Sam Mattera

Sam Mattera


Sam has a love of all things finance. He writes about tech stocks and consumer goods.

Recent articles


Better Buy: HP Inc. vs. Xerox

Which of these two dividend-paying tech stocks belongs in investors' portfolios?


These 3 Beaten-Down Stocks Could Be Winners

Fitbit, Twitter, and FireEye have burned shareholders in 2016, but at current levels, they could be bargains.


Better Buy: AT&T, Inc. vs. Sprint

Which of these two wireless providers should investors add to their portfolios?


Better Buy: Verizon Communications Inc. vs. T-Mobile

Which of these two telecom stocks is the better bet for investors?

Microsoft Has a New Way to Sell the Surface Pro

Membership plans and hardware as a service could put more Microsoft PCs into the hands of business owners.


Apple's Rivals Just Made Rumors of Absent Headphone Jack Stronger

Lenovo's new Moto Z is missing the 3.5mm headphone jack.


Xiaomi Could be Headed to the US After Buying Patents from Microsoft

The Windows-maker may have just given Xiaomi the tools it needs to expand.


Billionaire Hedge Fund Managers Are Buying Amazon Stock -- Should You?

Hedge fund managers are scooping up shares of the internet retailer.

The Most Important Number for Square Inc Investors

Software and data product revenue remains a key driver of investor interest.


Pokemon Go Shows Why GameStop Corp. Is Doomed

The video game retailer is unable to cash in on the wildly popular mobile game.


Apple is About to Make a Bunch of iPads Obsolete, and It Could Benefit Shareholders

Apple is about to make many of its old tablets obsolete. That could be the push consumers need to finally buy new ones.


2015's Biggest Tech IPOs Have Burned Shareholders

Square, Fitbit, Pure Storage, Rapid7 and Box entered the public markets with great fanfare in 2015. But investors that bought into the hype may be sitting on sizable losses.


The Biggest Threat to the Amazon Fire TV Is... Wal-Mart?

Roku CEO Anthony Wood thinks Amazon's big box competitors will stifle its smart TV ambitions.


1 Good Reason for FireEye's Sluggish Revenue Growth

Customers are buying fewer appliances but more subscriptions and services.


Here's One Way to Invest in $20 Billion "Unicorn" Palantir Technologies

The secretive data startup co-founded by billionaire Peter Thiel is GSV Capital's largest holding.


3 New Perks Amazon Prime Could Add

Jeff Bezos says there are more services coming to Prime.


Investors Are Betting Big Against These Tech Companies

Box, Mobileye, NetSuite, and Logitech all have especially high short interest.


Google's Radical Plan to Reinvent the Smartphone Could Devastate Apple and Samsung

The first Project Ara smartphones will go on sale later this year.

This Dirt Cheap Stock Could be Investors' Best Way to Bet on Virtual Reality

Gamers looking to take advantage of high-end VR headsets could flock to AMD's new RX 480X in droves.


The New Apple TV is Looking Like a Failure

Roku CEO Anthony Wood isn't afraid of the iPhone-maker.