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

 | Feb 27, 2015 | 11:30 AM EST

Chicken, LED firms, spinoffs and Harrison Ford grab my attention.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 26, 2015 | 1:50 PM EST

A slowdown in house building, mainly due to the weather, is ahead.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 26, 2015 | 8:30 AM EST

A slowdown in house building, mainly due to the weather, is ahead.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 19, 2015 | 3:02 PM EST

Some companies in better position than aging population.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 18, 2015 | 9:30 AM EST

PPI report may give Fed room to delay interest rate changes.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 17, 2015 | 10:51 AM EST

Security may be why the federal government is embracing the product.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 12, 2015 | 10:00 AM EST

McDonald's facing changing economic and consumer trends.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 11, 2015 | 9:00 AM EST

Going for growth amid industry challenge.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 10, 2015 | 4:25 PM EST

My panel discussion featuring these 2 multinational companies.

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Christopher Versace

 | Feb 9, 2015 | 12:55 PM EST

Qualcomm's core business -- mobile and connective chipsets -- is more fertile than ever

I am forever probing companies on what they have planned for growth. New products, new se...

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