Five years ago today, you would have found Brandi Fox muddling through the internet looking up how to get a business license, how to register the business with the county and everything she can find to help her get her new business idea off the ground. Inspired by a Valentine’s Day massage with her husband,… Continue reading Small Business Sunday: Pamper Us MMS L.L.C.
The Boeing Company was the first company I spent more than $90/share for back in 2013. I was so excited because it would be the second time I had a significant amount of money to drop in to the stock market and I could choose anything I wanted. From 2011 to 2014, I was constantly… Continue reading Company Review Thursday: The Boeing Company
One of the things I’ve always wanted to accomplish in life is to be on the board of directors of a publicly traded corporation. I pray most that I’m fortunate enough to be a part of a small growing company so I could help make wise investment decisions for the business. I also would love to be able… Continue reading African Americans in the C-Suite
It’s Thursday, so you know if I don’t post on any other day, Thursday is almost a guarantee. This week I want to take a look at a company in the Apple Inc supply chain called Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Having capable hardware to comply with the extremely high security standards Apple has set out for… Continue reading Company Review Thursday: Skyworks Solutions Inc.
I know some folks have been swiping left and right this weekend buying things for their significant other. Fancy restaurants, jewelry, chocolates, roses, teddy bears and all the normal Valentine’s Day purchases are probably all pending transactions on your credit card, right? I know there are a few on mine. In continuation of my post on… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Reflections
In honor of Black History Month, it’s only fair to highlight a company that has an African American at the reigns. The CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Merck & Co. since 2011 is 61 year-old Kenneth Frazier. Frazier wears a lot of hats at Merck, but that doesn’t keep him from being the Director of… Continue reading Company Review Thursday: Merck & Co.
In 2008, Barack Obama was elected the first African American President of the United States. President Barack Obama marked a period of significant change in this country from healthcare to international affairs. 2008 also marked a year which Jamaal Miller saw some of his close family members pass away from health issues like diabetes, respiratory issues… Continue reading Small Business Sunday: Fitness Destination
The biotechnology industry as a whole is low-key becoming a high growth industry in the US stock market. Currently, service IT providing companies like Google and electronics producing companies like Apple get a significant amount of attention from technology sector analysts, but I really think biotechnology will boom over the next 5 to 7 years. One… Continue reading Company Review: Amgen Inc.
When entering the U.S. stock market, some folks will probably prefer a passive approach on gaining returns. Beginning investors are often advised to air to the side of caution when investing until they understand the various investing options. One of the ways I would suggest to get your feet wet in the market is to invest… Continue reading Stock Market Basics: Index Funds