The Costco (COST) Money Machine is one of the simplest yet most brilliant retail strategies of all time. Essentially Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) obligates consumers to shop at its stores by charging a membership fee.Read more
In particular, “the Apple good, all other techs bad belief,” creates a base of loyal Apple customers. More importantly, those zombies give Apple a steady stream of cash it can tap for R&D or other purposes.
Therefore, one of Apple’s biggest value attributes is its reputation. To explain, the reputation brings in a lot of business at little or no cost. Hence, the reputation helped make Apple a value investment at $170.18 a share on 14 February 2019.Read more
Consequently, many people will ask is Lowe’s (LOW) still a value investment. My answer to this question is yes because of Lowe’s financials.Read more
Interestingly, we can call American Express (AXP) a value investment because its cards are used by those in their prime spending years.Read more
Thus Trump can destroy the Kansas City Southern or damage its operations severely. Plus, Trump could quickly sink the KSU’s stock price because I base the railroad’s value on its cross-border operations.Read more
Buying car insurance can seem overwhelming. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know.Read more
To explain, Verizon is the largest wireless carrier in the US with 153.97 million customers in 3rd Quarter 2018, Statista calculates. Moreover, that footprint is growing because Verizon had 148.87 million wireless customers in 3rd Quarter 2018.Read more
Thus there are gold miners losing money right now. Yet the potential for profit is there; for instance, Newmont records a gross profit of $731 million for 3rd Quarter 2018.Read more
Thus, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has created a platform for autonomous driving technology.
Obviously, other self-driving vehicle systems can use Chrysler‘s platform. Examples of such systems include the Apple Car and NVIDIA’s Drive processor for autonomous vehicles.
Tellingly, neither Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) or NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) owns a car factory. On the other hand, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles owns auto factories in Europe, China, North America, and elsewhere.
Therefore, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) could be a value investment for autonomous vehicles.Read more
Oracle cannot compete with all the developer power Microsoft can access through GitHub. For example, Microsoft can flood the market with thousands of applications.
Moreover, Microsoft can “advertise” that software on the one billion Windows-powered PCs around the world. In addition, Microsoft claims there are 400 million computers running Windows 10 globally, The Verge reports.
For instance, Microsoft can introduce GitHub to hundreds of millions of users by adding a GitHub app to future versions of Windows and Microsoft Office. To explain, the GitHub will let users buy GitHub software through Windows.
Furthermore, Microsoft can offer customers a build your own software with GitHub feature. To clarify, Microsoft business or cloud customers could order new apps or features on GitHub. Then GitHub developers will bid on the creation of a custom solution.Read more