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NY Grocery Chain Fairway on Brink of Default

NY Grocery Chain Fairway on Brink of Default

NY Grocery Chain Fairway on Brink of Default “As with many segments of retail today, especially those in shopping malls and some strip centers, specialty retailers are finding that consumers are not meeting expectations of these retailers with respect to […]

First Solar, Inc. Smashes Earnings Estimates

First Solar, Inc. Smashes Earnings Estimates

First Solar, Inc. released its fourth quarter earnings report after closing bell tonight, posting earnings of $1.60 per share and revenue of $942 million. Analysts had been expecting earnings of 77 cents per share and $929 million in revenue. First […]

Why “Best of Breed” Often Fails

Why “Best of Breed” Often Fails

Many investors seek “best of breed” managers across each category of stocks. The logic seems compelling: Diversify your risk across categories, while choosing the best performing funds using a framework such as Morningstar’s Style Box. Unfortunately, this approach tends to […]

SolarCity Corp Slumps After Analyst Downgrade

SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) shares fell by more than 5% to as low as $18.05 today following a downgrade from JPMorgan analysts. Their downgrade follows several others from earlier this month. However, despite the downgrade, they remain bullish on the company […]

CAPE Strategy Update

CAPE Strategy Update

In my research and investing I stress three things: people, structure and value.  I look for companies that are controlled and managed by quality people, have corporate structures that align minority and majority shareholder interests and trade at valuations that […]

HTC, Valve Confirm $799 Price For Vive VR

HTC, Valve Confirm $799 Price For Vive VR

The Taiwan-based HTC and Bellevue, Washington-based game maker Valve have confirmed a price tag of $799 for its Vive VR Pre system when it ships in April with pre-orders beginning on leap day (Feb, 29) this month. HTC announces hefty […]