TIF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Costco, More Retailers On Deck For Earnings This Week

    May 25, 2015
    Overall, things are beginning to grow quiet on the earnings front, even though more retailers are on deck to share their ...
  2. Taking Measure: Gold, Diamonds and... Karats?

    April 30, 2015
    We look at the difference between karats and carats, as well as investment opportunities in gold and diamonds.
  3. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upward 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
  4. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upwards 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
  5. A Much-Needed Gift For Retailers

    April 16, 2014
    The consumer is back. With March retail sales hitting multiyear highs, spending is back in style.
  6. #PreMarket Primer for November 27: Some US Retailers Fight To ...

    November 27, 2013
    With several large retail chains planning to begin their Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving, some retailers are holding ...
  7. For Consumer Discretionary Investors, Luxury Is Where It’s At

    October 4, 2013
    For the rich and growing middle classes of the world, spending on luxury goods continues to surge. That can provide a nice ...
  8. Tiffany Continues To Execute At A Higher Level

    August 27, 2013
    Tiffany delivers stronger margins while comps still see some pressure.
  9. Tiffany Logs A Big Beat, But Fiscal 2014 Still A Work In Progress

    May 28, 2013
    Tiffany still needs to work out its silver strategy, but a strong rebound in comps is a good sign.
  10. Coach Winning In China

    April 25, 2013
    Coach's third quarter results were solid if not spectacular. Its Chinese business, however, continues to provide hope for ...
  11. Is Coach's Loss Michael Kors' Gain?

    January 29, 2013
    Coach's second quarter was a major disappointment.
  12. How Natural Gas Will Change the U.S. Economy -- and Make a Fortune ...

    January 22, 2013
    Let me share with you three disparate items from my news clip file that, taken together, point to game-changing opportunities ...
  13. Swatch Buys Harry Winston Watch Brand For $1 Billion

    January 18, 2013
    Harry Winston sells its watch brand to Swatch so it can focus on diamonds. This is a good deal for both companies.
  14. Aspirational Shoppers Trip Up Tiffany

    November 30, 2012
    Tiffany's troubles in lower-end merchandise hit the margins hard and spoiled the Christmas season.
  15. Early Research Calls

    November 30, 2012
    New York, November 30th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open.   ...
  16. 5 Moves Every Investor Should Make to Prepare for the Fiscal ...

    November 14, 2012
    The presidential election is over, but another day of reckoning approaches. A "fiscal cliff" consisting of major tax increases ...
  17. How 10,938 Investors Could Have Had A 17% Return In 48 Days

    October 25, 2012
    You're going to be tempted to dismiss what I'm about to tell. You'll want to say, "That's a strategy for day traders... ...
  18. Problems In The Luxury Market?

    October 4, 2012
    Investors know that the luxury goods market is a cyclical industry, but this time may be different.
  19. Buy or Sell? Today's Winners: AAPL, CAR, NOK, TIF

    August 27, 2012
    Among the biggest winners in Monday's early trading are Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Nokia (NYSE: NOK), Avis Budget (NYSE: CAR) ...
  20. Is It Time To Hitch Up The Coach?

    August 3, 2012
    Coach has slowed, but China could fuel years of respectable and undervalued growth.
  21. A Sizable Miss Probably Won't Keep Tiffany Down For Long

    May 29, 2012
    Tiffany posted a sizable miss and more bad news could be on the way. While the company does produce a good return on invested ...
  22. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    March 30, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  23. 4 Relatively Strong Stocks with Volume Increases

    March 21, 2012
    As the market moved down slightly on Tuesday these stocks popped higher on double (or more) the typical volume of the respective ...
  24. 3 Reasons To Own Signet Jewelers

    March 15, 2012
    Signet's stock traded above $50 just once in 2007. I'll look at three reasons why it will do so again in 2012.
  25. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    February 28, 2012
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  26. Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    Holiday shopping makes the fourth quarter the best one for retailers, jewelry included. Find out what's ahead in 2012.
  27. 2011 Retail Roundup

    December 26, 2011
    We go over the winners and losers in retail for 2001.
  28. Tiffany's Mundane Track Record

    December 5, 2011
    Tiffany's valuation is currently unattractive for prospective investors.
  29. It's Time To Invest In Diamonds

    October 17, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  30. Diamonds Are A Portfolio's Best Friend

    September 27, 2011
    For investors looking for additional safe havens to place their money, diamonds could be an interesting bet.
  31. Today Not A Typical Williams-Sonoma Market

    August 23, 2011
    Williams-Sonoma faces a stretched and stressed consumer and rampant value-priced competition.
  32. 7 Growth Stocks with Upside Potential

    July 20, 2011
    These are treacherous waters for individuals and institutions to navigate, says Andrew Horowitz, who tells MoneyShow.com’s ...
  33. Luxury Retailers Holding Strong

    June 17, 2011
    The luxury retailers continue to hold up even as the U.S. consumer is slowing.
  34. Tiffany's Valuation Lacks Luster

    May 31, 2011
    Tiffany has a lot going for it, and the only thing not to like is its valuation.
  35. Coach Still Flying First Class

    May 2, 2011
    Coach continues to do what it always does - deliver at a high level.
  36. Are Individual Stocks Leading The Indexes?

    April 20, 2011
    Many charts are trading in a similar pattern, creating the possibility that the indexes will follow suit in the coming days.
  37. Family Dollar Says No To Trian Buyout

    March 8, 2011
    Family Dollar rejected Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund buyout offer and enacted a poison pill provision.
  38. Luxury For Everyone

    February 18, 2011
    While many consumers have not returned to their free-spending ways, consumption on aspirational and accessible luxury goods ...
  39. Cocoa: A Sweet Portfolio

    February 14, 2011
    Cocoa represents an interesting long term option, and shouldn't just be considered during the holidays.
  40. Jewelry Stocks That Could Shine In 2011

    January 6, 2011
    These three jewelry firms should continue to sparkle in the coming year as consumer spending trends recover.
  41. Investing In The MENA

    November 30, 2010
    While most investors focus their attentions towards BRIC, an underappreciated emerging market is the Middle East.
  42. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  43. No Recession In High-End Goods

    October 15, 2010
    For high-end retailers, business is as rich as ever.
  44. Tiffany Is Expensive But Worth It

    September 1, 2010
    Tiffany is seeing a nice recovery in its top line.
  45. Jewelers' Futures Still Muddy

    April 13, 2010
    Though the jewellery industry is gaining slightly, it may take some time before returing to its previous lustre.
  46. J&J: The Most Recession-Resistant Stock In The World?

    January 27, 2010
    This consumer products giant continues to demonstrate why it's top of its class.
  47. Does Tiffany Really Sparkle?

    January 15, 2010
    Although higher-end retailers may see some volatile results in the near term, Tiffany has been getting the job done, and ...
  48. Dubai May Be Bust, But Middle East Has Opportunity

    December 10, 2009
    Dubai's debt problems have opened up some opportunities for long-term investors in the Gulf region.
  49. Surprise - Luxury And Excess Are Back

    December 3, 2009
    Don't assume value-priced gift retailers are going to dominate the Christmas shopping season.
  50. Retailers: The Best Versus The Rest

    June 12, 2009
    Shares of retail stock have staged an impressive rally over the past three months as the S&P 500 has moved up over 3 ...
  51. American Express Is Everywhere You Don't Want To Be

    July 23, 2008
    Earnings dropped to $653 million from over $1 billion for American Express as we learned that wealthy Americans are struggling, ...
  52. Investing The 'Sex and the City' Way

    June 4, 2008
    Can Carrie, Samantha and Big guide you to great portfolio returns? We create an index based on product placements from the ...
  53. Zale Is No Gem

    March 3, 2008
    Zale Corporation beat expectations and seems to be on a roll, but a closer look reveals the turnaround is a mirage.
  54. Tying The Knot (KNOT)

    April 12, 2007
    Can a niche player web portal like "The Knot" outperform its bigger peers like Google and Yahoo?
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