely to be more growth ahead.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 8:51 AM

Can Twitter, Inc. Keep Up Its User Growth?

Better yet: Can Twitter's user growth accelerate?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:33 AM

How Many People Joined Netflix in Q4?

Netflix will need to show investors it can still deliver strong member growth even as competitors step up their content and offerings.

Tue Jan 10

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:01 PM

Don't Overlook This Underappreciated Apple, Inc. Business Segment

This segment is not only growing rapidly, but it also accounts for a much larger portion of Apple's total sales than it did a year ago.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:06 AM

Facebook, Inc.'s Profits Will Likely Exceed $10 Billion in 2017

Facebook's profits have exploded. But don't expect bottom-line growth to continue at such an incredible rate.

Mon Jan 9

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:21 PM

My 3 Biggest Stock Holdings in 2017

Here's a look at why I'm betting heavily on these stocks -- and the risks that could force me to reevaluate my investment theses.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:50 PM

Facebook Users Will Likely Hit 2 Billion in 2017 -- but the Social Network Isn't Stopping There

Here's how Facebook's rapid user growth will take the company to 2 billion users and beyond.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 8:36 AM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Shows Off Over-the-Air Updates and Fleet Learning

Tesla's ongoing rollout of enhanced Autopilot draws attention to the company's software prowess.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:16 AM

How Many iPhones Did Apple Sell in Q1?

When Apple reports its quarterly results this month, will the company's iPhone segment return to growth?

Sun Jan 8

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:31 PM

Twitter, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Amid a restructuring, Twitter's fourth quarter is a bit of a wild card. But management commentary and about the quarter and user growth metrics may yield important insights.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:05 AM

Facebook, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Here's why Facebook investors may want to tune in to the social network's upcoming quarterly update.

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