Author Archive - David Woodburn

Leon Cooperman Talks Emerging Markets, 2014 Market Prediction

Leon Cooperman is one of the legendary hedge-fund voices that investors listen to for guidance about the markets and stocks. As the head of Omega Advisors......(read more)

Nobel Winner: Market is Looking a Lot Like the 1930s

For those in the markets, the name Robert Shiller may not ring much of a bell. But for those who are into the macroeconomic picture and oook to some of......(read more)

Why Jim Cramer is Listening to This Fund Manager

Jim Cramer has a popular CNBC show called “Mad Money,” and he has been known to track a number of stocks and a number of major money managers......(read more)

Is Peter Schiff Really Predicting This?

Many of you who are reading this – not the average Joe the Plumber on the street – have certainly been paying attention to the markets and......(read more)

The 3 Top Money Tips for 2014

As we come to the end of the first month of the New Year, this seems to be a good time to assess how you might be doing with your New Year’s resolutions......(read more)

Dennis Gartman’s Next Big Commodity Play Might Surprise You

Anyone who is involved in the commodities market, even a little bit, has at least heard of Dennis Gartman if not his Gartman Letter, which discusses commodities......(read more)

The 5 States in the Best, Worst Fiscal Condition

We are all certainly aware of the financial condition of our households and of some of our neighbors. The labor force has been steadily shrinking and......(read more)

Gender War: Better Investors – Men or Women?

In a world with lots of divisiveness – among races, political parties, income and even between those of the same politcal bent – there is......(read more)

The Top 100 Companies to Work For

Fortune magazine loves to put out lists, and one of the most anticipated lists is especially for those looking to improve their curent employment situation......(read more)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A): Is This a Shell Game, or Reality?

An otherwise active week of news among some of the biggest companies in the markets, the week in trading seemed to end with another pretty significant......(read more)

Check Out the Strangest Interview Questions for 2014

As the calendar turns to 2014, are you one of those who has the New Year’s resolution to pick yourself u by your bootstraps, update that resume......(read more)

Raymond James’ Best Stock Picks for 2014

Raymond James has been one of the better firms at projecting the winning stocks in a givenyear on the stock market. While no one is 100-percent right,......(read more)

Apple inc. (AAPL): Is This the Only Adult in the Room?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), whether it likes it or not, was found to have conspired with several major U.S. publishers to fix prices on e-books at around......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL): Another Patently Good Year in Cupertino

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), when the dust settles, had a pretty good year in 2013. Sure, the company had its headlines – which, of course, is code......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL): How Government Becomes a Parent

Editor’s Note: This is opinion and commentary by the writer. The opinion expressed in this piece is not necessarily that of Insider Monkey or its......(read more)

Google Inc (GOOG): Will This Bluster Finally Mean Anything At All?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been involved in quite the staring contest with the European Union over a variety of issues, the most noteworthy being two......(read more)

What is the Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Growth Trajectory?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has gathered its share of headlines over the last few days, recognizing the changes and transformations that the company has......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

Should We Follow German Journos’ Lead?

In a context where America’s spying devices are making President Obama’s relationship with a wide range of governments around the world increasingly......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Google Budget Phones Will Get Sweeter with KitKat OS

Google: Not everybody has the money to spend on the latest mobile phone in the market and consumers buying low-end phones often have to put up with a......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Giving Apple Inc. (AAPL) a Run for its ‘Patent Money’

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) News: Xbox Music, New Surface Unveil

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has certainly been a tech company that has found itself prominent in the headlines in the days since the Labor Day......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOG) News: Congress Visit, New Encryption, Moto X Ad

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is certainly one of the more active tech companies around. Between all their legal battles (over patents, anti-trust and privacy......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Facebook Inc (FB) News: Iran, FISA, Instagram Ads

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has been pretty quiet as a company of late, what with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) taking their shares......(read more)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK)’s New ‘MegaPhone’, Bond Issue, Lumia 1020

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has certainly been in the headlines this week, with the “small” transaction that resulted in the handset......(read more)
Cook, Page

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG) Legal Briefs: E-books and E-mail

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) boss Larry Page have had attorneys deployed all over the U.S. and even in several......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOG): Sacre Bleu! A Patent Troll?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been nothing if not aggressive about its patent portfolio and its gathering of as much data as possible about people who......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Tech Fruit News

As the market opened Thursday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) have come to the surface as two prominent market plays, and for......(read more)
Stephen Elop & Steve Ballmer

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK): Right or Wrong?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is still getting some Monday-morning quarterbacking around the market following its announcement that it was buying......(read more)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Huawei and Market Share

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), in the wake of the major smartphone-market announcement this week that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is initiating......(read more)
Stephen Elop & Steve Ballmer

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Smartphone Market Moves?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) certainly could not allow a holiday weekend to go by without making some headlines. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:......(read more)
The Next Battleground for Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG): iTunes Antitrust, ‘JOBS’ Reviews and More

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) are due to re-start their direct device rivalry in the coming weeks, with Google already revealing......(read more)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Would Google Inc (GOOG) Android Have Been a Good Idea?

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), despite its fading relevancy in the smartphone marketplace, has managed to keep itself  in the business and financial headlines......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): Times Savior & Is There a PayPal Clone?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has made its name as a social connection for individuals with other individuals, but it has gone to another level in recent years......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB): IPO Suit Update, and Sadness Prevails?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), believe it or not, is still dealing with the legal fallout of its IPO of 15 months ago, and the issues and problems that came......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Giving Apple Inc. (AAPL) a Run for its ‘Patent Money’

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Device Lawsuit and the Truth About Xbox and Kinect

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been seeing some new interest in the company and the stock over the last few weeks (not that we’re saying......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB) Makes a New Acquisition and Gives Guidance in Schools

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been overseeing a transformation of the social-networking company that he created. As more than 60 percent......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOG), Oracle Corporation (ORCL): Who is ‘Evil’ Larry?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) do not have a very respectful or even civil relationship since Google came out the winner......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) a Possible BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Suitor?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been one of the most-watched companies – not just tech companies – in the world; it seems it is a bellwether......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOG): Is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Right, and Will This Affect Gmail Use?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) may be proving Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) right after all? Is everything copasetic with the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs......(read more)
The Next Battleground for Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Inc. (AMZN): These Catalysts Should Shake Things Up

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and four of the top tech companies......(read more)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK) Throwing Blocks and a New Lumia?

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) is still out there, folks. Yes, we know – it has been more than a couple weeks since Nokia announced a press......(read more)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Some Jaw-Dropping Thoughts On The Latest News

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), to say the least, has been taking shots on the chin lately, as the company has been recording some underwhelming sales numbers......(read more)
Elon Musk

Why I Am Not Buying Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Hedge Fund Manager

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has certainly become the darling of the auto industry, the alternative-fuel industry and even the tech industry with its......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Will Google Inc (GOOG) Glass Really Be This Cheap (And Is Fiber Really This Bad)?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has certainly been working not only to be a market leader in various tech segments – like search, smartphones and mapping......(read more)
The Next Battleground for Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Watch Legal: Samsung Ban and Class Action Decision

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is a tech company, but if one did not know that, he or she might swear that it is a law firm. Apple has found itself in so many......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL), Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) v, Inc. (AMZN): E-book War Continues

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in a legal dispute? There is virtually no day that goes by in which there is a courtroom somewhere in the world that a lawyer......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB) Graph Search U.S. Style, Social Among the Clouds?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the paramount social network available on the Internet today, no doubt about it. And it has had a ton of influence in various......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

What Do Apple Inc. (AAPL), President Obama & Ronald Reagan Have In Common?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) representatives and attorneys are practically on a first-name basis with administrative law judges of the U.S. International......(read more)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Facebook Inc (FB), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): How Being Social Can Cost A Baseball Season

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) have been heavily involved in the baseball Biogenesis scandal that this week resulted in 13......(read more)
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK): The Ship That Does Not Sail Might Surprise You

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has certainly been busy behind the scenes. While many are following the ongoing duopoly drama in the smartphone market......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Giving Apple Inc. (AAPL) a Run for its ‘Patent Money’

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Xbox One Pressure, Kieran Youngman & More

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been facing lots of questions and uncertainty about a couple of its recent new releases. The first one came last......(read more)

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