All posts by Tim Link

Pepsi, the Perfect Consumer Staples Play?

Good article by seekingalpha.com about the change in the consumer’s taste and Pepsi’s plan to adapt to those changes.  In my opinion, Pepsi offers great balance between their snacks brand  (Frito-Lays) and their drinks brands (Pepsi, Gatorade, Aquafina and Tropicana).  Deals with the NBA and

Is Apple Taking Over Your Bank?

Great article by Recode as Apple is in talks with banks to offer a money transfer system that would take on PayPal. http://recode.net/2015/11/11/apple-in-talks-to-offer-money-transfer-system-to-rival-paypal-venmo/

Weekly Recap of S&P 500 11/14/15

Here is a weekly recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat maps. Stocks in heat maps are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each pic to zoom in. Credit: Sector graph provided by

Daily Recap of S&P 500 11/13/15

Here is a daily recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat maps. Stocks in heat maps are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each pic to zoom in. Credit: Sector graph provided by

Bank Ranks: Shareholder Return by CEO

As the Fed raises rates in the near future, here is a great article by fool.com as it ranks the big banks by shareholder return under their current CEO’s. Which bank do you own? http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/11/12/americas-6-biggest-banks-ranked-by-total-sharehold.aspx

Is McDonald’s Making a Comeback?

Video: McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook talks with CNBC about regaining market share and the introduction of all day breakfast. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000451898

Daily Recap of S&P 500 11/12/15

Here is a daily recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector followed by sector heat maps. Stocks in heat maps are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each creek to zoom in. Credit: Sector graph provided by

Who is CEO of a Merged Allergan Pfizer?

Bio Pharma Dive takes a closer look at who would be CEO of a combined Allergan Pfizer. http://www.biopharmadive.com/news/in-potential-mega-merger-with-pfizer-allergan-chief-saunders-could-become/409108/   Photo Credit: freedigitalphotos.net