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

Family Dollar – Three Strikes, and FDO Stock Is Out

Jul. 10, 2014, 10:04 am EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 

Can Real Estate Bounce Back This Spring?

Mar. 28, 2014, 11:03 am EST – The real estate industry has been rocked by months of downright ugly headlines, but we keep hearing, "Hey, it's the weather." Will a spring thaw cure all? More 

Homebuilders Get Demolished – Time to Buy?

Mar. 13, 2014, 10:55 am EST – Homebuilders have been hit hard in the past few weeks, as investor fears continue to punish the sector. But is the pullback actually a buying opportunity? More 

Costco Earnings Miss Again; Start Worrying About COST Stock

Mar. 6, 2014, 9:37 am EST – Costco earnings are starting to become problematic after yet another disappointment. As a result, COST stock might really begin lagging its peers. More 

HD Stock Vs. LOW: What’s the Best Buy in Home Improvement?

Feb. 27, 2014, 9:53 am EST – In predictable fashion, Home Depot beat estimates while Lowe's was in line with the consensus. But does that make HD stock a better buy? More