Christopher Versace

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Christopher Versace is the Portfolio Manager of the Thematic Growth Portfolio at Fabian Wealth Strategies, as well as the editor of both the long-only "PowerTrend Profits" investment newsletter and "PowerTrader" trading service that utilizes strategies combining stocks, ETFs and options. Versace uses a proprietary thematic investing perspective that ties in economics, demographics, psychographics, technology and more to determine investment candidates, while also sidestepping companies vulnerable to thematic change.Expand

Versace is also the host of PowerTalk, a weekly podcast that features conversations with public and private management teams, as well as other thought leaders, for the benefit of both individual and institutional investors. These conversations aim to get behind the scenes with such guests as Steve Forbes, Donald Rumsfeld and the CEOs of Smith & Wesson and Cato, among others.

Versace was previously the portfolio manager of Agile Capital Management, which combined a hedged investment mandate and a thematic investing framework. He also previously served as senior vice president, equity research at Friedman Billings Ramsey, where he covered the mobile phone industry and component technologies. Versace was also an analyst at Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette, as well as Salomon Brothers.

Versace is a contributor to Forbes.com and a frequent guest on "Live from The Washington Times with Andy Parks," in addition to other radio and television programs. He earned bachelor's degrees in economics and mathematics from Fairfield University before earning an MBA in finance from Fordham University.Collapse

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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 27, 2015 | 3:30 PM EDT

A case for avoiding the shares.

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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 27, 2015 | 11:46 AM EDT
I agree - how can you not question the valuation after the huge move in KRFT shares. My thinking is, barring an earnings disaster, the $16.50 special...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 27, 2015 | 11:38 AM EDT
Fantastic and insightful piece by @adamlashinsky on #Apple and @tim_cook in the new issue of Fortune! Simply a must read. for.tn/1Oz5hIb
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 27, 2015 | 9:46 AM EDT
Similar to what P&G is doing (shedding dozens of minor brands) but on a smaller scale? With soda in particular, wondering what it all means for...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 7:53 PM EDT
Tastes - be it for clothes, foods, whatever - tend to shift over time. How many restaurant concepts have blown up or faded from existence? Even the...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 4:30 PM EDT
Good piece today on PEP and GM, but what about those companies that are being hit, like Hershey (HSY) or McDonalds (MCD), by the shift toward...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 4:25 PM EDT
So what have you seen or broadcasted on Periscope since you signed up?
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 4:24 PM EDT
Very good piece by Sham Gad that distinguishes between value and cheap - while a cheap stock can offer value, some cheap stocks are priced because of...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 12:15 PM EDT
I too downloaded and looked it over. No doubt tons of social/privacy issues will crop up, but it's another step driving the huge push in video...
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Christopher Versace

 | Mar 26, 2015 | 11:30 AM EDT

The shift toward mobile video is gaining speed.

Darden Restaurant's (DRI) CFO sold 66,863 shares on March 24, 2015 for an average price of...
We did not end up holding the pullback to the last time/price low in NFLX. I have run som...
The Biotech iShares (IBB) fund closed up nearly 2% on the day, but was down over 5% on th...
Full on breakout for shares of CAG today. The earnings inspired ramp(+5.5%)has it in...

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