Alyssa Oursler
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Alyssa Oursler is a freelancer writer based in San Francisco. She covers a wide variety of topics, including investing, personal finance, technology and gender ... but she is most interested in what those things mean for the big questions (and vice versa).

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Recent Articles

Why WFM Stock Got Obliterated Yesterday

Jul. 30, 2015, 9:01 am EDT – Weak same-store sales illustrate a glaring problem for Whole Foods and other niche picks. Get the full scoop on the WFM stock explosion. More 

Amazon One Step Closer to Apple-Like Ubiquity (AMZN)

Jul. 28, 2015, 9:01 am EDT – Amazon may be testing a new drive-up grocery service -- news that sent AMZN stock to yet another all-time high. More 

Tesco Is a Great Example of a Bad Dividend (TESO)

Jul. 24, 2015, 6:30 am EDT – Tesco Corp. is a great example to understand what metrics unearth dividend stocks to avoid despite their sweet yields. More 

3 Tech Stocks Powered by the Hottest Mega-Trends

Jul. 21, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – Tech stocks are on fire right now. But if you're looking for long-term picks, here are three mega-trends worth betting on. More 

Google Stock Is Growing Up Fast (GOOG, GOOGL)

Jul. 20, 2015, 9:14 am EDT – Google stock isn't the young gun it once was -- just look at Wall Street's reaction to its most recent earnings report. More 

Emmy Nominations 2015: Why Amazon, Netflix Investors Should Be Thrilled

Jul. 17, 2015, 2:18 pm EDT – With the release of 2015 Emmy nominations, both Netflix and Amazon have some more validation for their original content bets. More 

Why GoPro Stock Is Regaining Ground

Jul. 14, 2015, 4:06 pm EDT – GoPro stock is moving higher this morning after a bullish Barclays note ... kind of. More 

FB Stock: For Facebook, It’s All About Content

Jul. 13, 2015, 10:34 am EDT – Facbook stock has been chugging higher in 2015, thanks to a successful campaign to turn itself into a first-stop content platform. More 

Shopping Spree May Not Move Needle for Cisco

Jul. 8, 2015, 11:14 am EDT – Cisco stock hasn't moved much in recent months, but with a new CEO on the way and another acquisition in the news, the company is hardly sitting still. More 

The World Cup of Income Inequality

Jul. 6, 2015, 11:30 am EDT – Rapid per-capita growth is already factored into growth nations that suffer from extensive income inequality -- China, India and Sub-Saharan Africa -- so due diligence before investing is particularly important. More