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

4 Important Earnings Reports to Watch This Week

4 Important Earnings Reports to Watch This Week

Investors should keep an eye on these four names in the week ahead.

Dollar General Continues Its Strong Performance

Dollar General Continues Its Strong Performance

DG is one of the most consistent plays within retail.

Does Dick's Sporting Goods Earnings Surprise Make It a Buy?

Does Dick's Sporting Goods Earnings Surprise Make It a Buy?

DKS did alter its full year guidance in a promising way, and seems to be making progress in its attempts to drive online growth.

4 Stocks I'm Watching on Earnings This Week

4 Stocks I'm Watching on Earnings This Week

Investors should keep an eye on these four names in the week ahead.

Are Tariffs Holding Back the Potential for Best Buy?

Are Tariffs Holding Back the Potential for Best Buy?

After a solid earnings report, Best Buy remains a good stock to own, but not to accumulate.

Retail Earnings: 3 More Key Reports to Watch This Week

Retail Earnings: 3 More Key Reports to Watch This Week

Keep your eye on these names. Here's what to look for.

We're Seeing Some Concerning Signs From Retail as Home Depot, Kohl's Report

We're Seeing Some Concerning Signs From Retail as Home Depot, Kohl's Report

I don't see the appeal in HD, and KSS just disappointed in a big way.

4 Big Earnings Reports I'm Watching This Week

4 Big Earnings Reports I'm Watching This Week

It's a key week for retail stocks, with these four well-known names all set to post quarterly results.

Walmart Invests in Its Future

Walmart Invests in Its Future

I think WMT serves as a good name to play and is a much better deal than trying to grab on to Amazon shares.

Macy's: A Company in Limbo

Macy's: A Company in Limbo

When Macy's announced big improvements last December, the stock had quite a run. Now, investors are waiting to see more.