All in all, neither the bulls, nor the bears, which I believe are much greater in number, got what they were looking for this quarter. RadioShack remains a troubled retailer, but one with new, proven leadership. Whether CEO Joe Magnacca will be able to transform this company, and lead it through the storm remains to be seen. I, for one, am aware of the risks here, but still believe that the company has more time to turn around than the market does. It is no doubt a tall order, and depends on getting customers back into the company's "re-merchandised" stores.

At the time of publication the author is long RSH.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
Jonathan Heller, CFA, is president of KEJ Financial Advisors, his fee-only financial planning company. Jon spent 17 years at Bloomberg Financial Markets in various roles, from 1989 until 2005. He ran Bloomberg's Equity Fundamental Research Department from 1994 until 1998, when he assumed responsibility for Bloomberg's Equity Data Research Department. In 2001, he joined Bloomberg's Publishing group as senior markets editor and writer for Bloomberg Personal Finance Magazine, and an associate editor and contributor for Bloomberg Markets Magazine. In 2005, he joined SEI Investments as director of investment communications within SEI's Investment Management Unit.

Jon is also the founder of the Cheap Stocks Web site, a site dedicated to deep-value investing. He has an undergraduate degree from Grove City College and an MBA from Rider University, where he has also served on the adjunct faculty; he is also a CFA charter holder.

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