The Daily Dose: Deal in Facts, Not Fluff

Something explodes inside of me whenever I am challenged. I can't quite explain it, but my body gets warm and tingly and the walls seem to close in. It's at that specific moment that all I see is an attacker barreling straight ahead that must be stopped -- in my case with closely-held financial facts which I never showed them that I hold dear.

On Sunday evening I wrote a piece for my firm Belus Capital Advisors on office supplies retailer Staples (SPLS), which elicited an amazingly positive response from my peer network. Take note that I am not a trader, and neither is a good deal of my client base. I truly believe I was given a superhuman power to predict long-term futures for publicly-traded companies that comprise our daily existence. In the attempt to share this power with the masses on Staples, come closer to the screen and read what I envision in the future for this company....444 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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