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.

TMFDanielSparks’ Activity

Yesterday

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:06 PM

8 Telling Elon Musk Quotes on the Tesla Motors, Inc.-SolarCity Deal

After Tesla's surprising offer to buy SolarCity last week, investors are still evaluating whether this potential deal makes sense. Can Elon Musk convince you it does?

Fri Jun 24

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 6:38 PM

BT Group plc Plummets 19% in Brexit Aftershock

Here's why BT Group investors are concerned the Brexit may impact the information-technology company.

Thu Jun 23

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:02 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Offer to Buy SolarCity: Everything You Need to Know

While opinions on the deal run rampant, here's the facts to mull over.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:02 PM

Apple, Inc. May be Planning a Huge Redesign to 10-Year Anniversary iPhone

But this means the iPhone 7's physical changes may only be modest. Here's what this could mean for Apple stock.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:19 PM

Why Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. Stock Jumped 12.8%

Investors appear optimistic about the two business units Alarm.com is acquiring.

Tue Jun 21

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:38 PM

Instant Analysis: Shanghai-Based Company Denies Report of Tesla Factory

Well, that rumor didn't last long. Here's what investors should know about Tesla's rumored China factory.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:31 PM

Imperva, Inc. Stock Jumps on Billionaire Investment

This activist investor believes Imperva shares are "materially undervalued."

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 11:34 AM

Facebook, Inc.'s Instagram Hits Huge Milestone

The gap between Instagram and Twitter continues to grow, and Facebook's 2012 acquisition is starting to look like a steal.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:01 AM

Facebook Stock Split: How It Will Work

It has been approved. Here's how it will work -- and what it means for investors.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:16 AM

2 Telling Charts Highlight Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Huge Growth Ahead in 2016

With supply chain constraints resolved, Model X is poised to serve as a significant catalyst for Tesla sales growth.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:00 AM

Microsoft's LinkedIn Corp Acquisition: An In-Depth Look

We run through Microsoft’s $26 billion purchase of LinkedIn, explaining the details of the deal and whether or not it makes sense.

Mon Jun 20

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:01 PM

Rumor: Tesla Motors, Inc. Planning Massive Investment in New China Factory

Can a new factory alleviate Tesla's biggest problem?

Fri Jun 17

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:49 PM

Tesla Motors, Inc. Wants Model 3 Reservation Holders to Buy Model S

Tesla's new Model S 60 aims to tempt Model 3 reservation holders to open up their wallets a bit sooner.

Thu Jun 16

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:39 PM

Microsoft's LinkedIn Corp Acquisition: 3 Reasons to Be Skeptical

From the premium price that Microsoft is paying to questionable synergies, here's why this acquisition could be a mistake.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:41 PM

Demand for Apple, Inc.'s iPhone SE Still Outstrips Supply

Here's why this is both good and bad.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:09 PM

[TICKERCOVERAGE] Energy Sales: A Catalyst for Tesla Motors, Inc. in 2016?

Here's how Tesla's energy storage business has grown from zero to meaningful in just over a year.

Wed Jun 15

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:32 PM

Apple, Inc. May Have Higher Expectations for Apple Watch 2 -- but Does It Matter?

Patience may be the only useful tool at investors' disposal when it comes to assessing the potential for Apple's newest product category.

Tue Jun 14

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:41 PM

Apple, Inc. Just Gave Facebook's Messaging Play a Big Boost

Apple's latest moves in messaging give Facebook's big bet in the fast-growing and rapidly evolving space a thumbs-up.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 8:07 PM

Microsoft's Massive LinkedIn Corp Acquisition in 6 Metrics

Here's everything you need to know about Microsoft's biggest acquisition ever.

NL

Article

TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:42 PM

2 Beaten-Up Dividend Stocks: Are They Bargains?

A close look at two dividend stocks trading lower. Are they underrated? And which is a better buy?

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 88.55
Player Rank 8569 out of 74856
Score 824.14
Score Change Today +0.19
Accuracy 58.93%
Active Picks 16
Total Picks 65
Best Pick TSLA (+425.61)
Worst Pick SCTY (-81.77)
Average Score per Pick 12.68
Charms Earned 5
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
Go to TMFDanielSparks’ CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

CAPS All Star
Board Posts 18
Recs Received 12
People who have rec'd these posts 11
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 6
Threads Started Percentage 33.33 %
Most Frequent Board Motley Fool Rule Breakers
Very First Post A SA Stocks That Interest You post. (12/18/2009)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 44.44 %
Show TMFDanielSparks’ 10 Latest Posts