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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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Some Lunchtime Reading

When the ESG Report Card Finally Arrives Top ESG Manager Is a Philosophy Graduate With Outsized Returns EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no This Could Be The End Of The Classic Paper Coffee Cup CFRA lowers ...

China Shoppers Return

Markets and moods are pretty dark today and the mood is a mixture of grimness and uncertainty. Yet a glimmer of potential hope is being reported by Bloomberg:  Chinese shoppers are slowly returning to the glitzy malls and boutiques where they've bee...

Coronavirus and Cyber-Criminals

Never underestimate people's ability to take advantage of a crisis, including the current coronavirus as cyber-criminals have been known to take quick advantage of the understandable levels of fear. In the last several days, NortonLifeLock sent an e...

Some Developments to Watch

Let's switch gears a bit and talk about some developments to watch... one of them is something I mused on several months ago - Amazon's pay as you go technology that has enabled its cashier less Amazon Go stores. At the time, I shared my view that A...

Question to the Message Board

What are you all seeing and doing when it comes to the virus?  Have your employers told you to work from home? Have you stocked up on groceries and cleaning supplies? Did you go to a brick & mortar store or order online? Was anything stocked out tha...

Circuit Breakers

With the three main stock-index futures contracts hitting 5% limit-down rules this morning, here is a reminder of the circuit breaker levels for U.S. equity markets:  - A cross-market trading halt can be triggered at three circuit breaker thresholds...

Hawkins' Framework for Coronavirus

As we look to wrap our heads around the impact of the virus, my partner in crime Lenore Hawkins put on her thinking cap in late February and tackled some of the questions that were brewing on the coronavirus... Obviously the outbreak has gotten much...

DiMartino on the Ripple Effects of Coronavirus

I always enjoy reading the insight offered by Danielle DiMartino Booth, and this from her morning remarks caught my eye... a solid reminder of the ripple effect we are likely to experience with the virus:  Calls for all hands on deck at California's...

ECB Moves

Breaking News: The European Central Bank said it would step up purchases of bonds to stimulate the economy, but it didn't cut a key interest rate.

Apple's Issue

KeyBanc is out with comments that Apple's "iPhone sell-through was adversely impacted by supply issues due to the coronavirus, particularly on the Pro/Mac models and by lower foot traffic in outbreak areas." I hate to say it but that's kinda old new...

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