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Chris Versace

Christopher (Chris) Versace is the Chief Investment Officer at Tematica Research, which utilizes a thematic investing strategy leveraging changing economics, demographics, psychographics, technology and more to determine investment candidates, while also sidestepping companies vulnerable to thematic change. Versace also co-manages TheStreet’s Trifecta Stocks as well as Stocks Under $10, co-hosts the Cocktail Investing Podcast and developed the NJCU New Jersey 50 Index at NJCU, where he is an Assistant Professor of Finance.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Looking for Dependable Dividends? Look to Consumables

This area of investing is much larger than just food and drinks and includes health care products of all sorts -- including Patterson Companies.

Gotta Run ... Now Where Are My Nikes?

Alright folks, thanks for letting play in the sandbox today and I hope I brought some value along with me. I'm off to get ready for the Nike earnings call. Once again I have to thank the editors who make this all look easy, while also making me look...

A Dire Real Estate Prediction

In an interview, Starwood Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer Barry Sternlicht sees "collapse" in Manhattan real estate due to an urban exodus that includes office rents declining about 25% and office values dropping up to 40%.  Seems a bit ...

More Apple Store Closures

Apple will close 14 additional stores in Florida.    

Time for Show and Tell

More often than not when I sit in for Doug at the Diary, folks like to ask about my use of thematic investing, which I define as identifying structural changes that give rise to multi-year changes in consumer behavior that can either lead companies ...

Tune in as Nike Reports After Thursday's Closing Bell

With about 90 minutes until today's trading comes to an end, leaving just three more days until we close out the June quarter, the major U.S. equity indices have been bouncing around and are currently modestly positive.  Soon after the close, we'll ...

Covid-19: Wear Your Mask!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now saying that roughly 20 million Americans have likely been infected with Covid-19. The CDC is basing that on the nationally representative survey it conducted using blood samples.  To put so...

Coming Friday: Reconstituted Russell Indices

A quick reminder that after tomorrow's (June 26) market close, the newly reconstituted Russell indices will take hold. A full summary of updates along with background information can be found on the reconstitution home page. Investors that use those...

Albertsons IPO

Reports are making the rounds that grocery chain Albertsons will likely price its IPO below the targeted $18-$20 range. I'm not familiar with the details of the offering, but it is a little telling giving the retail strength we've seen in grocery si...

Quick, Informal Readership Poll: Answer Yes or No

Let's tap the Diary readership with an informal poll as a litmus test as to what it's thinking:  - Do you think consensus 2020 EPS for the S&P 500 will move higher or lower when we exit the June quarter earnings season? Yes or no?  - Do you think co...

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