It’s true. Time really does fly. I’m actually almost finished with my senior project, which means I’m close to graduating, and I’ll no longer be in high school. Wow, it all went by in the blink of an eye. I can still remember eagerly starting the research process of my senior project, anticipating what I … More All Good Things Must Come to an End
Welcome back everyone! This week, I mainly worked on developing my senior project presentation slides with my internal advisor, Mr. McCorkle. We met three times to ensure my practice presentation, which I scheduled for this past Wednesday, would be successful. It was! I was able to present all the research and knowledge in what was … More Practice Presentation + Trump’s Tweets
Welcome back! This week, I analyzed Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony in front of Congress last week, and how it impacted the stock market. Here are a few key points from his two-day session. Facebook did not notify the Federal Trade Commission about the data leak The company considered it “a closed case” after taking Cambridge Analytica’s … More Facebook Testimony + Netflix Earnings
Welcome back everyone! This week was a pretty eventful week, in terms of my life. I unfortunately caught the sickness bug, and was out of action for a good 5 days. To make matters worse, I got pink eye in both eyes! 😦 But, I managed to stay resilient and fought back, and now am … More Social Media’s Influence
As we reached the halfway mark of my senior project, I just want to begin by saying thanks to all of those who have followed my journey thus far. I really appreciate the weekly input and supportive comments, and look forward to the latter half of the project. Is it safe to say that I’m … More Halfway There!
Well, what an eventful week this was! From Facebook’s Data Mining Scandal to the Potential threat of a Trade War between the United States and China, the stock market experienced growth and losses, but mostly losses. To cut to the chase, this was a bad week for the Stock Market. No, it was a terrible … More Facebook + Potential Trade War + Falling Dow(n)
Welcome back to my blog! This week I researched about small, mid, and large cap stocks and how long-time investors like Warren Buffet invest in the stock market. So, what are small-cap stocks? Small-cap stocks are companies with a relatively small market capitalization, usually between $300 million and $2 billion. For those who don’t know … More Stocks, Stocks, and… More Stocks!
Welcome back! Thanks to those who have been sticking with me so far. This week, I researched about the different types of media used in the world. The most common media are newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and the Internet. However, with the emergence of smart devices, social media has become increasingly popular as a means … More Gary Cohn + Netflix & Ryan Air
Welcome back! This week, I continued to scour the Internet for information that can be used to help support my project, specifically about asset classes. To give a brief overview, asset classes are essentially a group of securities that display similar characteristics, behave the same in the market, and are under the same strict guidelines … More New Stocks + Trump’s Tariff Plan
Hey everyone! As you know, my project involves analyzing and researching about the volatility of the stock market. Hence, I’ll be spending a good portion of my blog post recapitulating about what I’ve learned each week, so I’m excited to share what I learn from this project along the way. This week, I want to … More The First Stock + Two Portfolios