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Current Stocks in this Portfolio:
SecurityCurrent VFS PredictionCurrent PriceMTD Price ChangeYTD Price ChangeCurrent VFS Rating
Nordstroms (JWN)Outperform45.693.32 %-4.67 %8
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) 143.356.95 %-0.95 %8
Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (UCTT) 12.19-2.71 %25.67 %7
Alphabet (GOOGL) 846.553.21 %6.83 %6
NIKE Inc (NKE) 56.757.28 %12.00 %5
Disney (DIS) 110.06-0.53 %6.35 %5
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) 272.238.06 %27.39 %5
Costco (COST) 175.867.26 %9.84 %4
Paccar (PCAR) 68.852.29 %8.69 %4
Amazon.com (AMZN) 845.072.62 %12.70 %4
TripAdvisor (TRIP) 47.06-11.04 %1.49 %4
General Electric (GE) 30.372.26 %-3.13 %3
Fitbit Inc (FIT) 5.96-0.83 %-18.58 %3
Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY) 11.05-12.65 %-4.33 %3
Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT)Underperform33.15-0.15 %-12.33 %3
Flir Systems (FLIR) 36.623.65 %1.19 %2
Twitter Inc. Com (TWTR) 16.62-5.68 %1.96 %2
8Point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) 13.40-1.03 %5.15 %2
Starbucks (SBUX) 57.353.86 %3.30 %1
First Solar Inc. (FSLR)Underperform34.8411.70 %8.57 %1
Zillow Inc. (ZG)Underperform35.01-2.70 %-3.95 %1
Portfolio Return:  1.20 %3.89 % 
S&P 500 Return:3.32 %5.17 %

Puget Investor Blog
The Twitter Conundrum (2/9/2017)

I am a fan of Twitter the product – I think it provides a unique niche for news and events in a time where more people are getting engaged in social networks.  However, this week I finally threw in the towel and closed out my position just barely breaking even. Why? I am reminded of […]

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A Case For Top Down Investing (11/30/2016)

I typically have been a bottom up investor- look for companies I think are undervalued, and invest in the hope that others will see the bargain out there and raise the price.  This is called ‘Bottom up Investing‘, focusing on the individual market vs the stock sector or the asset class. However, the market action […]

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The Government Costanza Moment (10/26/2016)

When I read these two articles, I was reminded of the Seinfeld episode where George realized that he has been making bad choices all his life – so he should do the opposite of what he thinks is right. Case in point:  This article discussing how the budget deficit is now increasing due to stimulus points how […]

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Whats Up With Gold? (8/23/2016)

I have been watching Gold lately as an asset class – Gold has always been a curiosity of mine as to why people would invest in gold.  Over the last few years as I have been watching how momentum impacts markets, I feel I understand a little better about the hows and whys of how […]

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Emerging Markets – Emerging Opportunity? (7/23/2016)

Anybody who has invested in emerging markets over the last few years will tell you they have been killed.    Investing in emerging markets has been a small part of my diversification strategy, so while it has not been a winner I see it as a cost of diversification. So I was interested to see […]

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FSLR, TSLA35Solar Energy Production Hit a Record High in 2016, So What's Wrong With Solar Stocks? (www.fool.com)2/19/2017 10:57:00 AM
FSLR, TRIP355 Stocks With Promising, Amazon-like Growth Potential (www.fool.com)2/19/2017 4:54:00 AM
GE, CAFD332 Stocks to Consider to Invest in a Renewable Energy Future (www.fool.com)2/19/2017 8:18:00 AM
FIT223 Companies That Need to Kick Their CEO to the Curb (www.fool.com)2/20/2017 12:36:00 PM
DIS21SeaWorld Won't Match Price Hikes at Disney World and Universal (www.fool.com)2/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
COST, AMZN17Amazon And Costco Say 50 Million Members (Each) Can't Be Wrong (www.forbes.com)2/20/2017 10:45:00 AM
JWN16Can Sears Holdings Afford to Drop Ivanka Trump? (www.fool.com)2/20/2017 12:36:00 PM
TSLA163 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week (www.fool.com)2/19/2017 11:00:00 AM
GOOGL16Are General Motors and Lyft About to Crush All Self-Driving Rivals? (www.fool.com)2/19/2017 7:04:00 AM
GE13GE says it sells 82 turbines to wind power complex in Brazil (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 12:18:00 PM
COST, AMZN, FSLR125 Stocks to Watch that Report Earnings Tomorrow (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 1:01:00 PM
COST, AMZN12Will Everyday Low Prices Hurt Walmart Earnings? (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 12:31:00 PM
COST, DIS12Billionaire Israel Englander’s Millennium Management Is Betting on These Stocks to Change Its Fortune in 2017 (www.insidermonkey.com)2/20/2017 8:05:00 AM
AMZN, FIT11Here Is the Biggest Threat to Retailers Right Now That Nobody Is Talking About (www.thestreet.com)2/20/2017 3:49:00 PM
GOOGL11Alphabet Focuses on Nonadvertising Business for YouTube (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 4:36:00 AM
SBUX9Starbucks' Performance May Open a Solid Investment Window (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 10:03:00 AM
TRIP9TripAdvisor’s 4Q16 Revenues Rose 2.7% YoY to $316 Million (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 7:39:00 AM
TRIP9What Do TripAdvisor’s Key Metric Trends Suggest? (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 6:07:00 AM
TRIP9TripAdvisor Stock Lost 11% in a Single Day—Here’s Why (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 4:38:00 AM
SBUX9Starbucks Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SBUX-US : February 20, 2017 (www.capitalcube.com)2/20/2017 4:18:00 AM
GE8GE Healthcare Uncovers $2 Billion of Actionable Denials for U.S. Healthcare Providers (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 11:53:00 AM
GE8As Trump and Trudeau Tout Women's Council, Here's Who Is and Isn't Doing a Good Job at Diversity (www.thestreet.com)2/19/2017 9:20:00 AM
FIT7Fitbit Has 'Zero Interest' In Building A Pebble Smartwatch (www.forbes.com)2/20/2017 3:45:00 AM
AMZN68 Very Important Things We Just Learned About Amazon (www.thestreet.com)2/20/2017 6:03:00 AM
AMZN6Amazon to open its fifth logistics centre in Poland (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 5:51:00 AM
DIS6Happiness Just Got Dearer: Disney Park Visits Turn More Expensive For Families (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 10:58:00 AM
GOOGL6Is Facebook Getting Into the Music Business? -- Tech Roundup (www.thestreet.com)2/19/2017 8:40:00 AM
AMZN6Hasbro Plans to Blow Away the Minds of Every Toy-Loving Child in America This Year (www.thestreet.com)2/19/2017 8:20:00 AM
GOOGL6Apple Is on a Crash Course to Being First Company to Ever Be Worth $1 TRILLION (www.thestreet.com)2/19/2017 6:51:00 AM
FSLR, TSLA, FIT5Top 10 Earnings in the Week Ahead (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 7:26:00 AM
GE3GE to sell 82 turbines to wind power complex in Brazil (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 1:03:00 PM
GE3Does Baker Hughes’s 2017 Earnings Growth Justify Its Valuation? (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 7:38:00 AM
GE3The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever (portal.kiplinger.com)2/20/2017 7:10:00 AM
NKE3Nike Unveils Collection to Celebrate Air Max Day, Highlighted by Release of Nike Air VaporMax (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 7:00:00 AM
AMZN1Dow Set To Open At Record Highs; Home Depot, Wal-Mart Earnings Due (www.investors.com)2/20/2017 6:28:00 PM
TSLA15 Stocks to Watch this Week 2/20 - M, WMT, HD, TSLA, FL (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 5:00:00 PM
GOOGL1Google YouTube Is Ending Those Annoying 30-Second Unskippable Ads You Hate (www.investors.com)2/20/2017 4:57:00 PM
DIS1Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) Toys: Making Money And Providing Fun At The Same Time (www.insidermonkey.com)2/20/2017 1:52:00 PM
TSLA1Shell and Toyota Partner on California Fueling Stations for Hydrogen Cars (www.bloomberg.com)2/20/2017 12:30:00 PM
AMZN1Can Macy’s Withstand Amazon’s Assault on the Retail Space? (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 12:01:00 PM
AMZN, FSLR1Ten stocks to watch Tuesday as Trump rally looks to continue record streak (www.bizjournals.com)2/20/2017 11:55:00 AM
JWN1Could Nordstrom’s 4Q Revenue Surpass Expectations? (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 11:52:00 AM
JWN1Why Nordstrom’s Earnings Are Expected to Fall in Fiscal 4Q16 (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 11:52:00 AM
JWN1Nordstrom Stock Has a Consensus “Hold” Rating Prior to 4Q Results (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 11:52:00 AM
JWN1Gauging Nordstrom’s Valuation (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 11:52:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017 (sg.finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 10:03:00 AM
GOOGL1Google Drops Support For Gingerbread In Latest Android Update (www.forbes.com)2/20/2017 8:17:00 AM
AMZN1What to Expect from Amazon’s Video Business (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 7:37:00 AM
AMZN1Online Grocer FreshDirect is taking on Amazon and Wal-Mart (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 6:51:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon to open its fifth logistics centre in Poland (sg.finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 6:42:00 AM
GOOGL1This Is How Google Keeps 1.6B Android Devices Safe (www.forbes.com)2/20/2017 6:30:00 AM
GOOGL1How a New iPad Size Could Make a Difference for Apple (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 6:06:00 AM
AMZN1How Amazon Plans to Expand in the Food Market (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 6:06:00 AM
JWN19:00 am Nordstrom authorizes a $500 mln share repurchase program through August 31, 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 6:00:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon to open its fifth logistics center in Poland (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 5:56:00 AM
TSLA1Tesla (TSLA) to Post Q4 Earnings: Will the Stock Disappoint? (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 5:53:00 AM
AMZN1Prospects of Amazon’s Echo Device in the Spotlight (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 4:37:00 AM
AMZN1Could Abandoning Souq.com Cost Amazon? (marketrealist.com)2/20/2017 4:36:00 AM
TSLA1Electric Car Design Tricks That Make Them Go Farther (www.forbes.com)2/20/2017 4:00:00 AM
JWN, NKE1Nike and Coach are fighting Amazon by creating stores that appeal to all the senses (www.marketwatch.com)2/20/2017 3:53:00 AM
AMZN1Macy’s earnings: Shifts in retail are hurting major players (www.marketwatch.com)2/20/2017 3:49:00 AM
TSLA1Tesla earnings: Expect Model 3 updates amid record stock highs (www.marketwatch.com)2/20/2017 3:49:00 AM
GOOGL1YouTube is killing off its unskippable 30-second ads (finance.yahoo.com)2/20/2017 3:21:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017 (sg.finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 8:12:00 PM
TSLA1Trump And Ryan's Hatred Of EV Tax Credit Is Threat To Tesla (www.forbes.com)2/19/2017 6:30:00 PM
TSLA1Tesla's #1 Threat: Trump's and Ryan's Hatred of the EV Tax Credit (www.forbes.com)2/19/2017 6:30:00 PM
AMZN1PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb 20 (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 4:23:00 PM
AMZN1Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 4:01:00 PM
GOOGL1Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017 (uk.finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 4:01:00 PM
TSLA1This Oil Nation Aims To Colonize Mars (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 4:00:00 PM
AMZN1Expedia and Amazon Double Down on Britain (www.bloomberg.com)2/19/2017 12:54:00 PM
DIS1ABC sells out Oscars ad inventory (www.bizjournals.com)2/19/2017 10:10:00 AM
JWN1Trump Boycott Movement Dings Ivanka, Eyes Impact Beyond Retailers (finance.yahoo.com)2/19/2017 9:40:00 AM
GOOGL1These people make a living with bizarre repetitive YouTube videos that give users 'pins and needles' (www.cnbc.com)2/19/2017 8:00:00 AM
GOOGL1Amazon A Buy At New High, Google Retakes Entry, Nvidia Finds Support (www.investors.com)2/19/2017 5:01:00 AM

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