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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 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."

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Lunchtime Reading

It's that time again, even on a somewhat sleepy day with stocks moving nicely higher on the day, starting the Santa Claus Rally off on the right foot, for some lunchtime reading. As we hit the halfway mark (or thereabouts) here's what I'll be readin...

Here's Where Upside in the S&P 500 Is Likely to Come From in 2022

Can multiple expansion happen? Sure there's room for that, but to see significant upside we're going to need to see real EPS growth.

Going to the Movies?

A quick poll for those who are reading the Diary today - if you were to go to a movie theater, or perhaps you already have, and plunk down your hard earned cash for a ticket and overpriced snacks, which film would you opt to go see: Spider-Man: No W...

Watching Titan International

Argh! No, I'm not talking about today's market action but rather the continued strength in the shares of Titan International , a recent addition I made to the Stocks Under $10 portfolio. I added a small starter position in this construction and ag e...

Metaverse Chatter

This morning a company I have to admit I never heard of - Vuzix - inked an agreement with Verizon to leverage the latter's 5G network to bring augment reality to sports and gaming. Verizon made a big deal about a number of added features its 5G netw...

Here's Where Upside in the S&P 500 Is Likely to Come From in 2022

As we noted earlier, the S&P 500 is having quite another year following its robust return in 2021. No doubt part of that is the sharp rebound in 2021 EPS expectations for the 500 companies that comprise that market benchmark, which also serves as a ...

Countdown to the Open

With the countdown to today's market open dwindling and the start of the potential 2021 Santa Claus Rally ahead of us, let's revisit where the major market averages are on a year to date basis: Dow Jones Industrial Average: +17.5% Nasdaq Composite I...

First Data on the Holiday Shopping Season!

According to the Mastercard SpendingPulse, preliminary findings show holiday retail sales, excluding automotive, increased 8.5% year-over-year this "holiday season" with online sales up 11.0% year over year, while spending from consumers returning t...

And Now, Your Relief Pitcher, Chris Versace!

Good morning, everyone! I'ms Chris Versace, filling in for Doug Kass this morning on the Daily Diary. I know many of you are still shaking off the holiday weekend and some of you are still hunting for the post-Christmas sales either in stores or onl...

Buying More of a Play on Semis

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