TMFCop

Rich Duprey

Rich has been a Fool since 1998 and writing for the site since 2004. After 20 years of patrolling the mean streets of suburbia, he hung up his badge and gun to take up a pen full time. Having made the streets safe for Truth, Justice and Krispy Kreme donuts, he now patrols the markets looking for companies he can lock up as long-term holdings in a portfolio. So follow me on Facebook and Twitter for the most important industry news in retail and consumer products and other great stories.

TMFCop’s Activity

Yesterday

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 8:51 AM

Lorillard Inc. Earnings: Higher Prices, Lower Volumes, Sinking E-Cig Share

The third-largest U.S. tobacco company is running in place while waiting for its merger to close.

Stock Advisor Boards Post

TMFCop replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 5:48 AM

Thu Oct 23

Stock Advisor Boards Post

TMFCop posted to the Stock Advisor boards. 9:44 PM

Wed Oct 22

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 9:30 AM

Why I’m Buying Company J.C. Penney After it’s 33% Plunge

Wall Street takes a dim view again of the retailer's future; one Main Street investor sees that as an opportunity

Tue Oct 21

Stock Advisor Boards Post

TMFCop replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 5:57 AM

Mon Oct 20

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 6:41 PM

The Surprising Way Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Is Trying to Win Online Shoppers

The mass market discounter has a secret weapon that it plans on using for online shopping

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 9:41 AM

3 Reasons Dave & Busters Entertainment Inc. Isn’t a Buy After its IPO

Investors seem willing to roll the dice with this arcade-style food and entertainment complex, but there are several reasons why you'd be better off walking away from the table.

Fri Oct 17

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 7:11 AM

Domino's vs. Pizza Hut: Can You Guess the Better Pizza Company?

No matter how you slice it, this pizzeria comes out on top

Wed Oct 15

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 11:39 AM

Is Gluten-Free a Real Threat to Panera Bread Co.?

As bread-and-grains-free diets proliferate with greater understanding of how gluten effects the body, the fast-casual restaurant chain could grow a bit moldy.

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 11:00 AM

Can J.C. Penney Inc.'s New CEO Maintain the Turnaround?

Department store chain is going outside the industry for leadership once again. Did the company get it right this time?

Tue Oct 14

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 6:00 PM

Olive Garden Has a New Boss: Will It Matter?

Italian restaurant chain's parent witnessed an unprecedented house cleaning at its annual meeting, but now it's a matter of whether there are too many chefs in the kitchen

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 9:30 AM

Forget China: This is the Real Reason McDonald's Should Be Worried

The tainted meat scandal is bad. This could be worse.

Mon Oct 13

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 12:39 PM

J.C. Penney Company Inc. Turnaround Fails to Impress Wall Street

The department store operator is going to need to a few magic tricks if it wants to surprise analysts after issuing disappointing guidance.

Fri Oct 10

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 5:07 PM

Top Franchises: Investing in Domino's Pizza

No matter how you slice it, a pizzeria could be just what investors and entrepreneurs are looking for

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 9:20 AM

Investors Are Focusing on the Wrong Numbers at KFC

The market seemed to find the chicken joint's quarterly numbers tasty yesterday, but they might still end up with indigestion

Thu Oct 9

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 10:30 AM

These Investors Are Bananas for Wanting to Buy Chiquita

There's some sense to joining the two fruit companies together, but both look like they're rotting from within. That could spell trouble down the road

Wed Oct 8

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 5:20 PM

Are Activist Investors About to Target Pep Boys?

Aftermarket auto parts specialist needs to step on the gas for its service business if it wants to stave off big investors

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 5:00 PM

Top Franchises: Investing in Wendy's

Flipping burgers for a career could be just what you're looking for.

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 12:52 PM

Millennial or a Baby Boomer? These 2 Online Retailers Define the Difference

Age isn't the only deciding factor in determining what generation you fall into.

Tue Oct 7

NL

Article

TMFCop published an article 8:30 AM

How Wal-Mart Is About to Change Online Grocery Shopping

Once again the retail king is about to change how you think about going to the supermarket

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 84.18
Player Rank 11877 out of 75065
Score 2056.84
Score Change Today +8.29
Accuracy 47.68%
Active Picks 165
Total Picks 957
Best Pick XPO (+952.08)
Worst Pick TSLA (-581.59)
Average Score per Pick 2.15
Charms Earned 14
Highest Rated Favorite TrackCAPSDogs
Go to TMFCop’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Big gold star, 5000 posts Coverage Fool CAPS All Star
Board Posts 7005
Recs Received 20414
People who have rec'd these posts 3094
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 1246
Threads Started Percentage 17.79 %
Most Frequent Board Motley Fool Stock Advisor
Very First Post Re: Anxiety (3/3/1998)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 68.44 %
Show TMFCop’s 10 Latest Posts