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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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Recent Articles By The Author

Here Are 20 Companies to Watch for Dividend Increases This Week

We have more than 1,050 companies reporting quarterly earnings from Monday to Friday, and here are the ones to keep focus on.

That's All for Today

Alright folks, I'm gearing up for the coming onslaught of earnings after today's close and then again tomorrow. Speaking of Tuesday, Doug is slated to be back after his sojourn, but I'll be back on Wednesday. Thanks again for reading the Diary, allo...

Here Comes Nitro

It may sound like the latest superhero but this Nitro is a different kind of beast from a different kind of company. Today Starbucks said it will be offering free shots of Nitro Cold Brew this Friday, Aug. 2 at participating stores. This is part of ...

5G Moonshot?

Down in the Comments below the question was asked about Luna Innovations and 5G. First off thanks, Thomas C for bringing the company to my attention and asking the question. Having never heard of the company before, I trotted over to the SEC website...

Food for Thought

After the market close, we have a number of earnings reports coming at us, and one of my standard practices is to make a list as to which companies are reporting, and what's expected. This way, as the results hit the tape, I can perform a quick tria...

How Earnings Expectations Are Shaping Up for the Second Half of 2019

I started this morning off by sharing that we have more than 1,050 companies reporting their June quarter earnings this week. Quite the maelstrom if you ask me.  Coming into this week, 220 or 44% of the S&P 500 group of companies had reported their ...

Lunch Time Reading

Folks, I just finished talking with water specialist Dr. Roy Speiser as we get ready to tape a podcast episode on water quality issues. It falls into my Cleaner Living investing theme and touches on our recently launched Cleaner Living Index. I'll b...

It's a Sony

Engadget is reporting this morning that Sony is preparing to bring a product that no one has been asking for to market - The Reon Pocket, a silent, wearable air-conditioner:  The stealthy device doesn't condition the air as such. Rather, it sits at ...

A UPS Opportunity

Let's talk some about that Stifel downgrade of UPS shares this morning, and let's begin with the following chart: I can't say I disagree with the call given the sharp pop UPS shares experienced last week. Even though we are heading into the seasonal...

The Box Office vs. Streaming

Over the weekend I snuck in and saw Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and yes, it was great and yes, you should go see it as well if only to appreciate the level of detail Quentin puts into the film. And for those concerned about his...

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