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

Tue Mar 7

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:33 PM

Chevy Bolt U.S. Deliveries Decline in February

But sales of the long-range fully electric vehicle could still rise sharply soon if things go according to General Motors' expectations.

Mon Mar 6

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:35 PM

Apple Stock Nears $140: Still a Buy?

Even Warren Buffett loaded up on Apple shares. But is the tech stock a buy after its huge rise?

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:31 PM

4 New Must-Read Quotes From Tesla, Inc. CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk talks about his dual-CEO role, his plans to grow annual production fivefold by next year, and more.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 4:30 PM

Spotify Growth Surges Despite Apple, Inc.'s Revamped Apple Music

Given Apple's massive resources and its foundation with iTunes, does the tech giant have an excuse for Spotify growing faster than Apple Music?

Fri Mar 3

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 5:03 PM

Tesla, Inc. Sales in China More Than Tripled in 2016

A new Tesla filing with the SEC shows the electric-car maker's efforts to capitalize on the world's largest auto market are paying off.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:35 PM

Ahead of Model 3 Production, Tesla Inc.'s Spending Is About to Soar

It's going to take some serious investments to get from 100,000 vehicles per year to 500,000.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 9:16 AM

How Many Shares of Apple Does Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Own?

Millions. And millions more. Here's what investors should know about Buffett's bet on Apple stock.

Thu Mar 2

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 7:33 PM

Tesla's Guidance for Model S and X Deliveries: What Investors Should Know

It's not as ambitious as it sounds. But this doesn't mean Tesla's growth story is slowing down.

Wed Mar 1

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:31 PM

Consumer Reports: Tesla Is the Top American Car Brand

A combined score based on owner satisfaction, performance, safety, and predicted reliability ranks Tesla higher than any other automotive brand in the U.S.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:50 PM

Why Etsy, Inc. Stock Is Trading Lower

A wider loss may have investors concerned about the company's ability to grow profits over the long haul.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:21 PM

Etsy, Inc. Earnings: Loss Widens Amid Rising Costs

However, solid growth in revenue, users, and gross merchandise sales, as well as improving operating leverage on a full-year basis, suggest Etsy is on point.

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Tue Feb 28

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 8:03 PM

Tesla Model 3: 4 New Things to Know

Here's the latest commentary from Tesla on the company's upcoming $35,000 fully electric vehicle.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 12:43 PM

Why NutriSystem Inc. Stock Jumped

Based on the looks of its fourth-quarter report, the weight-management specialist just crushed it.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 10:16 AM

iRobot: Here Comes the "Explosion Stage" for Robotic Vacuum Adoption

Robotic vacuum cleaning adoption is hitting a key inflection point, iRobot management says.

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Shopify (SHOP) will Outperform the S&P 500

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iRobot (IRBT) will Outperform the S&P 500

Mon Feb 27

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 3:06 PM

Why Tesla, Inc. Stock Is Down Today

One analyst is betting that Tesla's Model 3 production ramp-up will be slower than expected.

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 1:36 PM

A Foolish Take: Amazon.com's Mind-Boggling Opportunity in 1 Chart

The tech titan's revenue is skyrocketing, but so are global e-commerce sales.

Thu Feb 23

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TMFDanielSparks published an article 2:31 PM

Tesla, Inc: Likely to Raise Capital Soon

The capital-intensive auto business has Tesla mulling over another capital raise -- and it will likely be announced soon.

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CAPS Player Rating 90.40
Player Rank 7166 out of 74621
Score 1163.08
Score Change Today +5.96
Accuracy 59.68%
Active Picks 17
Total Picks 71
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Threads Started 6
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Very First Post A SA Stocks That Interest You post. (12/18/2009)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 44.44 %
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