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Dave Butler

With a background in economics, Butler has been writing investment articles for about four years now. He likes value plays, and equities that avoid debt. He believes in earnings, not charts.

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The Story for Disney Is Just Getting Started

With investments in streaming, the Fox buy, and its upcoming entertainment bundle, the content king is poised for long-term gains, despite misses in the third quarter.

6 Stocks to Watch This Week

It's judgment week for Planet Fitness as it's bulking up -- on debt -- and for Disney as it's lining up against Netflix. Find out which other stocks to watch from now to Friday.

Cannabis Firm Aphria Reports Stellar Earnings

I think Aphria is starting to show its potential.

Something Doesn't Taste Right in Q2 Dunkin' Earnings

While the coffee-and-doughnut giant delivered on earnings and international growth, the forecasts on earnings appear stagnant, Baskin-Robins is somewhat of a basket case domestically and there's little buffer for the company in hard times.

Here Are 8 Stocks to Watch This Week

Apple, Dunkin' and that pricey cooler company -- Yeti -- are among the big names reporting this week.

McDonald's Stock Touched All-Time Highs Friday, But I'm Not Lovin' It

The chain's second-quarter results leave too many unanswered questions for my appetite.

Starbucks Is My Biggest Mistake

I'm man enough to admit it. I was wrong on the stock.

No Way Harley's an Engine for Growth

Sales declines throw a wrench into news of motorcycle maker's earnings beat.

From Harley to Snap: Top 7 Stocks to Watch this Week

They include sizzling household names -- such as McDonald's and Facebook -- and regional banks -- such as First Commonwealth -- and they are all names to keep an eye on this week as earnings come in.

Netflix's Newest Drama: Its Q2 Earnings

As Netflix dropped following a subscriber miss revealed in its quarterly report on late Wednesday, key challenges emerged: declining net income, slowing membership growth and increased competition from Disney and others.

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