Chris Versace

Christopher (Chris) Versace is the Chief Investment Officer at Tematica Research, which utilizes a thematic investing strategy leveraging changing economics, demographics, psychographics, technology and more to determine investment candidates, while also sidestepping companies vulnerable to thematic change. Versace also co-manages TheStreet’s Trifecta Stocks as well as Stocks Under $10, co-hosts the Cocktail Investing Podcast and developed the NJCU New Jersey 50 Index at NJCU, where he is an Assistant Professor of Finance.

Recent Articles By The Author

What's on Tap for This Beverage Stock? High Dividends

What's on Tap for This Beverage Stock? High Dividends

Molson Coors has an impressive dividend yield that pays out on Sept. 13 to shareholders of record on Aug. 30.

Three Dividend Kings Are Bearing Gifts and One Stands Out

Three Dividend Kings Are Bearing Gifts and One Stands Out

The fact that three of the Kings are making dividend news this week makes it something special.

Dillard's Flashy Dividend Increase Is Just Fool's Gold

Dillard's Flashy Dividend Increase Is Just Fool's Gold

Investors can find far better yield by simply buying the S&P 500.

Keep Calm to Carry on in Global Slowdown

Keep Calm to Carry on in Global Slowdown

It's easy to get fired up over fear, rumors and headlines, but don't make bad decisions without good data and research.

Trade in 'Extreme Fear' for Solid Data

Defend yourself during the wave of uncertainty by doing your homework, so you can read through rumors and bad headlines, and best position yourself in times of trouble.

Trade in 'Extreme Fear' for Solid Data

Defend yourself during the wave of uncertainty by doing your homework so you can read through bad headlines and rumors, and position yourself well in times of trouble.

Greenbrier's Dividend Entices, but Could Be Derailed by a Tough Economy

Greenbrier's Dividend Entices, but Could Be Derailed by a Tough Economy

The rail car maker is likely riding into a slower period of demand for its products, which investors should keep in mind when considering it as a dividend play.

Briggs & Stratton: If a Dividend Looks Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Briggs & Stratton: If a Dividend Looks Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

The lawnmower-engine maker seemed to be offering a 6.8% yield ... until management slashed the payout.

This Furniture Retailer Furnishes Its Owners With a Nice Yield

This Furniture Retailer Furnishes Its Owners With a Nice Yield

Haverty Furniture Cos., aka Havertys, has paid a cash dividend every year for more than eight decades and occasionally surprises shareholders with a special payout.

Dividend-Seeking Investors Should 'Target' These Retailers

Dividend-Seeking Investors Should 'Target' These Retailers

July-quarter ending retailers are soon to report their earnings, shedding light on their summer sales as well as their expectations for back-to-school shopping and the looming holiday shopping season.