Before making a decision to invest, it is imperative to look for specific financial, competitive and structural characteristics that signal that the problems are temporary. READ MORE +
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James C. Dolce
Vice President, Regional Sales
James C. Dolce is responsible for spearheading our sales development in New England and the Southeast, West, and Midwest regions, widening our service to clients and financial intermediaries across the country.
James brings a diverse background to his role of helping us serve a growing retail and institutional client base. James joined Olstein in September 2008 as an Internal Wholesaler and was promoted to the position of Sales Director in 2010 and to the position of Vice President, Regional Sales in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, he held Internal and External Wholesaler roles at Legg Mason & Co. and worked as a Sales Liaison and Internal Wholesaler for Citigroup Asset Management. James earned a B.S. in Marketing from Boston College.
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A careful reading of the letter not only focuses on what management chooses to emphasize but also what management chooses to omit or minimize. READ MORE +
Only traders and speculators should be concerned about short-term stock price movements measured in months, days, or hours. READ MORE +
Comparing depreciation schedules to economic reality is a must for any investor when analyzing financial statements. READ MORE +
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We read for "heat," looking for subtle phrases or trigger words that, in our experience, may signal a significant change in an industry or company that could unlock or create significant long-term value for shareholders. READ MORE +
A company that communicates effectively with shareholders and other equity market participants can increase the probability of successful turnaround. READ MORE +