Chris Versace

Christopher Versace writes the "Growth & Dividend Report" newsletter and "PowerOptions Trader" trading service, which both use a thematic investing perspective that ties in economics, demographics, psychographics, technology and more. He's also the portfolio manager of The Thematic Growth Portfolio and a contributor to Real Money Pro and FOXBusiness.

Recent Articles By The Author

MGM Reaches Tentative Contract Settlement; Apple Developers Conference Opening

The tentative resolution of MGM's contract dispute in Las Vegas is a positive sign. Apple conference likely to focus on software.

The Week Ahead: What to Watch in Key Jobs, Spending and Earnings Reports

The Week Ahead: What to Watch in Key Jobs, Spending and Earnings Reports

It is jam-packed four days as we shut the books on May and move into the last month of the second quarter.

Costco Looks Good for Income Investors as Consumers Become More Frugal

Costco Looks Good for Income Investors as Consumers Become More Frugal

Higher gas prices and interest rates could hurt U.S. disposable income, but would help warehouse retailer COST boost its dividend.

Real Money Deep Dive: U.S. Firms Playing Catch-Up With China on Mobile Payments

Real Money Deep Dive: U.S. Firms Playing Catch-Up With China on Mobile Payments

China dominates mobile payments in emerging markets, but there's room for rivals. Here are the U.S. firms to watch.

Why More Companies Might Issue 'Special Dividends' Soon

Why More Companies Might Issue 'Special Dividends' Soon

Firms flush with cash from the new U.S. tax cuts could make one-time payments to shareholders.

I'm Reaffirming My $200 Apple Price Target On Tuesday's Good Results

I'm Reaffirming My $200 Apple Price Target On Tuesday's Good Results

The naysayers were proven wrong.

Apple Earnings and Conference Call: What to Expect and the Potential Reaction

Apple Earnings and Conference Call: What to Expect and the Potential Reaction

As important as the iPhone story is, investors are also focusing on Apple's capital return program.

The Week Ahead: Key Earnings, Data and, Oh, a Fed Rate Decision. Welcome to May

The Week Ahead: Key Earnings, Data and, Oh, a Fed Rate Decision. Welcome to May

If you thought last week was busy, hang onto your hats.

The Clouds Are Parting for Amazon

The Clouds Are Parting for Amazon

The company's biggest opportunity isn't in retail.

Why the Clouds Are Parting for Amazon

Amazon is about so much more than retail.