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

Here Are 8 Stocks to Watch This Week

Here Are 8 Stocks to Watch This Week

Apple, Dunkin' and that pricey cooler company -- Yeti -- are among the big names reporting this week.

McDonald's Stock Touched All-Time Highs Friday, But I'm Not Lovin' It

McDonald's Stock Touched All-Time Highs Friday, But I'm Not Lovin' It

The chain's second-quarter results leave too many unanswered questions for my appetite.

Starbucks Is My Biggest Mistake

Starbucks Is My Biggest Mistake

I'm man enough to admit it. I was wrong on the stock.

How Much Do Dentists Make in 2019?

How Much Do Dentists Make in 2019?

It might not be a particularly glorious profession, but dentists more than make up for it with very good compensation

No Way Harley's an Engine for Growth

No Way Harley's an Engine for Growth

Sales declines throw a wrench into news of motorcycle maker's earnings beat.

Best Gift Ideas for Your Friends for Friendship Day 2019

Best Gift Ideas for Your Friends for Friendship Day 2019

If you have some good friends, and want to celebrate Friendship Day, here are a few simple ideas.

How to Set Up a Trust Fund: What You Need to Know

How to Set Up a Trust Fund: What You Need to Know

A trust is a useful estate-planning tool for passing on assets that allows assets to be held by trustees for the beneficiaries.

Who Are the Highest-Paid Tennis Players in 2019?

Who Are the Highest-Paid Tennis Players in 2019?

You don't have to win the majors to bring in the winnings.

From Harley to Snap: Top 7 Stocks to Watch this Week

From Harley to Snap: Top 7 Stocks to Watch this Week

They include sizzling household names -- such as McDonald's and Facebook -- and regional banks -- such as First Commonwealth -- and they are all names to keep an eye on this week as earnings come in.

What Is Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth?

What Is Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth?

The Facebook head's wealth is very much in direct correlation with the ups and downs of the social media company.