Both the bulls and the bears were surprised when Ulta Beauty fell almost $40 last week. How did both camps miss the pending slowdown in sales and what's next for this former beauty queen? Read More
Linda McDonough is a veteran hedge fund analyst who loves to break down company financial statements and identify market inefficiencies to uncover big opportunities. She believes in a boots-on-the-ground approach that includes surveying customers, interviewing company executives, or doing whatever it takes to see what others don't.
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Most investors fear volatility and consider hitting the sell button when stocks start jumping. But smart investors can make the most of the volatility and eventually learn to embrace it. How options trading can help you weather the market storms. Read More
The labor shortage of construction workers in the U.S. is cutting into profits and slowing the supply of new homes built. A demographic shift that began way back in 2010 is reverberating through industries from home builders to restaurants and will stretch for years to come. How to profit from these trends. Read More
Boston Beer Company's (NYSE: SAM) stock skyrocketed 20% on an unexpected sales increase last week. With almost one quarter of the shares sold short, the bears raced to cover due to the unanticipated positive turn. Further inspection, however, shows the jump may be short-lived. Read More
Although investors might love the Blue Apron home delivery meal service, its IPO offers a much less appetizing prospect. Declining revenue per customer and super high expenses take profits off its menu. Read More
Preventative and self-care products are growing at three times the growth rate of traditional over the counter sick-remedy items. CVS is poised to thrive on the trend. Read More
Whole Foods’ stock leaped 10% this week on news that Jana Partners acquired an 8.3% stake in the natural grocery food chain. Jana, well known as an activist investor, is keen to get Whole Foods back on the growth track. Before this announcement Whole Foods stock was flat for the… Read More