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 Action Alert PLUS portfolio, 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.
He's the co-author of "Cocktail Investing: Distilling Everyday Noise Into Clear Investing Signals."
Recent Articles By The Author
Adding to Micron's comments on the smartphone market for 2H 2022, Digitimes is reporting Taiwan Semiconductor has seen its major clients adjust downward their chip orders for the rest of 2022, which may prompt the pure-play foundry to cut its reven...
Inflation Alert (Part Deux)
Reminding us that inflation is a global issue, the Flash June read on inflation in the euro area hit a new record high of 8.6% year over year, up from 8.1% in May and well above the expected 8.4% reading. The core reading, which excludes energy, foo...
Who said inflation was peaking? Apple increases price of iPhone in Japan by nearly 20%, according to Reuters. It's most likely doing so to overcome dollar-related foreign exchange headwinds. Expect to hear more about this in the coming weeks.
Now at the Plate, Your Pinch Hitter, Chris Versace
I'm Chris Versace and I'll be filling in today for Doug Kass at the Daily Diary. After a challenging June quarter that saw the S&P 500 fall more than 16% and the Nasdaq Composite drop more than 22%, equity futures point to a weak market open as we s...
My 2022 Pick Should Keep You (and Your Portfolio) Well Cared For
Here's why I'm going with AMN Healthcare for the remainder of the year.
My Hot Stock for 2022 Is Poised to Plow Ahead
Here's why I see Deere as planting the seeds for a good year.
Alright folks, that's it for me. I believe Dougie will be back tomorrow, so once again thanks for allowing me to visit this sandbox, have a wonderful NYE, and all the best when trading 2022 begins. Let's hope our paths will cross once again before t...
Your Questions Answered
Fielding some questions that were emailed to me: Given your food chain approach (no pun intended and you'll soon see why), what are some ways you'd be inclined to participate in plant based food adoption? Good question and one I've thought about a...
Are Tech Stocks Overvalued?
There are quite a few articles making the rounds today about how the Nasdaq is looking like it will underperform the S&P 500 for the first time since 2016, and the last few days have brought a rotation out of tech. Here's my question to Diary reade...