The Ninja’s Year in Review: 2013

Last year I began a tradition on the Dividend Ninja with the Ninja’s Year In Review: 2012. At the end of 2012, according to the Mayan Long-Count Calendar, the world was going to end (literally). In addition, the media-spun Fiscal Cliff was destined to throw the United States and entire world into a global recession. Of course these events never transpired. The world did not end, and the United States as well as most of the world’s economies, continued to prosper. In fact, global stock ...

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Should You Buy Twitter?

Much buzz has been hitting the business news today regarding the IPO (Initial Public Offering) of Twitter. It’s no surprise investors and traders are interested in getting a piece of the action, especially after the large-scale IPO’s of Facebook and LinkedIn. Twitter is essentially the last big social media giant left to invest in. Together, these three social-media giants dominate the current web and mobile landscape. Of these social-media giants, Twitter is probably the best positioned and ...

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The Ninja’s Year in Review: 2012

I’ve decided to start a new tradition here on the Dividend Ninja, and do an annual year in review. Here are some of the notable business stories from 2012, and my takeaways. Happy New Year everyone! I wish you all the best in 2013. 🙂 The End of the World The end of the world wasn’t business news. However, it should be obvious to any investor the end of the world would have a big impact on their portfolio (since it wouldn’t exist). According to the Mayan Long-Count Calendar, ...

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Facebook: Part-3

It’s ironic that last week when I wrote the initial draft for this series, I could barely come up with 10 reasons why an investor shouldn’t buy Facebook (FB). That was before Facebook’s IPO on May 18th. In light of all that is happened since then, it is hard to understand why anyone would want to buy Facebook at this point. There has been an indication of earnings being lower than reported, an overvalued stock price, and a myriad of law suits against Facebook and its underwriters within the ...

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