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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

Friday Stock Upgrades

Following on those bullish sentiment indicators, here's a short list of stock upgrades Friday morning:  AutoZone upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies; Price target $1325 Cognizant Tech upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JP Morgan; Price target...

Keeping Our Inverse ETF Positions in Play

With U.S. equites at or near record highs, it's interesting to me that yesterday's weekly AAII sentiment survey found that bullish sentiment was 48.1% for the week, down slightly from the 49.1% of the prior week, but still in the top decile of readi...

My Digital Infrastructure and Connectivity Investing Theme

In the past when I've sat in for Doug, I've shared my Thematic Leaders model portfolio, and in the pages of Real Money over the last few weeks I've started to flesh out the one for the Thematic Dividend Leaders. Last night the Thematic Dividend Lead...

Before the Open

Before we look at some of last night's earnings and other items, let's see what's likely to shape today's stock market open.  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned yesterday that there is a strong possibility that the EU and UK will fail to negotia...

Now at the Plate, Your Pinch Hitter, Chris Versace

Good morning, folks, I'm Chris Versace, filling in for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary here on Friday. Thursday night we had a number of tech companies report, this morning we have a bunch of fresh dividend hikes as well as Washington still haggling ov...

Dividend Investing Is Hot, and Here's Why

A combination of factors make dividend investing a smart strategy, so I'll unpack some ideas as we see a sharp rebound in dividend-paying stocks.

Thursday on Real Money Pro

Santa's Already Delivering Special Dividends: Here's One to Unwrap First

Call this the 'Christmas Special Dividend Derby,' as we scan the pros and cons of offerings by three companies.

2 Food Stocks Worth Digging Into for Dividend-Hungry Investors

Long histories of annual dividend increases make Hormel Foods and McCormick & Co. attractive income plays.

Thursday on Real Money Pro

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