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Chris Versace

With 30 years of cross-industry experience, Chris Versace brings his thematic investing lens to Action Alerts PLUS each day as lead portfolio manager. His daily insights, analysis, and recommendations provide the foundation for the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio.

Versace began his career in equity research before founding Versace Management in 2005. He joined TheStreet team in 2011 as a Real Money contributor before becoming portfolio manager of Action Alerts PLUS in 2021. He holds an MBA from Fordham Gabelli School of Business and has co-authored a book called “Cocktail Investing - Distilling Everyday Noise into Clear Investing Signals for Better Returns.”

With a passion for teaching others about investing, Versace spent 9 years as an Assistant Professor of Finance at NJCU School of Business. When he’s not contributing to TheStreet’s premium services, he can be found speaking at industry conferences or at a Bruce Springsteen concert (he’s seen him 50 times and counting!). 

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Until Next Time

One of the things I appreciate about the Daily Diary and Real Money is the constructive thoughts that are put forth by folks with real-world experience in the financial world. Be it traders, portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, and economists, t...

Headed to the Close

With 30 minutes until the end of today's trading, the S&P 500 is looking like it may go out near the highs of the day.  We can chalk that up to the positive moves in Micron and lululemon , but also an upbeat forecast from the National Retail Federat...

S&P 500 EPS Growth

I'm back from taping this week's Action Alerts PLUS Podcast, or as some are calling it "Toddcast", with Street Smarts editor Todd Campbell. We cover quite a bit of ground and I would encourage you all to give it a listen when it's posted later today...

A Technical Look at the S&P

We've been caught in a bit of rage over the last few months with the S&P 500, so I've asked Action Alerts PLUS team member Bob Lang to give us his technical take on that market basket. Here we go... The S&P Weekly Chart Has Potential to Move Up  Wit...

Question of the Day

Have any Diary readers made their way recently to a Chipotle and sampled the limited time protein offering that is Chicken Al Pastor? According to the company it combines adobo, morita peppers and ground achiote with a splash of pineapple and fresh ...

The Likely Determinants at the Top of the EV Space

Following up on my XPeng and Ark post, perhaps it had something to with what's developed at Lucid Group ?  Lucid Group confirmed a restructuring plan that will focus on reducing its operating expenses, a move that includes cutting its workforce by a...

ARKK Moves

For all you Cathie Wood and Ark watchers, ARK Invest sold 226,727 shares of XPeng out of the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF yesterday That follows the 128,222 shares sold on Monday. This puts XPEV shares as one of smallest position in the ...

Tweet of the Day

Borrowing from Dougie, here it is: Global shipping rates continue to edge lower, emphasizing that worst of supply chain crisis is definitively behind us ... price boom looks to be almost completely over for nearly every major route ¿@DrewryShipping¿...

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