Author Archives: Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of BNL Finance. Brian is also a contributor. For BNL Members, Brian heads the Stock Research and Stock Target services. Brian also founded the BNL Portfolio, where all trades and equity positions are tracked and presented to BNL Members. Prior to founding BNL Finance, Brian founded and managed a popular subscription-based research service called Tipping the Scale, where 100s of investors could access stock and market research along with investing ideas based on Brian’s own personal investment philosophy. Many of the same ideas and services that made Tipping the Scale successful are behind BNL’s Membership program, only better. Brian has published 1,000s of articles covering just about every industry of the market, and is the author of “Taking Charge With Value Investing (McGraw-Hill, 2012). He is known for calling bottoms and making great investments in stocks like XPO, RAD, S, FB, NFLX, AAPL, ACAD, PCYC, UA, DAL, JAZZ, and previously acquired companies like Santarus, Salix Pharmaceutucals, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, and King Digital among others. Brian’s BNL Portfolio was previously referred to as “TTS Portfolio” and “My Portfolio” on Seeking Alpha and Tipping the Scale. Brian can be reached at

Why Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) Stock Owners Shouldn’t Expect Acquisitions

Gilead Sciences Inc does not need to acquire for GILD stock to reverse course and trade higher. Brian & Liam take two angles on Gilead stock.

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3 Charts Show Why Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) Stock Upside Is Limited

Thanks to several CLF stock offerings, many Cliffs Natural Resources investors likely don’t realize that historical Cliffs stock performance is irrelevant.

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Why Unlimited Data Will Backfire On Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) Stock Owners

Verizon Communications just backed VZ stock owners into a corner with its unlimited data plan announcement. What does it mean for AT&T, Sprint, and TMUS?

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Is XPO Logistics Inc (NYSE:XPO) Stock Prepping For A Big Breakout With Earnings Near?

XPO Logistics stock is nearing $50 with earnings just one week ahead. So what happens next, will XPO stock breakout to new highs?

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Why Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Stock Is Far Superior To Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock

BABA stock and AAPL stock could effectively double, and neither would be unreasonably priced. AMZN stock is already unreasonably priced.

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Why Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Stock Owners Should Disregard The Ignorant Excuses

TWTR stock owners should not buy that Twitter was not trying desperately to accelerate revenue growth in the last six months. It failed miserably.

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Is Skechers (SKX) Superior to Under Armour (UAA) After Earnings?

The gap between Skechers stock and Under Armour stock is still too wide, despite UAA stock crash and SKX stock higher behind strong earnings.

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