Wade Michels

Wade Michels


A former full time Fool, Wade believes in the bigger picture. Valuation is important, but so is having the ability to spot game-changing trends. He would rather pay a fair price for a great business than a great price for a fair business.

Recent articles

3 Reasons General Mills, Inc. Stock Could Rise

These 3 catalysts that could push General Mills higher.

General Mills Earnings: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Here's how General Mills did in its first quarter of 2015.

4 Reasons General Mills' Stock Could Fall

These four catalysts that could hurt General Mills and its shareholders.

Is It Time to Buy General Mills Stock?

Is now a good time to add General Mills to your portfolio?

5 Things Colgate-Palmolive's Management Wants You to Know

The Colgate-Palmolive conference call was filled with juicy tidbits. Here's the lowdown on the most important pieces of information.

5 Things Tyson Foods Management Wants You to Know

Check out several important things management had to say during Tyson Foods' latest conference call.

5 Things Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s Management Wants You to Know

Kraft recently held its second-quarter conference call, here's what you need to know.

5 Things the Kellogg Company's Management Wants You to Know

Here are the most important points from Kellogg's latest conference call.

5 Things General Mills' Management Wants You to Know

Five highlights from from General Mills' fourth-quarter conference call.

The Real Problem With Retailers

Ignore the noise, here's the real problem with retailers.


Why Amazon's New Kindle Unlimited Program Will Be Bigger Than You Think

Don't look now, but Amazon just broke the rules ... again.

MercadoLibre: How Much Would You Pay for a Business With No Competition?

This wonderful business uses network effects and an emerging market to grow its platform.


How the WWE Network Can Achieve Its 1.4 Million Subscribers Goal

The company throws out lots of numbers -- this is the only one that you should watch.

Why You Should Avoid This Recent IPO

A retail expert digs into The Container Store and doesn't like what he sees.

GoPro, Inc: A Disruptive Innovator or Gadget Stock?

Ignore the hype, see GoPro for what it is. A fun idea in a tiny market.

Are These Companies Worth the Price of Admission?

Membership fees: Is there more than meets the eye?

Why Isn't the WWE Network Working?

The WWE Network is a big gamble, but will it pay off?

3 Small Cap Tech Stocks With Big Dividends

Finding the right small cap tech stocks is hard, this approach makes it easier.

Why the Market Is 100% Wrong About Silicom

Silicom fell 20% on strong quarterly results. Learn what the market is missing.

Here's Why Silicom Ltd. Should Destroy Earnings Expectations Tomorrow

Silicom reports earnings on Thursday and operates in some of the hottest markets in the world. Here's why you should get in before it's too late.