Ethan Roberts
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Ethan Roberts is a stock and real estate investor, and a financial writer. He has taught courses for more than a decade in the Jacksonville, Fla., area on investing for retirement and investing in residential real estate. Ethan is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida and served as the real estate editor of a major newsletter, The Tycoon Report, for three years.

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Recent Articles

Is Walmart the Best Mediocre Company in America?

Aug. 14, 2014, 11:49 am EDT – Walmart (WMT) has been a boring stock lately, but it's still a long-term winner. Here's why WMT is the best mediocre company in America. More 

The Fight Over Family Dollar: Why the Winner Will Actually Lose

Aug. 7, 2014, 2:53 pm EDT – A dollar-store bidding war has erupted over Family Dollar, but neither of the buyers have much to gain from an acquisition. More 

Housing Market Slide: Can Millennials Save Real Estate from Another Decline?

Aug. 6, 2014, 10:54 am EDT – Recent reports show home prices and sales slowing. Is that the start of a new trend or can the Millenial generation propel real estate? More 

4 Superior Ways to Play Real Estate

Jul. 16, 2014, 5:41 am EDT – A mixed bag of reports continues to stall the homebuilder fund XHB. Here are four much better ways to make money in the real estate space. More 

Family Dollar – Three Strikes, and FDO Stock Is Out

Jul. 10, 2014, 10:04 am EDT – After Family Dollar faltered at the earnings confessional for the third straight quarter, it might be time to bench FDO stock. More 

Stuck in Neutral: Real Estate’s Mixed Q2 Results

Jun. 26, 2014, 2:55 pm EDT – The real estate market was all over the place in Q2. And while the surface numbers seem okay, a closer look should make investors cautious. More 

Carl Icahn Puts the Screws to FDO: What Should Investors Do Now?

Jun. 24, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Carl Icahn is demanding that Family Dollar put its business up for sale. Here's what investors should do with FDO stock. More 

Dollar Store Report Card: DG, DLTR, FDO

Jun. 2, 2014, 12:14 pm EDT – Dollar stores should be doing great when the economy slowly ambles north, right? Maybe, but reality is a bit different. We look at which dollar stores aren't making the grade. More 

Insider Trading at Tech Firms: Don’t Panic!

Apr. 21, 2014, 12:27 pm EDT – The sky isn’t falling just because insider trading occurs -- recent trading in AMZN and FB included. Here’s how to tell whether it’s cause for concern. More 

FDO Stock: Family Dollar Misses Again, Blames Old Man Winter

Apr. 10, 2014, 10:46 am EDT – Family Dollar posted a major earnings miss, and now it's sitting on the edge of some very important technicals. Here's what the mans for FDO stock. More