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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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Must See Thursday

As most market watchers have come to expect during earnings season, Thursdays are the heavy day for corporate reporting. Tomorrow is no exception. There are a number of key reports to watch and assess. To steal a line from Doug Kass, from my perch, ...

You Can't Stop the Beats

We've got some EPS beats hitting in the after market from Alcoa , United Rentals and Crown Castle  . I have to dig more into these reports, but based on what I've seen thus far -- Alcoa's boosting its 2018 EBITDA forecast at the low end, and United ...

Another Reason Not to Go to the Movies?

Breaking: CNBC is reporting the New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood has opened a probe into MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson . While some may say this amounts to kicking a company when it is down and out, I have to say I NEVER un...

Visa Ups Its 'Reward Program' for Investors

Visa increases quarterly common stock cash dividend to $0.25 per share from $0.21. Not enough to move the needle on its dividend yield, but a dividend increase of 19% is still worth mentioning.

Back to National Pasta Day ...

Earlier today I teased the sharing of a recipe for National Pasta Day. On this day, I have my own but I also turned to my gal pal Lenore Hawkins, who spends a large percentage of her time in Italy but we do manage to think thematically and talk on o...

P&G's Shaver Wars

More potential pain is on the way for Proctor & Gamble's Gillette and shaving businesses as Harry's is entering the shaving market with women. Its new product line is named Flamingo, and purports to be the first in several businesses to be had from ...

2 Key Reports I'm Watching Tonight

Entering the last hour of trading, let's be mindful of the impact the algos might have, and also get ready for this evening's earnings. Alcoa and United Rentals  should both offer insight on various aspects of the domestic economy. With United Renta...

Get Ready for More Fed Tweets

The September FOMC Minutes are in and for the most part they were as expected: the Fed expects to remain on its tightening path, subject to the data to be had. Again that's the "most part."  The other part is some on the committee see "a period wher...

FOMC Minutes

Here comes the latest FOMC minutes... we'll be breaking them down but for those that would like a first hand look at them, you can find them here.

Growth in Chips

Comments yesterday and today from Lam Research and ASML Holding ASML point to favorable future growth in chips due to a variety of factors. They include: artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, 5G and the IoT, semi-autonomous an...

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