Stock Market Ideas

Stock Market Ideas

I review potential investments and look at what main characteristics stand out in a long term investment. I try to look for good companies at attractive valuations and to understand whether or not I am able to make a good decision on these ideas.


#17 Amgen - A More Defensive Biotech Idea
Oct 14 • 6 min
Today we’re discussing Amgen, which is a large biotechnology company based out of California. In fact, it is one of the original biotech companies tracing its beginnings to the early 80s when it began developing numerous groundbreaking drugs. Since…
#16 Electronic Arts - People Love Their Video Games
Oct 9 • 6 min
Just in case you haven’t heard of it, Electronic Arts is one of the largest video game makers in the world. It’s the second largest by revenue in North America and Europe. Chances are pretty good that you’ve at least heard of one or more of the games…
#15 ADP: Will Employment Numbers Drive This Investment?
Oct 7 • 6 min
Automatic Data Processing Incorporated commonly known as ADP has a long history as a provider of Human Resources management and Payroll Services Company.
#14 Illumina Dominates Genetics, But Is The Price Attractive?
Jul 16 • 8 min
In this episode, I look at a business that is dominant within its industry and has very strong profit margins. The biggest question is one of valuation, even against strong fundamentals that all indicate a very good company.
#13 Robert Half International Is A Large Established HR Agency In A Tough Employment Time
Jul 10 • 11 min
In this episode I look at Robert Half International which is a well established staffing agency that is well positioned to weather a recession.
#12 Oracle May Be An Undervalued IT Company And Has A Long History Of Profits
Jul 8 • 6 min
In this episode I talked about software pioneer Oracle.
#11 3M Company - N95 Masks, Tape, Glue, Bandages & 55,000 Other Products
Jul 6 • 6 min
In this episode I talk about the 3M Company and how it is a profitable and innovation driven company that is about far more than just N95 masks. The long history of profits, R&D and for good financial management make this a company that will do…
#10 Packaging Corporation of America, How Many Cardboard Boxes Have You Received In The Mail This Week?
May 15 • 8 min
In this episode, I take a look at Packaging Corporation of America, who is a leader in paper and cardboard products. While the world may be going more and more paperless with many office tasks, there is still an enormous demand for paper and cardboard…
#9 TJX, Retail, and Warren Buffett - Interview with Hardev Bains
May 12 • 24 min
In this episode, I have a discussion with portfolio manager Hardev Bains, who recently added TJX to his clients’ portfolio. This retailer has some unique features that put it in a good position to do well into the future in a very uncertain retail…
#8 Sleep Number Beds Might Be An Investment In More Than A Better Nights’ Sleep
May 4 • 8 min
There are a few things that look interesting about the Sleep Number Corporation after is has fallen quite a way from its February highs. On the other hand, the price has come back up quite a lot, although historically it may still be undervalued. …
#7 Hanes Brands Has A Track Record Of Profits And Appears Quite Undervalued
May 1 • 8 min
In this episode I discuss Hanes Brands International and whether or not I think it could be a good investment for our portfolio. There are a few challenges that this company has faced in recent years, but with solid profitability and a strong position…
#6 Is It Time To Invest In Shopping Centers? Let’s Discuss Simon Property Group
Apr 29 • 11 min
In this episode, I discuss the REIT, Simon Property Group, and how it might be a great time to buy a position in this large retail property owner. Shopping malls have been under fire for a long time from online retail and e-commerce, but if you believe…
#5 Is Monster Energy Corporation today like buying Coca Cola in the 80s?
Apr 27 • 9 min
In many ways, Monster Energy Corporation is like a younger Coca Cola or Pepsi. This company has already established itself quite well as a known soft drink, but has not met its full potential yet. With continued double digit growth and great profits,…
#4 Snap-On Tools Is Profitable With A Long History of Customer Loyalty
Apr 20 • 14 min
In this episode, I take a look at one of the most trusted and reputable manufacturer of high quality tools and industrial equipment. Snap-On has a long history of delivering quality to customers and this goes a long way in building trust and brand…
#3 Interview With Top Rated Financial Analyst Andres Cardenal on Disney(DIS)
Apr 15 • 28 min
In this episode, I interview one of the top rated financial bloggers on Seeking Alpha, Andres Cardenal. For years, he has been following high quality companies including Disney, a business that he feels has very good long term prospects. He also…
#2 PFE - Looking at Pfizer
Apr 9 • 13 min
In this episode, I look at an overview of Pfizer. This drug maker may be a good value buy at today’s prices and looks to be mostly sheltered from the economic fallout that looks to get worse before it gets better.
#1 INTC - Overview of Intel Corporation
Mar 31 • 13 min
It is not very often that you get a chance to invest in a highly profitable company with a dominant position within its marketplace and at a good price. This is why we are looking briefly at Intel corporation to see if it’s a good investment in today’s…