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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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Netflix Is My Go to for Video Content

As we get ready for the last hour of trading today, we're starting to see Wall Street share its March quarter expectations for a number of high flying stocks. One such example is Netflix and Credit Suisse expects 8.9 million paid net global addition...

Falling Firearm Sales Puts American Outdoor and Ruger on Watch List

The FBI has released its March 2019 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) background checks data, a closely tracked indicator for firearm sales. Total NICS Background Checks were 2,644,851 for the month, up 28.8% sequentially, but...

Another troubling sign: Big Rig Orders Plunge

ACT Research, the go to source for heavy truck data, tweeted March Class 8 truck data. Orders for new heavy-duty, big rig trucks plunged 66% in March compared to the same period last year, to 15,700 units. Not good for heavy truck related companies ...

High-Tech Food Fight: The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend

My lunch time reading turned up the news that Walmart Inc. is teaming with Alphabet Inc. to take the grocery fight via voice ordering to Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN and its Whole Foods, Alexa combination. In a blog post, Walmart shared that starting this ...

Lunch Time Reading

As I sit down to eat some lunch and gather my thoughts for the afternoon, here are some of the items I'll be reading up on:  · Outgoing FDA chief Scott Gottlieb raises 'concern' over Walgreens Boosts Alliance, Inc. , and CVS Health Corp. selling CBD...

Colleague From Across the Pond: Latest Brexit Deadline Drama "a Bloody Mess"

With the news that EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will not grant another short-term Brexit extension if a deal is not approved, I turned to my partner in crime Lenore Hawkins, who has a boots-on-the-ground view for what is happening acr...

Apple Shares Roll Merrily Past News of 5G iPhone Delay

Apple Inc. shares are shrugging off the chatter that the first 5G iPhone may not debut until 2021 -- the consensus expectation had been 2020. The comments stem from a UBS note out today: "Barring settlement w/ Qualcomm in the next few months, field ...

Dell Jumps on the OLED Bandwagon

I'm not sure if this qualifies as "breaking news" but I just read that Dell  has added an OLED display to its notebook configurator tool for its Alienware M15 Gaming laptop. While this is just one model, and could be the first of several either at D...

Toyota's Influence Grows in Electric Vehicles

It seems that a week doesn't go by without some Tesla related news. Well today, would be electric vehicle competitor Toyota Motor announced two developments on its part to promote the use of electrified vehicles. First, Toyota said that it will gran...

Housing Stocks Homework

File under more homework to do. In addition to all the other happenings, this morning also brings us the weekly mortgage application data. In it, we find the latest weekly mortgage application volume surged 18.6% from the previous week and 28% from ...

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