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Against the Grain

Against the Grain

TheStreet's Marek Fuchs goes against the grain, taking a contrary view of today's most loved (or hated) stocks. Occasionally, he gets it wrong and introspects "What Went Wrong This Week ... and Why?"

Fuchs is a frequent speaker on the business media, in venues ranging from National Public Radio to the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Against the Grain

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns HP traders to avoid hunches. Plus, the weeks' performance revie
8/31/12 12:57PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns J.C. Penney traders to wait on shops-within-shops.
8/30/12 9:08AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Dell traders to wait lower.
8/29/12 12:53PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Best Buy traders not to fall for book lookin'.
8/28/12 8:02AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns NY Times traders away from a well-worn path.
8/27/12 11:16AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Sears traders to stand by reason. Plus, the weeks' performance review.
8/24/12 12:53PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, sides with bankers over emotion on Best Buy.
8/23/12 11:51AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Lowe's traders of creep back.
8/22/12 2:11PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Bank of America traders of getting good and giddy.
8/20/12 2:09PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Sears traders to hold the trumpets. Plus, the weeks' performance review.
8/17/12 9:13AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, refuses to walk J.C. Penney's unearned path of redemption.
8/16/12 10:59AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, forewarns traders on chasing Nokia.
8/15/12 10:57AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns traders on Sears.
8/14/12 10:31AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, revisits J.C. Penney and recoils.
8/13/12 9:50AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns J.C. Penny traders of reflected glory. Plus, the weeks' performance review.
8/10/12 12:26PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Facebook traders away from bottom shopping.
8/9/12 11:13AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns HP traders of the long-term.
8/8/12 11:37AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns RIMM traders away from vague hopes.
8/7/12 10:45AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, approves the emotion of Best Buy's bid.
8/6/12 11:31AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns P&G traders away from tumult. Plus, the week's performance review.
8/3/12 9:34AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns GM traders that they had it right the first time.
8/2/12 11:14AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, honks and snorts at Nokia's takeover "joke."
8/1/12 12:09PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns NY Times traders away from repeating the past.
7/31/12 1:37PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns RIM traders of a "sympathy" strategy.
7/30/12 12:01PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Nokia traders of flimsy hope. Plus, the week's performance review.
7/27/12 1:18PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, talks Apple/Alcoa smartphone/smelters again.
7/26/12 12:52PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, draws an Alcoa/Apple parallel.
7/25/12 12:59PM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Facebook traders of premature earnings celebration.
7/24/12 10:18AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, counsels caution on Google.
7/23/12 8:43AM
Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, praises eBay's dumb luck and skill. Plus, the week's performance review.
7/20/12 3:50PM

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