Investing in Video Games Part 3: Electronic Arts… Avoid This Stock Like the Plague

Welcome to part 3 of Investing In Video Games. In parts 1 & 2 we covered the 5 basic investment rules, a few pointers on portfolio management, and how to select a discount broker for trading. As promised we will now delve into the nitty-gritty of making money including some basic terminology, and hedging with dividends however we are going to keep the section on options sidelined until part 4 because it is long and detailed. Hopefully, if you read parts 1 and 2, you will have gotten some small insight into what to look for in companies to determine what they are worth. Up to now, the criteria may seem random and even biased however there is a method to the madness and we will start looking at those methods now.

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f50liv_imposter11530d ago

i remember the battlefield 4 shambles and heard a few rumours about the launch was bad on purpose so the stock price fell some time ago . That was disgusting and i vowed to never give my money to EA

gametangents1529d ago

I'm not sure it was on purpose, but this is not unheard of in the world of public stocks. There is a lot of insinuation about Nokia doing something similar and it was very fishy when their CEO got a major job at Microsoft after the buyout given his extremely poor performance. All I know is the EA stock price is insanely high and should be avoided at this time.