Internet

The Internet refers to the World Wide Web, which is the familiar “www” prefix found in all web site URLs. The Internet is one of the top innovations over the last few decades, and it has become a critical platform for both businesses and people. The significance of the Internet in the global marketplace is only expected to grow going forward.

This New Tech-Related Sector Is Hot

By Monday, February 24, 2014

Profit from Social Media Without Investing in Social Media StocksAs I have recently discussed in this column, I am positive on the technology sector, yet there is also some obvious froth in these stocks, namely in the social media space.

My freshman son in high school is currently producing a sports blog that I admit is pretty good. In less than a week since going live, his blog has more than 40 unique vis… Read More

Where to Find the Best Buying Opportunity in This Stock Market Going Forward

By Friday, February 21, 2014

Buying Opportunity for Stock Investors Going ForwardAt the beginning of the year, I thought the technology sector would deliver some of the top potential for gains this year.

Nearly two months into the year, the technology sector has, so far, made the biggest strides in what has been a relatively cautious start to the year.

So far this February, the technology sector is leading the broade… Read More

If You Can Take the Risk: My Top Three Chinese Stocks

By Thursday, February 13, 2014

Could These High-Risk Stocks Pay OffWe all know about some of the insane valuations with social media and Internet services stocks, such as Twitter, Inc. (NYSE/TWTR), Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ/FB), and Yelp, Inc. (NYSE/YELP), as I have discussed in these pages before. (Read “Two More Internet Stocks to Watch.”)

These valuations make it extremely risky to buy, as a c… Read More

How Last Week’s $28.3B Withdrawal from Equity Funds Could Benefit Investors

By Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Billion Withdrawal from Equities Could Benefit Your PortfolioThe stock market may have staged a decent rally last Thursday, but it’s not enough to convince me that the worst is over. In reality, I think there are more downside moves and opportunities to buy on the stock market ahead.

The Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ are down by about four to five percent, so it’s really not a stock market correct… Read More

Two More Internet Stocks to Watch

By Monday, February 10, 2014

Two Strategies for Playing These Overvalued Social Media Internet StocksAs momentum play Twitter, Inc. (NASDAQ/TWTR) plummeted 24% to $50.00 last Thursday morning, my response was—it’s about time.

Here’s what I’m thinking: the superlative price spikes in social media Internet stocks in 2013 were truly obscene; in fact, I think the extreme buying was overdone.

The sell-off in Twitter last wee… Read More