Some estimates say that almost half of all Facebook users age 18 to 34 check their Facebook accounts right when they wake up in the morning. Over a quarter even check their friends’ statuses before they get out of bed. Twitter addiction isn’t much better. One study says that over 20% of Twitter users use their accounts as their only means to find out the morning news. Why Social Media May Be Ruining Your Career While there is a growing explosion of the use of social media and its addictive properties, there is a danger to its overuse as well. … [Read more...] about Why Facebook And Social Media May Be Ruining Your Career
There is a new acronym floating around Wall Street and investing circles. FANG stocks - Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, or Google. Of course, Google recently changed its name to Alphabet, but FANA doesn’t have the same bite as FANG. But, what are FANG stocks? And, more importantly, should you invest in them. I’m here to tell you that you should stay away from buying these four stocks individually. You probably already own them and don’t even realize it. What Are FANG Stocks? What are the FANG stocks? And, why are they so hot on Wall Street … [Read more...] about Do Not Invest In FANG Stocks!
There is a difference between a good company and a company’s stock that makes a good investment. How do you choose and know when a good company may be a poor investment choice? How do you keep from falling in love with a company? These are some of the tricky questions that individual stock investors wrestle with. Here are a few things to consider when trying to identify when a good company may be a bad investment. The Right Stock Valuation Classic finance theory states that the valuation of a stock price over the long-term is based on … [Read more...] about Why Good Companies Do Not Always Make Good Investments
I bought shares of Facebook yesterday on its opening day on the market after its initial public offering (IPO). Well...it was actually more like one single share of Facebook. I bought it from OneShare.com where I got one single share framed for my wife. Should you buy shares Facebook IPO? It all started on Thursday when my wife asked me if I was going to purchase any shares of Facebook on Friday when shares began trading on the public market. My wife and I do not really see eye to eye in most cases about finances and investing. She … [Read more...] about Why I Bought Shares Of Facebook On Its IPO Opening Day