Dave Butler

With a background in economics, Butler has been writing investment articles for about four years now. He likes value plays, and equities that avoid debt. He believes in earnings, not charts.

Recent Articles By The Author

Disney Is Netflix's Biggest Threat and a Better Investment

Disney Is Netflix's Biggest Threat and a Better Investment

Disney's strong track record of creating incredibly profitable content is something that Netflix has not yet achieved.

BlackRock's Earnings Slump Shouldn't Come as a Big Surprise

BlackRock's Earnings Slump Shouldn't Come as a Big Surprise

The steep declines over the past seven months make me much less critical of BLK's Q4 results.

7 Key Names to Watch This Earnings Season

7 Key Names to Watch This Earnings Season

The next month and a half could make or break this stock market.

Key Aphria Executives Departing as Company Reports Jump in Quarterly Revenue

Key Aphria Executives Departing as Company Reports Jump in Quarterly Revenue

I think it's a good thing that CEO Vic Neufeld and co-founder Cole Cacciavillani are leaving the company.

Bed Bath & Beyond's Rally Still Doesn't Convince Me

Bed Bath & Beyond's Rally Still Doesn't Convince Me

The retailer is fighting was seems to be a slow, losing battle.

Constellation Brands Still Has a Lot to Prove

Constellation Brands Still Has a Lot to Prove

The company's third quarter was a mixed bag.

Why Apple Remains Rotten as a Stock

Why Apple Remains Rotten as a Stock

Apple has not provided a clear pathway for a growth story that will rival the iPhone in terms of success.

Based on December Sales, It Is Not Time to Buy Ford

Based on December Sales, It Is Not Time to Buy Ford

Three months of declining sales does not make for a good fourth quarter.

United States Oil ETF Is My Pick for 2019

United States Oil ETF Is My Pick for 2019

The ETF tracks the price of oil futures for West Texas Intermediate crude.

Is It Time to Buy Snap?

Is It Time to Buy Snap?

The answer is most definitely no.