A. Colin Flood

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  • Cash In on Chip Wars, Part Three

    By A. Colin Flood - January 1, 2013 | Tickers: ADI, AMAT, TXN

    As Apple and the smart phone and tablets change the chip markets, Applied Materials, Analog Devices, Texas Instruements and HTC maybe poised to profit

  • Is Facebook a Buy Now…Or Ever?

    By A. Colin Flood - December 31, 2012 | Tickers: FB

    What could make this new IPO so incredibly valuable? With those ratios, either FB has to earn ten times more or the stock has to increase ten-fold in the next decade to trade at the same levels as most other major stocks. Yet, with one billion users, how can the company not make money? 

  • Will Silver Shine Again?

    By A. Colin Flood - December 30, 2012 | Tickers: HL, SLV, RIO

    Up, down and sideways- three ways to play Silver

  • Cash In on Chip Wars, Part Two

    By A. Colin Flood - December 27, 2012 | Tickers: INTC, QCOM

    In the multi-billion dollar battle going on right now between traditional, established American chip manufacturers and a new, suddenly big British upstart, Qualcomm looks good, Intel doesn’t. 

  • Cash In on Chip Wars, Part One

    By A. Colin Flood - December 27, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, ARMH, BRCM, KYO

    There is a multi-billion dollar battle going on right now between the traditional, established American chip manufacturers and a suddenly big British upstart.

  • The New Year is GOLDen…or not

    By A. Colin Flood - December 24, 2012

    With the US dollar firming up, Silver trending SIDEWAYS and weekly Gold trending SIDEWAYS, the New Year doesn’t look golden for the largest GLD ETF. 

  • Get a Little Crude for Christmas?

    By A. Colin Flood - December 23, 2012 | Tickers: SCO, USO

    Though current short and mid-term energy future prices are MIXED, the long-term trends for Heating Oil, Unleaded Gasoline and Natural Gas are BULLISH; all positive indicators for FIRMER prices in Crude Oil and the USO ETF. 

  • The Tail that Wags the Dow

    By A. Colin Flood - December 17, 2012 | Tickers: BAC, HPQ, HD, INTC, JPM, DIS

    As much of a sentiment indicator as a reflection of changing consumer demand, and thereby corporate growth and profits, where we go, the Dow is sure to follow.