Podcast – Investing Should Be Easy – Episode 4

In the fourth episode of his podcast, Alex Richwagen continues the investment strategy in pursuit of long term growth, dividend reinvestment, and compounding gains to teach others how to become better off financially. In today’s show, Alex reviews another investment opportunity, The Buckle Inc, (BKE) that is available through direct stock purchase transfer agent on Computershare.com.

During the episode, Alex goes through various analysis to break down the company to determine if it’s a good investment or not.  Among the sites Alex will use are:

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Investing Ideas – How to Make Sense of all the #BigData with #Hortonworks (HDP)

Big Data

Big Data has been a growing noun over the past 5 years as a core component of the Internet of Things.  What exactly does it mean?  Let’s start with the Internet of Things (IOT).  IOT is a phrase that describes how all devices will soon be connected to the internet or one another.  Soon enough, you’ll walk into your kitchen, tell your coffee machine to start brewing, the microwave to start, and the dryer to fluff your pants.  This is what I mean by more connectivity with the IOT to make your life easier.

Big Data is simply taking all the information companies have access to and making better business decisions by drawing correlations or connections.   Continue reading