Why didn’t I buy Netflix when it was about $90 a share last February? I was afraid. The experts were really questioning its ability to increase its subscribers. Look at it now. The stock price is almost doubled. Its newly added subscriber numbers crashed the wall street estimates this quarter. The stock price soared another… Continue reading Had You Bought Netflix Last Year, You Could Have Laughed All the Way to the Bank Now
Month: July 2017
Is the Stock Market Overvalued?
The three popular ways to measure value of the stock market are the trailing 12 month price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio), the forward 12 month P/E ratio, and the price to sales ratio. The question is whether the stocks are over valued at this point. Historically, the S&P 500 P/E ratio is around 15. That was… Continue reading Is the Stock Market Overvalued?
No Money Can Buy – Mental Health
Every day, we fight the traffic to go to work. We worry about the project deadlines. We research and invest our hard earned money hoping to have enough in the nest when we retire. There is something money just can’t buy – our mental health. That’s something we should invest in regularly.
Do You Want to Invest in This $17000 Fidget Spinner?
We saw the fidget spinners for the first time on the cashier’s checkout counter in the hardware store. They are $1 a piece. We could not figure out why they had become so popular. A jewelry designer from Russia has created a fidget spinner that sells for 1 million Russian rubles, or about $17,000 dollars.… Continue reading Do You Want to Invest in This $17000 Fidget Spinner?
Taxes and Inflation – Your Biggest Enemies after Retirement
Lower your taxes. Instead of looking at your investments first, begin by taking a look at your taxes and determine a good method to minimize them. You ideally need to move from growth type of investments to income producing investments, when planning for a flawless retirement. By simply changing your portfolio’s funds to more tax… Continue reading Taxes and Inflation – Your Biggest Enemies after Retirement
How an Airbnb Host Lost $5,000 Because of the Asian People
An Airbnb host decided not to rent to an Asian woman and her friends if she were the last person on Earth. When Suh told Barker that she would complain to Airbnb, Barker wrote, “It’s why we have Trump … I will not allow this country to be told what to do by foreigners.” The… Continue reading How an Airbnb Host Lost $5,000 Because of the Asian People
Someone Said Blue Apron Was Only Worth 2 Bucks a Share
Just because the Blue Apron stock price has gone down 30% or so, it does not mean you should do this. The company’s share price fell to just above $7 after a wicked research report, which indicated that the stock was only worth $2. Northshore Research put a a target price on the company at… Continue reading Someone Said Blue Apron Was Only Worth 2 Bucks a Share
Another Break up – American Airlines Sort of Says Good Bye to Alaska
Just because Alaska and American don’t want to play nice, you don’t really have to do this. Following Delta’s footsteps, American Airlines decided to kind of break up with Alaska Airlines as well. Good bye. Having said that, their dying romance will linger until the end of 2017. Some benefits will stay and some will… Continue reading Another Break up – American Airlines Sort of Says Good Bye to Alaska
Even If You Pay off Your Credit Cards Every Month, Your Credit Scores Can Be Hurt by Large Spending
Your credit utilization measures the amount you owe to the creditors on your accounts against your total credit lines. If you charge a large amount to a card or multiple cards, it does not matter whether you pay off the balances immediately once you receive the bills, your credit scores will be hit by the… Continue reading Even If You Pay off Your Credit Cards Every Month, Your Credit Scores Can Be Hurt by Large Spending