Kevin

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Kevin is a graphic designer from Vancouver, BC. He runs the site Freedom 35 Blog in his spare time and writes commentaries about business, investing, personal finance, and economics.
Wal-Mart (WMT) Sees Growth in Online Sales
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) Sees Growth in Online Sales

Wal-Mart (WMT) Sees Growth in Online Sales

By |May 19th, 2017|

Walmart recently reported stronger than expected earnings, propped up by a large increase in selling products online. America’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer said the value of all of its sales from online jumped by 69% compared with the same period last year. This is in part due to Walmart’s acquisition of Jet.com for $3.3 billion, as well […]

Johnson & Johnson Stock (JNJ) Falls over Law Suits
  • Johnson & Johnson Stock (JNJ) Falls over Law Suits

Johnson & Johnson Stock (JNJ) Falls over Law Suits

By |May 10th, 2017|

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has recently been court-ordered to pay out close to $111 million, a record setting amount, to a Virginia woman named Lois Slemp. The law suit claims that she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s products for longer than forty years. This is just the latest lawsuit alleging that using […]

Tesla Going Head to Head with GM and Ford
  • Tesla Going Head to Head with GM and Ford

Tesla Going Head to Head with GM and Ford

By |May 5th, 2017|

Earlier in the year Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) overtook General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) as the most valuable car manufacture in the United States. For some people this was considered jaw dropping news in the automotive world. But for others it was much anticipated.

Tesla, Inc., formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures […]

McDonald's Stock (MCD) Rise on Strong Earnings Report
  • McDonald's Stock (MCD) Rise on Strong Earnings Report

McDonald’s Stock (MCD) Rise on Strong Earnings Report

By |April 26th, 2017|

McDonald’s shares (NYSE:MCD) rose sharply yesterday soon after it announced strong sales thanks to its all-day breakfast and new menu items. The financial results for the quarter ending march 31st was positive enough for MCD to increase 5.57%, ending the day at $141.70 per share. Operating income is up 14% over the same quarter from a […]

PepsiCo (PEP) Hits New Highs on Investors' Optimism
  • PepsiCo (PEP) Hits New Highs on Investors' Optimism

PepsiCo (PEP) Hits New Highs on Investors’ Optimism

By |April 20th, 2017|

Global food and beverage company, PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) is having a great year so far. Earlier this week its stock reached $114 per share for the first time in history. A recent public relations setback may have caused some investors to worry. Pepsi showed a commercial featuring Kendall Jenner resolving a protest by giving everyone […]

Gold Price Reaches 5 Month High
  • Gold Price Reaches 5 Month High

Gold Price Reaches 5 Month High

By |April 13th, 2017|

James Rickards Suggests 10% of Portfolio in Gold
The price of gold sits at $1272 per ounce, the highest it has been since November 10th, 2016. June delivery for gold futures rose $3.90 to settle at $1278, after hitting almost $1282 earlier in the session. Geo-political pressures may fade but gold may be oversold on expectations […]

Tesla (TSLA) is Catching up to General Motors
  • Tesla (TSLA) is Catching up to General Motors

Tesla (TSLA) is Catching up to General Motors

By |April 5th, 2017|

Tesla Surpasses $50 billion in Market Cap
Tesla Inc, (NASDAQ:TSLA) formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., is trading near all time highs this week. Its shares are up about 90% year to date as investors pile on. With a market capitalization of $50.3 billion this week, the company is now worth more than Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) […]

The Most Secure Coin in the World
  • The Most Secure Coin in the World

The Most Secure Coin in the World

By |March 30th, 2017|

According the England’s Royal Mint, a new 12 sided 1 pound coin has been released into circulation this week. The mint has released around 300 million of these coins so far. This is the first time the 1 Pound coin has been changed for over 30 years. The mint has built into each coin a hidden […]

Creating a Balanced Portfolio Using Alternative Investments
  • Creating a Balanced Portfolio Using Alternative Investments

Creating a Balanced Portfolio Using Alternative Investments

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Investing in Alternative Asset Classes
It’s never easy to predict what markets will do in the future. That’s why it’s best to maintain a well-diversified, balanced portfolio to weather the ups and downs over the long run. But what exactly is a balanced portfolio? Many investors are already familiar with stocks and bonds. Thus, the […]

Why Intel is Betting on Driverless Technology
  • Why Intel is Betting on Driverless Technology

Why Intel is Betting on Driverless Technology

By |March 15th, 2017|

The world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) is about to buy Israeli driverless car technology company Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY). Collision detection mapping, and integrated cameras, this merger has got it all. The entire deal is worth $15.3 billion. The $63 per share cash deal for Mobileye marks the largest […]