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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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?

Fri Aug 8

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:48 PM

Investing Essentials: Industrial Electrical Equipment

The industrial electrical equipment industry could potentially serve up some lucrative and long-term investing opportunities. But before investors begin their search for the segment's winners, here are the basics you need to know.

Wed Aug 6

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:39 PM

Tesla Motors Inc. Provides Perspective on Drive Unit Replacements

Reports of Tesla owners having to make frequent drive unit replacements were making headlines a few weeks ago, but the concern has suddenly faded away. Here is what you need to know.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:15 PM

Manufacturing: Investing Essentials

Finding manufacturers at the cutting edge could reveal promising investment opportunities. But before scouring the markets for promising manufacturers, it's important to understand the basics of the sector.

Tue Aug 5

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:00 AM

Why Apple Stock Could Be Worth $120

As Apple stock nears its all-time high, is the stock really worth more than $100? Even more, is it undervalued?

Mon Aug 4

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:18 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Demand Is Growing Faster Than Production

Despite no advertising, demand for Tesla's vehicles continues unabated. And a closer look suggests this trend could continue for years.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:59 PM

Information Technology: Investing Essentials

Information technology is more important than ever in achieving and sustaining competitive competitive advantages. Here's what you need to know about this important sector.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:15 PM

Tech Stocks: Investing Essentials

One of the riskiest sectors also offers some of the most lucrative opportunities. Here is what you need to know about the tech sector.

Fri Aug 1

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:13 PM

iPhone 6 and Other New Products Apple Could Unveil in Its "Very Busy Fall"

Here are the most notable rumors regarding Apple's hot pipeline of new products. Are we underestimating Apple's potential to innovate?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:17 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Continues to Impress: The Can't-Miss Quotes From Earnings

The best quotes from Tesla's game-changing quarterly letter and earnings call.

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