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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Wed Jul 30

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Social Networking: Investing Essentials

Here's the back story on one of the newest and hottest industries investors can put their money in.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:06 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Announces Deal With Panasonic on the Gigafactory

When Tesla reports earnings today, the hottest story to watch will likely be the Gigafactory. Here is what you need to know.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:04 PM

Value: Investing Essentials

From Benjamin Graham to Warren Buffett, this is value investing.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:08 PM

5 Radical Business Quotes From Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Elon Musk

Headed into Tesla earnings, here are five quotes from the "real-life Iron man" to ponder.

Tue Jul 29

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:47 PM

Apple Cozies Up With Bitcoin -- What You Need to Know

Even after a tumultuous past, Apple appears to be making amends with the fast-growing virtual currency.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:02 PM

Apple, Inc. iPhone 6 Leak: Is a Phablet Likely?

A phablet-sized iPhone 6 looks more likely than ever before, thanks to the latest parts leak in the ever-active rumor mill.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:20 PM

IPO Alert: The Company Behind Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Self-Driving Efforts?

Talk about a hot initial public offering storyline! This business partner of Tesla that is about to go public has all the characteristics you need to convince the Street to pay up a pricey valuation.

Mon Jul 28

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:55 PM

A Buy Button? Is Facebook, Inc. Aiming to Compete With Amazon?

Facebook is letting users shop and pay for items within their news feed. What is the company up to?

Sun Jul 27

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:41 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Earnings This Week: Watch These Game-Changing Storylines

Beyond the meaty metrics that are typically scrutinized, here are storylines that are really driving Tesla stock.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:40 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Delivers First Cars to Hong Kong. Is Japan Next?

The first Tesla Model S cars were delivered to owners in Hong Kong last week. Now all eyes will be on the important Japan market.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:12 PM

Is a Payment Service From Apple, Inc. Imminent?

Sure, Apple has promised new products. But it has also promised new services -- and this is likely to be one of them. Is it finally around the corner?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:42 AM

Alleged Apple, Inc. iPhone 6 Leak Supports Evidence for Larger Display

An iPhone 6 with a larger display is almost certainly around the corner. But will it serve as a catalyst for Apple stock?

Sat Jul 26

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:46 AM

Is Intel Still a Solid Bet for Income Investors?

After a jump in Intel's stock price this month, is the dividend still a solid bet for income investors One Fool thinks so. Here's why.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:51 AM

Facebook, Inc. Stock Nearly Doubles Since Its IPO -- Buy, Sell, or Hold?

A better-than-expected second-quarter report sent Facebook stock to new highs. After doubling since its IPO, is it time for investors to take their profits? The answer may surprise you.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:48 AM

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Model X: Sales to Surpass Model S?

Tesla has put its factory on pause while it gears up for the Model X. Are sales of Tesla's next vehicle poised to outpace its Model S?

Fri Jul 25

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:25 PM

The Catalysts That Could Catapult Apple, Inc. Stock Past $110

Apple stock may soon hit levels well beyond its all-time high thanks to these catalysts. One catalyst, in particular, often gets overlooked.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:19 PM

Apple, Inc. Stock This Week: Why Shares Hit a 52-Week High

With Apple's third quarter now in the rearview mirror, it's time to look at the stock. What's driving it's massive gains, and is the stock still a buy?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:29 PM

Apple, Inc. Planning for "Major Product Ramps" Ahead of iPhone 6

Apple couldn't be clearer: The product pipeline is ready. But just how big of a deal will these new products be?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:59 PM

Is Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock a Buy Before Earnings?

Did you miss the 600% return in Tesla Stock in the past two years? Is it too late to cash in on this hot growth stock?

Thu Jul 24

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:44 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Earnings Next Week: The Metrics That Really Matter

Revenue and earnings will matter, but these metrics are the ones that will be closely scrutinized when Tesla reports earnings on Thursday.

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