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

Disney Quarter Appears a Bomb, But Look For Blockbuster Ahead

Despite big misses on earnings, with the Disney Plus, ESPN Plus and Hulu package to come, Disney’s probability of success is looking pretty good.

Real Money Post-Industrial Average Leads Major Indexes So Far for Year

Real Money Post-Industrial Average Leads Major Indexes So Far for Year

In July, the RMPIA climbed 0.6%, bringing its year-to-date return to just over 21%.

Here's Dividend-Yielding Bank People Can 'Unite' Around

Here's Dividend-Yielding Bank People Can 'Unite' Around

People's United has a dividend yield of 4.29% and is buying holding bank United Financial.

Here Are 20 Companies to Watch for Dividend Increases This Week

Here Are 20 Companies to Watch for Dividend Increases This Week

We have more than 1,050 companies reporting quarterly earnings from Monday to Friday, and here are the ones to keep focus on.

Find Out What's in Store for These Dividend Contenders

Find Out What's in Store for These Dividend Contenders

Analyzing the June sales report shows how companies like TJX and Ross Stores are in-line to potentially become Dividend Aristocrats.

Lincoln Electric Will Benefit From Pain Points In U.S. Infrastructure

Lincoln Electric Will Benefit From Pain Points In U.S. Infrastructure

This Dividend Contender pays you to wait for pick-up in infrastructure spending.

Clock Is Ticking For Macy's

Clock Is Ticking For Macy's

In the short term, Macy's is not likely to run afoul of dividend problems, but can management transform the company for long-term health? Few retailers have had such success.

These Contenders Could Soon Become Dividend Aristocrats

These Contenders Could Soon Become Dividend Aristocrats

Meet the Dividend Contenders: A list of more than 200 companies that have been increasing dividends each year for more than a decade.

Open Door to Dividends With These REITs

Open Door to Dividends With These REITs

If interest rates go lower, that will likely jump-start investor demand for quality dividend companies -- looking to these real estate investment trusts is a good bet.

Cintas May Be Boring, but it Is a Dividend Star With Stable Growth

Cintas May Be Boring, but it Is a Dividend Star With Stable Growth

This Dividend Aristocrat delivers consistent top line growth on solid operating margins.