A Profit Opportunity 7 Years in the Making (The Real Reason Microsoft Acquired Nuance for $16 Billion)

0 | By Michael A. Robinson

On April 25, 2014, I introduced you to Cortana, a voice-based, AI-powered digital assistant from Microsoft Corp. (MSFT).

I wanted you to see the trend that was forming with AI voice assistants, I’ve recommended MSFT several times as a great long-term report.

A conversation we had nearly seven years ago to the day turned out to be very prescient.

My advice that day would have made you 244.6%, doubling the S&P 500 over the period.

Mind you, I have recommended Microsoft several times as a great long-term tech and continue to do so.

But in our chat that day, I told you that if you really wanted to cash in on the bright future for voice-recognition technology, you should invest in Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN).

Fast forward to today, and it turns out Microsoft finally saw what I saw. Mr. Softee (a nickname given to the tech giant way back when) recently announced it was buying Nuance for $16 billion.

The move gives Microsoft a huge leap into voice-based medical tech in a market growing 20% annually.

Let me show you just how far this merger could take Microsoft…

Here’s What I’m Watching In Cryptocurrency

0 | By Michael A. Robinson

In spite of some recent pullback, the past year has been absolutely incredible for Bitcoin. The thing is, with Bitcoin still leading the entire cryptocurrency sector, the news is good for this entire field of digital assets. I expect that, as we move forward, we’ll see not only massive upside for cryptocurrency but the blockchain technology that underpins it. But when it comes to claiming a stake, I wouldn’t focus on Coinbase, with its frustrating user experience and poor stock performance post-IPO. Instead, there’s another company that makes it almost effortless to buy a position in leading cryptocurrencies, and three more players I’m looking at in the blockchain industry.

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