Dan on June 21st, 2014

I was intrigued by Amazon’s announcement of the Fire Phone.  This phone is  a device with some new consumer technologies that makes easy to buy almost anything on Amazon   – and oh – if you still make phone calls you can do that too. I wonder if we are approaching a world where we […]

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Dan on June 17th, 2014

I was asked today if I had to pick one stock to buy today, what would  I pick.  Scanning through my list on Puget Investor,  I decided on SodaStream (SODA).  Every stock is pretty much a guess about future results, but I think SODA has more chances to succeed than fail. Lets look at some […]

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Dan on June 15th, 2014

Even though Bill Mauldin’s articles ooze of big money and one-percent lifestyles, I always find his articles thought provoking.  His latest free look into his paid service for high wealth investors has some interesting thoughts. http://www.businessinsider.com/mauldin-the-age-of-transformation-2014-6 He is fairly doom and gloom on the world economy for the rest of the decade, but he does […]

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Dan on June 5th, 2014

A couple interesting developments in the Solar power world: 1.  Interesting article here on the impact homeowner solar is already impacting electric utilities.  From the article: Barclays recently downgraded the entire U.S. electric utilities sector to “underweight” on the threat posed by widespread adoption of solar-storage. So if Wall Street is pulling their money from electric utilities, could be a […]

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