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.

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25 Best Cars for Long Commutes in 2019

25 Best Cars for Long Commutes in 2019

Do you spend a lot of time in your car getting to work? These cars offer a combination of value, efficiency, reliability, safety, performance, ease of parking and comfort.

Netflix's Newest Drama: Its Q2 Earnings

Netflix's Newest Drama: Its Q2 Earnings

As Netflix dropped following a subscriber miss revealed in its quarterly report on late Wednesday, key challenges emerged: declining net income, slowing membership growth and increased competition from Disney and others.

4 Earnings Reports to Watch This Week

4 Earnings Reports to Watch This Week

Schwab, Domino's, Netflix and UnitedHealth are set to report their quarterly results.

Active vs. Passive Investing: What's the Difference?

Active vs. Passive Investing: What's the Difference?

Some investors like to buy and hold, others choose to be hands-on—buying, selling and capitalizing on short-term profits.

Bed Bath & Beyond: Is It Worth It?

Bed Bath & Beyond: Is It Worth It?

I think we're just a little premature in the game to get involved with BBBY.

Most Affordable Beach Towns in 2019

Most Affordable Beach Towns in 2019

If you dream of owning property near the coast, there are still places left where you can do it for a reasonable price.

Levi Strauss Pullback Has More to Do With an Inflated IPO

Levi Strauss Pullback Has More to Do With an Inflated IPO

Now that things have corrected, LEVI stock might be offering some opportunities.

What Is a P/E Ratio and Why Is it Important?

What Is a P/E Ratio and Why Is it Important?

A P/E ratio, otherwise known as a price to earnings ratio is simply a way to gauge how a company's earnings stack up against its share price. Think of it as a way to gauge how expensive a stock is.

Constellation Brands Remains Beer Dependent as it Transforms Itself

Constellation Brands Remains Beer Dependent as it Transforms Itself

Changes will come as they move their wine and spirits business to the 'high end', and develop the activities of Canopy Growth, which promises cannabis-infused drinks.

Despite 4Q Revenues, Nike May Run into Tariff Trouble

Despite 4Q Revenues, Nike May Run into Tariff Trouble

Nike's earnings show some strong and soft spots, but those planning to go the distance will also look ahead to how new tariffs under a possible second-term for President Donald Trump could affect the company.