Archive for November, 2014

The Three Tech Stocks That Will Profit Thanks to Today’s Election

5 | By Michael A. Robinson

There’s a 76.2% chance that the U.S. Senate will change hands today.

That’s not my prediction. It comes from Nate Silver, an eerily accurate, tech-centric election forecaster.

Silver burst on the national political scene in 2008 with an elaborate computer model that showed Barack Obama winning in a landslide. And he was on the money in 2012, too, predicting almost exactly how much Mitt Romney would lose by.

This Republican surge is good news for tech investors if they want to profit from the big changes brewing in Washington.

So that’s why I’m telling you now about three stocks that will dominate if the Senate turns Republican after the polls close tonight…

Why the Social Media War Has Ended in a Whimper

2 | By Michael A. Robinson

Since appearing on Fox Business last week to talk about three major tech companies – Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB), Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) – I’ve been getting a ton of questions about what the future really holds for these companies.

Especially Facebook and Twitter.

Those are probably the two best-known players in social media right now.

But after releasing their third-quarter earnings reports just days from each other, it’s evident that their fortunes are starting to diverge.

While Facebook’s fortunes are on the rise, Twitter is choking.

Today, I’ll tell you why…