Ewan Spence: Forbes’ Professional Apple Basher

Forbes used to be a quality, reputable magazine. But I guess its hard to make money in the printing business now days and every magazine has been forced to go online and sink into the gutter. Readers of Forbes.com will be deluged with ads and videos that automatically play. The actual content is scrunched in the […]

Stock Market Up Or Down Because Of Trump In 2017?

Its December 1st, 2016 and the U.S. stock markets are right near all time highs. We’ve had the craziness of the Trump election which initially pushed stocks down around the world until investors quickly reversed their thinking and decided that Trump would be good for business rather than bad. What is an investor to do […]

HOW TO BUY XIAOMI STOCK IF IT IPO’s

It looks like you won’t be able to buy Xiaomi stock for quite a while as the company is currently privately owned and the CEO has stated that an IPO may not come until 2025. Lei Jun started Xiaomi in 2010 and is most recently quoted as saying that he believes it will take the company […]

YOU CAN’T BUY INSTAGRAM STOCK

It is one of the most popular and successful social networks, but investors can’t buy Instagram stock even if they want to because Facebook beat them to it. It was April 2012 that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg bought Instagram for $1 billion and it has turned out to be one of his best purchases ever made. […]

SHOULD YOU BUY PINTEREST STOCK?

2017 could be the year that investors finally get to buy Pinterest stock. In early October 2016, Pinterest hired its first CFO (Todd Morgenfeld) and industry insiders are speculating that the move is the companies first step toward an eventual IPO. However, as of late 2016, there is still no official word from Pinterest on […]

HOW TO BUY LYFT STOCK – IPO IN 2017?

Investors wishing to buy Lyft stock will have to wait at least until 2017 for the company to go public with an IPO. The company continues to expand aggressively into more US cities along with a handful of International cities and any IPO will have to wait. The ride sharing business is still not a profitable […]

Stock Market Week Of September 12 – 16

This week is a bit different than most. First, we have very few companies reporting earnings. Second, this week is triple witching week (TWW). Third, we have traders and investors scrambling to react to the 2-3% drop in the market on Friday. Is this a buying opportunity? Should we sell before the market drops further? […]

HOW TO BUY LUFAX STOCK

Investors will have to wait at least until 2017 to buy Lufax stock as the company delayed its IPO aspirations according to CFO James Zheng. It seems likely that the Chinese peer to peer lending company will try to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange and hopes to be able to do that by […]

HOW TO BUY SPOTIFY STOCK – IPO IN 2017?

Because it is a private company, you can’t buy Spotify stock until it has an IPO. It now looks like investors are going to have to wait until at least 2017 before that happens and perhaps even longer. Spotify’s valuation is between $8 billion and $8.5 billion dollars after it raised more $1 billion in debt in […]