Renee Ann Butler is a freelance finance writer and former management consultant with over 15 years of experience in business management and strategy. She earned an MBA in financial management from Exeter in 2007 and has enjoyed a variety of international business experiences, working primarily with companies in the United States and England. Butler's work is centered on retail stocks and consumer trends. Her writing has appeared on TheStreet, Marketwatch, Insider Monkey, Seeking Alpha and Motley Fool.
Recent Articles By The Author
Lululemon, eBay and Staples: 3 Retailers United Under a Red Flag
Companies repatriate cash for different reasons, but often those reasons work against investors, papering over trouble in the company.
Why Amazon Loves Local -- and Why It Absolutely Shouldn't
Amazon has its eye on the prize pushing into the services industry, but it could be missing the forest for the trees.
Yahoo!'s TV Content Investment Reliant on Yodeling
How yodelers can make Yahoo! a player in the streaming video market.
Netflix, Comcast, AT&T and the War Over ISP Fees
The battle for bandwidth could affect your portfolio.
Google Slumps After Founders Issue Non-Voting Shares
Google's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin wanted to split the Class A voting shares, but were reluctant to expose themselves to undue shareholder influence. But are investors happy?
Amazon Is Taking Over Your TV - Starting Today!
Amazon launches its own streaming tv device. It's about time!
Facebook Goes Virtual Reality for $2B -- But Is Zuck Just Seeing a Mirage?
Facebook spends $2 billion to buy early virtual technology mover Oculus VR. Does that give the Social Network a foothold in a budding market or it it just a mirage?
Disney Is Getting the Better of Google's YouTube
Disney is upping the ante in its quest to gain a foothold in digital media, and this bet might just pay off, eventually.
State Tax Knife May Slice Amazon, Microsoft
If Democrats in Washington state have their way, companies headquartered there might be paying more taxes by the end of the year.
Barnes & Noble Could Be Treading Water. Is It Time to Short?
With an apparent surplus of e-readers and black-balling a major publisher, Barnes & Noble may be in a tough spot.