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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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Prime Cut

JPMorgan Chase announced that as of tomorrow, Aug. 1, its prime rate will fall by 25 basis points to 5.25%. This marks the first time JPM has cut that rate in more than a decade. Now to see what other banks follow...

What Tomorrow Brings

We've shared the post-earnings docket and on the heels of today's Fed rate cut and Powell's comments, we have some pretty key economic data coming at us tomorrow in the form of the July ISM Manufacturing Index as well as the IHS Markit PMI data for ...

Look Past the Fed to CAK, FIT, H, LRCX and All Those Other Earnings

As the Fed press conference drones on with nothing new being shared, let's turn our gaze to what we'll be facing after the close -- more earnings! A quick scan says we have roughly 135 reports coming at us in just over one hour's time. In terms of t...

One and Done -- And the Cries: Hey, Who Took My Future Rate Cut!?!?

And as Powell's comments suggest this rate cut could be a one and done, major market indexes are trading off as the hopes of more sugary stimulus in the near-term get rolled back I can almost hear the foot stomping from the kids who just had their c...

Questions, comments

Fed Q&A tidbits: "Adjusting policy to a more accommodative stance" to ensure against downside risk and support the economy, and to support inflation. "A mid-cycle adjustment to policy..."  

Fed Call

From the post Fed monetary policy meeting conference call: Since the Fed's last meeting, a mixture of mixed economic data. June quarter GDP was close to expectations, but manufacturing output declined for two consecutive quarters and business invest...

Fed: 'Data Dependent'

And the Fed says it will be data dependent... As the Committee contemplates the future path of the target range for the federal funds rate, it will continue to monitor the implications of incoming information for the economic outlook and will act as...

The Cut Is Here

And the Fed has cut rates by 25 basis points as expected; ending balance sheet reduction this month instead of in September.   More as the full statement is released and digested...

Awaiting the Fed

Stocks have been trading in a relatively tight range today as we wait for the Fed.... T-5 minutes and counting.    

Lunchtime Literature

And while some readers, I hope, do that quac "due dilly," here's some lunchtime reading that I'll be perusing as I fuel up for the second half of our day: Faux eggs are 'hatching' at fast-food chains Amazon  Unveils Personal Shopping Service America...

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