BuffettJr89

Daniel Jones

Dan is a Select Freelance writer for The Motley Fool. He focuses primarily on the Consumer Goods sector but also likes to dive in on interesting topics involving energy, industrials, and macroeconomics! Dan is a value investing practitioner and is the author of an upcoming book titled, "Starting a Hedge Fund: A Student's Journey Into the World of High Finance". He currently holds a Masters of Accountancy with a concentration in Financial Reporting and Attestation Services and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with minors in Accounting, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Banking and Finance. When he isn't analyzing a company's financial statements, he spends his time studying/playing chess, reading an investment book, or working on his first fiction novel.

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Wed Apr 16

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1 Strategy That May Allow Walgreen to Surpass CVS and Crush Rite Aid

In spite of the potential pitfalls of a tax inversion, would the move create extreme value for Walgreen's shareholders and allow it to pass CVS Caremark and widen its lead over Rite Aid?

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Drone Wars: The Companies You Need to Watch

The past few days have been filled with big news about giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon making progress in their efforts to raise their sales with tiny drones. Could this lead to tremendous profits for a Foolish investor or are these [more]

Mon Apr 14

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Family Dollar Hit on Earnings

Hit hard by lackluster revenue and profits, shares of Family Dollar declined 3% on Apr. 10. Now that the company trades at a discount to its previous value, should investors jump in or would an investment in Dollar General, Dollar Tree, or Five Below [more]

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Has Bed Bath & Beyond Fallen Too Far?

After being hit with news of poor revenue and in-line earnings, shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted. Is now actually the best time to jump into the company's shares or should investors look at Target or Macy's instead?

Sun Apr 13

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Is Zoe's Kitchen a Hot Hors d'oeuvre?

Shares of Zoe's Kitchen served up a hot helping of share price appreciation on its first day of trading. Can the Mediterranean-style fast-casual chain keep cooking up a soaring share price or is the business about to get stale?

Sat Apr 12

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Is Now the Time to Bet on Discounted Casinos?

Since being hit hard on April 7, shares of some casino operators like Melco Crown, MGM Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, and Wynn Resorts appear to offer some hot prospects. Which of these investments should the Foolish investor consider jumping into and [more]

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The Gap Might Be Better Than You Think!

On Apr. 10, The Gap reported that its comparable-store sales came in lower than investors had hoped for and this sent its shares down 2%. With the business trading near its 52-week lows, should investors consider jumping in or is American Eagle [more]

Fri Apr 11

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Was It a Huge Mistake for Sears to Get Rid of Lands' End?

Following its divestiture of Lands' End, the picture at Sears looks slightly different from before. Does this present the Foolish investor with an amazing opportunity, or is there simply too much risk now that a profitable asset is out of Sears' [more]

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Is Rite Aid Gonna Go CVS on Us?

After reporting strong revenue and earnings, Rite Aid saw its shares soar. The company's outlook also suggests amazing growth prospects moving forward. Is this a sign that the company is about to pull a CVS, or is the business too risky?

Wed Apr 9

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Are Google's Travel Plans Too Ambitious?

After news broke that Google seems to be making more headway into the online travel business, shares of companies like Priceline.com and Expedia soared. Is this good news for power players like these, or is Google about to dominate another industry?

Tue Apr 8

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Can Family Dollar Handle the Heat?

Heading into earnings, shareholders are wondering how well Family Dollar will perform. Will the company behave like Dollar General or Five Below?

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Can Rite Aid Defy the Odds?

Heading into earnings, shareholders are probably hoping for a strong performance from the drugstore chain, but analysts are expecting mediocre results. Can Rite Aid defy the odds and soar this year, or should investors look toward CVS and Walgreen [more]

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Will Amazon's Fire TV Catch Fire?

After news broke that Amazon would begin selling its Fire TV devices, investors are probably wondering if it makes the company a buy.

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After a Hard Fall, Is It Game Over for Barnes & Noble?

After the news that Liberty Media will drop most of its stake in Barnes & Noble, is the book retailer on its way out or is now a prime time to leap into its shares?

Mon Apr 7

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With Pandora in Free Fall, Is Now the Time to Buy?

Between Apr. 3 and 4, shares of Pandora Media declined a whopping 10%. Now, with shares trading at such a significant discount, should investors jump in or is SiriusXM Radio a better play?

Sun Apr 6

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Is It Too Late to Get Me Some GrubHub?

After shares rose so far, so fast, is GrubHub still an amazing bargain? Would investors be wise to consider OpenTable or Groupon instead?

Sat Apr 5

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After Reporting March Sales, Is Rite Aid a Screaming Buy?

On April 3, Rite Aid reported sales performance for the month of March. Even though the news pushed shares 2% higher, is the company still a buy? Should investors consider bailing instead?

Fri Apr 4

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After Soaring, Can Restoration Hardware Reach New Heights?

After Restoration Hardware reported mixed quarterly results, its rosy forecast sent shares rocketing higher. Does this mean the company is a buy, or should investors consider Lumber Liquidators or The Container Store instead?

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Drugstore Wars: Is Walgreen or Rite Aid the Better Stock?

After both Walgreen and Rite Aid reported their results for the month of March, shares of the second and third largest drugstore chains moved higher. Is now a great time to buy or should investors flee these companies while they can?

Thu Apr 3

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Should You Be as Bullish on Urban Outfitters As Company Executives?

After news broke that Urban Outfitters decided to buy back more than $162 million worth of shares during the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, investors became very optimistic. But is it possible that management is trying divert your attention [more]

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