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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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Briggs & Stratton: If a Dividend Looks Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

The lawnmower-engine maker seemed to be offering a 6.8% yield ... until management slashed the payout.

This Furniture Retailer Furnishes Its Owners With a Nice Yield

Haverty Furniture Cos., aka Havertys, has paid a cash dividend every year for more than eight decades and occasionally surprises shareholders with a special payout.

Dividend-Seeking Investors Should 'Target' These Retailers

July-quarter ending retailers are soon to report their earnings, shedding light on their summer sales as well as their expectations for back-to-school shopping and the looming holiday shopping season.

This Dividend Contender Will Smell Good Even When Times Are Bad

No matter what the economic cycle, people continue to eat, drink, snack, bathe, and clean their homes -- all activities that benefit International Flavors & Fragrances.

Real Money Post-Industrial Average Leads Major Indexes So Far for Year

In July, the RMPIA climbed 0.6%, bringing its year-to-date return to just over 21%.

Passing the Diary Back to Doug

Alright folks, I need to dig into earnings from Habit Restaurants and Fitbit , so I'm going to say my farewells for today. Once again thanks to all involved, from Jim Cramer and Doug Kass to others, for letting me play in the Diary sandbox. And a he...

Prime Cut

JPMorgan Chase announced that as of tomorrow, Aug. 1, its prime rate will fall by 25 basis points to 5.25%. This marks the first time JPM has cut that rate in more than a decade. Now to see what other banks follow...

What Tomorrow Brings

We've shared the post-earnings docket and on the heels of today's Fed rate cut and Powell's comments, we have some pretty key economic data coming at us tomorrow in the form of the July ISM Manufacturing Index as well as the IHS Markit PMI data for ...

Look Past the Fed to CAK, FIT, H, LRCX and All Those Other Earnings

As the Fed press conference drones on with nothing new being shared, let's turn our gaze to what we'll be facing after the close -- more earnings! A quick scan says we have roughly 135 reports coming at us in just over one hour's time. In terms of t...

One and Done -- And the Cries: Hey, Who Took My Future Rate Cut!?!?

And as Powell's comments suggest this rate cut could be a one and done, major market indexes are trading off as the hopes of more sugary stimulus in the near-term get rolled back I can almost hear the foot stomping from the kids who just had their c...

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