I am a firm believer that a company’s fundamentals are usually the best way to determine whether or not a stock should be bought or sold. That being said, some stocks, especially the popular ones, have a tendency to act the way they do simply because they are in the public eye. Such is the case with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL).
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According to the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) there are approximately 180 wireless service providers in the United States. That’s a whole lot of choice for consumers, but not so much for investors. Of those 180 providers, the largest four control more than 90% of the market, 294.2 million out of the 321.7 million subscriptions reported by the CTIA. This article will focus on three out of more »
Lately, there has been a noticeable decrease in large, headline-making mergers. At the same time, the big companies are swallowing the smaller companies at an incredible rate. In the Tech Sector alone last year, 2,357 private companies were absorbed by bigger companies. These Tech Sector acquisitions totaled $112 billion, up 22% from 2011. Is this becoming a trend? If it is, why? And what does it mean for investors more »